| Apr 18, 2014
| 11:00 AM
It didn't last long, but for a short time in the 1840s the Mississippi River town of Nauvoo was the largest city in Illinois. While most municipalities thrived on trade, Nauvoo's propelling force was something much less tangible: faith. And that would...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Louise Brough Clapp
Top-ranked tennis player of the 1940s, '50s
Louise Brough Clapp, 90, a former top-ranked tennis player who learned the game on Beverly Hills' Roxbury Park courts and went on to win 35 major tournament titles in the 1940s and '50s,...
| Mar 14, 2014
Joel Greenberg sat at his Westmont kitchen table, a bearish figure with curly gray hair mirrored by a short gray beard, in front of a stuffed passenger pigeon.
The bird looks like an oversized mourning dove, with stitches visible where the head had to...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:31 AM
The two Democratic candidates for Lake County sheriff say they have similar focuses going into the primary election next month – changing the culture in the sheriff's office, quelling gang activity and getting more boots on the ground.
| Mar 6, 2014
Letters to the editor from Deerfield, Highland Park, Libertyville, Grayslake and Waukegan.
I was in physical therapy with Harold Ramis. One day I mentioned how my grandson loved "Ghostbusters." Then Harold Ramis brought in a box...
| Jan 22, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 26-year-old Lake Zurich man was arrested on Jan. 13 at 12:57 p.m. on South Old Rand Road at Surryse Road. He was charged with unlawful use of an electronic device, driving without...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 1:14 AM
The use of a stolen credit card in Milwaukee helped U.S. marshals nab a north suburban man who police say went on a weekend carjacking spree in Chicago and caused a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy.
Rockie Douglas, 34, was waiting for food at a...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Records through Sunday; previous ranking in parentheses.
1. Curie 18-1 (1)
Undefeated with Cliff Alexander in uniform.
2. Stevenson 18-1 (2)
Rematch with Zion-Benton on Friday night.
3. Young 16-5 (3)
Played in Chicago on Friday, California on...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old North Chicago man who was shot multiple times and found outside a Zion apartment complex early Tuesday, officials said.
Donta Cozart was pronounced dead at Vista Medical Center East at about 5 a.m.,...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Roosevelt Smart willingly hopped in Ore Arogundade's back seat when he transferred to St. Viator from Palatine before this school year.
With the end of his St. Viator career in sight, Arogundade moved over Friday night and let Smart drive.
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:05 PM
A suspect in a string of weekend carjackings, including one that ended in a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy, was arrested this morning after U.S. marshals in SUVs pinned him in at a McDonald's drive-thru in Milwaukee, authorities said.