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  • Blotter: Car dealership employee fraudulently directs funds in Libertyville

    Blotter: Car dealership employee fraudulently directs funds in Libertyville
    A car dealership employee was accused of fraudulently directing more than $16,000 in refunds into his own account. The 25-year-old Chicago man was arrested at 9:15 a.m. Aug. 1 in the 1000 block of South Milwaukee Avenue and charged with theft over $10,...
  • A network of biking trails winds through Lake County

    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...
  • Libertyville schools install solar panels on roofs

    Libertyville schools install solar panels on roofs
    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...
  • Winchester Road rail crossing to close June 5

    Winchester Road rail crossing to close June 5
    The Winchester Road railroad crossing in Libertyville will close for nearly two weeks starting Thursday, officials have announced. The Metra crossing will shut down to traffic starting at 6 a.m. June 5, and is slated to reopen June 18 by 5 p.m. The...
  • Vernon Hills police kill pit bull after attack

    Vernon Hills police kill pit bull after attack
    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...
  • Libertyville set to approve medical marijuana rules

    As Libertyville officials prepare to put into place zoning regulations for medical marijuana growing as distribution facilities, Director of Community Development John Spoden said his office has already gotten some calls from people expressing interest in...
  • 3D mammograms improve breast cancer detection, drive down false alarms

    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...
  • Public libraries in Chicago, suburbs offering online streaming

    Public libraries in Chicago, suburbs offering online streaming
    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...
  • Quinn: New boating laws will increase safety

    Quinn: New boating laws will increase safety
    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...
  • Robert Depke, Lake County politician, dies at 84

     Robert Depke, Lake County politician, dies at 84
    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...
  • Grayslake offers prescription medication disposal

    Grayslake offers prescription medication disposal
    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...