The roof of the house was starting to collapse when the first fire engine arrived within 4-5 minutes of being called.
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.
Metra Union Pacific/North Line trains are stopped near north suburban Lake Forest because of a suspicious package Friday morning.
Firefighters from multiple departments spent nearly an hour and a half quelling a blaze at a luxury home in north suburban Lake Forest, one of three buildings struck by lightning there Thursday.
Mark Fedder, 48, of Westmont, was taken into custody shortly after the gates opened at 7 a.m. Monday at the Conway Farms Golf Club, when he tried to bring a concealed firearm into the club.
Police arrested a Westmont man Monday morning for allegedly trying to bring a concealed firearm into the BMW Championship golf tournament at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest.
Video evidence indicated that his golf ball moved ever so slightly as Tiger Woods was removing a twig from an area under the trees behind the first green at Conway Farms.
Robert O’Leary, 50, was charged with nine counts of felony aggravated battery and one count of misdemeanor aggravated assault for the Dec. 21 incident at the Lake Forest Metra station.
Gas prices have been falling, but not quick enough or far enough for a lot of people to feel it – especially those who drive to work every day. One local company actually picked up and moved from the suburbs to the city, to help its workers burn less gas.
Teachers in Lake Forest say they have settled their contract dispute, and their strike is coming to an end.
Classes are back in session at Lake Forest High School, but the teachers’ strike continues this Tuesday.
Talks are expected to resume Saturday between negotiators for striking Lake Forest High School teachers and the school board — but strike or no strike, classes are resuming on Monday.
Teachers at Lake Forest High School remain on strike this Friday morning, and classes are again cancelled.
The teachers’ strike at Lake Forest High School is in its second day, and there is little optimism about ending that walkout anytime soon.
The city of Chicago is not the only municipality where a teacher strike is looming.
The 2012 Olympics are over, and now, two members of the U.S. Men’s Swimming Team from the Chicago area are back home, basking in the glory.
A woman whose body was recovered from Lake Michigan on Sunday has been identified, the Lake County coroner said Tuesday.
A missing woman’s body was recovered from Lake Michigan on Sunday after a seven-hour search near north suburban Lake Forest.
The father of a Lake Forest teen killed by a falling tree while on a student camping trip near Jackson Hole, Wyo., last year filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the trip operators.
The Lake Forest community was reeling Monday, after three Lake Forest High School students were killed by Metra trains in the past three months, all apparent suicides.