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Got Your Summer Reading List Yet?
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, so now is a great time to start thinking about your summer reading plans and making out a book list .
Tue May 21, 2013
Defense: Stolberg was trying to protect wife from herself
Ronald Stolberg, of Vernon Hills, and his defense attorney, Kevin Rosner, right, listen Tuesday during Stolberg's murder trial in Lake County.
Mon May 20, 2013
Police Blotter: Clothes, Shoes Stolen from Department Stores
ALCOHOL Patricia M. Dionesotes, 55, of 1539 Richmond St., Arlington Heights, was charged with driving under the influence, violation of minimum speed and improper lane usage May 19 at Route 83 and Westmoreland Drive, where police said she was driving 15 miles per hour under the speed limit.
Sat May 18, 2013
Wrongful-death lawsuit filed against Vernon Hills man days before his criminal trial is to begin
The family of a Vernon Hills woman who authorities say was killed by her husband in 2011 has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against him days before the start of his criminal trial.
Appeal planned in Vernon Hills death
A defense attorney says he will appeal a judge's refusal to reconsider a Deerfield's man 47-year prison term for killing his girlfriend's mother with a baseball bat.
Thu May 16, 2013
Libertyville Weekend: Plant Sales, Train Days and More
Are you looking for something to do in Libertyville this weekend? We've put together a list of some events taking place in and around town that you can check out.
Wed May 15, 2013
Pending felony charges against contractor cause CLC to ...
The College of Lake County has put a hold on a paving contract after the Lake County News-Sun learned that the top bidder for the project is under indictment in Cook County.
CLC Parking Lot Project Delayed Due to Contractor's Indictment
A project to sealcoat parking lots at the College of Lake County's Southlake Campus in Vernon Hills that was set to begin next week will be delayed as school officials investigate revelations that the contractor hired for the job is under indictment in Cook County , reported the Lake County News-Sun , which uncovered the information.
Vernon Hills man charged with hiring hitman to kill friend's mother
A Vernon Hills man is accused of hiring an undercover police officer he believed was a hitman to kill the mother of a woman who was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash with him last year.
Charity Luncheon to Benefit Alzheimer's Walk
The Village of Vernon Hills will host its 8th annual charity luncheon to raise funds for the "Walk to End Alzheimer's" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16 in Century Park .
Mon May 13, 2013
Police Blotter: Woman Accused of Hitting Car After Theft
ALCOHOL Jose Serrano, 60, of 131 Woodland Drive, Round Lake Beach, was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content above .08, driving without a valid license and unsafe lane change May 12 at Route 45 and Deerpath Drive.
Grayslake: A Look at Metra Stops, Income Levels
A look at income levels in suburban towns with Metra stops provides a glimpse at the disparity in wealth throughout the area, according to a map by Crain's Chicago Business Journal.
Coating Repair for Ugly Decks
Rust-Oleum has introduced Deck and Concrete Restore, a pre-mixed, water-based, one-part polymer coating designed to repair and revive decks and concrete surfaces The product is formulated to encapsulate splinters and fill cracks, making a safe, beautiful, slip-resistant surface that is barefoot friendly, says Rust-Oleum, based in Vernon Hills, IL.
Sun May 12, 2013
A Jewel of a Find in Mundelein -- Golden Kitchen
A small authentic Chinese restaurant located just off the beaten path on the immediate border of Vernon Hills and Mundelein, IL , Golden Kitchen offers mouth-watering dishes at family-friendly prices.
Sat May 11, 2013
Vernon Hills board overrules plan commission, gives go ahed for maintenance building
Plans by the Vernon Hills Park District for a $2.5 million maintenance building on the north end of its largest park will advance with input from neighbors.
Fri May 10, 2013
Hawthorn Club community has family appeal
When Barb and Marc Rosenstock sought a larger home for their growing family, they simply stayed in Hawthorn Club, the Vernon Hills neighborhood where they live and purchased a more spacious home.
Thu May 09, 2013
Gurnee strikes another electricity deal
Gurnee has struck another deal with a company that will provide electricity at a cheaper rate than ComEd for homes and small businesses.
Northwest suburbs expect more energy savings for residents
A group of Northwest suburbs that banded together last year to acquire electricity for their residents and small businesses will save more than 8 percent over ComEd's published price over the next 12 months, a Buffalo Grove official said this week.
Six Flags' backwards Batman ride gives an 'intense' thrill
Tom Tinetti , 15, of Vernon Hills, Nathan Stark, 19, of Milwaukee and Jeremie Kowalik, 17, of Libertyville ride the Batman roller coaster backwards at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee.
IHSA Sets New Rules for Youth Football Practice
The Illinois High School Association approved new safety rules Wednesday to limit tackling in youth football practice in an effort to reduce head injuries, reported the Daily Herald .