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  • I-94 crash near Great America sends 16 to hospitals, lanes reopened

    I-94 crash near Great America sends 16 to hospitals, lanes reopened
    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...
  • North Dakota's oil rush lures Chicago-area residents

    North Dakota's oil rush lures Chicago-area residents
    — 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. Nearly...
  • Man convicted of killing wife in '02

    Man convicted of killing wife in '02
    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...
  • Further review: Lake County shows the way toward justice

     
    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......
  • Sprawling responsibilities

    Sprawling responsibilities
    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...
  • Semi crash shuts all Tri-State lanes near IL-173

    Semi crash shuts all Tri-State lanes near IL-173
    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...
  • Bicyclist killed in Lake County accident

    Bicyclist killed in Lake County accident
    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:...
  • Chicago floods: Evacuations, sandbagging as river levels rise

    Chicago floods: Evacuations, sandbagging as river levels rise
    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...
  • Residents rescued as rivers rise and levees break

    Residents rescued as rivers rise and levees break
    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...
  • Growing gratitude

    Growing gratitude
    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...
  • TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets

    TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets
    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...