| 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....
| 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 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 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
| 12:30 PM
A Waukegan man was arrested yesterday in connection with the assault of a female jogger on the North Shore Bike Path in Libertyville earlier this month, authorities said.
Denilson Martinez-Rodriguez, a 21-year-old Honduran man living in Waukegan, has...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...