GREAT LAKES — A police chase that started in Highland Park ended in a crash in the Great Lakes Naval Station late Thursday.
Governor Pat Quinn today announced capital investments of more than $6.4 million for construction projects in Lake County. Funded by his Illinois Jobs Now! construction program, the projects are part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.
July 31 4:27 p.m. |
Aggrego News Service
While no one hopes the training will ever be put to use, five law enforcement agencies in northern Lake County participated in a drill this week to test how well they are prepared for an active shooter situation inside a school.
July 31 2:58 p.m. |
State Representative Carol Sente of Vernon Hills is holding a Property Tax Appeals workshop on August 6. Read the following press release to find out more information.
July 31 2:52 p.m. |
Aggrego News Service
EDITORIAL: If you could disconnect addiction to fossil fuels and perhaps save the planet, you’d likely support that. But how do you achieve that without sending us back to the caves?
A developer’s proposal for a four-story apartment building on the former 7-Eleven site in the Ravinia Business District received a favorable nod from the Highland Park Plan Commission Tuesday on a 3-2 vote.
The building’s 51-foot height and scarcity of on-site parking initially sparked some concern. However, a majority of plan commissioners agreed with city staff’s assessment that the large amount of open space surrounding the site created a unique set of circumstances and would not set a precedent for other development.
July 30 1:10 p.m. |
Leslie Alter didn’t panic right away when her 9-year-old son Tommy, his aunt and a cousin didn’t return as quickly as expected from a kayaking outing in Door County, Wis.
But as the hours passed and darkness set in, the night of July 11 turned harrowing for the Highland Park family before a U.S. Coast Guard crew in a Dolphin rescue finally helicopter lifted Tommy, his 9-year-old cousin Zach and aunt Alison to safety the following morning.
July 29 5:13 p.m. |
The Teamsters Local 700, the union representing corrections officers and supervisors along with lieutenants and sergeants of the Lake County Sheriff’s Highway Patrol Division, has endorsed the sheriff’s opponent in the upcoming election.
July 29 2:49 p.m. |
Officials from the Illinois Office of Tourism and Visit Lake County were at Great America on Monday, July 28, to unveil the county’s tourism-related revenue for 2013: $1.2 billion, up 1.6 percent from 2012.
July 28 1:44 p.m. |
A psychiatric evaluation report has put off a pretrial hearing for Benjamin Schenk, who prosecutors identified as the possible shooter in the murder of Highland Park 20-year-old Colin Nutter.
July 28 12:22 p.m. |