| May 5, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Lake County officials are warning residents to beware of ticks this spring as the number of confirmed Lyme disease cases almost tripled in 2013 to 46, up from 17 in 2012.
The deer tick, also called black-legged tick, can carry Lyme disease as well as...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:38 PM
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...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Before suiting up and slathering on the sunscreen, Lake County beachgoers now can check a mobile phone app to make sure their beach of choice is open and safe.
An Android app called myBeachCast, created by the Great Lakes Commission, alerts users about...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Deby Dato said she often called fellow long-time Wauconda Community School District 118 board member Tom Weber "our Mr. Bulldog," referring to the school district's mascot.
"He fits that name 100 percent," said Dato, who served on the District 118 school...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 3:20 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest's spring rummage sale, the 64th version of which is Saturday, has grossed close to $180,000 annually over the past decade for mission programs.
A smaller fall sale, set for Sept. 27, will typically gross another...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Chicago River Day, which is Saturday, is like the proverbial box of chocolates: you never know what you're going to get.
Volunteers from three area churches who work on the river cleanup have found all kinds of things.
"Along with a lot of glass and...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Starting June 1, Mundelein residents will see a 10 percent hike on their water bills, after officials approved the town's first rate increase on water and sewer in the last three years.
With an estimated $14.25 million in improvements needed on the...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Although Memorial Day has come and gone, Friday provides another opportunity to honor the memory and bravery of those who have served.
June 6 marks 70 years since D-Day, when America and its allies daringly stormed the beaches of Normandy, a turning...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Beginning in the fall, every student in Deerfield Public Schools District 109 will have either an iPad or a Chromebook in the classroom.
With its recent approval of a purchase not to exceed $800,000, District 109 school board members made Deerfield a...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Dr. Mark and the Sutures may be the closest thing Highland Park has to a house band.
The ensemble, now in its 27th year and with its original lineup intact, was back on its unofficial home stage at Port Clinton Square last Saturday performing in...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:52 AM
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...