Waukegan

A man exonerated in a killing for which he spent 15 years in prison has reached a $9 million settlement with investigators in northern Illinois.

Dozens of dogs and cats left homeless by Hurricane Harvey were scheduled to arrive in Waukegan Monday to receive medical care and await adoption. 

The federal Environmental Protection Agency is pitching a $10 million plan to pump tar-like liquids from the groundwater near the Waukegan Port District's lakefront property.