| 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...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:34 PM
A registered sex offender was arrested in Mundelein on Monday and accused of being on elementary school property, authorities said.
Howard Sebring, 55, of Hainesville, was charged with being a child sex offender in a school zone, a felony, according...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:12 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A 70-year-old Barrington man was arrested on March 24 at 12:34 p.m. in the 600 block of South Rand Road and charged with retail theft for taking $77 in merchandise.
A metal door was...
| 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:17 PM
SPRINGFIELD — The Democrat-controlled House narrowly approved major portions of a new state budget Thursday over the objections of Republicans who contend the roughly $38 billion spending plan all but ensures a 2011 temporary income tax increase...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
SPRINGFIELD — The Democratic push to impose a graduated income tax rate in Illinois fizzled on Tuesday, refocusing the debate on whether the state’s temporary income tax hike should be made permanent.
Democratic Sen. Don Harmon had vowed...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Natalie Sturm is ready to order her chickens.
The 15-year-old proponent of backyard chickens in Grayslake heard good news at the village's committee of the whole meeting recently, when members unanimously agreed to vote on an ordinance at their next...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A man who hanged himself in the Lake County Jail early this morning had been placed on suicide watch in recent weeks out of an excess of caution, though a mental health evaluation uncovered no indication that he was planning to harm himself, authorities...
| May 14, 2014
From a tiny acorn comes a mighty oak tree, and from a small change in one yard comes a leap toward improving the health of a region's landscape.
At least, that's the belief espoused by Conserve Lake County, a Grayslake-based nonprofit heading into its...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Thirteen turned out to be a lucky number for Deerfield High School coach Doug Foerch when he was named Illinois diving coach of the year.
Between diving and gymnastics, the two sports he mentors, this was the 13th time Foerch has received the honor,...
| Apr 2, 2014
After losing the Republican primary for the 10th District Lake County Board seat to Chuck Bartels on March 18, Terri Voss and Cornelius "Connie" Shanahan say they remain focused on their current political obligations.
Meanwhile, no Democrat has...