| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:31 PM
When the new 10,732-square-foot Lake County Animal Control Facility opens July 25 near Libertyville, animals will have more space, including an outdoor area for dogs to exercise.
"We will have a much safer environment for both the employees and the...
| 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 10, 2014
Robert W. Depke, a major political player who twice served as chairman of the Lake County Board, was nicknamed "Bulldozer Bob" for his pro-development initiatives.
But it was his role in the 1990s in helping to stop the closing and perhaps razing of...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Governor Pat Quinn stood under the sun on a beautiful day at 31st Street Harbor with legislators and representatives from the boating community Saturday to sign three bills meant to improve recreational boating safety.
“It’s a very serious...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:42 PM
A Vernon Hills police officer shot and killed a charging pit bull this morning after the dog attacked a 56-year-old woman and another dog, according to Vernon Hills police.
At about 9:30 a.m., Vernon Hills police responded to a call of a dog attacking a...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Screening women for breast cancer using traditional digital mammography plus a technique that yields a three-dimensional picture of the breast improves detection of cancer and reduces the number of women called back unnecessarily for further tests and...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Try to check out a hot new book or movie at your local library, and you're likely to get put on a long waiting list.
Libraries in the Chicago area are trying to change that by offering a new online checkout service. Instead of having a limited number...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Libertyville police have sent out an alert after a man tried to sexually assault a woman along the North Shore Bike Path and Des Plaines River Trail.
The attack occurred under the Route 176 underpass, according to a statement from the Lake County Forest...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Authorities are using video surveillance from nearby businesses to investigate an attack on the North Shore Bike Path near Libertyville Sunday afternoon.
Lake County Forest Preserves Police Chief John Tannahill said a woman in her early 20s fought off an...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Letter to Editor
This is in response to “Improved bike routes coming to Chicago suburbs” (News, May 25).
We appreciated this article bringing attention to the connection of trails and bike routes across the region. However, it failed to...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Two North suburban middle schools will be fitted for solar panels and have the devices installed later this year.
Solar panels will be installed on the roofs at Butterfield and Highland Middle Schools in Libertyville in August, thanks in part to a...