| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:42 PM
A Vernon Hills police officer shot and killed a charging pit bull this morning after the dog attacked a 56-year-old woman and another dog, according to Vernon Hills police.
At about 9:30 a.m., Vernon Hills police responded to a call of a dog attacking a...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Mundelein allowed three runs in three victories last week and heads into the postseason with a record of 32-2.
Low-scoring victories and lofty win-loss records have become commonplace at Mundelein, particularly since the Illinois High School Association...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Half the trustees in Mundelein say they're not impressed with the choices for a new village logo.
As part of a $70,000 branding campaign, the village will adopt a new logo to replace the tree and stars logo. The new logo is supposed to be presented to...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:32 PM
A vacant industrial building in Mundelein is expected to be converted into an affordable housing complex next year. Developers are proposing a 40-unit apartment building at 407 E. Hawley St., at the site of the old Security Locknut building, which has...
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:09 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•The driver's door was reported damaged March 3 on a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Alpine Drive.
•A forged doctor's signature was found on a prescription for Norco left...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...