| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:00 PM
As temperatures in the Chicago area reach the mid-90s today, Lake County residents are trying to keep their cool. Towns including Lake Forest and Libertyville had plans in place should the need arise during the area's first heat wave of 2013.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•On July 9 at 2:50 p.m., a 31-year-old Lake Zurich woman was arrested in the 200 block of South Buesching Road and charged with two counts of endangering the life of a child by...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Planners hope that pedestrians and bikers in Libertyville will have an easier time crossing Milwaukee Avenue and accessing other path networks in the area as part of a $23 million project by the Illinois Department of Transportation on the road.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Sixteen people were taken to area hospitals after a six-vehicle crash including a semi-truck happened on I-94 outside of Gurnee, police said.
All lanes were reopened by 2:45 p.m. on Interstate 94 near Grand Avenue after several lanes were shut down as...
| Jul 10, 2013
The following items were taken from police records:
•A 56-year-old Lake Zurich man was arrested in the 100 block of Pine Tree Row on July 2 at 7:43 p.m. on a Lake County failure to appear warrant on traffic related charges.
| Jun 14, 2013
Of all the details that haunt Margaret Borcia about the boating crash that killed her 10-year-old son — the continued struggles of her other children who witnessed his death, the coroner telling her the body was too damaged for her to view or hug...
| Jun 13, 2013
Opened amid the United States Bicentennial celebration in 1976 and home to the country's largest collection of postcards, the Lake County Discovery Museum will move to Libertyville, in what officials say is a more centralized location.
"We can protect...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Francene Ruth Hoeft, 64, of 912 S. Lawson St., No. 3, DUI, first offense, fined $520 and sentenced to 60 days in jail with all of the jail sentence suspended; illegal lane change, charge dismissed.
Kristi Beth Beck, 33, of 401 N. State St., speeding,...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:39 AM
The worst news Matsen Dziedzic received on the football field in the fall has resulted in good news for the Libertyville senior this spring.
After Dziedzic suffered a concussion with three games remaining in the football season, doctors declared his...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:43 PM
A Lindenhurst woman who celebrated her 34th birthday today was killed when she was struck by a vehicle this afternoon, officials said.
Anna Harvey was killed earlier today, said Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd, who confirmed her hometown.
At about 2:...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:20 AM
An overturned semi trailer that caught fire caused major delays on the Tri-State Tollway near Wadsworth, but traffic was clearing by about 8 a.m. authorities said.
The trailer broke free from the truck cab and sailed over the center median after the...