Medline Holds Major Mask, Hand Sanitizer Giveaway In WaukeganA major mask giveaway was held Saturday at the Medline Industries facility in Waukegan.
Waukegan Woman's Hand Sanitizer Left In Sun Sparks Vehicle FireWith the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, most people carry hand sanitizer everywhere, but one fortunate woman says be careful where you keep it. The combination of a liquid in a clear bottle sitting directly in the sun caused a fire in her car.
In Waukegan, 50 Businesses Were Looted, 16 Arrested During Violent ProtestsWaukegan police on Wednesday said 50 business were looted during Sunday's violent protests, leading to 16 arrests.
Waukegan Man Charged With Raping Multiple Girls As Far Back As 2000Eliseo Calderon was arrested Tuesday, and has been charged with four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault.
COVID-19 Care Package Supplies Distributed In Waukegan DriveCommunity activists in Waukegan handed out supplies in a COVID-19 care package drive Saturday.
Beacon Place In Waukegan Offers Hope To ResidentsBeacon Place collects and passes out food to families in need.
Waukegan Facility Collects N95 Masks For SterilizationA company in Waukegan is collecting N95 masks to sterilize them.
Red Cross Helps 37 People Who Need Shelter After Waukegan Apartment FireAn apartment fire in north suburban Waukegan left 37 people out in the cold.
Man Critically Injured After Crashing Into Tree And Utility Pole In WaukeganA 2006 Ford Econoline was headed north on Green Bay Road near Keith Avenue around 12:50 p.m., when the driver crossed into oncoming traffic. The van hit the curb, struck a tree, then a utility pole, and rolled onto its side.
Some Relieved At Temporary Shutdown Of Waukegan Medline Plant, Others Wonder Why They Didn't KnowSome Waukegan residents were breathing a sigh of relief on Tuesday, after a nearby plant that emits a potentially cancer-causing chemical shut down – for now.
LOCATED: Maurillo Melgoza, Of Waukegan, Suffers From Alzheimer's DiseaseWaukegan police said a 74-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease has been found, after having gone missing since early Sunday.
Taking The New Year's Day Polar Bear PlungeFor many participants, it wasn't their first time. One woman said she has participated in this winter tradition 21 times.
Olvan Quezada, Of Zion, Sentenced To 27 Years For Attempted Murder Of Police OfficerOlvan Quezada was sentenced to 27 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on charges of attempted first degree murder of a peace officer for his role in a shooting in Waukegan in 2016.
Families Turn Out At Waukegan City Council Meeting To Express Worries About Ethylene Oxide At Medline PlantHigh levels of cancer-causing gas have popped in the blood of people living near one plant in Waukegan, and on Monday night, families turned out to voice their concerns to the city council there.
Testing Shows Increased Levels Of Potential Cancer-Causing Gas In Blood Of Residents Near Medline PlantStartling research from the University Of Illinois-Chicago found higher levels of a cancer-causing gas in the blood of some residents living near a plant in Waukegan.