| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Below-zero temperatures in eastern Lake County kept schools closed and municipal services bare on Monday after the area was pummeled with snow over the weekend.
Temperatures in Lake Forest dipped to -14 degrees on Monday according to the National Weather...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 40-year-old Chicago man was arrested on the 4300 block of West Lake Avenue at 9:04 a.m. Dec. 13 and charged with driving with a suspended license.
•A 39-year-old Wheeling...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The acres of ravines and bluffs carved into the landscape – host to running water, as well as native plants and animal species – characterize North Shore communities along Lake Michigan.
The ravines, some suffering from neglect and...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:18 AM
As Lake Forest officials prepare for a reduction in state aid, residents could see their property taxes rise as soon as next year.
The move would increase property taxes to reduce what officials said was the city's dependency on the state revenue...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Chicago Public, Inter-City 1
Little Village at Maine, 5:30 at Lane
Chicago Public, Inter-City 2
Gage Park at Bronzeville, 4:15 at Eckersall
Juarez at Kelly, 4:15 at Rockne
Kennedy at Tilden, 4:15 at Stagg
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Expert in Asian American art
Karin Higa, 47, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her home in L.A., said Russell...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Brian Ludmer, a high school teacher who grew up in Lake Forest, was waiting for a flight at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday when he came face to face with a man toting a gun.
As the gunman took aim, Ludmer turned to run and dived away, but he...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:39 PM
The push to toughen state exams for Illinois grade school students triggered widespread drops in 2013 scores, with hundreds of schools in some of the state's poorest communities seeing performances plunge, test results show.
But some schools in affluent...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:20 AM
A high school teacher who grew up in Lake Forest faces at least one more surgery after he was shot in the leg last week at Los Angeles International Airport, according to hospital officials.
Brian Ludmer, 29, will need surgery for a fractured leg as well...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:18 PM
News in brief from Vernon Hills, Lake County, Lake Forest and Libertyville.
Vernon Hills alumnus hosts workshop
Vernon Hills High School alumnus Matt Nuernberger hosted a workshop last week for students at his alma mater with his...
| Nov 27, 2013
Letters to the editor from Highland Park, Lake Forest and Mundelein.
In pursuit of peace
There is a saying that, in the Middle East, everyone lies. Iran has lied about its nuclear ambitions for at least 20 years. It is good that the agreement with...