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Lake County (Illinois)

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  • Back to (cooking) school

    Back to (cooking) school
    More than 135 cooking schools offer classes for home cooks to culinary professionals at venues across the city and suburbs. Some instructors will even come to your home to teach you and your friends the basics. What's new? The College of DuPage is...
  • Are hospitals passing off their low-profit patients?

    Are hospitals passing off  their low-profit patients?
    Indigent and under-insured patients are turning to Cook County's Stroger Hospital after not getting fully treated at non-profit hospitals, swamping the cash-strapped public facility while fueling the county's sky-high sales tax, a Tribune investigation...
  • Tribune watchdog update

    Tribune watchdog update
    (Click on "What we found" to read the original Tribune investigation.) Lake County's DNA doubts What we found: In December 2008, the Tribune detailed how Lake County prosecutors were pressing ahead on three cases, including one against Jerry Hobbs,...
  • Cicada nymphs can wait no longer

    Like a scene from a science-fiction movie, red-eyed insects are popping up now in freshly turned gardens, squirming beneath logs and stones and digging tunnels as they plot their escape. After a 17-year wait, a few cicadas are making an early break...
  • Chicago's One Seed choice and plant sales

    Let's grow together! This year's One Seed Chicago plant is ... beans. All you need to do to participate is to, well, grow some beans. Any kind. Plant sales Lots and lots of plant sales this year. Don't have space to list them all; I've squeezed in...
  • Steve Bertrand

    Steve Bertrand
    Click here for Steve Bertrand on Books. Steve has been keeping WGN listeners up to date since he joined the station in 1985. His first awards came for his coverage of the death of Mayor Harold Washington. He has since won several others for anchoring and...
  • Gaming Bill Loses by Two Votes in Illinois Senate

    (WGN-AM) - The Senate has rejected a plan to significantly expand legalized gambling in Illinois. Democrats proposed casinos in Chicago, Rockford, and Park City in Lake County. But the measure died 28-28. It needed 30 votes to pass. Senate President...
  • Four Bodies Found at Closed Gary Funeral Home

    (WGN-AM) - The former owner of a funeral home in Gary, where four apparently abandoned bodies were discovered last week, had his license revoked in 2001 while at a South Side funeral home he owned. No charges have been filed in the Indiana case, but...
  • View of the blue

    As a longtime Naperville resident, Kelly Dichristofano regularly savored that community's Riverwalk. Having grown accustomed to being near water, she didn't hesitate when given a chance to buy a unit at The Front Street Lofts, a brand-new development...
  • 797 Oakwood Avenue, Lake Forest, IL 60045

    797 Oakwood Avenue, Lake Forest, IL 60045
    On June 1st, 2010, Eric Kuby bought the residence at 797 Oakwood Avenue in Lake Forest, IL from James Engelland. Mr. Kuby paid $1,250,000 for the residence. Eric Kuby is Chief Investment Officer with Northstar Investment Management Corporation. Prior...
  • 117 Park Lane, Deerfield, IL 60015

    117 Park Lane, Deerfield, IL 60015
    On May 27th, 2010, Logan Rosenthal bought the home at 117 Park Lane in Deerfield, IL from Ryan Zeldin. Mr. Rosenthal bought the home for $662,500. Logan Rosenthal is a CRM Applications Project Manager with Walgreens. Prior to joining Walgreens, Rosenthal...
  • Reform's impact on local poor

    Reform's impact on local poor
    Flooded by needy patients and battered by state budget cuts, the area's medical safety net is growing overloaded as health reform commands center stage this week in Washington. Free and low-cost clinics and hospital emergency rooms in disadvantaged...