| Oct 30, 2010
| 7:19 PM
Bill Smith sends this warning to Florida's teachers, students and parents: If you think indoor-air quality in public schools is bad now, just wait a few years.
It could get a lot worse, said Smith, president of the state group representing school-...
| Nov 5, 2009
You have to love the sidewalks.
They are neatly laid out in right angles, a conventional concrete grid that would fit in perfectly in the most cookie cutter of suburban subdivisions.Except that there is no subdivision.
The sidewalks stretch out into...
| Sep 10, 2009
It's not Christmas, and it's not Chicago's birthday. So what's with the great big gift that has just been plunked down on our proverbial doorstep?
Look at it, all wrapped in forest and swooping goldfinches: a huge chunk of undeveloped lakefront land...
| Jun 25, 2009
Searching for a beautiful and fragile natural habitat for a nice eco-tourism jaunt? If you can't make it to a rain forest, consider the ravines of the North Shore.
A defining geological feature of the north suburban lakefront, the ravines do far more...
| Jun 26, 2009
| 11:03 AM
(WGN-AM)- A two-month crime spree ended Thursday when five suspects were charged with 20 armed robberies throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, authorities said.
The robberies took place between April 25 and Thursday, Lake County Sheriff...
| Jun 27, 2009
| 4:56 PM
(WGN-AM) - A Hobart, Ind. couple fabricated a story about a 2-year-old girl being kidnapped in order to cover up the toddler's apparent beating death, prosecutors said.
Engelica Castillo, 18, and Tim Tkachik, 23, were each charged with murder, neglect of...
| Jun 1, 2007
As a longtime Naperville resident, Kelly Dichristofano regularly savored that community's Riverwalk.
Having grown accustomed to being near water, she didn't hesitate when given a chance to buy a unit at The Front Street Lofts, a brand-new development...
| May 13, 2009
From her quiet ranch near Lake County's Sugarloaf Mountain, Sandi White is working to find homes for her pointy-eared friends. She isn't rescuing typical pets such as dogs and cats. Instead, the 55-year-old animal lover has an established adoption...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 9:19 AM
On June 1st, 2010, Eric Kuby bought the residence at 797 Oakwood Avenue in Lake Forest, IL from James Engelland. Mr. Kuby paid $1,250,000 for the residence.
Eric Kuby is Chief Investment Officer with Northstar Investment Management Corporation. Prior...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 9:23 AM
On May 27th, 2010, Logan Rosenthal bought the home at 117 Park Lane in Deerfield, IL from Ryan Zeldin. Mr. Rosenthal bought the home for $662,500.
Logan Rosenthal is a CRM Applications Project Manager with Walgreens. Prior to joining Walgreens, Rosenthal...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 12:17 PM
On March 18th, 2010, Dustan McCoy sold his home at 236 E. North Avenue in Lake Bluff, Illinois to Donald V. Patton. The home was purchased for $1,337,500.
As of January 2010, Donald Patton is Senior Vice President for U. S. Pharmaceuticals, heading up...
| Sep 5, 2004
| 8:23 PM
Read from the last page forward to see developments in chronological order.
11:23 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004
Joseph and Mary Dlubac celebrated 66 years of marriage Sunday at Palm Terrace Elementary School, being used as special needs shelter in...