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  • Lake Forest police reports: Stealing mountain bikes, and more

    Lake Forest police reports: Stealing mountain bikes, and more
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports: A 22-year-old Waukegan man and a 29-year-old Round Lake Beach man were arrested on June 9 at 2:30 p.m. on Westleigh Road at Wallace Road and charged with the theft of two mountain bikes. A 61-...
  • Chicago beaches closed after storms

    Chicago beaches closed after storms
    As if downed trees and flooded viaducts aren't enough, Monday night's severe storms have derailed swimming at Chicago's 27 beaches today, as well as in some North Shore communities. The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and...
  • Fireworks Release A Shower Of Memories

    They lifted their heads as the first round of fireworks kissed the night sky. A year ago, my two youngest daughters, 6 and 4, stood in the Hamden Plaza parking lot, along with one of their two older sisters. Though we were a mile away from where the...
  • Lake Zurich police reports: $30,000 in jewelry reported stolen, and more

    Lake Zurich police reports: $30,000 in jewelry reported stolen, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports. A 47-year-old Chicago woman was arrested on June 23 at 3:07 p.m. in the 600 block of North Rand Road and charged with stealing $84 in merchandise. A water heater and two air conditioners valued at...
  • Waukegan man charged in assault on Libertyville bike trail

    Waukegan man charged in assault on Libertyville bike trail
    A Waukegan man was arrested yesterday in connection with the assault of a female jogger on the North Shore Bike Path in Libertyville earlier this month, authorities said. Denilson Martinez-Rodriguez, a 21-year-old Honduran man living in Waukegan, has...
  • Howard Ball: He spent life bringing people closer to God

    Howard Ball: He spent life bringing people closer to God
    When Howard Ball started his career — working for a cemetery business — he focused on how people rested on earth. But a spiritual awakening at age 30 caused a shift in his priorities: From then on, Ball was interested in what happens after...
  • I have a humble suggestion how Waukegan High School students can fill their five-second moment of silence.

    Ever since the Illinois General Assembly passed a law in 2007 mandating a “moment of silence” to begin each classroom day in public schools I’ve been informally collecting reports from students, parents and teachers about how this vague,...
  • DNA links murder and rape of Holly Staker, 11, to second murder 8 years later

    DNA links murder and rape of Holly Staker, 11, to second murder 8 years later
    More than two decades after 11-year-old Holly Staker was raped and killed in what became one of Lake County's most contentious prosecutions, DNA evidence from her 1992 case has been matched to a potential suspect in a second slaying that took place nearly...
  • Chicago Public Library to receive national medal from first lady

    Chicago Public Library to receive national medal from first lady
    First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to present the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions, including the Chicago Public Library, at a White House ceremony on Thursday. In an announcement today, the White House described...
  • No surprise here, but yes, Juan Rivera was innocent.

     
    Steve Mills and Dan Hinkel report: More than two decades after 11-year-old Holly Staker was raped and murdered in one of Waukegan’s most contentious criminal cases, DNA evidence from her case has been matched to a potential suspect in a......
  • Glenview police reports: $35,000 in jewelry stolen

    Glenview police reports: $35,000 in jewelry stolen
    The following items were taken from Glenview police reports: A 19-year-old Evanston woman was arrested on the 2200 block of Willow Road on May 2 and charged with retail theft. A 32-year-old Northbrook man was arrested on the 3400 block of East Lake...