An 18-year-old Zion man was sentenced to 23 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty earlier this year to murdering his five-month-old son. Victor Salinas-Corona faced between 20 and 30 years in exchange for his guilty plea to first-degree murder under a negotiated deal.
Oct. 20 6:48 p.m. |
Vice President Joe Biden will show up Wednesday for a political speech in Vernon Hills. It could be dull. On the other hand, maybe this will be one of those “Biden Being Biden” moments.
Oct. 20 2:52 p.m. |
Burglars hit the athletic team locker room Friday evening at Zion-Benton Township High School and made off with some cash, and also a vehicle worth several thousand dollars.
Oct. 20 1:55 p.m. |
Led by a 21st-place finish by Justin Park, the Vernon Hills boys golf team finished ninth at the Class 2A state tournament in Normal on Saturday.
Oct. 20 1:38 p.m. |
Friday's North Suburban Lake football showdown between Libertyville and Stevenson won't be your average regular-season finale.
Oct. 20 12:32 p.m. |
Help Squad invites savvy readers to share money-saving tips on credit cards, phones, Internet and cable services.
Here we are in 2014, and Iraq is just as stable as ever, with ISIS struggling for be-very-afraid headlines with Ebola. So why is it that gas prices in Lake County entered the third week of October threatening to drop under the seemingly impregnable $3 bedrock?
Oct. 20 11:31 a.m. |
In a hearing that lasted less than 15 minutes Monday morning, Billy Varner of Antioch pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for the deaths of his wife and mother.
Oct. 20 10:44 a.m. |
The zombies that have become familiar to American filmgoers and television viewers could be seen lumbering up and down Genesee Street on Saturday, Oct. 18, as fans of reanimation participated in the 4th annual ZombieWauk.
Oct. 20 6:30 a.m. |
Waukegan Public Schools will be closed Monday, Oct. 20, as a result of the ongoing Teachers’ Union strike.
Oct. 19 6:06 p.m. |
On Wednesday, Oct. 15, Aprilanne Lynch, a teacher at Prairie Trail School in Wadsworth, was honored as the Symetra Heroes in the Classroom teacher.
An audit report on the North Shore Sanitary District Fiscal Year 2014 ledger sheet shows that the agency is spending less than budgeted.
Oct. 19 2:27 p.m. |
More than one million Legos go into creating a miniature United States over three days at Gurnee Mills.
Oct. 19 1:24 p.m. |