| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:05 PM
A suspect in a string of weekend carjackings, including one that ended in a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy, was arrested this morning after U.S. marshals in SUVs pinned him in at a McDonald's drive-thru in Milwaukee, authorities said.
| Dec 18, 2013
Residents from across Lake County recently attended an Audubon Society meeting at Libertyville's Village Hall, eager to learn more about conservation strategies and North American bird migration flyways.
The Lake County Audubon Society is a chapter of...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:57 AM
The Patty Turner Center's "Friday with Friends" offers a chance for some holiday gaiety from 12 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday. Simply put, this event is an opportunity for members and residents of the community to spend time together.The...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville is expanding to better coordinate cancer care and education.
"We've really created a destination center for patients in Lake County," President Dominica Tallarico said. "Now we're bringing all these...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Lake County Clerk Willard Helander said that, after almost 10 years working in the position, she will not be seeking reelection in 2014 – a choice at least partly prompted by changes to elections in the county.
Helander said personal reasons...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:27 PM
It's a tale as old as time: parents bemoaning how the children they thought they knew have somehow transformed into troublesome teenagers they often don't want to know.
Perhaps the wisdom of the ages might give beleaguered parents the foundation on which...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:40 AM
A judge recently ruled in favor of Lake County officials who filed a lawsuit challenging a state law that created an elections commission and took authority over local elections out of the hands of the county clerk.
Kane County Judge David Akemann...
| Nov 21, 2013
After a consistently rainy October and November, foresters across the north suburbs are cautiously optimistic that trees will continue recovering this winter from two years of dry conditions, and will flourish in the spring.
The summer of 2012, one of...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Bucky's gas station at the corner of McHenry Road and Arlington Heights Road in Buffalo Grove received the green light recently from the Buffalo Grove village board to sell wine and beer.
The board passed an amendment to an ordinance that would allow...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:20 AM
With a new ban that prohibits smoking within 15 feet of playgrounds, smokers with cigarettes in hand will have to watch where they walk in the Lake County Forest Preserves.
"It's logical," said Mike Tully, director of operations and public safety for...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The Illinois Attorney General’s office has declined to offer an opinion on the constitutionality of the law that Lake County prosecutors used to charge a woman who authorities say “huffed” a computer cleaning product before crashing a...