Here are some of the best photos of the week, which include a proposal, Fourth of July events, horses and more.
The educational seminars, Curran said, mark the department’s first step toward fighting back against sexual exploitation. Many sheriff’s investigators attended the human trafficking session Friday.
July 11 6:27 p.m. |
The sexual exploitation of children is a tough subject to address, but that was the topic of a seminar Friday hosted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and attended by local police, social workers and residents.
July 11 6:12 p.m. |
Taco Bell plans to double the the amount of meat in certain dishes
July 11 3:55 p.m. |
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Mini Abe doesn’t perform any acts that are “not family-friendly” and he doesn’t use “inappropriate language.” Those two things are among the list of Don’ts included in the “Mini Abe Social Media Toolkit” that accompanies the spokesmodel wherever he roams on behalf of the Illinois Office of Tourism.
July 11 11:55 a.m. |
Nine state legislators and 18 Lake County Board members signed their names to a letter this week calling on New Jersey-based NRG Energy Inc. to “provide our communities with certainty on a long-term plan” for the Waukegan coal-fired power plant, which the company acquired earlier this year.
July 11 10:41 a.m. |
Israeli and Palestinian teenagers were be dancing, laughing and clapping in unison to the same house music at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines.
July 11 6:30 a.m. |
The Friends of the Vernon Area Library, a not-for-profit organization supporting the Vernon Area Public Library District, has an urgent need of leaders to continue its work.
July 10 2:09 p.m. |
Aggrego News Service
The final missing piece in the Des Plaines River Trail, which stretches more than 30 miles from the Wisconsin border toward Cook County, is in line to be filled after two Lake County Forest Preserve committees approved the purchase of a small parcel of land in Lincolnshire on Thursday, July 10.
July 10 12:26 p.m. |
Sentencing for a former Gurnee woman convicted this spring of delivering heroin to a teen who later overdosed was postponed on Thursday, July 10.
July 10 11:50 a.m. |