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Libertyville

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  • County to spend highest total yet on road projects

     County to spend highest total yet on road projects
    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...
  • Dist. 128 keeps lid on staffing with efficiencies

     Dist. 128 keeps lid on staffing with efficiencies
    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...
  • Cops: Man fatally shot after confrontation with Wauconda officers

    Cops: Man fatally shot after confrontation with Wauconda officers
    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,...
  • Lake Forest, Libertyville, Vernon Hills police blotter: March 17

    Lake Forest, Libertyville, Vernon Hills police blotter: March 17
    The following items were taken from police records. Lake Forest: 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...
  • Lake County schools help health department track flu

    Lake County schools help health department track flu
    Two Libertyville school districts are participating in a new program that tracks the flu in students and gives data to Lake County officials about how well the kids are handling the illness. The Lake County Health Department organized four different...
  • Lake Forest, Libertyville battle frigid temperatures and snow

    Lake Forest, Libertyville battle frigid temperatures and snow
    Lake County municipalities are dealing with subzero temperatures and snow for the second time in a month, and now officials say they are trying to conserve their resources to survive the rest of the winter. Lake Forest and Libertyville officials say...
  • Mourners pay respects to slain 11-year-old girl

    Mourners pay respects to slain 11-year-old girl
    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...
  • Salt in short supply in Libertyville, Lake Forest

    Salt in short supply in Libertyville, Lake Forest
    Officials in Lake Forest and Libertyville are cutting back on salt to conserve their stores in hopes it will last through the winter. Snow showers again hit Lake County, bringing in 2 to 4 inches of snow today, according to the National Weather Service....
  • Deerfield allowing backyard chickens, but Highland Park not sold yet

    Deerfield allowing backyard chickens, but Highland Park not sold yet
    In April 2012, Barbara Solheim and her then-4-year-old granddaughter, Sophia, walked into Deerfield's Village Hall with a request: Change the village law to allow chickens. About 10 months later, after hearing from Solheim and other residents, Deerfield...
  • Next 24 hours 'challenging' for crews clearing snow

    Next 24 hours 'challenging' for crews clearing snow
    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...
  • Woman charged with vandalizing 20 churches, mosques

    Woman charged with vandalizing 20 churches, mosques
    A Gurnee woman faces felony charges after authorities said she was responsible for defacing 20 Lake County houses of worship with red spray paint. Meghan Heinze, 22, appeared in court this morning on charges of criminal defacement to property at a place...