| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Torn socks, old dust rags, tattered jeans, sheets, bedspreads and other textiles clutter landfills in Lake County as well as nationwide.
But Lake County residents soon will be able to recycle those throw-aways by tossing them in steel 7-by-4 foot bins to...
| Feb 5, 2014
Mundelein High School will move forward with a $21.8 million construction project that District 120 officials say will replace small, outdated classrooms.
Thanks to a capital development grant the district applied for in 2003, the state will pay for...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:26 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A 22-year-old Lake Zurich man was arrested on Jan. 27 at 7:31 a.m. in the 40 block of Johnathan Road and served with a Lake County arrest warrant for DUI.
A 39-year-old Round Lake Beach...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Two years after spending $450,000 for a new emergency dispatch facility, the Village of Wauconda is considering outsourcing its services.
As officials have been negotiating with the dispatchers' labor union since April when its contract expired, they've...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Root beer—A&W, Barq's, Mug, etc.—is really a misnomer. It's soda, made with carbonated water and sweeteners, and, as everyone knows, is totally appropriate to serve at a kid's birthday party.
Not so with two new local brews.
| Oct 12, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The search continued today for a missing Volo woman and her two young daughters, as water searches near her home turned up nothing and detectives followed up on tips of possible sightings.
Aneta M. Marsek, 33, and her daughters, ages 2 and 4 months, were...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:10 AM
Investigators from the Lake County Sheriff's were at the home of a missing Volo mother and her two children Thursday afternoon.
33-year-old Aneta Marsek and her two daughters haven't been seen since Saturday night when they left her parents' home in...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A recently fired Deerfield Police community service officer has been arrested after years of allegedly skimming cash from a village commuter lot, according to an …...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:34 PM
More than 300 basketball teams from across the country invaded the north and west suburbs for the Best Buy Chicago Classic May 25-27 featuring travel …...
| May 19, 2012
| 10:32 AM
A Waukegan man has been charged with homicide in connection with the death of a Wauconda man by a heroin overdose this week, police said.
Douglas E. Moses, 40, of the 600 block of Avenue, was arrested Friday and was charged with drug-induced homicide,...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Alternative Behavioral Treatment Centers, a nonprofit near Wauconda that serves juvenile sex offenders and other troubled young people, will close its doors by the end …...