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3 hrs ago | Daily Herald
An exciting variety of dance, music, poetry and art created by CLC students and faculty is on tap during the College of Lake County's 16th Fear No Art festival.
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7 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Lake County prosecutors concluded their case Thursday against a man accused murdering a 71-year-old Waukegan business owner in 1994.
11 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Seven months after they unceremoniously told Wauconda to find another source for Lake Michigan drinking water, the Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency board on Wednesday voted to restart negotiations with the town.
15 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
ALEXANDRIA, Va. Jorge Torrez, who is awaiting sentencing in a sailor's murder and is charged in the slaying of two Zion girls on Mother's Day 2005, told a fellow inmate how he stabbed both girls over and over, knifing their throats so they could not scream, according to testimony and jailhouse recordings played in court today.
19 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur
An elementary school north of Chicago in Lake County has been handed a federal award for its environmentally friendly practices.
The Lake County Sheriff's Office is participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration National Prescription Drug Take Back event on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is the first national event of this year.
A Lake County judge ruled Wednesday that prosecutors don't have to reoffer the plea deal that was rejected months earlier by a Round Lake Park man charged in the murder of a teen over the way he wore his hat.
We previously reported that dozens of cars parked for free inside an old building in the middle of River North.
The Lake County Haven Women's Auxiliary announces its 22nd Annual Gala titled "A Little Night's Magic ... Can Make a Big Difference" Saturday, May 3. This fundraiser at the Exmoor Country Club in Highland Park is the largest event produced by the Lake County Haven and raises 25 percent of the agency's operating budget.
Mundelein Community Bank will be opening their second location in Fall 2014. Construction will begin soon for a 1,800 square foot facility located in the heart of downtown Mundelein, at 169 N. Lake Street – between McDonald's and the Police Station.
A Lake County prosecutor told a jury Tuesday that Fred Reckling was closing his Waukegan appliance store for the night when Hezekieh Whitfield wrapped a gun in a cloth and beat the 71-year-old Libertyville man to death before taking victim's car to Chicago.
A Lake County Jail inmate who hung himself on Friday had cuts, likely from a razor, all over his body - some as recent as one to three days before his death - according to autopsy results released this week, raising questions about why sheriff's officials did not find him to be a risk to himself prior to his suicide.
A former Lake Forest High School employee pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse for having inappropriate sexual contact with two female students, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Vacant since the Lake County Family YMCA closed the doors 16 months ago, the former Y complex on Western Avenue in Waukegan has sported a tell-tale sign in recent days: "Coming Soon - The New Home of Church of Joy."
The following information comes from a press release from the Office of Gov. Pat Quinn.
Local police arrested a Barrington man and a Union man and woman for their involvement in a marijuana trafficking ring, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.