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State Senator Suzi Schmidt. (Lake County Sheriff's police / June 12, 2012)

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt arrested in stalking case

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt was arrested by Lake County Sheriff’s deputies this afternoon on a misdemeanor warrant alleging that she damaged her neighbor’s property and … Read more ›

Palatine councilman, new Cook GOP leader, looks at new strategy

The work of any suburban trustee or council member rotates between high profile issues, such as tax increases, to the mundane, whether to allow a building … Read more ›

From the community

Lake County's Website Gets an A+ for Transparency

For the third straight year, Lake County has received a“Sunny Award” and an A+ transparency grade for its website. Sunshine Review, a national non-profit organization … Read more ›

From the community

Tenth Dems To Throw a Good Old-Fashioned Political Convention

Local Democrats can learn about local political races and hear from candidates at the 10th District Democratic Convention on Sunday, March 4. The District-Wide Convention … Read more ›

John Tree, a Colonel in the Air Force Reserve, is endorsed by former State Rep. Mark Walker and other community leaders.
From the community

Former Rep. Mark Walker Endorses John Tree for Congress

Former State Rep. Mark Walker joins Wheeling Township Democratic Committeewoman Kathleen Sances and President Rob Nesvacil in endorsing John Tree for Congress. Tree had previously … Read more ›

From the community

Lake County PASSAGE Makes Your Drive Easier

How much time do you waste in traffic? Let Lake County PASSAGE help you make decisions that make your drive easier. What is Lake County … Read more ›

The new website features highlighted info, coming events, a Twitter feed and more.
From the community

Wheeling Dems Launches New Voter-focused Website

Arlington Heights, IL — February 1, 2012 — After a month of internal beta-testing and following their most successful annual membership drive to date, the … Read more ›

From the community

Wheeling Dems Announce Primary Endorsements

Arlington Heights, IL — January 25, 2012 — Capping off a hugely successful membership drive in which the group more than doubled its paid membership, … Read more ›

From the community

Pete (Giangreco), Pizza (Cheesy), and Primary (Florida)

Join Tenth for Obama as we watch live updates on the Florida primary results while eating delicious pizza and enjoying free soft drinks, on January … Read more ›

Liz Gorman's group did not violate election laws, according to the Board of Elections. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Board of Elections drops charges against Gorman’s group

The Illinois State Board of Elections dropped two-year-old charges against 17th District Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman and the Gorman Good Government Group for failing … Read more ›