| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Police soon will be required to notify crime victims of their rights within 48 hours under a measure Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Monday.
Surrounded by children attending a day camp at St. John Bible Church in the Austin neighborhood, a center of gang-...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 11:50 AM
After nearly two decades of opposition, Northfield trustees last night approved an agreement with the state to widen a stretch of Willow Road from two lanes to four.
Trustees voted 5-1 on an intergovernmental agreement with the Illinois Department of ...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Ever since he used to hitch a ride to school in his cousin's Ford in Belleview, Ill., Wayne Chadderton has nurtured a desire to have an old Ford of his own. "However,' he explains, "college and life got in the way."
After Chadderton retired in April...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The family of an Indian woman who died after launching a hunger strike in jail has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Lake County …...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91.
Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Science fiction author Ray Bradbury, whose imagination yielded classic books such as "Fahrenheit 451," "The Martian Chronicles" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes," has died at 91, his publisher said Wednesday.
Bradbury "died peacefully, last night, in...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Ray Bradbury, the science fiction genius, has died at age 91. He wrote classics such as “The Martian Chronicles” and “Fahrenheit 451,” as well as dozens of fantastic short stories. My personal favorite was “Something Wicked...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:28 PM
A former Lake County Fair director was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head in the driveway of his home in unincorporated Lake County Friday morning, officials announced Monday.
Harry Dahms, 68, of the 14000 block of Russell Road, was the victim...
| May 29, 2012
| 12:06 PM
After spending 16 years in prison for a murder that authorities now say he did not commit, James Edwards today was cleared of the 1994 killing of a Waukegan appliance store owner.
At a hearing in Lake County Circuit Court this morning, Assistant State&...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Unsuspecting inmates at the Lake County Jail were ushered into day-rooms of their housing units May 24 as canine officers and sheriff’s corrections response team …...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Ten days after announcing murder charges against a man whose DNA matched blood found at the scene of a 1994 slaying at a Waukegan appliance store, a Lake County prosecutor asked a judge today for more time to do paperwork before dropping the charges...