Multiple Allegations Say Contractor Had Women Removing Their Blouses While Going Through Security At Lake County CourthouseWomen have reportedly been told to remove their blouses while going through metal detectors at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan, in what has been called a breakdown in security screening protocol.
10 Inmates In One Pod Test Positive For COVID-19 At Lake County Jail In WaukeganA total of 10 inmates out of 46 in one pod at the Lake County Jail in Waukegan have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days.
2 Dogs Killed, 7 People Left Homeless After Waukegan FireTwo dogs were killed and seven people left homeless after flames tore through a house in Chicago's northern suburbs overnight Wednesday.
Waukegan School Board Votes To Rename Thomas Jefferson Middle School For John Lewis, After Suggestion Of Barack Obama Draws ObjectionsA proposal to name a Waukegan school after former President Barack Obama did not go over well.
Latinx Activists In Waukegan Want To Rename Thomas Jefferson Middle School, But Not After The ObamasResidents of one Chicago suburb are divided over how to rechristen a school named for a founding father who enslaved hundreds of Black people.
Easter Bunny Making Special Holiday Treats In WaukeganThe bags can be picked up through Saturday at either the Waukegan Field House or the Jack Benny Center for the Arts.
Family, Friends Of Slain Mother Marlen Ochoa Pass Out Diapers, Wipes, Other Supplies To Moms In NeedA special event was held on Saturday to honor the memory Marlen Ochoa Lopez, a young Chicago mother who was brutally murdered almost two years ago.
Second Man Charged In Deaths Of Beach Park CoupleTimothy D. Triplett Jr. of Waukegan was indicted last month on first-degree murder charges.
State Human Services Employee Accused Of Physically Abusing Resident At Waukegan Long-Term Care FacilityAn Illinois Department of Human Services employee has been arrested and charged with violently abusing a resident at a long-term care facility in Waukegan.
Man Found Dead At Scene Of Waukegan Apartment FireA man was found dead late Monday at the scene of an apartment fire in Waukegan.
Community Groups Offering Free Meals Throughout Chicago, Suburbs For MLK DaySeveral groups are helping the hungry throughout the city and suburbs in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Crews Battle Fire At Vacant Building In WaukeganPolice are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out at a vacant building in north suburban Waukegan.
16-Year-Old Among 2 Dead After Shooting In ZionTwo people were killed and another person injured in a shooting in Zion Tuesday night.
Nonprofit Beacon Place Lines Sidewalks Of Waukegan With More Than 7,500 LuminariesA suburban organization that aims to be a light in dark times took that theme literally Sunday night.
Now-Fired Waukegan Police Officer Dante Salinas, Who Shot And Killed Marcellis Stinnette, Was Never Disciplined In Earlier Disputed Use-Of-Force IncidentThe now-fired officer who shot and killed a Waukegan man and wounded his girlfriend last month was the subject of a disputed use-of-force incident last year, but he was never disciplined for it.