Monday Nov 25
St. James principal nominated for prestigious national Catholic educators award
The Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Chicago, Sr. Mary Paul McCaughey, could nominate just one principal for a national award - out of its network of more than 250 schools - and she looked to the suburbs for her nominee.
Lake County News-Sun
Beach Park man is driving forcing as our area extends helping hand
The snapshots of personal devastation out of Washington brought back both sad and inspirational memories for Tom Osborn of Beach Park, who recalled the time his own family's home was taken away by fate.
Police Conduct Seat Belt Enforcement, Up DUI Patrol in Coming Days
The Lake County Sheriff's Office is partnering with IDOT, the Illinois State Police and nearly 250 local law enforcement agencies to crack down on seat belt law violators now and continuing through Thanksgiving weekend.
Jury Selection Begins In Torture Murder Trial
Following somewhat of a rocky start Monday, the murder trial of Jose Horta of Waukegan, charged in connection with the July 2011 grisly torture murder of 27-year-old Waukegan resident David Campell, got under way.
Shop With a Sheriff Program Needs Donations
The Dec. 10 program benefits needy children by providing them an opportunity to shop for needed items such as winter coats and Christmas presents with a uniformed deputy sheriff, corrections officer, court security officer or reserve deputy at Walmart in Zion.
Bicyclist found dead in Beach Park
A bicyclist found dead Nov. 3 near the Robert McClory bike path in Beach Park was identified Wednesday by the Lake County Sheriff's Office as Hector M. Escobar, 39, of Zion.