| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:45 AM
More mental health programs and treatment are needed in Chicago and Lake County, members of a panel discussion on reducing gun violence argued.
The discussion — convened in Deerfield by Democratic Rep. Brad Schneider — explored the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Highwood Assistant Fire Chief Ron Pieri's criminal trial begins in Lake County Circuit Court on Sept. 29, on diminished charges, while motions in the related civil case have been continuing.
Pieri faces criminal charges on theft of services and property...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The first trial stemming from the murder of Colin Nutter has been delayed for at least another day.
At the same time, a potential plea deal for another of the three men accused of killing Nutter, 20, appears to have fallen apart.
The trial in Lake...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:13 PM
SPRINGFIELD --- Speaker Michael Madigan wasn’t able to wrangle enough votes to get his so-called millionaire tax proposal out of the Illinois House, meaning it won’t appear before voters on the November ballot.
The proposed constitutional...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:05 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Posting sexually explicit pictures of intimate friends or ex-lovers on the web would become illegal in Illinois under legislation the Senate passed Thursday.
Sponsoring Sen. Michael Hastings, D-Orland Hills, said the practice,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:23 PM
A number of organizational changes in the Village of Northbrook resulted in a new chief information officer and a new assistant to the village manager joining the staff.
Lori D. Baker, who previously worked as a manager at Oak Brook-based Tradebe...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Students in Deerfield and Highland Park soon will see new officials in the halls.
Two Deerfield Public Schools District 109 principals begin duties on July 1, a North Shore School District 112 principal takes over in Highland Park; and Highland Park...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:45 AM
As would-be vendors of medical marijuana scour Lake County for possible locations, Highland Park's Route 41 corridor could become a desirable area, city planning officials said at a recent meeting.
Officials said that in nearby communities like Highwood...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Twenty-first century Fort Sheridan is a charming neighborhood set on dramatic ravines along Lake Michigan.
The Lake County Forest Preserve and the municipalities of Lake Forest, Highland Park and Highwood converge throughout the former United States Army...
| May 24, 2014
The following items were taken from Lake Forest police records.
A 38-year-old Valparaiso, Ind., was arrested on April 25 at 1:31 p.m. on Route 41 at Gage Lane. He was charged with DUI (alcohol and drugs), possession of cannabis, possession of drug...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Name: Nancy Sawle Knobloch
Hometown: Highland Park
Name of organization: Family Service: Prevention, Education and Counseling
What role does it serve in the community? Family Service provides advocacy services, counseling, and...