| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday's print column I looked into buying a laurel wreath for Lake County's new state's attorney, Mike Nerheim — Amazon offers a broad variety of the honorary headdress — but decided not to place the order just yet. Nerheim, as......
| Jan 3, 2013
The first word you see on the front page of this newspaper may be Chicago, but some of the most important stories you read here every day happen outside the city limits.
The Tribune has a team of photographers, reporters and editors in three bureaus...
| 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...
| 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 18, 2013
| 11:12 AM
After wreaking havoc on the morning commute, closing schools and prompting scattered evacuations, the massive storm that dumped upwards of a half-foot of rain on parts of the Chicago area overnight is expected to continue throughout the day, with flooding...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:11 PM
With a few more rain showers and even snow flurries predicted in the Chicago area Friday, rescue workers pulled stranded residents from their flood-damaged homes while Gov. Pat Quinn declared 38 counties state disaster areas.
Gov. Quinn’s office...
| Nov 19, 2010
The trowels and shovels have been cleaned and stowed, and the summer garden is now just a memory. In this quiet time of autumn, with Thanksgiving about to usher in the winter holidays, we asked gardeners, plant breeders, horticulturists and designers to...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Donna Radke and her daughter, Jennifer Radke, spend most Sundays showing homes to prospective buyers as part of their careers as sales associates at RE/MAX Center in Grayslake, Ill., but on Sunday, June 19, they are devoting their day to the cause of...