1 min ago
Libertyville woman dies in crash
A Libertyville woman died early Friday morning after losing control of her SUV on I-294 in Deerfield and crashing into an embankment.
1 hr ago
Two crashes on Metra's North Central line
Service along Metra's North Central line was disrupted twice Friday. A pedestrian was struck that afternoon near Lincolnshire, while later that day, a train hit a car in Des Plaines.
5 hrs ago
Barrington man charged in crash with squad car
A Barrington man has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence in connection with a rear-end crash that totaled a Lake County sheriff's patrol car.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
More gold coins found in Lake County
A package of seven gold Swiss Francs were dropped in a Salvation Army kettle outside a Jewel Food Store in Libertyville on Wednesday, the charitable group said.
Libertyville man, 66, claims attack by hospital security
A 66-year-old Libertyville man suffering a mini-stroke was threatened, beaten and even bitten by a group of security guards at Advocate Condell Medical Center after attempting to leave following a wait of more than six hours, according to a lawsuit.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Man Files Lawsuit Against Advocate Condell Alleging he was Beaten, Kicked
A lawsuit has been filed against Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville by a 66-year-old man who says he was punched, kicked, bitten and stomped on while trying to leave the hospital to seek treatment elsewhere.
Lake County News-Sun
Kind Words are inspiration to women in need
Homeless women will sometimes be able to find a place for their children, but not themselves, as they try to get their life back together.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Dr. Mientus to head medical society
Dr. Thomas F. Mientus was elected president of the Lake County Medical Society at the group's annual meeting Dec. 3, at the Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest.
Who is Libertyville's Person of the Year?
On Dec. 11, TIME Magazine announced Pope Francis as its 2013 Person of the Year , but who is Libertyville's Person of the Year? Patch seeks to highlight those whose efforts have bettered the Libertyville community over the past year.
The Business Ledger
Libertyville schools to honor Sunset Foods CEO
Business Ledger news services LIBERTYVILLE -- Libertyville School District 70 will honor John Cortesi, president, CEO and owner of Sunset Foods Mart Inc., with the 2013 Character & Leadership Award.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
New twists in plan to convert former Libertyville High
The Brainerd building was built in 1916 as Libertyville Township High School. Voters will be asked in March whether they would approve a tax hike to pay for up to $11.5 million in bonds to be issued by the village to convert it into a community center.
Special report: Gun license numbers don't tell whole story
Barry Soskin, owner of Article 2 Gun Range in Lombard, is a Firearm Owner Identification cardholder, but he believes the state law requiring licensing before purchase puts his business at a disadvantage.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Lake County News-Sun
Traffic headaches could ease on Milwaukee Avenue
The Green Oaks man opened his second car washing business about two years ago on Route 137, just as the state began a $23 million project.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Advocate Condell Introduces Healthy Behaviors to Local Children
More than 2,000 students in Libertyville and Gurnee are learning healthy behaviors in PE and health classes thanks to Advocate Condell Medical Center.
Improv Playhouse invites young actors to audition
Auditions will be held for "Into The Woods Jr.," an adaptation of one of Sondheim and Lapine's most popular works designed especially for young performers, from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Improv Playhouse North Shore Training Center, 1991 Sheridan Road, Highland Park.
More Snow Headed Our Way
Forecasts are calling for more snow to begin falling after 5 p.m. Friday, according to AOL Weather.
Traffic shift for Route 21/137 project:
Weather permitting, traffic on Route 137 and Route 21 in the Libertyville area will be placed in a new configuration Friday to complete remaining medians on all four legs of the intersection.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Local Residents Graduate from University of Kansas
The names of nearly 1,350 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this fall-representing 52 Kansas counties, 36 other states and the District of Columbia, and 34 other countries-have been announced by the University Registrar.
Dancers entertain and educate at Libertyvile High School
Standing alone on a Libertyville High School stage, Thodos Dance Chicago founder and director Melissa Thodos tried to put an auditorium full of students in the right frame of mind for the unusual performance that was about to begin.
Village to Ask Voters Whether They Support Brainerd Building Bonds
Libertyville trustees agreed Tuesday night to take to voters a referendum question that could result in the issuance of $11.5 million in bonds-and a 21.84 percent increase in the village's tax rate-to renovate the Brainerd building.