| May 21, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Thomas D. Washburne Sr., a partner in the Baltimore law firm of Ober/Kaler whose specialty was estate planning, died Tuesday of an unknown neurological disorder at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 86.
The son of Hempstead Washburne, a lawyer, and Mary...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets.
Grayslake summer market
3-7 p.m., June 4-Sept. 24, at Whitney and Center streets.
7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 4-Oct. 29, Dean Avenue...
| 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 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.
| May 19, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Zipcar car-sharing service is coming into Lake County, with Lake Forest, Highland Park and Deerfield locations moving to implement a business model aimed at "member" drivers who need occasional use of a vehicle.
"Green initiatives were strongly...
| 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...
| May 10, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Harry Shipp registered the first three goals of his young MLS career Saturday, leading the Chicago Fire to their first win of the season, a 5-4 decision over the New York Red Bulls before 23,776 at Red Bull Arena.
Bradley Wright-Phillips recorded the...
| 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.
| May 9, 2014
| 4:28 PM
After the death of his 17-year-old son, a Lake Forest father left his executive banking job to work for an international Christian ministry -- a decision that stemmed from a series of devastating losses, he wrote in a subsequent book.
Now Gerard Long...
| 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,...
| Apr 24, 2014
As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...