with the goal to make every Waukegan School District 60 student a graduate, the district is implementing a Parents as Educational Partners component to English as a second language classes already offered starting Oct. 8 at Carman-Buckner Elementary School.
Aug. 29 3:36 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
Willie Bourbon, Trey Cervantes, Connor McNamara, Jack Beneventi, Lloyd Yates, Tom Fiedler, Brian Collis, Fitz Stadler and Tommy Galanopoulos make the cut.
Aug. 29 3:13 p.m. |
Staying home for Labor Day weekend? Try a Luke Bryan concert, Naperville Last Fling, North Coast Music Festival or one of the many family-friendly fests.
Aug. 29 1:25 p.m. |
Aggrego News Service
Reader submission: “I love the power plant. I lift up the switch and the light goes right on. If coal is so detrimental to everyone then start building a new nuclear plant across the street from the coal plant right now. We need something to provide the power. Solar isn’t that effective.”
Aug. 29 12:01 p.m. |
Danny Gonzalez, a Tri-County Leatherneck and Lake Zurich firefighter, died at 49 years old last summer, but his family and Leatherneck brothers are keeping his legacy of service alive with a golf outing fundraiser Sept. 19 in Grayslake.
Aug. 29 11:21 a.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
DAN MORAN: Rather than curse the darkness that comes with earlier sunsets, let’s look forward to the first weeks of the fall season to come and the many events they have to offer: Monarch Festival, Maze til Midnight, Rib Throwdown, Fiestas Patrias, Moonlight Golf, final farmers markets and Octoberfest.
Aug. 29 11 a.m. |
After less than two hours of deliberation Thursday night, a Lake County jury found 25-year-old Terrance Scott guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 42-year-old Prentiss Carter at a small gathering in a Zion home last November.
Aug. 28 6:35 p.m. |
Before a man robbed a Dollar General store at gunpoint Tuesday in Round Lake, he first purchased a loaf of bread and shampoo in separate transactions, police said in providing additional details about a string of five armed robberies across Lake County.
Arts & Entertainment
Aug. 28 2:50 p.m. |
Stevenson High School sophomore Avery Delgado will mix from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday on the 630 stage at North Coast.
Aug. 28 1:54 p.m. |
Roman Oletsky, 37, was arrested at his home in the 1300 block of Newport Street in Mundelein and was charged with four felony counts of possession of child pornography
Aug. 28 1:10 p.m. |
Sun-Times Media Wire
A middle school teacher in Buffalo Grove was arrested Tuesday on the first day of school in a federal child pornography bust.
As a Waukegan resident, I’m very disappointed by NRG Energy’s recent decision to continue burning coal on the lakefront. NRG, one of the largest power companies in America, recently announced it will invest $120 million to bring old equipment up to date so sulfur emissions will meet EPA and Illinois standards. On the surface, this may appear a good thing ... but it is not good enough.
Aug. 28 10:57 a.m. |
Reader submission: “Whatever became of the grocery store that was supposed to open up on Lewis Avenue and Belvedere Road near the Walgreens in Waukegan? City Hall had some issue regarding the lot but it was approved but there’s no grocery store once again.”
Aug. 28 6:06 a.m. |