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Waukegan man to be sentenced to life in prison after jury convicts him of sexually assaulting 3 children

A Waukegan man is facing a mandatory life sentence after a jury convicted him of numerous charges for sexually assaulting three children in Waukegan, prosecutors said. Terrance Williamson, 46, of Waukegan, was charged in April 2021 with four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, criminal sexual assault of a child and aggravated […]

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State police say man was killed after his gun ‘discharged’ during struggle with police in Waukegan

State police are investigating after they say a man pulled a gun during a struggle with police in Waukegan and the gun “discharged,” fatally wounding the man Wednesday afternoon. The Waukegan Police Department responded around 2:11 p.m. Wednesday to the CFSC Currency Exchange, 3200 Grand Avenue in Waukegan. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Brian Mullen said […]

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Man in his 30s fatally shoots himself while fleeing from police in Waukegan, officials say

Authorities say a man fatally shot himself while fleeing from officers who were investigating a stolen car at a currency exchange in Waukegan Wednesday afternoon. The Waukegan Police Department responded around 2:11 p.m. Wednesday to the CFSC Currency Exchange, 3200 Grand Avenue in Waukegan. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Brian Mullen said officers received a call […]

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Woman charged with shooting at occupied car while she was with her kids in Waukegan

Prosecutors say a woman, who had been driving in a car with her children, fired shots into another vehicle in Waukegan after spotting her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend in the vehicle. Miriam J. Delgado, 20, of Waukegan, was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon […]

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Increased police presence, lockdown put into place after threat of violence at middle school in Waukegan

School officials say they have identified a student or students involved after a threat of a shooting was made toward Edith Smith Middle School in Waukegan on Wednesday. Edith Smith Middle School Principal Yvonne Brown said in a message to parents on Wednesday that a potential threat was relayed to staff and law enforcement. The […]

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OSHA cites Amazon after finding workers were exposed ‘ergonomic hazards’ at Waukegan warehouse

Federal investigators announced they have cited Amazon for allegedly exposing workers to hazards that resulted in serious injuries at their warehouse in Waukegan. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said on Wednesday they cited Amazon and issued hazard alert letters after inspections at three warehouse facilities – Waukegan; Deltona, Florida; […]

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Man survives after jumping from 2nd floor of high-rise apartment building in Waukegan

A man was seriously injured after he jumped from the second floor of a high-rise apartment building in Waukegan during an altercation Sunday afternoon, police said. The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 12:35 p.m. Sunday to Lakeside Towers, 200 Julian Street, for a call of a fall victim. Fire department dispatchers […]