| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:42 PM
The voices of schoolchildren filled a Lake County church with song Wednesday morning as a community mourned an 11-year-old girl and prayed for the sister accused of killing her.
Mourners at the funeral for Dora Betancourt at St. John Lutheran Church...
| Mar 13, 2014
Letters to the editor from Fox Lake and Mundelein.
I am writing to support an increase in Illinois' minimum wage.
I live in a community in which many of the residents work for minimum wage — or less. People are struggling,...
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:28 AM
The following items were taken from police records.
A 23-year-old Wadsworth man, a 22-year-old Zion man and a 22-year-old Beach Park man were arrested on drug charges at 3:53 a.m. Feb. 23, on Route 31 at Route 176. The Wadsworth man was...
| 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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:19 PM
A 36-year-old man was shot and killed by police in northwest suburban Wauconda Monday afternoon, according to a police department release.
Police were called to a home on the 100 block of Slocum Lake Road around noon by the man’s roommate,...
| 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....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:34 PM
With snow melting and more precipitation arriving, Lake County towns are doing what they can to try and prevent flooding.
Lake Zurich Public Works Manager Mike Brown said the next 24 hours will be especially challenging for crews working quickly to...
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:31 PM
When the new 10,732-square-foot Lake County Animal Control Facility opens July 25 near Libertyville, animals will have more space, including an outdoor area for dogs to exercise.
"We will have a much safer environment for both the employees and the...
| 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...