| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Starting June 1, Mundelein residents will see a 10 percent hike on their water bills, after officials approved the town's first rate increase on water and sewer in the last three years.
With an estimated $14.25 million in improvements needed on the...
| 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 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
In the soon-approaching March 18 primary election, I urge you to support Republican candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner.
I believe that many of Springfield’s problems stem from the fact that legislatures seem to be more worried about reelection...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| 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 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...
| Jan 16, 2014
The following items were taken from reports released by the Lake Zurich, Mundelein and Grayslake police departments.
A 49-year-old Fox River Grove man was arrested on Jan. 10 at 4:03 p.m. after an investigation of a traffic crash on...