| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Some of Los Angeles' best chefs demonstrating what they do best, dozens of great wineries and cocktail specialists pouring their wares, a broad cross-section of the Southern California restaurant scene — from temples of fine dining to the most...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Plan now for these Labor Day weekend events in Highland Park and Deerfield, from Aug. 30-Sept. 3.
Rock band Ally and The Alley Cats returns to the stage at Norton's Restaurant at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 30. Eat, drink and dance while the group...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Capping two years of public conversation about a criminal case colored by race and class, a Lake County judge on Wednesday sentenced a woman to five years in prison for abusing inhalants behind the wheel of a luxury car before running over and killing a...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:15 AM
An empty sewage treatment plant in Highland Park will be demolished, a project that park district officials hope will free up a view of Lake Michigan and Millard Park beach below the bluff.
Officials said the work will begin after Labor Day, and...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The judge who found a Highland Park woman guilty of aggravated DUI for a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl won’t reverse his ruling, he announced today.
Carly Rousso understood when she inhaled a cleaning product that the act would impair her...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Facing a potentially lengthy prison term for inhaling keyboard cleaner before causing a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park, Carly Rousso has been making public appearances and tearfully apologizing for her crime.
| Sep 4, 2014
Evanston police made arrests for impaired driving and a criminal warrant, while issuing tickets for seat belt violations and other traffic citations during a Labor Day impaired driving crackdown.
One person was arrested for impaired driving, police...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Great food from restaurants such as Girasol, Plan Check Kitchen + Bar, Fishing with Dynamite, Border Grill, and Chichén Itzá, cooking demonstrations from famous chefs including James Beard Chef of the Year Nancy Silverton, esteemed pastry chef Karen...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Frankfort residents will pay bigger electric bills this fall, but still less than they would with Commonwealth Edison, officials said.
Trustees voted Monday to stick with a consortium of more than 15 Will County communities that has chosen Illinois-...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Two weeks after a Mokena man died after falling off his bike, Will County Forest Preserve District police were out on the same bike trail reminding cyclists of trail etiquette and safety.
The safety campaign, which ran over the Labor Day weekend, was...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Frankfort police have signed a new contract with the village that will provide them with a nearly 12 percent raise over four years.
The deal, which covers detectives and patrol officers, grants an initial 2.65 percent raise, followed by annual bumps...