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Four charged in mugging

Four men have been charged with a mugging and armed robbery Wednesday evening in Buffalo Grove. Kenneth Green, 20, and Robert Green, 19, both of … Read more ›

Cash stolen from synagogue donation jars

Between $30 and $50 was stolen from donation cans inside Temple Bay Shul this week, according to Buffalo Grove police. The money was taken out … Read more ›

Police, school investigating texts reportedly sent by Stevenson High dean

A Stevenson High School dean is being investigated amid reports that he sent inappropriate text messages to a student, according to Lincolnshire Police Chief Peter … Read more ›

David Braun

Buffalo Grove man charged with possession of child pornography

A Buffalo Grove man faces charges he stored pornographic images of children on his computer. David Braun, 51, of the 0-100 block of Wakefield Lane, … Read more ›

Pizza manager charged with battery for hitting employee with cheese

An 18-year-old Wheeling woman was arrested and charged with battery Thursday night for throwing a cup of cheese at an employee, police said. The woman, … Read more › 1 comment

Buffalo Grove hit by another spree of BB gun damage

Buffalo Grove police are investigating a series of incidents involving damage from a BB gun. At least three incidents were reported to police over the … Read more ›

A driver uses a cellphone in Evanston in 2010. (Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune)

Ban on cell use while driving could go statewide

Drivers throughout Illinois would not be able to use hand-held cell phones when behind the wheel under a measure making its way through the Illinois … Read more ›

Two Stevenson High School students charged in drug investigation

Two teenagers are being brought up on charges in juvenile court for allegedly selling drugs on Stevenson High School’s campus, following a two-month long police … Read more › 2 comments

On Wednesday in Waukegan, Rodney Fernandes and his wife, Lyemia, attend the funeral for her sister, Lyvita Gomes, who died after a hunger strike while in the Lake County Jail. ( Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune / February 1, 2012 )

Funeral is held for inmate who died after hunger strike in Lake County Jail

Hundreds of people turned out at funeral services Wednesday for Lyvita Gomes, a native of India who died after a hunger strike in Lake County … Read more ›

Lake County sting found just a few selling alcohol to minors

A countywide sting targeting stores and restaurants selling alcohol to underage customers in Lake County over the holidays found 12 violations. “Our desire is to … Read more ›