| Jul 6, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Sue Sturm gave her daughter, Natalie, a congratulatory high five after the Grayslake Village Board unanimously approved allowing chickens in back yards.
Natalie, 15, said she had already purchased equipment to build a coop in her back yard and vowed...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:25 AM
The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports:
A 22-year-old Waukegan man and a 29-year-old Round Lake Beach man were arrested on June 9 at 2:30 p.m. on Westleigh Road at Wallace Road and charged with the theft of two mountain bikes.
| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:17 PM
More layers of bureaucracy are being added to the Deerfield Road reconstruction, tabbed at $13.5 million, but Deerfield village officials say the delayed project, now slated for 2016, will be well worth the wait, in terms of cost and final results....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:32 PM
The following information was taken from police reports.
A Zion woman, 53, was charged with ill treatment of a dog after two dogs left inside a parked car on an 86-degree day were reported, on July 21. The car, parked outside a business on...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Deerfield expects by late summer to ban electronic cigarettes in public places, with an eye toward preventing underage smoking, especially if minors use the devices to inhale liquid marijuana.
At a recent village board meeting, the council agreed...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin on Tuesday urged Walgreen Co. to reconsider a possible move of its headquarters to Switzerland to lower its U.S. tax bill.
In a letter to Walgreen Chief Executive Gregory Wasson, Durbin said the company could face a backlash...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: Sadie is terrified of fireworks. We close our windows, but that doesn't help. Not only do we live close to our neighborhood's fireworks display, but kids also set off their own fireworks in the days leading up to the Fourth.. How can I help my dog?--...
| Jul 6, 2014
Greg Wasson recently celebrated his 34th year working for Walgreen Co., including the past five as its president and chief executive.
When he took the reins in February 2009, the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain had a reputation as conservative, stable...
| Apr 18, 2014
A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson.
The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Chicago’s suburbs this fall aren’t expected to be quite the congressional battleground they were two years ago, but Republicans are pushing ahead after Tuesday’s primary election as the party tries to take back three seats Democrats...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Following the latest in a string of arrests on public indecency charges, a prominent University of Chicago neurologist has been suspended from caring for patients at the university’s medical center and temporarily barred from practicing medicine...
| Apr 9, 2014
The Highland Park Historical Society hopes to preserve the Stupey Cabin, a relic of the city's past, while building a more solid financial path into the future.
The cabin needs about $100,000 in work — a mix of badly needed repairs to the...