Plea deal expected in Grant High School teacher sex abuse case
The case involving the former Grant High School teacher accused of having sex with a student most likely will be settled with a plea agreement before her scheduled May 2 trial, attorneys said Thursday Defense attorney Jeff Nutschnig and Assistant State's Attorney Jason Grindel said a plea deal has been offered to Amber Kraus, 30, of the 1900 block ... (more)
Ringwood restaurant to temporarily close after fire
RINGWOOD – The Rusty Nail Saloon will likely be closed for a couple weeks after a fire Wednesday caused roughly $30,000 in damage.
Prospect Hts. names new city administrator
The Prospect Heights City Council Monday introduced Kenneth J. Lopez, who has considerable experience with smaller communities, as its new city administrator.
Despite earlier setback, Wauconda water plans moving forward
The Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency's executive committee on Thursday agreed to forward Wauconda's request for membership -- along with similar requests from Antioch and Fox Lake -- to the agency's board of directors for consideration.
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Lake County communities ablaze with fires
In Grayslake, a farmer's field caught fire after a person doing an open burn near Route 60 and Behn Lane let the fire get away from them during the afternoon.
Lake Zurich reverses decision, allows gambling
By a 4-1 vote Monday night, the village board reversed an ordinance that had prohibited video slot machines and poker.
Gifts, giveaways at Springfest Expo in Lake Villa
Melba Ingoglia of Fox Lake views an item held by sales associate Diane Sineni of Clear Candles, Arlington Heights, Saturday during the Springfest Expo 2014, held by the Lindenhurst-Lake Villa Chamber of Commerce at Lakes Community High School.
Area departments fighting brush fire near Lake Villa
The Lake Villa Fire protection district has requested a box alarm for a brush fire that is burning along the Metra tracks north of Monaville Road.
Amazing birding picture causes photo flap
"He knew I liked to take bird photos and he told me he had a pair of bald eagles nesting nearby," Deutsch said.