At the request of a defense attorney, a sentencing hearing scheduled Tuesday for a Round Lake Beach man convicted of sexually assaulting a resident of Lambs Farm near Libertyville was delayed until September.
July 22 11:35 a.m. |
In an epic underdog tale, 33-year-old Lake Zurich native Jason Zepaltas has gone from perhaps the shortest-lived contestant in “Hell’s Kitchen” history to a top two finalist.
July 22 10:07 a.m. |
Grayslake 16-year-old Matt Reed drowned Monday after swimming off a pontoon boat on Third Lake with a group of nine longtime friends.
July 22 6:16 a.m. |
Reader submission: “This is just another example of “Do as I say, not as I do.” Though I feel compassion for the Waukegan police officer’s family, the fact remains that this cop probably gave out DUIs to other people who lost their jobs, self esteem and families. I guess it’s okay for cops to drink and drive because it’s like a having a ‘get out of jail’ card when they carry a badge. Practice what you preach. This is just example of too much authority and no accountability.”
July 21 2 p.m. |
EDITORIAL: Even though Mayor Richard Daley has been out of office for three years, the stench from his Chicago administration still lingers — even up in Lake County.
July 21 1:26 p.m. |
In a battle stretching the length of Lake Michigan, Windquest outdueled Il Mostro for first-to-finish honors in the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.
Every third Saturday, Waukegan’s ArtWauk event turns the city’s downtown into a visual and live performance art extravaganza, drawing hundreds of visitors. But what may go unnoticed is the more lasting change an arts resurgence has brought to Waukegan.
July 21 12:05 p.m. |
Firefighters responded about 8:30 p.m. to a fire in the basement of a two-story townhome in the 800 block of Faulkner Place, according to a statement from the Countryside Fire Protection District.
July 21 11:31 a.m. |
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As a chemical engineer in Mexico, Pedro Gomez had only one barrier that was keeping him from moving up in the field. He didn’t speak English.
Arts & Entertainment
July 21 11:16 a.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
Simply put, “Boyhood” is an extraordinary film about ordinary life. There’s never been anything quite like it, probably because the odds against it working out, even on a purely practical level, must have seemed enormous in the beginning.
July 20 10 a.m. |
EDITORIAL: Waukegan Mayor Wayne Motley’s lunch at Hooters can be risky politically, even if you’re there only to ogle the chicken wings
July 18 2:26 p.m. |
July 20, 2014, will mark 45 years since Aldrin and the late Neil Armstrong walked on the surface of the moon. Those with memories long enough to remember where they were around 10 o’clock that Sunday night in 1969 might find themselves looking up to find the Sea of Tranquility, where the giant leap for mankind took place.
July 18 1:01 p.m. |
With dabs and strokes of paint brushes, volunteers from the Illinois Tool Works company revived color-faded number and letter games drawn on the concrete of the Greenwood Elementary playground in Waukegan on Thursday, July 17.
July 18 12:23 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson