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Lake County (Illinois)

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  • Deerfield H.S. badminton team raises money for cancer

    Deerfield H.S. badminton team raises money for cancer
    Membership on the Deerfield High School badminton team is about more than being an athlete. Members have to be part of the community. They have to raise money and donate time, and not just once. The Warriors certainly have met with success on the court...
  • Wauconda police arrest three in home-invasion shooting

    Wauconda police arrest three in home-invasion shooting
    Authorities have arrested three men in connection with a home-invasion shooting in northwest suburban Wauconda, officials said today. Jose A. Dominguez-Eleperez, 26, of Wheeling; Noe Brito-Ramirez, 22, of Wauconda, and John Nava, 19, of Niles, were...
  • Indiana beckons homebuyers and builders

    Indiana beckons homebuyers and builders
    Construction started on almost 5,000 new homes in the Chicago area in the 12 months that ended in March, but two of the top five communities weren't even in Illinois. They were a short drive away, depending on traffic, in St. John and Crown Point, Ind....
  • Highland Park parents, students protest principal's departure

    Highland Park parents, students protest principal's departure
    The impending departure of a beloved Highland Park High School principal has ignited a community backlash toward District 113 officials in recent weeks. In July, Brad Swanson will leave to become an assistant superintendent with Glenbrook School District...
  • Lake Forest passes balanced budget

    Lake Forest passes balanced budget
    Lake Forest has passed a balanced $84.5 million budget, but residents can expect to pay more in taxes and fees and officials say uncertainty remains about the future. Officials say that by reworking the city's budget, they've pushed back a projected loss...
  • Highland Park students protest principal's exit

     Highland Park students protest principal's exit
    Some high school students dodge their school principal at all costs. Others, like those at Highland Park High School, refuse to let him go. More than 100 students from the school gathered in light rain early Tuesday to protest the departure of...
  • Adlai Stevenson Farm in Lake County gets national landmark status

    Adlai Stevenson Farm in Lake County gets national landmark status
    The Adlai Stevenson Farm received national landmark status Wednesday, a prestigious designation that the former Illinois governor’s family hopes will remind people about the importance of public service and political civility. Located in Mettawa,...
  • Unitarian art fair this weekend

    Wilmette-based beadsmith Myra Schwartz does not often participate in art fairs, but this weekend will be her eighth at the North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair. "The congregation is so supportive of the arts," she said. "They do all sorts of things for...
  • Deerfield gun safety forum turns heated

    Deerfield gun safety forum turns heated
    Pro-gun rights advocates packed the Deerfield Village Hall at a recent forum to decry the positions of Democratic lawmakers in favor of tighter gun-control laws. The forum, hosted by U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and state Rep. Scott Drury on April 22, was...
  • Part of Milwaukee Avenue in Libertyville to close

    Milwaukee Avenue in downtown Libertyville will be closed from May 2 to 7 for emergency repairs to the railroad crossing, officials recently said. Metra announced it would be shutting down the crossing to both vehicles and pedestrians from 9 a.m. on May 2...
  • Torrez discusses Zion slayings in jailhouse recordings

    Torrez discusses Zion slayings in jailhouse recordings
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Jorge Torrez, who is awaiting sentencing in a sailor’s murder and is charged in the slaying of two Zion girls on Mother’s Day 2005, told a fellow inmate how he stabbed both girls over and over, knifing their throats...
  • Zion man urges no defense in Va. slaying sentencing

    Zion man urges no defense in Va. slaying sentencing
    ALEXANDRIA, VA. — Jorge Torrez, the Zion native who is charged with fatally stabbing two young girls there in 2005, has told his defense counsel not to make any statements on his behalf in a federal courtroom nor to cross-examine witnesses during...