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Lake County (Illinois)

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  • Rivera freed after Lake County prosecutors stop seeking retrial in girl's '92 slaying

    Rivera freed after Lake County prosecutors stop seeking retrial in girl's '92 slaying
    Ending nearly 20 years in custody, Juan Rivera walked out of prison today hours after authorities said they will not challenge an appellate court’s reversal of his murder conviction in the 1992 slaying of 11-year-old babysitter Holly Staker....
  • Start the presses! Emanuel-free ballots to roll

     
    We're going to press with one less candidate for mayor...... Langdon D. Neal, Chairman, Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago, referring to the printing of ballots for the Feb. 22 elections If Rahm Emanuel is restored to......
  • Rob Sherman sticking around to continue to fight the good fight

     
    UPDATED July 6: The Freedom From Religion Foundation in Madison, Wisc., has weighed in with a letter to Blue Island officials (.pdf) (text below) Civil-rights activist Rob Sherman of Buffalo Grove, our area's most relentless defender of the metaphorical...
  • Boynton Beach Interim City Manager Gets Pay Raise

     
    Boynton Beach commissioners gave interim City Manager Lori LaVerriere a pay raise this week--she???s now bringing in $140,000. LaVerriere replaced long-time former City Manager Kurt Bressner, who left June 30 with a pay of $168,299. Mayor Jose Rodriguez...
  • Shades of the Nighty-nightmare

     
    It was almost exactly 20 years ago that another school in Lake Forest District 67 was hit by a principal-related controversy -- a test-fixing scandal dubbed "The Nighty Nightmare" after the signature farewell of Cherokee School principal Linda Chase to......
  • Love INC of Lake County's Annual Dinner Gala and Auction

    October 15-Love INC of Lake County will be celebrating at their annual Dinner Gala and Auction with live music and fellowship honoring God, our faithful churches, volunteers and the lives our Lord has transformed. Come and find out how Love Inc is working...
  • Cancer patient claims discrimination

    Cancer patient claims discrimination
    Mary Ellen Hintz has not made it any secret that she has Stage IV breast cancer. She is bald from the chemotherapy treatments that started in June, but has largely carried on with life as usual. So she was surprised when she went to renew her apartment...
  • September 21: Focus on Family - Fall Family Fun Ideas From Kidwinks

    September 21: Focus on Family - Fall Family Fun Ideas From Kidwinks
    Chicago Area Family-Friendly Fall Fun Summer is gone and the kids are back in school. But that doesn't mean family fun has to fall by the wayside! Younger children not yet in school still need to be entertained, and the school-age kids have free time...
  • See police sketch of "bee" killer

    See police sketch of "bee" killer
    A man described as mentally unstable stopped his pickup truck in rural, out-of-the-way spots in Illinois and Indiana on Tuesday morning, randomly asking strangers questions about honeybees before opening fire, wounding a farmer and construction worker and...
  • Indiana horse fatally shot one day before Illinois race

    Indiana horse fatally shot one day before Illinois race
    Police in Lake County want to talk to people inside a white pickup truck seen in the area where a horse was shot between the eyes. The body of Lady May Z was found in a farm pasture near Lowell, Ind., Tuesday night. She was supposed to race the next day...
  • Crews resume search for man in West Loon Lake near Antioch

    Crews resume search for man in West Loon Lake near Antioch
    Divers returned to West Loon Lake in Antioch this morning to search for a 62-year-old man who jumped into the lake as he and another man were boating, officials said.   The missing man was with a 69-year-old man on a pontoon boat Thursday afternoon when...
  • Spate of recent drownings raises flags for doctors

    Spate of recent drownings raises flags for doctors
    A Joliet toddler swimming in a family pool and a northwest Indiana teen reveling in Lake Michigan are the latest victims in a spate of summer drownings that has doctors concerned. Ten children have drowned in the metro since June 14, according to data...