| 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,...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:38 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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 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,...
| Jan 22, 2014
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...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Families move to Libertyville for the schools, but they stayed because of the vibrant, interesting and growing community.
We all know Libertyville is not an inexpensive place to live. However, as with most things in Illinois, you get what you pay for....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:22 AM
This recipe was developed by Michele V. of Libertyville, Ill., and was selected as a runner-up in the 2012 Martha White Holiday Muffin Mix Challenge.
Luscious Lemon and White Chocolate Tart
Yield: 10 servings
Crisco Original No-Stick Cooking Spray...
| Mar 17, 2013
— He dropped out of north suburban Richmond-Burton Community High School, and a few years later Andy Turco found himself staining decks in the summer, plowing snow in the winter and going without work for a month or two in between.
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Almost 11 years ago, Ruben Contreras fled to Mexico after authorities said he dumped the body of his estranged wife in a forest preserve.
It took a Lake County jury 90 minutes Thursday to convict the former Libertyville man of first-degree murder in her...