| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:58 AM
One person was killed and another injured in a two-car collision in Mundelein Sunday evening.
The driver of one of the cars, Eric Ocampo, 34, of Zion, was taken by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, where he was pronounced...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Below-zero temperatures in eastern Lake County kept schools closed and municipal services bare on Monday after the area was pummeled with snow over the weekend.
Temperatures in Lake Forest dipped to -14 degrees on Monday according to the National Weather...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Snow piled up in double-digit inches in Lake Forest and Libertyville over a period of almost six days and below-zero temperatures for two days, but officials in the towns say they mostly escaped serious problems.
Police in both Libertyville and Lake...
| Jan 7, 2014
A major water agency in Lake County will now serve more communities in their water needs.
The Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency, or JAWA, charter members voted to allow a select few communities to sign on to their water agreement,...
| Dec 18, 2013
Residents from across Lake County recently attended an Audubon Society meeting at Libertyville's Village Hall, eager to learn more about conservation strategies and North American bird migration flyways.
The Lake County Audubon Society is a chapter of...
| Oct 14, 2013
News briefs from Lake Forest, Libertyville and Vernon Hills.
Social media launched
Lake Forest has launched The Social Media Guide for Businesses, which lists social media sites for local businesses to help them engage with customers...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:02 PM
By changing the way they promote business, Libertyville officials hope to attract new patrons and economic development to the downtown area.
Officials in Libertyville are in the preliminary stages of revamping the village's communications plan,...
| Nov 4, 2013
The following items were taken from police records:
•A door in the 500 block of Old Mill Grove Road was shot with an unknown projectile, causing $400 in damage, according to a report filed on Oct. 28 at 7:52 a.m.
•On Oct. 28 at...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Authorities say a man charged with kidnapping a 3-year-old girl also sexually assaulted the Mundelein toddler.
Jose Reyes, 28, of the 4900 block of West North Avenue in Chicago, faces new sexual assault and child pornography charges stemming from the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Mundelein took another step forward in its efforts to create a new image for the town Monday, as officials announced the launch of a new app that allows residents to pay bills and keep up to date with village events on their smartphones.
The "Village of...
| Dec 10, 2013
Residents and businesses in and around Libertyville and Lake Forest are raising funds to help those affected the typhoon that destroyed parts of the Philippines.
At a monthly meeting with businesses, hosted by Libertyville Mayor Terry Weppler,...