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Stories with place: Waukegan
  • Lake County offering mental health training to officers 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 1:51 pm

    WAUKEGAN, Illinois - Law enforcement officials in Lake County are undergoing training that could be used as a statewide model in Illinois to help officers identify suspects with potential mental health issues.

  • Widow of Illinois cop who staged suicide pleads not guilty 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 1:55 pm

    WAUKEGAN, Illinois - The wife of a disgraced Illinois police officer who staged his suicide to appear he was gunned down in the line of duty, sparking an intensive manhunt, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges she assisted her husband in siphoning money from a youth program.

  • Barrington man facing murder charges in wife's death 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 7:51 am

    WAUKEGAN, Illinois - A Barrington man accused of killing his wife after a fight over a coffee maker is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing next month.

  • Lake County buys 35 acres of open land 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 4:31 am

    WAUKEGAN, Illinois - The Lake County Forest Preserves board has added 35 acres of open space with the purchase of two parcels on the county's west edge.

  • Court toss rape conviction, accuse prosecutors of misconduct 
    Updated: Jan-08-16 5:53 pm

    WAUKEGAN, Illinois - An Illinois appellate court has thrown out the 2013 rape conviction of a Waukegan man, ruling Lake County prosecutors committed misconduct.