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Round Lake District 116 closes schools after expelled student attacked staff member
CHICAGO (CBS) -- Round Lake Area Schools District 116 closed all of its schools on Thursday, after a high school student attacked a member of the staff, apparently because he was upset about being expelled.Police said, around 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, officers were called to Round Lake High School for a disturbance involving a student and a staff member.By the time officers arrived, the student had fled the scene after he "committed a felonious battery" against a member of the staff after he'd been expelled from the school.Police were not able to find the student that day, but he later was...
Haribo to double size of Pleasant Prairie candy factory
The executive vice president and CFO of Haribo of America, Wes Saber, wants to expand the facility to 2 million square feet.
Man shot by SWAT team in Lake County hostage situation
A Round Lake man is expected to survive after shot by a SWAT team for allegedly taking a woman hostage. The man refused to work with police, so a regional task force was called.
Waukegan men charged with gunrunning in Lake, Cook counties; ‘Illegal gun and drug sales fuel gang activity and make our neighborhoods less safe’
Two Lake County men were charged Wednesday by the Illinois Attorney General with trying to sell illegal firearms — some of which were stolen — in Lake and Cook counties, authorities said. Cesar Morales, 25, of Waukegan, was charged in Lake County Circuit Court with three counts of gunrunning, one count of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms, three counts of armed violence and two counts of ...
Celebrate Autumn with Exciting Activities and Events at Your Local Gurnee Park District!
Gurnee Park District is ushering in the autumn season with a variety of activities for visitors. The district offers numerous options for staying active, including 28 parks, 14 walking trails, outdoor sport courts, and a free walking club. FitNation, an indoor facility with two locations, provides over 50 weekly group exercise classes and other amenities.
Major Infrastructure Upgrades Coming to West Lake County: What Local Residents Need to Know
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has announced several projects in west Lake County. These are part of the fifth year of the Rebuild Illinois initiative, a capital program led by Gov. JB Pritzker. Over $31 million will be invested in these projects which aim to improve safety, mobility, and quality of life, and create jobs in the region.
Chicago area firefighter trying to set world record for burpee mile
CHICAGO (CBS)-- A firefighter from the northern suburbs will take a great physical challenge in the hopes of a world record. A burpee is an exercise most of us love to hate. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek went up to the Ultimate Ninja Gym in Libertyville to join Ryan Seiffert on his last week of training for his burpee mile.He's hoping the third time is a charm. This is the first time he's going for the record, but third year he's trained for the challenge. It's not just taking on this physical challenge that is inspiring but his reason why."The motivation from it...
These Deerfield, IL based puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Deerfield.
Exciting Local Events in Lake County This Weekend, September 22-24, 2023
Lake County is hosting several events from September 22-24, 2023. The Long Grove Apple Fest in Historic Downtown Long Grove is one of them. This festival offers fresh apples and apple-themed food. It also includes live music, children's activities, and local restaurant food. The fest is open from Friday to Sunday with varying timings. Entry tickets are priced between $5 and $10, with $30 daily carnival wristbands.
Jalensky's set to close after serving the Kenosha community for 45 years
Kenosha’s Jerry Witt is store manager at Jalensky’s Outdoor and Marine, a sporting goods store and staple in the community since 1978. Even he couldn’t believe the news.
Libertyville's Mickey Finns temporarily closed after car crash takes out gas line
A local brewery in Libertyville has temporarily closed its doors after the driver of an antique car slammed into the building’s wall Wednesday night. Mickey Finn’s Brewery is Illinois’s oldest brewpub and has been a staple of downtown Libertyville.
Unveiling Lake Forest's Trio of Tranquility: 3 Parks You Can't Miss
This article will guide you through three wonderful parks located in Lake Forest. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Kenosha fentanyl overdose death, alleged dealer charged with homicide
KENOSHA, Wis. - A Kenosha fentanyl overdose death in April 2022 has led to a charge of first-degree reckless homicide/deliver drugs against Lola Dunlap, 36. A criminal complaint says the victim died on April 29, 2022, hours after meeting up with Dunlap for Percocet pills. Prosecutors say investigators examined the...
Cashless bail: Suburban man accused of leaving his dead wife in the middle of a road gets electronic monitoring
A suburban Chicago man accused of abandoning his dead wife’s body on the side of a road in Inverness was released on electronic monitoring during a detention hearing at the Cook County courthouse in Rolling Meadows today. Ivan Muryn, 28, of Palatine, is charged with failure to report an...
19-year-old Kenosha resident injured in shooting near 23rd and 55th
A 19-year-old Kenosha resident was injured in a shooting in Kenosha Thursday evening, according to Kenosha police.
'All clear' at Highland Park elementary school after report of bomb threat, evacuation: School district
An elementary school in Highland Park that was evacuated Thursday morning has be declared “all clear” with “no cause for concern” after a bomb threat was reported.
Laugh the Night Away with Damon Williams at Comedy @ Caribana!
🎭 Get ready for a night filled with laughter and entertainment!. Comedy @ Caribana - Damon Williams is set to take place on Sat, Sep 23 from 7pm to 10pm. This is not just another comedy show, but a chance to see the Chicago native, Damon Williams, perform live in Lake County for the first time! Damon has been a staple on the comedy stage for the past three decades, his wit and humor leaving audiences in stitches time and again.
Impact of SAFE-T Act on Local Community: Serious Offenders Released in McHenry City and Cary
The SAFE-T Act, implemented on its first day, has resulted in the release of individuals with serious charges and past criminal records. A man, aged 36, from McHenry City was arrested on charges including felony Criminal Damage to Property and Electronic Harassment. These charges are linked to claims of harassment against his former girlfriend. His criminal history includes a conviction in 2015 for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm. Despite these charges, he was released under the SAFE-T Act.
Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan and Chloe Mendel’s Wedding at Their Lakeside Home in Highland Park
Smashing Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan and Maison Atia designer Chloe Mendel first met through a mutual friend, and after eleven years of dating—and two children—he proposed on her 30th birthday at their home in Highland Park, Illinois. “It was a stunning and unforgettable September evening in 2022,”...
Former Wood County Firefighter Guilty Of Arson
A former Hainesville firefighter pleaded guilty Thursday in Wood County to four counts of felony arson. They sentenced Courtney Dwaine Keel to eight years probation and $6,000 in fines. He was also banned from fire department property and forbidden to communicate with other firefighters. Investigators say Keel would set fires and then return to fight them as a department member.