| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Unfortunately, the voters of Illinois don't have a good government; it's more like a monarchy ruled by Michael Madigan.
I am a 65-year-old born, raised and lifelong resident of Illinois (I think that means I was in my 20s when Michael Madigan began...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:38 PM
The final piece of the Des Plaines River Trail may not seem like much — only about a third of a mile — but it's been a long time coming.
Lake County Forest Preserves commissioners were happy to add the missing piece of trail Tuesday,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The final piece of the Des Plaines River Trail may not seem like much – only about three-tenths of a mile – but it's been a long-time coming.
Lake County Forest Preserves commissioners were overjoyed to add the missing piece of trail on...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 3:38 PM
With winter finally waning, Lake County residents soon will need to watch for detours and closures caused by new and uncompleted road projects.
The county will spend $170 million on roads this year, the largest annual expenditure for transportation in...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:49 PM
A Wisconsin man was accused of throwing a firework at police after locking himself in a bathroom stall in a Wadsworth McDonald's, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
Justin Koch, 24, of Plymouth, was charged with felony aggravated battery...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:59 AM
A Lake County sheriff’s deputy has been released from a hospital after being injured in an accident this morning involving his SUV squad car and a garbage truck near Beach Park, authorities said.
The accident occurred around 5:35 a.m. near...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:20 AM
An overturned semi trailer that caught fire caused major delays on the Tri-State Tollway near Wadsworth, but traffic was clearing by about 8 a.m. authorities said.
The trailer broke free from the truck cab and sailed over the center median after the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Lake County prosecutors will not press charges in a school bus crash that killed one person and injured dozens of elementary schoolchildren this month, the Lake County Sheriff's office announced this morning.
The April 5 collision between two Jeeps and...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:37 PM
Democrats boosted their already strong majorities in the state House and Senate on Tuesday, taking advantage of new legislative boundaries they drew over the protests of frustrated Republicans.
House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Donna Radke and her daughter, Jennifer Radke, spend most Sundays showing homes to prospective buyers as part of their careers as sales associates at RE/MAX Center in Grayslake, Ill., but on Sunday, June 19, they are devoting their day to the cause of...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 10:03 AM
A 57-year-old Wadsworth man was being held today in the Lake County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bail after being charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl for approximately three years, officials said.
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| Nov 5, 2009
You have to love the sidewalks.
They are neatly laid out in right angles, a conventional concrete grid that would fit in perfectly in the most cookie cutter of suburban subdivisions.Except that there is no subdivision.
The sidewalks stretch out into...