| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:33 PM
The argument over the performance of the Union commander on the nation's bloodiest day is far from settled.
Major Gen. George B. McClellan was sacked by President Abraham Lincoln less than two months after the Battle of Antietam. For more than a...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Lake Forest officials say they hope to reopen the city's first and oldest park to the public by Memorial Day.
Closed since Labor Day, Forest Park, which officials say is one of the last remaining green spaces along Lake Michigan, got a handful of...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:25 PM
A well-executed game plan can make all the difference when a championship is at stake.
Highland Park High School's boys' basketball team did exactly that when it defeated Lake Forest, 48-39, for the Libertyville Regional title.
After third-seeded Lake...
| Mar 10, 2014
A North Chicago police officer involved in the beating of a suspect who later died has been awarded a disability pension — despite being fired from the department twice.
The revelation that the officer continues to receive his pension and was...
| Feb 21, 2014
State appellate judges have rejected the appeal of a woman convicted of murdering a toddler by slamming him to the ground at a Lincolnshire day care center.
The judges on Wednesday affirmed the conviction of Melissa Calusinski, 27, who is serving a 31-...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Officials working on plans to extend Illinois Highway 53 into Lake County met Thursday to discuss ways to pay for the project, with an eye toward figuring out the financing this year.
With the extension projected to cost between $2.56 billion and $2....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Jalen Brunson was goaded into his worst game of the season last time. Not coincidentally, Stevenson suffered its only loss.
The all-state guard had a stomach flu for the rematch, but he isn't the Patriots' only high-scoring junior guard.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:01 PM
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El hosts its fifth annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, giving congregants "opportunities to be Jewish with their hands."
Congregants as well as community members are invited to participate in one of eight projects, ranging from...
| Feb 5, 2014
Mundelein High School will move forward with a $21.8 million construction project that District 120 officials say will replace small, outdated classrooms.
Thanks to a capital development grant the district applied for in 2003, the state will pay for...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Stevenson coach Kristin Piekarski has heard the naysayers, the ones who think competitive dance is more about flash and glitz and less about athleticism.
But the weary looks on the exhausted but excited dancers' faces on the drive back home from last...
| Jan 7, 2014
With the New Year bringing the arrival of legalized medical marijuana in Illinois, a Lake County task force recently released a set of model ordinances that a number of towns plan to use to figure out how marijuana cultivation and distribution...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:09 AM
At a recent meeting, the Deerfield plan commission weighed the pros and cons of allowing medical marijuana to be sold in the village's outlying commercial areas.
"Are we going to put a Toys 'R' Us next to a place that sells medical marijuana?" asked...