| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:57 AM
A Grayslake man has been charged in an armed robbery spree across the North Shore that authorities say netted him more than $1,700 over the course of 10 days last August.
Leroy Regan, 38, was indicted this week on federal charges related to eight...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:28 AM
The following items were taken from police records.
A 23-year-old Wadsworth man, a 22-year-old Zion man and a 22-year-old Beach Park man were arrested on drug charges at 3:53 a.m. Feb. 23, on Route 31 at Route 176. The Wadsworth man was...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:23 PM
A disturbing number of Illinois school districts are in poor to dire financial shape, with 121 getting low or dismal ratings in the state’s annual financial report card for schools.
That’s more than double the number of districts in the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:59 AM
A Lake County sheriff’s deputy has been released from a hospital after being injured in an accident this morning involving his SUV squad car and a garbage truck near Beach Park, authorities said.
The accident occurred around 5:35 a.m. near...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
With Illinois public schools on the cusp of becoming "majority minority," suburban districts that were once overwhelmingly white are adjusting to their rising Latino enrollment with changes in curriculum and culture.
The newly released 2013 Illinois...
| Dec 12, 2013
Long-time 30th District State Sen. Terry Link of Waukegan will be running again on his record in the 2014 general election, but that's just what motivated his challenger, Don Wilson (R) of Gurnee to enter the race.
With the filing deadline of Dec. 2...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Lake County prosecutors will not press charges in a school bus crash that killed one person and injured dozens of elementary schoolchildren this month, the Lake County Sheriff's office announced this morning.
The April 5 collision between two Jeeps and...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:35 PM
By Lisa Black / Tribune reporter Extensive damage caused by a fire that destroyed a longstanding Beach Park pet store Sunday will make it difficult …...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Dining al fresco — or just having an old-fashioned picnic — takes advantage of good weather while it lasts. And while these moveable feasts can be impromptu and take place most anywhere that isn't inside, planning ahead can assure a...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Bail was set at $25,000 today for a man charged with possessing Ecstasy after a traffic stop in Gurnee.
Arnie Estrella, 21, of the 13000 block of West Yorkshire Lane in Beach Park, was pulled over about 7 p.m. Tuesday at Milwaukee and Grand Avenues in...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
After spending most of the winter curled up in a 6-foot-tall wine chiller in a Lake Forest wildlife center, scores of squirming reptiles were set …...