| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The League of Women Voters is getting the word out on how Cook and Lake County residents, particularly those along the coastline of Lake Michigan, can prevent flooding while being environmentally friendly at the same time.
Krista Grimm, a water issues...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Misuse of prescription drugs can lead to heroin abuse, Village of Grayslake Chief of Police Phillip Perlini recently learned.
That's one reason he suggested the village start a prescription drug collection program. Since June 25, residents have been...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Community High School District 128 educators choose their words carefully when discussing the initiative to place a portable computer in the hands of every student at Libertyville and Vernon Hills high schools by the start of the 2015-16 school year....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:17 AM
As if downed trees and flooded viaducts aren't enough, Monday night's severe storms have derailed swimming at Chicago's 27 beaches today, as well as in some North Shore communities.
The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Ground will break on the new $378 million Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in October now that the last of several major governing bodies have approved the project.
The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board recently approved the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:08 PM
State regulators have suspended the medical license of a Chicago chiropractor arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a female patient in Highland Park, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation officials said.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Hinsdale Central's boys tennis team won its third straight Illinois High School Association state championship and seventh in the last nine years over the weekend.
Central racked up 54 points to easily beat Lake Forest, which had 40 points.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:52 PM
A major environmental restoration project on the lakefront around Fort Sheridan, estimated to cost about $13.6 million, could begin in the fall of 2015 after years of planning, according to local and regional officials involved with the project.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:25 AM
The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports:
A 22-year-old Waukegan man and a 29-year-old Round Lake Beach man were arrested on June 9 at 2:30 p.m. on Westleigh Road at Wallace Road and charged with the theft of two mountain bikes.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The Lake Forest Symphony in north suburban Lake Forest on Monday named Vladimir Kulenovic as its new conductor, effective with the start of the 2014-15 season in September.
Kulenovic, 34, presently serves as associate conductor of the Utah Symphony...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Two men have been charged in a series of car and residential burglaries in Lake Forest, according to Lake Forest police Deputy Chief Karl Walldorf. They face unrelated charges in Zion, authorities there said.
Everett D. Robinson, 19, of Winthrop Harbor,...