RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Lake County (Illinois)

A collection of news and information related to Lake County (Illinois) published by this site and its partners.

Top Lake County (Illinois) Articles

Displaying items 97-108
  • 1 dead in crash near Wisconsin line

    1 dead in crash near Wisconsin line
    A truck-car crash tonight on the Tri-State tollway near the Wisconsin state line left one person dead, authorities said. The crash also closed the northbound lanes of the tollway for a little while just before 8 p.m. near the mile marker 1, just south of...
  • Roll back proposed toll hike, Tollway director says

    Roll back proposed toll hike, Tollway director says
    The Illinois Tollway should scale back its proposed 35-cent increase in tolls to a more modest 15-cent increase, tollway Director Bill Morris said today. The tollway has a balanced budget and enough projected cash flow within its current rate structure...
  • Proposed toll hike drawing crowds, prompting rift at agency

    Proposed toll hike drawing crowds, prompting rift at agency
    The Illinois Tollway's proposal to nearly double tolls has attracted standing-room-only crowds at public hearings and prompted a show of force by labor unions, contractors and engineers, many of whom stand to benefit from the agency's $12 billion...
  • Tollway board approves toll hike

    Tollway board approves toll hike
    The Illinois Tollway board today approved a plan that would nearly double tolls to pay for an ambitious $12.1 billion program of expanding and building highways. Basic I-Pass toll rates will rise from 40 cents to 75 cents, with those who use cash...
  • Man killed, daughter injured in Lake County motorcycle accident

    Man killed, daughter injured in Lake County motorcycle accident
    A Lake Villa man was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured when their motorcycle collided with a car in Lake County on Saturday evening, authorities said. Justin McBride, 29, was driving his motorcyle north on Illinois Route 59 with his...
  • Did state senator wield clout in marital tiff?

    Did state senator wield clout in marital tiff?
    Recordings of 911 calls are raising the question of whether state Sen. Suzi Schmidt sought to use her political clout to influence Lake County authorities during several domestic disturbances with her husband. After quarreling with her husband and...
  • Report: Officials behind false confessions are now police trainers

    Report: Officials behind false confessions are now police trainers
    Two former high-ranking law enforcement officers in Lake County, Illinois are now teaching police to be "lead homicide investigators," even though both men have been called out for questionable interrogation tactics. In 1992, Former Waukegan police...
  • Recipients of civil union license: 'We wanted to make a statement'

    Recipients of civil union license: 'We wanted to make a statement'
    Every Valentine's Day for the past seven or eight years, Roseann Szalkowski and Barb McMillan walked into the DuPage County Clerk's office to ask for a marriage license, and every year the answer was the same: no. Today, promptly at 8 a.m. when the...
  • Study: Suburban shops main source of guns in Chicago crime

    Study: Suburban shops main source of guns in Chicago crime
    A new study on guns seized by Chicago police shows that suburban gun shops are a main source of guns used in crimes in the city. The research shows that some 29 percent of the guns recovered on Chicago’s streets between 2008 and the end of March...
  • Rare snakes get new home in Lake County

    Rare snakes get new home in Lake County
    Today is moving day for 18 smooth green snakes hatched and reared at Lincoln Park Zoo that are being relocated to a Lake County Forest Preserve. The tiny, jewel-colored snakes are listed as an Illinois Species in Greatest Need of Conservation, and...
  • North Chicago police probe deaths of 2 children in family

    North Chicago police probe deaths of 2 children in family
    North Chicago police and the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the deaths of two young children from the same family within four months, police announced. Six-month-old Desire Thompson died on Dec. 28 last year and her half-brother,...
  • Pastor accused of having sex with minor faces 10 years in jail

    Pastor accused of having sex with minor faces 10 years in jail
    A former pastor of a northwest Indiana megachurch will likely serve at least 10 years in prison for taking a minor across state lines for sex. Jack Schaap, 54, of Dyer and Crete, says in his plea agreement with federal prosecutors that both he and...