| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Sub-zero temperatures followed close to two feet of snow to start the New Year in some Lake County towns, but officials in Lake Zurich, Mundelein and Grayslake said they escaped major weather-related problems.
Despite closures throughout the week,...
| Jan 7, 2014
A major water agency in Lake County will now serve more communities in their water needs.
The Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency, or JAWA, charter members voted to allow a select few communities to sign on to their water agreement,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Money was stolen from a school bag in the 400 block of Cuba Road in early November but reported Dec. 9.
•A 51-year-old Mundelein man was charged with driving on a suspended...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:07 PM
A Barrington man has been charged with driving under the influence after rear-ending a Lake County Sheriff’s patrol car in Grayslake, officials announced Friday.
Pedro Navarrete, 39, of the 600 Block of Prospect Ave., was driving a gray 1999...
| Nov 12, 2013
The following items were taken from police records:
•On Nov. 5 at 4:59 p.m., a 23-year-old Lake Villa man was arrested at a traffic stop at South Old Rand and Deerpath roads and was charged with driving uninsured and on a suspended...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Officials hope a farm-themed indoor winter festival will attract thousands to the Lake County Fairgrounds in December.
The Holiday Hoedown is the Lake County Fair Association's foray into sponsoring events at the fairgrounds in Grayslake throughout the...
| Nov 21, 2013
The following items are from police records:
•On Nov. 12 at 5:16 p.m., a 55-year-old Crystal Lake woman was arrested at a traffic stop in the 800 block of West Illinois Highway 22 and charged with driving on a suspended license....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:53 AM
A northwest suburban high school teacher who resigned her job amid allegations of inappropriate contact with a student has been charged with sexual assault, according to the Lake County State’s Attorney’s office.
Amber Kraus, 30, formerly of...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Mundelein took another step forward in its efforts to create a new image for the town Monday, as officials announced the launch of a new app that allows residents to pay bills and keep up to date with village events on their smartphones.
The "Village of...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Performances of "The Nutcracker" tend to be family affairs, as audience members who've found themselves awash in tiny fans decked out in velvet, lace and miniature plaid bow ties can attest.
It's often a family affair on stage too. Witness Westmont-...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Anaphora: The third annual Sounds of Chicago concert of new music features the A/B Duo giving the premieres of chamber works by Drew Baker, Jenna Lyle and Carolyn O'Brien. 2 p.m. Sunday at Green Mill Jazz Club, 4802 N. Broadway; $5; anaphoraensemble.com...