| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Officials working on plans to extend Illinois Highway 53 into Lake County met Thursday to discuss ways to pay for the project, with an eye toward figuring out the financing this year.
With the extension projected to cost between $2.56 billion and $2....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
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....
| 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 30, 2014
| 3:38 PM
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...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:23 AM
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...