| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Facing a potentially lengthy prison term for inhaling keyboard cleaner before causing a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park, Carly Rousso has been making public appearances and tearfully apologizing for her crime.
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Citing the rising cost to maintain the deteriorating building, Highland Park City Council members voted Monday night to move the city's after-school programming for middle-school-age children — from the Firehouse, on Green Bay Road, to the Community...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:16 AM
The Shed is unique to Highland Park and the North Shore. It's a music social club that provides rehearsal space for musicians who want to practice individually, jam in group settings, network, and/or attend clinics and intimate concerts, according to...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Name: Steve Handwerker
Hometown: Highland Park
Name of organization: Family Service: Prevention, Education and Counseling
Describe what the organization does: Family Service provides social services such as counseling, recreation, senior...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 7:29 PM
For some historic preservationists on the North Shore, the economic downturn in 2008 had a silver lining, bringing a lull in tear-downs and new-home construction that gave scores of vintage properties a reprieve from the wrecking ball.
But six years...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:22 AM
A Lake County judge ordered a bench warrant Friday morning for the rapper known as Chief Keef.
The young hip-hop musician, legally known as Keith Cozart, was due in court for a pretrial hearing on a DUI arrest in March in Highland Park, when he was...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:15 AM
An empty sewage treatment plant in Highland Park will be demolished, a project that park district officials hope will free up a view of Lake Michigan and Millard Park beach below the bluff.
Officials said the work will begin after Labor Day, and...
| Aug 19, 2014
When school begins next week at Deerfield and Highland Park high schools, every freshman and sophomore will have a Chromebook, a laptop that some educators say will boost student engagement in the classroom.
After this school year, incoming freshman...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:34 AM
If you're a fan of Billy Corgan and want a dog or cat around your home, fortune has smiled upon you.
Anyone who applies and is approved to foster an animal from the PAWS Chicago shelter before Aug. 27 will receive two free tickets to Corgan's Aug. 30...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:37 AM
Chicago Symphony Orchestra: James Conlon conducts a second and final semistaged concert performance of Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni," with Christopher Maltman, Tamara Wilson, Aga Mikolaj, Ailyn Perez and Saimir Pirgu heading the cast. David Lefkowich...
| Aug 12, 2014
Write this down and tape it to your grandparents' telephone:
The Internal Revenue Service does not contact people by phone to demand payment for unpaid taxes or threaten them with arrest or deportation if they do not send money immediately.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:28 AM
The following items were gathered from Highland Park and Deerfield police reports:
Twenty-three fire extinguishers were taken from the grass near Highland Park High School on St. Johns Avenue, on Aug. 6. The 10-pound extinguishers were...