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.
Three Dead In Two Car Crash In North Suburban Beach ParkThree people were killed in a two-car crash early Saturday in Beach Park, police said.
Blood Tests Show Higher Levels Of Potentially Cancer-Causing Gas In Those Who Live Near Waukegan Medline PlantSome Waukegan residents have been fearing the worst living near a plant that emits a potentially cancer-causing gas.
Crews Respond To House Fire In WaukeganThe fire was mostly extinguished by 8:30 a.m., and no injuries were reported, but four people were left homeless, Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi said.
U.S. Dept. Of Labor Issues $1.6 Million In Penalties For Waukegan Plant ExplosionOSHA cited AB Specialty Silicones for 12 willful federal safety violations in the May 3 explosion.
Waukegan Man Charged With Knowingly Transmitting HIV To MinorOfficials say Marcus Davis knew he was an HIV carrier but didn't share the information with the minor boy until later.
Teens Arrested For Carjackings, Leading Waukegan Officers On Police ChaseTwo teenagers suspected of two carjackings were arrested Thursday night after leading police on a chase from Waukegan to Beach Park.
Police Chase Starts In Waukegan, Ends With Minor Crash In Beach ParkA police chase began in Waukegan Thursday night and stretched 13 miles into Beach Park.