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Lake County Board member Aaron Lawlor selected as Edgar Fellow

Lake County board member, Aaron Lawlor, said that in his travels around the country he has heard many jokes and snide remarks about government corruption … Read more ›

Man charged after boat accident in Fox Lake

A Crystal Lake man was charged with operating a boat under the influence after the vessel he was driving Saturday collided with another boat and … Read more ›

Federal and state authorities announce drug-related charges against 14

A lengthy state and federal investigation of alleged cocaine-trafficking in the Round Lake area has resulted in drug-related charges against 14 people, officials announced last … Read more ›

Photo submitted by Round Lake Area Park District.

Guide to Easter events, bunny visits

Parents and kids, get our your Easter baskets and cameras. Here come the annual Easter egg hunts and bunny visits. The following is a list … Read more ›

Boy who took loaded gun to school still in police custody, according to D-118 superintendent

A boy who brought a loaded handgun to school in Island Lake Monday is still in police custody, school officials said Tuesday. The Matthews Middle … Read more ›

Jury begins deliberations in third murder trial for man accused in 2001 Burrito Express slaying

For a third time, a jury is deliberating the fate of a former Park City man charged in the 2001 “Burrito Express murder” in far … Read more ›


Lake Villa families create snow reptile

A large, white reptile with a 12-foot-tail is resting peacefully on a Lake Villa cul-de-sac near Charlton Court.  It’s the masterpiece of two families– the … Read more ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

Salvador Avila sentenced to 12 years for shaking infant daughter to death in 2008

A father was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Thursday for shaking his infant daughter so hard in 2008 that she died. His wife … Read more ›

UPDATE: Body of fisherman recovered from McHenry County lake

The body of a 29-year-old fisherman was recovered this morning from a lake near northwest suburban Johnsburg after he reportedly fell into the water Friday … Read more ›