| 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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:25 PM
With wounds from the Great Recession still fresh, chastened Americans are hoarding more cash in their checking accounts than at any time in the last 25 years.
The defensive stance, uncharacteristic of previous periods of low inflation and an improving...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Chicago reopened most of its beaches to swimmers today, but some North Shore suburban beaches remained closed because of high bacteria levels following Monday's storms.
The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and Wilmette, releasing...
| May 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A 59-year-old Lake Bluff woman was arrested at 12:05 p.m. April 21 on Western Avenue at Illinois Road. She was charged with running a red light and driving on a revoked license.
A 25-year-old Park City man was arrested at 9 p.m. April 22 on Ahwahnee...
| May 14, 2014
From a tiny acorn comes a mighty oak tree, and from a small change in one yard comes a leap toward improving the health of a region's landscape.
At least, that's the belief espoused by Conserve Lake County, a Grayslake-based nonprofit heading into its...
| 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 11, 2014
| 9:31 AM
A new Target store is closer to opening in Lake Bluff after an amended site plan recently got the first of three approvals needed to start construction.
The village's Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals last week gave developers the initial OK...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A 45-year-old Pleasant Prairie man was arrested at 2:41 p.m. Jan. 30 on Route 41 at Gage Lane. He was charged with speeding and driving on a suspended driver's license.
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 20-year-old Chicago man was arrested at 9:41 p.m. March 8 on U.S. Route 41 at Old Elm Road. He was charged with driving with one headlight and driving on a suspended license....
| Apr 24, 2014
As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Two days before they allegedly intended to torture, kill and dismember a suburban businessman, Steven Mandell and an associate were clearly unhappy with the renovations they’d requested as they did a walk-through of the rented Northwest Side...
| 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,...