| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
DUI A Hainesville woman was arrested on Feb. 16 at Cranberry Lake Drive and Route 134 for driving under the influence of alcohol, aggravated driving …...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 4:33 AM
The Lake County Fair Association Board of Directors has elected Mike Richards to take over as its president after the resignation of David DeYoung from …...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The case against Jerry Hobbs always struck me as incredible, in the literal sense of the word. A father gets so angry because his 8-year-old daughter fails to come home that he stabs her eyes out? And stabs her 9-year-old......
| Jun 6, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Contributor Robert Goldsborough's "Elite Street" item today, Bruce Wolf moves to farm after reaping big loss on town home touches on the witty sportscaster's relocation to Old Mill Creek and gives me all the excuse I need to revive my......
| Mar 2, 2010
| 7:11 PM
The state's school superintendents are cutting costs in a gruesome budget cycle, but they can take some consolation: Their own paychecks are growing comfortably.
The average salary and benefits of Illinois' top school executives grew 3.7 percent last...
| May 29, 2010
Gary Coleman, who soared to fame in the late 1970s as the child star of the hit sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" and whose post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor, died Friday. He was...
| May 12, 2010
Once again area residents can find the fruits of the Midwest in farmers markets throughout the city and suburbs. Most are opening this month.
Farmers and vendors from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan will bring produce, baked goods, cheese,...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 1:30 AM
Sioux City, Iowa: The Lord called Ardella “Della” (Weisenberger) Wockenfuss, 80, of Sioux City, Iowa and formerly of Ipswich, S.D., home on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. She passed away at the Sunrise Retirement Home in Sioux City.
Her funeral service is...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 12:43 PM
Laura Hobbs, 8, and her friend Krystal Tobias, 9, were already dead when they were reported missing at 9 p.m. on Mother's Day 2005.
Two 2nd Grade girls were found stabbed and brutally beaten in a wooded area at the northeastern edge of Beulah Park in...
| Aug 7, 2010
The northern suburbs have a reputation as a refuge from crime, and that's often true. But in 1934, the body of famed outlaw "Baby Face" Nelson was found in what is now Skokie. Here are some other facts that may be surprising about our northern neighbors:...
| Aug 4, 2010
Monica Long had expected a routine appointment. But here she was sitting in her new oncologist's office, and he was delivering disturbing news.
Nearly a year earlier, in 2007, a pathologist at a small hospital in Cheboygan, Mich., had found the...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 5:40 PM
America's traditional 180-day school year is more myth than reality in Illinois, as a jumble of state laws, rules and waivers allow districts to chip away instruction time, shorten school hours and cut the number of days students come to school.