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Lake County (Illinois)

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Top Lake County (Illinois) Articles

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  • Highwood: A lively 'hood on the North Shore

    Highwood: A lively 'hood on the North Shore
    The aroma of fresh baked goods fills Bent Fork Bakery on the east side of Highwood. It's Friday and the stream of customers is steady. One woman is picking up a cake for a dinner party. A mom stops for her daughter's birthday cookies and another succumbs...
  • Fifth Illinois H1N1 Death Found in Lake County

    (WGN-AM)- A 74-year-old Gurnee man is the first H1N1 flu-related death in Lake County, TribLocal reports. The man died Tuesday, but the Lake County Health Department waited to release the information until it could be confirmed his death was related to...
  • Former Island Lake Mayor Arrested

    (WGN-AM) - Prosecutors in Lake County say corruption charges against a former northern Illinois mayor and his wife are part of an ongoing public corruption investigation. Thomas Hyde, the former mayor of Island Lake, and his wife, Sharon, were arrested...
  • A Helping Hand To Homeownership

    A Helping Hand To Homeownership
    Tara Morin and Coleman Hillstrom are refinishing the woodwork after discarding the green shag carpeting and re-tiling the bathroom in their one-bedroom condo. Morin, like many first-time buyers, had cobbled together savings and gifts from parents last...
  • String Of Armed Robberies Ends With Arrests

    (WGN-AM)- A two-month crime spree ended Thursday when five suspects were charged with 20 armed robberies throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, authorities said. The robberies took place between April 25 and Thursday, Lake County Sheriff...
  • Slain woman's family sues

    The family of a Waukegan woman fatally stabbed last week in Lincolnshire filed a lawsuit Thursday against the City of Waukegan for allegedly not protecting her from her estranged husband despite her pleas to local police. Also on Thursday, Clarence...
  • Readers show off their ZIP appeal

    Readers show off their ZIP appeal
    After we published "Alternate ZIPs," describing some less-well-known but robust neighborhoods and suburbs (Real Estate, Jan. 20), it was our readers' turn. They offered lively descriptions of their areas—their alternate ZIPs as it were. North,...
  • 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...
  • Woman Discovers Mother's Ashes Were Actually Crushed Seashells

    (WGN-AM)- For nearly three years, Marisol Villareal kept what she thought were her mother's cremated remains surrounded by family photos and Mother's Day cards on a computer desk in her East Chicago, Ind. home. But in June, Villarreal discovered that her...
  • Grayslake Man Gets Jail For 18th Time Driving Without License

    (WGN-AM)- A McHenry County judge has sentenced a 63-year-old Grayslake man to three years in prison after his 18th conviction for driving on a revoked license. Under a plea agreement entered Monday, Lonnie Harris received credit for 62 days he spent in...
  • Two-Time Sex Offender Faces New Charges

    (WGN-AM)- A two-time Wauconda sex offender was arrested in unincorporated McHenry County and faces new charges alleging he exposed himself to a juvenile, authorities said. Bond was set at $200,000 Friday for Jimmie Crawford, 39, of the 1000 block of...
  • Jail halts playboy's life in the fast lane

    Jail halts playboy's life in the fast lane
    Ryan LeVin basked in the South Florida lifestyle. The scion of a wealthy Chicago-area family, he lived in an oceanfront condo owned by his parents and drove around Ft. Lauderdale in a Porsche 911 Turbo valued at more than $120,000. No longer employed...