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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.
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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.
A Chicago was arrested in Highland Park for indecent solicitation of a child after an ongoing Internet investigation, according to Highland Park police.
On Saturday May 17th The David Adler Music and Arts Center will host its annual fundraising event featuring a silent auction, a celebrity cooking demonstration and local music performances.
State officials want Island Lake to return a $239,000 grant delivered 22 years ago, alleging village leaders misrepresented facts and misused the money, documents indicate.
A rally was held to bring attention to murders in North Chicago on Saturday afternoon.
The 15-year-old North Chicago boy found dead in an alley in the city around 11 p.m. Wednesday night had recently transferred to the Waukegan school district to try and restart his school career, the Lake County News-Sun is reporting.
A man who hanged himself in the Lake County Jail early this morning had been placed on suicide watch in recent weeks out of an excess of caution, though a mental health evaluation uncovered no indication that he was planning to harm himself, authorities said today.