| Dec 18, 2013
Residents from across Lake County recently attended an Audubon Society meeting at Libertyville's Village Hall, eager to learn more about conservation strategies and North American bird migration flyways.
The Lake County Audubon Society is a chapter of...
| Dec 16, 2013
Joseph Cloidt survived the Civil War battles of Bull Run and Gettysburg, serving at one point as bodyguard to President Abraham Lincoln.
Arthur Hinze fought in Germany and France in World War I. And Raymond John Bielfeldt died of tuberculosis contracted...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A Great Lakes woman was charged today with driving under the influence and child endangerment after authorities said she drove the wrong way on a highway, hit a pole, then a Lake Bluff police car before leaving the scene of the accident.
Both Lake Bluff...
| Dec 12, 2013
Long-time 30th District State Sen. Terry Link of Waukegan will be running again on his record in the 2014 general election, but that's just what motivated his challenger, Don Wilson (R) of Gurnee to enter the race.
With the filing deadline of Dec. 2...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:40 PM
When the state rolls out its new hand-held cellphone driving law on Jan. 1, North Shore police will welcome it with open arms after a crackdown over the summer by several departments yielded hundreds of citations.
Police from Lake Forest, Highland Park,...
| Dec 10, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A Racine, Wis., woman, 24, was charged with driving with a suspended license after being stopped in the 1900 block of Skokie Valley Road at 11:23 a.m. Dec. 6.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:08 PM
An amateur radio operator from Waukegan was arrested Tuesday after authorities said he breached security and used racially offensive language on a Lake County Sheriff’s Office corrections radio communications system, officials said.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:41 PM
If they get me to Dallas, I can save the president.
Those were my thoughts as I stared at the black and white Zenith TV sitting in the corner of my parent's living room. On the screen was the picture of President John F. Kennedy along with the dates:...
| Nov 18, 2013
News briefs from Lake Forest, Libertyville and Vernon Hills.
Election officials are accepting candidate petitions for alderman positions through Wednesday during regular business hours. Petitions will also be...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:17 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
•A Cicero man, 27, was charged with driving under the influence, driving an uninsured motor vehicle, improper lane usage, failure to signal, speeding, possession of a stolen...
| Nov 12, 2013
The following items were taken from police records:
•On Nov. 5 at 4:59 p.m., a 23-year-old Lake Villa man was arrested at a traffic stop at South Old Rand and Deerpath roads and was charged with driving uninsured and on a suspended...