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Lake County (Illinois)

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  • 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...
  • Lake Forest officials change watering rules

    At a recent Lake Forest City Council meeting, officials changed the way summer watering restrictions would be set up. Those with odd-numbered addresses will be limited to watering on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, council members voted. Residents with...
  • Highland Park doctor jams out for Misericordia

    Highland Park doctor jams out for Misericordia
    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...
  • Ready, set, go: It's 'Rummage'

     Ready, set, go: It's 'Rummage'
    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...
  • All Deerfield students to have iPads or Chromebooks next year

    All Deerfield students to have iPads or Chromebooks next year
    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...
  • "Breathe Deep" raises more than $210,000

    "Breathe Deep" raises more than $210,000
    Dollars, footsteps and emotion came together for Breathe Deep North Shore, as one of the nation's largest lung cancer fundraisers secured more than $210,000 in contributions for research and awareness. This year's effort, culminating in a run-walk at the...
  • Lake Forest hopes to reopen Forest Park by Memorial Day

    Lake Forest officials say they hope to reopen the city's first and oldest park to the public by Memorial Day. Closed since Labor Day, Forest Park, which officials say is one of the last remaining green spaces along Lake Michigan, got a handful of...
  • Church workshop aims for pre-marital reality

     Church workshop aims for pre-marital reality
    Considering that, by some estimates, at least 30 percent of marriages in the United States end in divorce, this weekend's "Starting Right" workshop presented by Christ Church in Lake Forest might be a wise investment of time. The sessions, scheduled...
  • Highwood's VFW struggles to lure young vets

    Highwood VFW Post 4741, like most such groups nationwide, has seen its ranks dwindle with the deaths of World War II and Korean War veterans, and stands ready to welcome those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, but can't count on them joining —...
  • Dance | Stevenson, Vernon Hills with strong state showings

    Dance | Stevenson, Vernon Hills with strong state showings
    Stevenson coach Kristin Piekarski has heard the naysayers, the ones who think competitive dance is more about flash and glitz and less about athleticism. But the weary looks on the exhausted but excited dancers' faces on the drive back home from last...
  • Deerfield discusses medical marijuana regulations

    Deerfield discusses medical marijuana regulations
    At a recent meeting, the Deerfield plan commission weighed the pros and cons of allowing medical marijuana to be sold in the village's outlying commercial areas. "Are we going to put a Toys 'R' Us next to a place that sells medical marijuana?" asked...
  • Financing of Route 53 extension still down the road

     Financing of Route 53 extension still down the road
    Officials working on plans to extend Illinois Highway 53 into Lake County met Thursday to discuss ways to pay for the project, with an eye toward figuring out the financing this year. With the extension projected to cost between $2.56 billion and $2....