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Utah set to drop blood alcohol limit to .05, making it the strictest in the country

Utah is getting ready to implement the strictest blood-alcohol driving limits in the country. The law, which was passed in March 2017 by Gov. Gary Herbert, will define driving under the influence as having a “blood or breath alcohol concentration of .05 grams or greater,” making it lower than the nation’s standard of .08. STOCK […]

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Jan. 8: CLC hosts Quick-Start spring registration event on all three campuses

As area residents set their sights on 2019, the College of Lake County has created a convenient way to quick-start your future.

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1 dead, 1 critical in two-car crash in Ingleside

A man is dead and a woman in critical condition following a two-car crash early Saturday morning in northwest suburban Ingleside.

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Woman dies days after being shot in head by husband, losing unborn child, Lake County officials say

The husband of a woman shot in the head during what authorities describe as a struggle involving a firearm on Dec. 11 in Round Lake faces criminal charges.

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North Suburban Businesses Get Bomb Threats In Extortion Scam

A hospital, library and numerous businesses were targeted by similar emailed bomb threats demanding Bitcoin payments.

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A group of challengers look to unseat incumbents on Lake Zurich Village Board

A critic of the proposed Life Time Fitness, along with two familiar faces to village government, will be competing against a slate of incumbents.

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The American dream comes true for Lake Zurich business owner

Sergio Briseno expanded his authentic Mexican restaurant in Lake Zurich.

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Lake Co. Businesses, Non-Profit  Team Up For Holiday Diaper Drive

Drop-off sites are available in Waukegan, Grayslake, Lincolnshire, Libertyville, Gurnee, Vernon Hills, Antioch and Lake Forest.

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Woodland District 50 considers changing start times

For the Woodland District 50 Board of Education, the discussion on changing school schedules started with a question: Are we doing the best as a district, based on educational research and best practice, to create an optimal environment for student learning? 

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OOPS! paint remover owner weighs sale of the company

Weiman Products, the maker of Goo Gone cleaning products and OOPS! paint remover, is for sale, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The company’s owner, Cortec Group, is working with investment bank Robert W Baird & Co. on an auction process, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks […]

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ABC7’s Great Chicago Light Fight

ABC7 is continuing a holiday tradition and we need your help! It’s your turn to vote for your favorite home in the Chicago area all decked out in holiday lights.

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Lake County officials look ‘to calm the community’ in light of bomb threats

Police in Lake Bluff and Waukegan, along with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, reportedly investigated bomb threats Thursday.

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Shot that hit pregnant woman in head during Round Lake confrontation ‘went through the front door,’ prosecutor says

A Zion man, who authorities say inadvertently shot his pregnant wife through a door and caused the death of their unborn child during a confrontation in Round Lake this week, had his bail set at $2 million Thursday morning in bond court. Lake County Circuit Court Associate Judge Paul Novak set the bond for Alvin […]

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Man charged in Round Lake shooting that killed wife’s unborn child

The husband of a pregnant woman shot in the head Tuesday, killing her unborn child, faces involuntary manslaughter and reckless discharge of a firearm charges, Lake County authorities announced Wednesday.

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1 person in custody after pregnant woman shot in Round Lake

A person was taken into custody, and charges are pending, after a pregnant woman was shot in the head in the north suburbs. The shooting happened on the 600 block of West Nippersink Road in Round Lake around 2 p.m., according to the Lake County Major Crime Task Force. Police were called for a report […]

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Beach park man charged with domestic battery in Round Lake Park incident

On Monday morning, Round Lake Park Police report that officers went to investigate a domestic argument that would eventually lead to a 39-year-old man being charged with aggravated battery and domestic battery. Subsequent investigation would reveal that the suspect, Ben Gomez of Beach Park, was wanted on warrants for DUI and escape from custody, Police […]

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Murder Suspect Charged After Fight At Lake County Jail

One of two suspects in the summer beating death of a Lake Villa man now faces an additional charge on accusations he got into a fight at the Lake County jail. 19-year-old Jordan L. Toney faces a battery charge from the jail fight authorities say occurred on Nov. 15, the Daily Herald reports. Toney and […]

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