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A new way to move traffic that reacts to actual conditions rather than estimates is getting a trial in Lake County.
A judge Monday ordered a man who authorities say escaped custody of the Elgin Mental Health Center and led police on an eight-hour manhunt earlier this month to undergo a fitness test next week.
A former program director for a Lake County youth home pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a teenage girl earlier this year at the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
The League of Women Voters Lake County and Faith in Place will present "Stormwater From the Ground Up" from 5:15 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Waukegan Public Library, 128 N. County St. This program provides information for homeowners, business owners and community leaders about how to prevent the damage and pollution caused by stormwater ... (more)
Walk with Docs Stroll through nature with doctors and naturalists: a 8:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 3, Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve a 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 9, Rollins Savanna Forest Preserve a 1 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 17, Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve a 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve For more information, go to ... (more)
Though Six Flags Great America isn't known for tossing around specific daily or seasonal attendance figures, Park President Hank Salemi offered a hint this week at how many people it has drawn to Gurnee since it opened in May 1976.
No expense was spared in 1927 when the Genesee Theatre - a "deluxe palace" - was constructed and equipped with the latest technology to accommodate live theater, musical presentations and film.
An interview with Frank Brisbois, director of the Illinois Small Business Development & International Trade Center at the College of Lake County.
"Ice Lady" Pat Wachlin is in her 33rd year delivering ice at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake.
The second annual "Waukegan Cares Walk for Awareness" 5K event fundraiser for the Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force will be held Saturday, Aug. 9. Check-in time is 10:30 a.m. at the People's Choice Family Fun Center, 2411 Grand Ave., Waukegan.
LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has a new finance director. The Village Board on Thursday hired Rich Hentschel to replace Robert Miller, who resigned from the job in May for personal reasons.
Fred Fest, an annual reunion concert of well-known, Barrington-trained musicians, will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Fox River Forest Preserve on Roberts Road in Port Barrington.
Two new hoophouses are now serving as a living laboratories for students in the College of Lake County horticulture and sustainable agriculture programs.
As a resident of Mundelein, Timothy Sashko said he can speak with authority about the differences between Lake County's new Animal Care and Control Facility in Libertyville and the old one on Route 83. "When I walked in here today, I said, 'Where's the leaky roof?'" the Lake County Board of Health president said at a ribbon cutting for the new, ... (more)
It's time to erase the common stereotype of a heroin abuser as a person lurking stoned in a dark alley with a dirty needle sticking out of an arm, Lake County health care and law enforcement leaders say.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 06:05 am
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