| 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...
| Feb 5, 2014
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Lake County voters on Tuesday appeared ready to send both an official from the coroner's office and a county commissioner to the general election, while voters in Libertyville looked poised to defeat a request for money to update a historic building....
| 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 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....
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:58 AM
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:39 PM
A female motorist was killed and her passenger critically hurt tonight during a crash involving a pickup truck and a minivan in northwest suburban Long Grove, authorities said.
The victims' ages and identities were not being released, pending...
| 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...