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  • Blotter: Possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports: A 54-year-old Long Grove man was arrested at 12:22 a.m. Dec. 3 on Route 41 at Route 60. He was charged with DUI and DUI with a blood-alcohol count over .08. A 20-year-old Chicago man was...
  • Traffic, TIF among concerns over Laurel Avenue development in Lake Forest

    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake Forester reports: Traffic flow and the creation of a TIF district to fund site cleanup were two of the main concerns Lake Forest residents expressed Wednesday regarding a new residential development proposed on...
  • Blotter: Alcohol stolen in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Alcohol stolen in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from police reports: Lake Forest A 29-year-old Waukegan woman was arrested on Dec. 14 at 3:19 a.m. at the scene of an accident on Waukegan Road at Inverleith Road and charged with DUI and failure to yield while turning. A...
  • Blotter: Stabbing in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Stabbing in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from police reports: A 51-year-old Lake Forest woman was arrested on Dec. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of South Ridge Road and charged with domestic battery with great bodily harm and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon...
  • Oak Brook general sales tax revenue hits all-time high

    Oak Brook general sales tax revenue hits all-time high
    The $12 million-plus in general sales tax revenue collected by Oak Brook in 2014 marks the highest receipts ever for the village. Collections for 2014 are based on sales from October 2013 through September 2014 and totaled $12,004,427. That bested the...
  • Thomas J. Todd, science teacher, coach and track official, dies

    Thomas J. Todd was a high school cross-country and track coach in the western suburbs who went on to work as an official at Illinois High School Association track meets. Mr. Todd, 61, died of complications from lymphoma on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Rush...
  • Tourism photo company hiring 55 for new HQ

    Tourism photo company hiring 55 for new HQ
    Tourism photo company Magic Memories is establishing its U.S. headquarters in Orlando as it begins hiring about 55 people to work at the Orlando Eye. "Mostly we are looking for hourly employees, but there will be some salaried positions at our...
  • Harvesting solutions: How to address the plight of farmworkers in Mexico

    Harvesting solutions: How to address the plight of farmworkers in Mexico
    Last month, the Los Angeles Times published "Product of Mexico," a four-part series on the abuse of workers on Mexican megafarms that export fruits and vegetables to the United States. The articles and photographs documented dangerous and squalid housing,...
  • Inside Iraq's 'killing zones'

    Inside Iraq's 'killing zones'
    Shi'ite militias and Iraqi security forces, engaged in an all-or-nothing struggle with radical Sunni group Islamic State, are blasting the Sunni farmlands that encircle Baghdad with heavy weapons. Military officers call their target areas in the rural...
  • Why on earth is the City Council trying to ban GMO crops in L.A.?

    Why on earth is the City Council trying to ban GMO crops in L.A.?
    Even if you hate the idea of genetically modified food, you would gain nothing from a Los Angeles City Council proposal to ban the growing of such crops here. That's because no one grows them in L.A. and as near as anyone knows, no one has any plan to...
  • Torturers must be prosecuted

    Torturers must be prosecuted
    Prosecuting those who commit torture is not optional despite suggestions to the contrary by many in this newspaper ("Release of CIA torture report is an outrage," Dec. 10). Article 7 of the Convention Against Torture signed by President Ronald Reagan in...