| Mar 27, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 65-year-old Mount Prospect woman was arrested March 17 at 4:22 p.m. in the 700 block of South Rand Road. She was charged with retail theft. The estimated value of the loss was...
| 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School will move forward with a $21.8 million construction project that District 120 officials say will replace small, outdated classrooms.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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A man who was shot and killed by police at his apartment in northwest suburban Wauconda Monday has been identified as 36-year-old John Nightingale, officials said.
Lake County Chief Deputy Coroner Orlando Portillo said while the cause of death won&...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Two Wauconda police officers have been cleared in a shooting that left a man dead earlier this month, authorities said.
The officers — whom authorities are not naming — shot John Nightingale, 36, at his home in the northwest suburban town...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| May 4, 2011
Betty A. Smith had become accustomed to holding a tissue over her mouth to combat the secondhand smoke that would infiltrate her apartment.
After years of raising concerns, the 83-year-old lung cancer survivor and former smoker has literally found...
| Dec 23, 2011
Educators forced out or disciplined by local districts over cheating and other state testing violations continued working in schools or administering state exams as their cases languished in Springfield without investigation, the Tribune has learned....
| Jul 11, 2011
| 12:54 PM
Drivers will have to keep their cool as they deal with broken traffic lights, downed trees and power lines on their rides home this afternoon, while commuters on several Metra lines were seeing delays this afternoon as the commuter rail agency deals...