| May 30, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The Lake County Forest Preserves received a call about a swath of the Fort Sheridan lake bluff that had collapsed into Lake Michigan after the heavy rains earlier this week.
But when Jim Anderson, the forest preserves' natural resource manager,...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:53 PM
At least 10 more Caribou Coffee locations in the suburbs, including ones in Northbrook and Lake Forest, are going to be closing their doors instead of being turned into Peet's Coffee and Tea, as originally planned, company officials said.
| 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...
| 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
| 5:23 AM
A former state lawmaker who is accused of trading child pornography online has started collecting a state pension of nearly $15,000 a year — an amount he bumped up by purchasing credit for time he didn't work.
Ex-Rep. Keith Farnham, an Elgin...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Fun things to do in Highland Park and Deerfield for the weekend of May 9.
Nine artists, six studios
"The Artists at 3150" can be described as a community of artists working in the same place on various art forms. Beginning at 3 p.m. on May 9, nine...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:07 AM
Retired Illinois Tool Works chairman and Chief Executive W. James Farrell on Monday listed his seven-bedroom, 12,320-square-foot mansion in Lake Forest for almost $7 million.
Farrell, 72, was the Glenview-based conglomerate’s chief from 1995...
| May 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A 59-year-old Lake Bluff woman was arrested at 12:05 p.m. April 21 on Western Avenue at Illinois Road. She was charged with running a red light and driving on a revoked license.
A 25-year-old Park City man was arrested at 9 p.m. April 22 on Ahwahnee...
| 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...