| Mar 25, 2013
As early as kindergarten, all students in Illinois could be engaged in science and engineering practices, from analyzing data to defining problems and designing solutions.
By high school they'd be deep into engineering design and investigating solutions...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Superstorm Sandy dumped 60,000 cubic yards of sand into the mouth of Waukegan Harbor last fall, clogging the entrance.
Nearby, beaches have grown thin, in part because all the sand is getting trapped in Waukegan.
The solution to both problems seemed...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Iconic science-fiction author Ray Bradbury lived in Los Angeles for almost 80 years, but his books are heading back to his birthplace, Waukegan, Ill. His personal book collection will go the Waukegan Public Library.
Bradbury lived in Waukegan until he...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:37 AM
A daughter, Evelyn Marie Anderson, was born to Max Anderson and Caitlin Cox of Boyne City on Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Evelyn weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces at birth. Grandparents are Thomas and Kathy Zatorski of Suttons Bay,...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:36 AM
A man was shot to death in a parking lot in Zion, according to police.
Police said they responded about 4:35 p.m. Thursday to a 911 call for shots fired in the Aldi store parking lot in the 2800 block of Sheridan Road.
Police found “a single...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Former Illini basketball player Jereme Richmond must serve eight days in the Lake County Jail, but he’ll still be able to join a Premier Basketball League team, a judge ruled today.
The modification to Richmond’s probation for a weapons...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:33 PM
The ringleader of four people accused of beating and torturing to death a Lake County man pleaded guilty to murder today.
Roberto Guzman, 25, of Waukegan, described in a statement in court how he planned the revenge killing of fellow Waukegan resident...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Midway Airport has received a reprieve from possible overnight closures of its air-traffic control tower, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski said Tuesday.
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce on Wednesday that 72 airports, including Midway,...
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 10:37 AM
The sister of a man who died about four months after being injured in Lake County jail has filed suit against the county and Sheriff Mark Curran, blaming them for his death.
Eugene Gruber, 51, of Grayslake, died March 3 as a result of injuries suffered...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A stretch of Shermer Road between downtown Northbrook and Dundee Road will be closed for about two months while the Illinois Department of Transportation replaces …...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Juan Rivera, exonerated through DNA in the 1992 rape and murder of an 11-year-old Waukegan girl, returned to Lake County on Sunday for the first …...