| May 10, 2014
| 4:52 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:51 AM
A Waukegan man has been charged with strangling his wife and disabled 17-year-old daughter before injuring himself by cutting his wrists, authorities said.
Anthony Marcus, 53, was ordered held on $5 million bail at the Lake County Jail on murder...
| Jun 15, 2014
A DNA match has given new life to the troubled investigation into Holly Staker's 1992 rape and murder, and Lake County authorities are trying to solve her killing by reinvestigating a crime committed nearly a decade later.
Attorneys revealed in court...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Nearly 20 years have passed since prominent Waukegan businessman Fred Reckling was beaten to death in his appliance store.
But for family, friends and former employees assembled at the Lake County courthouse Tuesday for the start of the trial of...
| May 29, 2014
As an international nonprofit, Habitat for Humanity has made its name helping people with financial challenges move from renting to homeownership.
The organization was one of the more prolific homebuilders during the depths of the recession, offering...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:26 AM
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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Jurors who will decide whether Jorge Torrez should be executed for killing a sailor in 2009 will hear more evidence Wednesday tying him to the stabbing deaths of two young girls in Zion in 2005, brutal killings that were followed by a troubled...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Charges have been filed after an ongoing fight between two Chicago men escalated Friday in Waukegan during a stabbing that left one of them dead, police said.
Terrance Hendrix, 35, of the 100 block of South Campbell Avenue on the city’s Near...
| 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...
| 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:...
| Jan 9, 2014
Working was a multidimensional endeavor for Ed Duffy.
He was a Chicago cop, deputy chief of staff under Gov. Jim Thompson, director of the Illinois Department of Public Aid, an Arlington Heights trustee, president of Arlington Park racetrack, chief...