| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:01 PM
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El hosts its fifth annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, giving congregants "opportunities to be Jewish with their hands."
Congregants as well as community members are invited to participate in one of eight projects, ranging from...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:02 PM
NASHVLLE, TN (July 25, 2013) – Justin Moore will truly take his fans on a unique journey with a new headlining tour in support of his September 17 album release on The Valory Music Co. The OFF THE BEATEN PATH TOUR hits the road on November 1 in...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Williamsburg's own rambling piano man Bruce Hornsby is in Park City, Utah, today, where he'll play a concert on the same bill as eclectic folk-rock band Railroad Earth. He's looking ahead, though, to the release of a new live record.
"Cluck Ol' Hen," is...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:44 PM
SPRINGFIELD --- A renewed push to greatly expand gambling in Illinois surfaced today, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel threw his weight behind a plan the state Senate quickly approved.
Like two previous bills that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed, the latest...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A 17-year-old girl from Lake County was killed and two other people injured when the car she was in hit a truck and then struck …...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:36 PM
A man who ran off after telling someone his friend had disappeared while swimming in Gages Lake in Lake County late Monday has been charged …...
| Nov 25, 2012
No surprise: Fruitland Park officials are being threatened with a lawsuit from an employee who says she was sexually harassed by City Manager Ralph Bowers.
The demand to avoid a suit: $100,000 within 30 days.
Bowers, meanwhile, remains suspended...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:35 PM
A casino development company based in North Las Vegas revealed plans today for a $250 million casino in Country Club Hills, a location that proponents say would draw gamblers from throughout the south suburbs.
However, the proposal faces two serious...
| Nov 18, 2012
Second of two parts
Fruitland Park City Manager Ralph Bowers offered his resignation — with conditions — last week as Lake County sheriff's detectives opened an investigation into whether he committed some kind of sex crime against an...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:03 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Shunting aside Gov. Pat Quinn’s concerns, the Illinois House today approved a major expansion of gambling in Illinois that would put a casino in Chicago and four other cities, add positions at riverboats and allow slot machines...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Hours after Highland Park’s mayor harshly criticized prosecutors for delays, authorities announced Wednesday that a misdemeanor DUI charge had been filed against an 18-year-old woman in the death of a 5-year-old-girl walking on a sidewalk with her...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Highland Park police are investigating whether an 18-year-old was “huffing” from compressed gas canisters or similar intoxicants before she crashed her father’s car into a family on Labor Day, killing a 5-year-old girl.