Lake County News Sun Latest news from Lake County News Sun Online en-us (Editor) Lake County News Sun 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ English classes create student activists ]]> Lead story image

Sara Stojakovic is a Serbian who was born in Germany after her parents became refugees of the 1998 war in Kosovo. Both Serbian and Albanian cultures inhabit Kosovo, and disputes have risen for many decades over who gets control. Ethic cleansing in the whole region became a global issue in 1998. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:19:26 -0500 <![CDATA[ Inmate on suicide watch at Lake County Jail hangs himself ]]> Lead story image

A Ukraine national from Palatine who had been told by a judge that he could face life in jail for charges related to a home invasion and domestic battery against his girlfriend was identified as the man that hung himself early Friday morning. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:18:06 -0500 <![CDATA[ North Chicago boy found dead was trying to ‘do better’ ]]> Lead story image

The 15-year-old North Chicago boy found dead in an alley in the city around 11 p.m. Wednesday night had recently transferred to the Waukegan school district to try and restart his school career. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:18:20 -0500 <![CDATA[ Girl, 16, missing for a week from Gurnee ]]> Lead story image

Police are asking the public’s help to find a 16-year-old girl who went missing a week ago after leaving a Warren Township High School in Gurnee. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:17:41 -0500 <![CDATA[ Great Lakes threats demand regional approach, leaders say ]]> Lead story image

State and local environmental leaders this week said they must push a regional approach as the best way to tackle issues threatening the Great Lakes. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:25:21 -0500 <![CDATA[ Top dispatcher goes ‘above and beyond the call of duty’ ]]> Lead story image

Mundelein Dispatcher Vicki Dorjath of Antioch was honored for her grace under pressure as the Central Region Smart Telecommunicator winner earning $500 for her favorite charity: Save-A-Pet in Grayslake. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:00:23 -0500 <![CDATA[ Basketball’s not only thing North Chicago High can take pride in these days ]]> Lead story image

On a typical school day, the main foyer area at North Chicago High School looks pretty much like the main foyer area at every other high school in the area. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:24:27 -0500