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.
Police in Lake Forest are going over train schedules and looking to review video from Metra trains to determine just when a young man, whose body was found near railroad tracks in the north suburb, was fatally struck by a train.
Lake Forest-based Solo Cup Co. has been acquired in a $1 billion deal with a Michigan-based food container firm.
A 15-year-old boy was hit and killed by a Metra train in Lake Forest Tuesday morning.
Several Metra Union Pacific North Line trains were delayed Monday morning after an inbound train struck a pedestrian in Lake Forest.
The Lake Forest District 67 school board Tuesday night hired a former federal prosecutor to undertake an independent review of the way the board handled sexual harassment accusations made in 2009.
Alleged inappropriate sexual comments from a Lake Forest police officer have resulted in him being reassigned while an investigation is conducted.
A Lake Forest middle school principal who “sexted” a college student resigned Sunday, but some parents demanded the departure of the district’s superintendent, too.
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