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  • Lakeshore campus prepares for expansion

    WAUKEGAN – The expansion of the Lakeshore campus coming in a few years, Grayslake-based College of Lake County is preparing by expanding  academic pro ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Yingling: End pensions for felons

    GRAYSLAKE – In response to recent high-profile instances of convicted felons collecting taxpayer-funded pensions, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Outdoor artists to gather in Port Barrington

    PORT BARRINGTON – The Lake County Art League will take its turn hosting a "plein air" event for area painters from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:09 am
  • Barrington home flippers

    BARRINGTON – It was just about four months ago when Fox Point residents Geoff and Kathleen Ommen blindly purchased a foreclosed neighborhood home. Res ...
    July 25, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Boater rescued from Fox River in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN — At least one individual was pulled from the Fox River during a rescue call Friday morning, according to the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fi ...
    July 25, 2014 - 8:04 am
  • Before big bang

    ANTIOCH – Charles Sven was not trained as an astronomer. And he doesn't spend a bunch of time looking through a telescope.
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Civil War troops march back into Lombard this weekend

    LOMBARD – Imagine coming to a new country for the first time and being told that you will experience the reenactment of a major national war.
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: June Kortum of Villa Park is on a mission to help people get their lives back on track through spiritual and emotional counseling. Kortum r ...
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Good luck to all riders in today's Elmhurst Cycling Classic. The course for the second annual event will lead cyclists around the Elmhurst ...
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: Lombard artist Sean McMenemy is on a mission to inspire growth in downtown Lombard. McMenemy, who designs software for the popular "Golden ...
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Brookfield Zoo successfully pairs orangutan baby, surrogate mom

    BROOKFIELD – There's no monkey-ing around when it comes to the care of the new 6-month-old Orangutan and his surrogate mom at Brookfield Zoo.
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bolingbrook Park District, Adventist to show 'The Lego Movie'

    BOLINGBROOK – The final showing for the Bolingbrook Park District and Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital’s Movie Nights series is scheduled for Monday, fe ...
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 'Taste of Juniors' planned at Shanahan's in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge Junior Woman's Club will host a "Taste of Juniors" event on Friday, Aug. 15.
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Former Coloma supervisor who failed to submit financial reports lands job in Berwyn

    Deb Burke, a former supervisor for Coloma Township near Rock Falls, now works for Berwyn Township in suburban Chicago.
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Where do Elmhurst officials stand on stormwater issues?

    ELMHURST – This week marked the four-year anniversary of the July 2010 storm that flooded hundreds of Elmhurst homes, and groups of residents continue ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:30 am
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