| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Ray Bradbury, the science fiction genius, has died at age 91. He wrote classics such as “The Martian Chronicles” and “Fahrenheit 451,” as well as dozens of fantastic short stories. My personal favorite was “Something Wicked...
| Dec 18, 2013
Residents from across Lake County recently attended an Audubon Society meeting at Libertyville's Village Hall, eager to learn more about conservation strategies and North American bird migration flyways.
The Lake County Audubon Society is a chapter of...
| Dec 16, 2013
Joseph Cloidt survived the Civil War battles of Bull Run and Gettysburg, serving at one point as bodyguard to President Abraham Lincoln.
Arthur Hinze fought in Germany and France in World War I. And Raymond John Bielfeldt died of tuberculosis contracted...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A Great Lakes woman was charged today with driving under the influence and child endangerment after authorities said she drove the wrong way on a highway, hit a pole, then a Lake Bluff police car before leaving the scene of the accident.
Both Lake Bluff...
| Dec 12, 2013
Long-time 30th District State Sen. Terry Link of Waukegan will be running again on his record in the 2014 general election, but that's just what motivated his challenger, Don Wilson (R) of Gurnee to enter the race.
With the filing deadline of Dec. 2...
| Dec 10, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A Racine, Wis., woman, 24, was charged with driving with a suspended license after being stopped in the 1900 block of Skokie Valley Road at 11:23 a.m. Dec. 6.
| Dec 9, 2013
During last year's race for Lake County state's attorney, Mike Nerheim talked about the kind of prosecutor he wouldn't be if voters elected him.
He promised he wouldn't lengthen the county's parade of the wrongfully convicted, and he wouldn't disregard...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:08 PM
An amateur radio operator from Waukegan was arrested Tuesday after authorities said he breached security and used racially offensive language on a Lake County Sheriff’s Office corrections radio communications system, officials said.
| Dec 2, 2013
More than 20 months after the deaths of two Lake County Jail inmates, no jail employee has been disciplined in connection with their treatment, no specific policy changes have been announced and a report commissioned by the sheriff to see if reforms are...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:17 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
•A Cicero man, 27, was charged with driving under the influence, driving an uninsured motor vehicle, improper lane usage, failure to signal, speeding, possession of a stolen...
| 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 25, 2013
| 7:07 PM
The man who died after his car was hit by a Metra train Saturday in Lake Forest was a Northwestern University medical school professor and surgeon at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, hospital officials said Monday.
Dr. Victor Tsirline, 35, was killed...