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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Frozen state funds could bury Waukegan's winter road plan - Chicago Tribune - At this point in 2014, or halfway through its fiscal year, Waukegan had collected a total of $1.7 million from the state in motor fuel taxes (MFT), a revenue source the city uses to cover minor street repairs, overtime for public-works employees and ... - Mon, 23 Nov 2015

Waukegan loses, but its boys basketball future looks bright - Chicago Tribune - It's about eventually playing in Peoria and finishing the job Waukegan's 2009 and 2010 boys basketball teams couldn't do when they had chances. For the record, with 6:02 left in the second quarter Monday, Ashlaw had all three of his talented freshmen ...Balance a key as Lake Zurich tops Waukegan - Chicago Daily Herald - Tue, 24 Nov 2015

Waukegan police reform plan aimed at abuse claims, wrongful convictions - Chicago Tribune - Reacting to a recent account of Waukegan's history of wrongful convictions, abuse allegations and coinciding costly payouts, 1st Ward Ald. Sam Cunningham said this week that he plans to present the City Council with a list of wide-ranging police ... - Wed, 25 Nov 2015

Waukegan police have history of wrongful convictions, abuse allegations - Chicago Tribune - The Waukegan Police Department has been led by officers who played central roles in some of the costliest investigative failures in Lake County history, and police with troubled records have flourished in the department. Scandal and instability have ... - Fri, 30 Oct 2015

Waukegan dance team in fundraising mode after qualifying for nationals - Chicago Tribune - Waukegan's team qualified for the Universal Dance Association-sanctioned national competition for high school teams that will be held Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at Walt Disney World in Florida. The cost to participate is, well, a lot. "We have increased our ... - Mon, 23 Nov 2015

Cooking fire damages three apartments in Waukegan - Chicago Tribune - Firefighters were delayed slightly by a frozen hydrant while responding to an early Sunday morning apartment fire in Waukegan that left more than 20 people relying on Red Cross to find temporary housing, according to fire officials. According to ... - Sun, 22 Nov 2015

Waukegan officials defend police but plan changes - Chicago Tribune - Confronting questions about their embattled Police Department, Waukegan officials cited changes they intend to make while defending the city's officers and the agency's current leadership. Top city officials have stayed largely quiet as activists and ... - Wed, 18 Nov 2015

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