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1 hr ago | Lake County News-Sun
On Dec. 7, 1941, they were men in their early 20s who had grown up during the Great Depression and joined the Navy from places like Charleston, W. Va., and Casey, Iowa.
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2 hrs ago | Patch.com
Bury the Grinch! We'll be rockin' on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. This is for the whole family, and we'll have on-site registration for new members, so bring your friends! This is a wonderful opportunity to spend some quality time indoors with your family, and for new members to check out the Guides and Princesses and see how awesome the program ... (more)
3 hrs ago | Daily Herald
The sounds of the season will be celebrated at three instrumental concerts presented by the College of Lake County Music department in December.
5 hrs ago | Daily Herald
A Wisconsin man accused of being intoxicated when he crashed his vehicle into a Hainesville townhouse pleaded not guilty in Lake County court early Friday morning.
9 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
A judge cleared a Lake County sheriff's deputy of criminal charges Thursday, ruling prosecutors failed to prove the officer solicited sex for money or destroyed evidence.
Compliments about academics and concerns regarding a major funding source for Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake have been presented to a state agency that'll decide if it should remain open.
Access to the Independence Grove Dog Exercise Area on Milwaukee Avenue north of Route 137 in Libertyville is complete and the site will reopen Friday.
A 51-year-old Lake Zurich man has been arrested for predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to a Lake Zurich Police Department press release.
A judge accepted a plea deal Thursday in the case of a former Benedictine monk accused of child abduction attempts earlier this year in the north suburbs, sentencing him to probation and periodic jail time.
The trial against a Lake County sheriff's deputy accused of destroying evidence that he hired a prostitute kicked off Thursday morning with the discovery that one of the state's key witness did not show up in court.
An Antioch man accused of nearly decapitating his wife with a machete and later suffocating his elderly mother in October, will spend the rest of his life behind bars if he is ultimately convicted their murders.
A 54-year-old Antioch man accused of killing his wife and mother in the apartment the three shared pleaded not guilty to numerous counts of murder in Lake County court Thursday.
A Wisconsin man charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI for killing one pedestrian and injuring another in a Waukegan traffic accident hours after using heroin pleaded not guilty in Lake County court early Thursday.
A grocery store on Center Street in Grayslake has closed after replacing a Piggly Wiggly store that operated for nearly 20 years in the same space.
Walmart and The Salvation Army host a "Fill the Truck" toy drive in Lake County on Saturday, Dec. 7. Walmart customers can drop off new, unwrapped toys to the truck that will be parked in Walmart parking lots from noon to 7 p.m. Lake County's Fill the Truck toy drive is part of a nationwide effort on weekends through Dec. 15 in 1,600 Walmart ... (more)
Village Administrator James Keim said he will seek requests for qualifications from consultants to determine the potential source and cost of bringing the valued resource to village taps.
And so it was that I found myself caught the other day in a truly thick traffic jam that apparently is the current norm for commuters in and around Libertyville, a definition that does not usually include me.