| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd has reversed his office’s ruling from “undetermined” to “homicide” in the case of a man who died after North Chicago police restrained him, hit him with batons and shocked him with a Taser....
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A judge set bail today at $50,000 for a long-time Benedictine monk accused of trying to abduct a 14-year-old girl in far north suburban Antioch this week.
Thomas M. Chmura, 57, of the 12600 block of 224th Avenue in Benet Lake, Wis., appeared in Lake...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 12:17 PM
A 37-year-old man wanted on a warrant for a shooting and on parole for robbery has been charged after he holed himself up in his home prompting authorities to release gas into the building in a failed attempt to make him come out on his own after a nearly...
| Jun 23, 2013
It’s finally camping season. But before you pack up your car and head to the campgrounds, there are a few things you need to know to make sure this trip goes off without a hitch.
The first rule of camping is to leave all your technology behind,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In order to facilitate the growth of community and (I hope) promote somewhat more civil exchanges, I’m starting an occasional feature in which regulars tell us a bit more about themselves. Commenter ID: Wendy Real name: Wendy Clark Gender: Female......
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Former Waukegan and Illinois basketball star Jereme Richmond was found guilty Thursday of harassment of a witness in connection with a dispute with his probation officer, his attorney Lawrence Wade said.
Check back for updates.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Former Waukegan and Illinois basketball star Jereme Richmond was found guilty Thursday of harassment of a witness in connection with a dispute with his probation officer, his attorney Lawrence Wade said. Check back for updates.
| 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...
| 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,...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:13 AM
The new prosecutor in Lake County is dropping battery charges against a man who spent 20 years in prison, after being wrongfully convicted of rape.
After DNA evidence pointed away from Bennie Starks, he was cleared of charges that he raped a 69-...