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1 hr ago | Patch.com
Steven Shepherd, 52, of Highland Park was arrested Nov. 27 and charged with domestic battery after police responded to a dispute the 1100 block of Wade Street, according to Highland Park Police reports .
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Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
5 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Walmart and The Salvation Army host a "Fill the Truck" toy drive in Lake County on Saturday, Dec. 7. Walmart customers can drop off new, unwrapped toys to the truck that will be parked in Walmart parking lots from noon to 7 p.m. Lake County's Fill the Truck toy drive is part of a nationwide effort on weekends through Dec. 15 in 1,600 Walmart ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
Firefighters stand at attention for a roll call during an open house celebration for the 100th anniversary of Chicago Fire Department's Squad 1. The state's lawmakers had passed a pension bill for all of about ten minutes-socking it to little old retirees from Cairo to Waukegan-when Mayor Emanuel issued a statement to the press.
For nearly 40 years, Lake County Chief Judge Fred Foreman said he has been compiling a bucket list to fill starting the day he retires.
A Round Lake Park man involved in a crash Sept. 1 on the Edens Expressway in Highland Park and arrested Oct. 23 by Highland Park Police was indicted on eight counts of aggravated driving under the influence Wednesday by the Lake County Grand Jury.
The Town and Country Garden Club of Libertyville this summer teamed with a local Boy Scout to raise awareness of the old Lake County courthouse bell displayed on Milwaukee Avenue just north of Winchester House in Libertyville.
Darren Jenkins, 25, of Chicago was arrested Nov. 19 and charged with unlawful use of credit card, theft and 2 counts of identity theft after police investigated a theft of a wallet report from the 2000 block of Skokie Valley Road.
Walk, bike, or drive to the Waukegan Public Library's all-new transportation exhibit, "The Places You'll Go," opening on Dec. 8 in its children's department.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. He broke in to a resale shop in Waukegan and worked hard to clean up after himself.
A Waukegan man was charged Wednesday for allegedly broadcasting racist messages over the Lake County Sheriff's jail radio communications system.
Jorge Gonzalez, 22, of Waukegan was arrested Nov. 22 and charged with possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license suspended, open transportation of alcohol, improper lane usage and speeding after being stopped by police in the 2600 block of Skokie Valley Road, according to Highland Park Police reports .
These incidents were among the official reports of the Libertyville Police Department.
Benjamin Fishbein, 34, of Highland Park was arrested Nov. 18 and charged with battery after being observed striking a person demonstrating for a political party in the 800 block of Central Avenue, according to Highland Park Police reports .