| Jul 5, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Governor Pat Quinn stood under the sun on a beautiful day at 31st Street Harbor with legislators and representatives from the boating community Saturday to sign three bills meant to improve recreational boating safety.
“It’s a very serious...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Early mornings at Deerfield High School's Adams Field already look like autumn with football players running formations.
Finishing their third of six weeks of summer gridiron camp, the Warriors are honing their fundamentals to build off three record-...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Misuse of prescription drugs can lead to heroin abuse, Village of Grayslake Chief of Police Phillip Perlini recently learned.
That's one reason he suggested the village start a prescription drug collection program. Since June 25, residents have been...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Other regional roadwork projects are underway, but the major reconstruction of Deerfield Road has been pushed back to early 2016 from its originally scheduled start date of this spring, village officials said recently.
Improvements on the mile-long...
| 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.
| 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?--...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Natalie Sturm is ready to order her chickens.
The 15-year-old proponent of backyard chickens in Grayslake heard good news at the village's committee of the whole meeting recently, when members unanimously agreed to vote on an ordinance at their next...
| 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 11, 2014
| 8:34 AM
The recent, grand opening of Fresh Thyme Farmers Market in Deerfield filled Cadwell's Corners parking lot to overflowing for the first time in nearly 20 years, said one village cop, as motorists waited patiently for spaces to open.
Some residents of...
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:09 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•The driver's door was reported damaged March 3 on a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Alpine Drive.
•A forged doctor's signature was found on a prescription for Norco left...