| 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.
| May 28, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Amid all the commotion over the Illinois deficit and income tax rates, we’re ignoring one of the biggest threats to our state’s financial well-being — and perhaps the only one for which a quick fix can be found: runaway property taxes....
| May 30, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The following items were taken from police records.
A 26-year-old Lowell, Ind., man was arrested on May 22 at 12:20 a.m. on East Maple Avenue at Milwaukee Avenue. He was charged with DUI, DUI with a blood-alcohol count over .08, driving...
| May 14, 2014
From a tiny acorn comes a mighty oak tree, and from a small change in one yard comes a leap toward improving the health of a region's landscape.
At least, that's the belief espoused by Conserve Lake County, a Grayslake-based nonprofit heading into its...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 1:03 PM
A Lake County Health Department clinic, combining behavioral health and primary care services under one roof, is opening at a newly-renovated Libertyville site, more than doubling the space of one vacated in Round Lake Park.
Officials say access for...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A Lake Zurich resident reported on April 14 that $11,000 in unauthorized charges were made on a credit card.
•A 33-year-old Wauconda man was arrested April 14 at 11:31 p.m....
| May 5, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Starting June 1, Mundelein residents will see a 10 percent hike on their water bills, after officials approved the town's first rate increase on water and sewer in the last three years.
With an estimated $14.25 million in improvements needed on the...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Letters to the editor from Highland Park and Libertyville.
This is in response to "District 112 consolidation plan moves forward" (News, May 15). Students in North Shore School District 112 schools benefit from excellent teachers,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois
Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier
Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron
Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State
Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Lake County voters on Tuesday appeared ready to send both an official from the coroner's office and a county commissioner to the general election, while voters in Libertyville looked poised to defeat a request for money to update a historic building....
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:32 PM
A Mundelein man died and three other people were injured when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a car heading toward him on a Mundelein-area road Saturday afternoon, police said.
Brian E. Martin, 49, of Mundelein, was pronounced dead at...