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Going Topless Heads For The High Court In New Hampshire

Three women who went topless at Weirs Beach in Laconia are challenging the city ordinance prohibiting public nudity and taking it to the NH supreme court which is expected to hear the case Feb. 1. The state high court is expected to hear the case that could settle the debate over whether women should be […]

Woman Torches SUV

Woman Claims Torching SUV Was An Accident

Julie Gagne, 47, is accused of using a flamethrower to torch her SUV in November and then falsely reporting it stolen to Schaumburg police. A Barrington woman accused of using a flamethrower to torch her SUV in November told police she bought the device as a gift for her father and was assembling it when […]

Greyhound bus threat

Greyhound Bus Threat by Illegal Mexican

  A man who threatened to kill other passengers on a Greyhound bus Friday night was in the country illegally and has been previously deported. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said Margarito Vargas-Rosas, 33, lives in Chicago but works at a restaurant in Milwaukee. The incident started around 9:40 p.m. Friday when authorities received reports […]

Traffic Speeds In Areas of Washington St. May Get Reduced

Speeds near the intersection of Hainesville Road and Washington Street may be reduced to 35 mph LCDOT has determined that the current 40 mph speed limit — which was the standard before Washington was widened to four or five lanes between Hainesville Road and Lake Street and was kept in place after all the construction […]

Home School Kids

Home-Schooled Athletes Have Alternative for Sports Activities

Sarah Murrens (right) of Home Run Kids looks to get around Elizabeth Coughlin of Woodlands Academy on Jan. 5 in Lake Forest. In many ways, Sarah Murrens of Libertyville is a typical high school sophomore. She spends her weekdays studying. Then, she heads to the gym to work on her basketball game in the afternoon. […]

Representative David McSweeney

McSweeney Wants to End Towns’ Spending for Conventions & Training

Barrington Hills Republican state Rep. David McSweeney introduced bills Friday to stop local government spending for conventions and training and state spending to rent booths at such events. Public safety would be excluded. A suburban lawmaker wants to stop local governments from spending money for elected officials and employees to attend conferences or trainings, saying […]

Sam's Club Closing Several Stores

Sam’s Club Nationwide Closings Include Six Local Stores

The members-only chain first made the announcement Thursday on Twitter after shoppers, employees and municipal officials had confirmed the news. Besides Wheeling and Naperville, stores are also closing in Streamwood, Romeoville and Matteson, as well as Moline on the western edge of the state, according to the layoff notices the company sent to the state […]

Lakefront ice

After Near Record Breaking Warmth, Temps To Plunge Thursday

Central and northeast Illinois will be under a winter weather advisory from 6 p.m. until midnight, with freezing rain, snow and sleet expected After a brief respite from one of the most brutal cold-spells in Chicago history, the bitter cold, freezing rain, sleet and snow are coming back. About 12:40 p.m., the temperature at O’Hare […]

Drive Sober or get Pulled Ove

Lake County Sheriff’s Holiday Driving Enforcement Results

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office conducted impaired driving enforcement from Dec. 18 through Jan. 2 A total of 127 extra hours were targeted at traffic specific details. The following citations were issued, and arrests were made during the 16-day safety campaign: 66 seat-belt citations, eight child car seat citations, two DUI arrests, one felony arrest, […]

Illinois Representative Sam Yingling

Flood Victims Tax Credit Seminar Hosted by Rep. Yingling

Wednesday, Jan. 17 at the Avon Township Center, 433 E. Washington St., in Round Lake Park from 6:00 – 7:00 PM To help victims of last year’s historic summer floods access a new $750 state income tax credit, state , Rep. Sam Yingling is hosting a free seminar. “This credit is only available for the […]

ICE Raids 7-Eleven Stores

21 Arrests in 7-Eleven Immigration Raid

Despite 7-Eleven being the target in the latest audits, ICE’S Homeland Security Investigations Derek Benner said all employers are going to be susceptible to inspection. Federal immigration agents arrested 21 suspected illegal immigrants Wednesday after auditing about 100 7-Eleven stores as a part of four-year investigation into the employees’ immigration statuses. Acting head of ICE’S […]

Grayslake Village Hall

Study Shows Grayslake Among Best Cities for Families

The study focused on factors like playgrounds, affordability, crime, education and many others. Grayslake has made the list of Illinois’ best cities to raise a family, according to a recent study by WalletHub. Grayslake did well on the list, coming in a respectable No. 24. Much of the northwest suburbs made the list, which is […]

cyclist killed in Mundelein

Grayslake Senior Citizen Killed in Mundelein Crash

An 85-year-old Grayslake man was killed in a crash while riding his bike Monday evening in Mundelein. Ginzaburo Suzue, 85, of Grayslake, was riding a bicycle about 7:10 p.m. in the 1000 block of Midlothian Road near Wrens Gate when he was involved in a crash with a vehicle, Mundelein police said. Witnesses told police […]

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner

School Districts Call for Override of School Funding Amendatory Veto

Rauner AV Potentially Delays New School Funding, Creates Lax Eligibility Criteria for Publicly Funded Private School Scholarship Program In an unexpected move that blindsided local school districts and elected officials, Governor Bruce Rauner issued an amendatory veto of SB444, the school funding bill, putting the distribution of $7 million in additional school funding for the […]

Infinity Continues Its Journey With Old, New Songs

A teacher, painter, crane operator, engineer and computer specialist will put on their rock ‘n’ roll hats to perform classic and contemporary popular music Jan. 20 at the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center. When: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 Where: Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center, 2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach […]

ICE Arrests 22 Illegals Including One in RLB

Here are a few other violent illegal aliens the so-called “sanctuary city” couldn’t be bothered with – including a DACA recipient who’s a known gang member and was previously convicted of battery (#ThanksObama!). * A 38-year-old Mexican citizen and a known gang member was arrested Jan. 8 in Rolling Meadows. He was previously convicted in […]

Kaylee Studley Fundraiser

Fundraiser for Kaylee Studley on January 20th Kaylee’s Warriors Fundraiser!!! With A Special appearance from “Live PD” Officers Fundraiser for Kaylee Studley The friends and family of Kaylee Studley are holding a benefit in her honor. Kaylee has been diagnosed with Ehler Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia syndrome (POTS). EDS is genetic and […]

Rescue/Reach Pet Adoption & Thrift Shop

SHOP AND ADOPT Where Pets and Treasures Get a Second Chance Do you know how a cattle- herding dog survives suburbia? We took a leap of faith in this anxious looking, stub-tailed pooch; we couldn’t leave her at the adoption event. Angel hopped into the car and proceeded to “herd” our socks, shoes and our chihuahua the moment she […]