| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:35 PM
The death of a woman whose body was found in a wooded area near a Zion train station is being investigated as suspicious, the Lake …...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The Lake County Fielders cancelled league play this season on the heels of a lawsuit filed by the City of Zion and an earlier suit …...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Lake County authorities are investigating the apparent murder of a Wisconsin woman whose body was found with multiple stab wounds in an industrial park in far north suburban Zion on Sunday.
Lake County Coroner Artis Yancey identified the victim Tuesday...
| Apr 6, 2012
Hoping to prevent bungled police probes and prosecutions like those that have plagued Illinois' legal system, state lawmakers mandated the creation of a class to certify officers as "lead homicide investigators."
But one of the teams being paid tax...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Representatives of striking Zion-Benton High School District 126 teachers and staff are scheduled to resume contract talks with district officials at 9 a.m. Friday, a union official said this evening.
Negotiations will resume at 9 a.m. Friday in the...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Although no agreement had been made by Friday evening, dozens of striking teachers and staff picketing at Zion-Benton High School District 126 schools for a second day are trying to remain optimistic.
But the marathon negotiating sessions —...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Lake County prosecutors this afternoon announced new murder charges in two notorious slayings that had been attributed to other men until DNA pointed away from the suspects.
The announcement comes on the same day prosecutors dropped rape charges against...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Several lanes of eastbound I-94 near north suburban Zion were closed late this morning after a semi truck carrying a box trailer rolled over, according to Illinois State Police officials.
The single-truck crash at about 10:44 a.m. south of Russell Road...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:30 PM
Week 6 – Sept. 24-30
All games 7:30 unless noted.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS
Prosser vs. Mather, 4:15 at Winnemac
CHICAGO GREAT LAKES
Westinghouse vs. Payton, 7:15 at Lane
CHICAGO ILLINI LAND OF LINCOLN
Phillips vs. King, 4:...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Week 9 – Oct. 15-21
All games 7:30 unless noted.
TUESDAY, OCT. 16
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 2
Bronzeville vs. Gage Park, 6 at Gately
Hirsch vs. Dyett, 4 at Eckersall
Urban Prep-West vs. Juarez, 6 at Hanson
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4
Johnson vs. Hawkins,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 3:26 PM
3 stars (out of 4)
Originally out of Zion, Ill., Jeff and John Murphy and Gary Klebe were at the forefront of the home-recording revolution in the ‘70s, self-releasing albums without benefit of major-label budgets or studios. Their early recordings...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Lake County Coroner officials will have to use DNA evidence to positively identify a man who died after an early morning fire in his Zion apartment, officials said today.
The fire was reported at about 3:11 a.m. Saturday at the Park Trails Apartments,...