| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Florida regulators on Tuesday gave their approval for electric utilities to slash energy efficiency goals and end solar rebates to customers after 2015.
In a nearly two-hour session in Tallahassee, Florida's Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Northfield native Charles Engelman said he is still in shock after he was selected as the winner in a national contest sponsored by National Geographic, in which he will receive a $50,000 grant to launch his "dream expedition."
"To be completely honest,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just found out I have stage I breast cancer, and I'm trying to decide on the kind of surgery I'll have. My doctor says I could have either a mastectomy or a lumpectomy. I'm leaning toward a lumpectomy. But how do you know if a...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 6:15 PM
The following items were taken from Lake Forest police records.
A 31-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested at 9:49 p.m. Oct. 13 on Route 41 at Westleigh Road. He was served with a Cook County warrant for driving on a suspended license and transported to...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 8:59 PM
The following incidents were taken from Lake Forest police reports:
A riding lawn mower was stolen from a residence in the 700 block of Washington Road sometime during the weekend of Oct. 1-2.
A 75-year-old Lake Forest woman was arrested at 10:14 p.m....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:08 PM
When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Lake Forest's Public Works Committee directed engineering consultant Strand & Associates to evaluate four company proposals for a costly retrofitting of the city water plant with 10-inch membrane filters, now the industry standard.
The city will chose...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The following items were taken from Lake Forest police reports:
A 48-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested at 1:22 a.m. Sept. 28 in the 1100 block of Ashley Road. He was charged with battery and theft of services for non-payment of a cab ride.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 12:19 PM
A 59-year-old Lake Bluff man was arrested at 5:54 p.m. Oct. 1 at the scene of an accident on Waukegan Road at Deerpath Road. He was charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
A 22-year-old Chicago man was arrested at 11:39 p.m....
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports.
A 51-year-old Waukegan man was arrested on Nov. 14 at 10:10 a.m. on Route 41 at Old Elm Road and was charged with criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct for an altercation following a...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:21 PM
The following were taken from police reports.
A 55-year-old Northfield man was arrested on Sept. 24 at 11:29 p.m. following a single-car crash on Route 41 at Westleigh Road and charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.