| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Michael Weinstein ticked some kids off.
As a result, the man who helped build the Joy of the Game Sports Center in Deerfield is back with a new basketball venture that has grown quickly in three years.
After selling the JOG facility to Josh Carl in...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:24 PM
News briefs from around Lake Forest and Libertyville.
City Manager Bob Kiely has been appointed to the Illinois Municipal League's Legislative Committee, which lobbies for municipalities and for keeping decision-making...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Had she been one year older, a 14-year-old Mundelein girl accused of fatally stabbing her 11-year-old sister would automatically have faced murder charges as an adult under Illinois law.
But because the suspect is younger than 15, Lake County's top...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Community Unit School District 95 officials presented initial plans to lower registration fees to about $50 per family next year, board members said at a recent committee of the whole meeting..
With a healthy reserve fund that is expected to...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:01 PM
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El hosts its fifth annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, giving congregants "opportunities to be Jewish with their hands."
Congregants as well as community members are invited to participate in one of eight projects, ranging from...
| Feb 5, 2014
Mundelein High School will move forward with a $21.8 million construction project that District 120 officials say will replace small, outdated classrooms.
Thanks to a capital development grant the district applied for in 2003, the state will pay for...
| 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.
| 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...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:09 AM
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...
| Jul 28, 2013
During an interrogation that stretched for more than 24 hours, James Edwards confessed to three murders, Waukegan detectives said, enough to make him a serial killer.
He was convicted and sentenced to life in prison in two of the slayings — the...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:08 AM
A community gathered at a Southwest Side elementary school Monday to mourn the death of an 11-year-old student with thick glasses and a fondness for Flamin' Hot Cheetos as police pressed on with their search for the man they believe caused the crash...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:59 PM
A five vehicle accident that involved two semi-trucks tied up traffic for nearly three hours this afternoon on northbound Interstate 94 in Lake County.
The accident happened shortly after 1 p.m. in the northbound lanes near milemarker 2.25 in Lake...