| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:34 PM
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,...
| 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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:11 PM
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.
| 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 23, 2014
| 1:29 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...