| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 3:38 PM
With winter finally waning, Lake County residents soon will need to watch for detours and closures caused by new and uncompleted road projects.
The county will spend $170 million on roads this year, the largest annual expenditure for transportation in...
| 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....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:58 PM
With enrollment at Libertyville and Vernon Hills high schools expected to stay the same or be slightly higher for the coming school year, only one new full-time-equivalent position is being added to the teaching staff of 260.
Current Community High...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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 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...