The city of Waukegan, Illinois has a population of 87901 and ranked #9 by population in the state. Waukegan has 29243 households and a total area of 23.01 sq. miles w/ a population density of 3820.1 people per sq. mile and approx. 3 people per household. Data according to 2000 census.

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Freighter docks at Waukegan Harbor for first time since 2012 - Chicago Tribune - For the first time since wave action from Superstorm Sandy blocked the entrance to Waukegan Harbor with sediment in October 2012, a bulk freighter was able to sail through the entrance channel last weekend to unload material for harborside business. - Fri, 26 Jun 2015

Waukegan man has 4 days to mull plea deal in shooting case - Chicago Tribune - Six Waukegan residents were charged in connection with the May 5, 2014 incident, with Williams facing the most serious charges, including attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm. Assistant State's ... - Mon, 29 Jun 2015

Metra, Waukegan invest in lakefront rail station upgrades - Chicago Tribune - Crumbling tile and water-damaged ceilings at Waukegan's Union Pacific North Metra station will be treated to a $530,000 renovation project this summer that will also address handicap accessibility in a facility that predates the Americans With ...Metra upgrades coming to Waukegan station - Chicago Daily Herald - Mon, 29 Jun 2015

Graffiti-covered lighthouse in Waukegan Harbor receives new paint - Chicago Tribune - Waukegan Public Works Director Tom Hagerty authorized his staff to paint over the recent graffiti. "It took a couple of guys a couple of hours," said Hagerty. They didn't paint the whole lighthouse, they just went as high as the graffiti. They put on a ... - Sun, 21 Jun 2015

School Notes: Pharmaceutical program offered to Waukegan students - Chicago Tribune - Applications: Waukegan High School's SHINE Program has again partnered with the College of Lake County, Walgreens and several local businesses to offer an innovative program aimed at helping recent WHS graduates complete a comprehensive ...Woodlands Grads Earn Scholarships - - Tue, 30 Jun 2015

Talk of the County: Hire Mike Springs as next Waukegan hoops coach - Chicago Tribune - This comment is in support of coach Mike Springs getting the Waukegan Bulldogs basketball job. I couldn't think of a better person to be given a chance with the basketball program. He's known all these kids ever since they've learned how to play ... - Wed, 01 Jul 2015

Waukegan buys final piece of lakefront land for $1 - Chicago Tribune - Waukegan's bid to redevelopment its lakefront continued this week when the City Council approved a deal to purchase a parcel adjacent to Municipal Beach for $1, with the city agreeing to shoulder the responsibility of the environmental clean up. - Wed, 17 Jun 2015

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