| Mar 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Lake County Coroner officials will have to use DNA evidence to positively identify a man who died after an early morning fire in his Zion apartment, officials said today.
The fire was reported at about 3:11 a.m. Saturday at the Park Trails Apartments,...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:04 PM
The death of a woman whose body was found in a wooded area near a Zion train station is being investigated as suspicious, the Lake County coroner said tonight.
People walking in the area of 2501 Eden Avenue, which is in Edina Park in Zion, found the...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Lake County authorities are investigating the apparent murder of a Wisconsin woman whose body was found with multiple stab wounds in an industrial park in far north suburban Zion on Sunday.
Lake County Coroner Artis Yancey identified the victim Tuesday...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 6:47 AM
The killings of Krystal Tobias, 9, and her 8-year-old best friend, Laura Hobbs, continue to trouble the people of Zion, and the Lake County justice system has yet to put anyone on trial in the case.
Visit people around leafy Beulah Park, and you’ll...
| May 13, 2011
| 11:48 AM
DORIS MARIE FREITAG
Doris Freitag, a 32-year resident of Glendale and former teacher at Verdugo Woodlands Elementary School, passed away of age-related causes at home in Simi Valley on Easter Sunday morning, April 24. She was 93.
Doris was born...
| May 19, 2011
| 11:16 AM
Five masked and armed men broke into a Zion apartment, tied up four people there, beat a man with a baseball bat and ransacked the apartment Wednesday, all with two children present, Zion police said today.
Two men and two women were tied up, and two...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:30 PM
Week 6 – Sept. 24-30
All games 7:30 unless noted.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS
Prosser vs. Mather, 4:15 at Winnemac
CHICAGO GREAT LAKES
Westinghouse vs. Payton, 7:15 at Lane
CHICAGO ILLINI LAND OF LINCOLN
Phillips vs. King, 4:...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:36 PM
We're on the road again, Cruisin' the great state of Illinois. Our own Julian Crews is leading the excursion.
This week, we're searching for Illinois natural wonders. From 6 and a half miles of undeveloped Lake Michigan Shoreline in Zion to the Shawnee...
| Oct 28, 2009
Delores Fleming's relatives tried to keep her in her house as long as they could. But her Alzheimer's disease made that impossible.
Placed in a nursing home near Decatur, Ill., she scored 23 out of 30 on a mental exam and was deemed to be "moderately...
| May 12, 2010
Once again area residents can find the fruits of the Midwest in farmers markets throughout the city and suburbs. Most are opening this month.
Farmers and vendors from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan will bring produce, baked goods, cheese,...
| Mar 11, 2009
In a pool of water just a football field away from Lake Michigan, about 1,000 tons of highly radioactive fuel from the scuttled Zion Nuclear Power Station is waiting for someplace else to spend a few thousand years.
The wait just got longer.