The main event is a few months away, but ecologists, educators and others in northern Illinois are busy preparing for their own big game of sorts — the pending emergence of billions of 17-year periodical cicadas.
Authorities said the man who died had purchased pills with fentanyl in them from Jerry L. Gray, who has been charged.
Former state Rep. Nick Sauer pleaded guilty Monday in Lake County to attempted nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images and was sentenced to 90 days in jail and 24-months probation.
The enormous 24-hour Woodman's Market grocery in Lakemoor has hit its stride and is bringing others along for the ride.
It’s not your imagination. Oak trees are producing huge numbers of acorns that are crunching underfoot and snapping like popcorn when driven over.
Big improvements are coming to the tricky intersection of Route 59 and Grand Avenue in Fox Lake.
A 21-year-old man died as a result of injuries in a head-on crash Thursday night in Fox Lake.
Volunteerism has about doubled since the Northern Illinois Food Bank operation moved to a repurposed building nearly triple in size.
If you can stand on a hard surface for a few hours and are able to smile, you’re good to go as a volunteer for the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
The deadly shooting Saturday night of Waukegan High School volleyball coach and middle school counselor Niolis Collazo has police looking for answers and city officials enraged.
An “everything must go sale” has been on for awhile and many of the shelves are empty. Now, after half a century it’s the homestretch for Island Foods, a family-owned business on busy Route 176 in Island Lake.
Authorities are investigating the death of a 23-month-old toddler found unresponsive last week at a day care facility in Island Lake.
After a break in a long career in law enforcement, Jennifer Paulus has resurfaced as the new police chief in Island Lake.
After years of planning, design and coordination among various agencies, bids are being sought to transform an eyesore property in downtown Antioch into a centerpiece community park and festival space.
A 21-year-old, part-time Antioch Community High School student was taken into custody Tuesday morning after a handgun was found in his vehicle during a regularly scheduled canine “scent search,” police said.