A Lincolnwood family of five is okay today because a Lake County official happened upon them during when a street flooded Monday night in Lake Bluff.
Though some of the flooding from Monday’s thunderstorms has receded, the Des Plaines River was still overflowing its banks on Wednesday, and the North Branch of the Chicago River was near flood stage in some areas, with more rain on the way Wednesday evening.
Heavy rainfall from a series of thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area on Monday and early Tuesday left several roads impassable, and many basements flooded, especially in the northern suburbs, where the rain was heaviest.
Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.
Steve Ostergaard of Lake Bluff was at a Denver-area conference last week and took 12 students to see a late showing of “The Dark Knight Rises,” when gunfire erupted in the auditorium next door.
Steve Ostergaard talked to CBS 2 about the terrifying experience of being one room away from the gunman who shot at moviegoers.
A north suburban police officer rescued a man from a burning home early Sunday in Lake Bluff.
A Lake County grand jury indicted a north suburban Lake Bluff man on child pornography charges.
CHICAGO (STMW) – A Lake Bluff man was arrested Saturday on child pornography charges as part of a continuing statewide crackdown, Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office announced.
A north suburban homeowner was injured Monday after he discovered his Christmas tree on fire and tried to drag it out of the house.