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Multiple businesses damaged after fire at strip mall in Gurnee

No one was injured and multiple businesses were damaged after a fire broke out at a tattoo shop in Gurnee Wednesday morning, fire officials said. The Gurnee Fire Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 10:17 a.m. Wednesday to the Washington Crossings Shopping Center, 3900 Washington Street in Gurnee, for a report of a structure […]

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Free COVID-19 rapid test kits now available for some residents in Lake County and other IL counties

Residents in 14 Illinois counties, including the Waukegan and North Chicago area, are eligible to order free COVID-19 test kits, state health officials said. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced on Friday that 225,000 free COVID-19 test kits are available to be ordered as part of Project Access Covid Tests (ACT). Project ACT […]

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15-year-old charged with first-degree murder, robbery after North Chicago man shot to death in Park City

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery after police say he shot and killed a North Chicago man in Park City on Sunday. An autopsy showed that James Hicks, 27, of North Chicago, died from multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. Police received a call around 12 […]