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Feds Investigate Missing-Mail Complaints In Lake Forest

It isn’t known how widespread the problem may be. But officials are focusing on the zip code of 60045, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

11/20/2014

Natan Khanania (left)  Nicholas Roiniotis. (middle) and  Anam Qadri (right)

Police: Three Men Stole 400 iPads From Lake Forest School

A former security guard at a north suburban school and two other men have been charged with stealing hundreds of iPads from the school last year.

09/10/2014

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Chicago Area Woman Remembers Teaming Up With Robin Williams As “Class Clowns”

A west suburban woman who knew Robin Williams before “The Birdcage,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” or “Mork & Mindy” said what you saw was what you got with the late comedian.

08/12/2014

The Buru Buru amphitheater (Creid: Bittertang Farm)

Before It Dies, The Play’s The Thing At ‘Living Amphitheater’

Most architects search for sturdy, long-lasting materials when constructing buildings and projects.

08/04/2014

Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long. (Getty Images)

Kyle Long Purchases $1.35M Lake Forest House

Long made the Pro Bowl as a rookie.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2014

Mark Fedder (Supplied Photo)

Charges Dropped Against Man Who Brought Gun To PGA Tournament

Mark Fedder’s defense attorney provided evidence, including a letter from the district attorney in St. Joseph County, Ind. and verification from the Mishawaka Police Department, that Fedder left the department on good terms and had a federal permit to carry a gun in areas that most civilians cannot.

06/10/2014

An art-deco Indian head which was formerly perched atop the Merchandise Mart. (Credit: Karin Olsen Campia)

Suburban Woman Selling Indian Heads That Once Adorned Merchandise Mart

Two artifacts from one of Chicago’s most recognizable buildings have spent decades in a suburban back yard, and now the owner says it’s time for others to enjoy them.

05/26/2014

A railroad viaduct along Skokie Highway was flooded by heavy rains on Monday, leaving a long line of trucks stranded for several hours as they waited for the water to drain enough to pass. (Credit: CBS)

Monday’s Storms Leave Homes And Roads Flooded

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.

05/13/2014

U.S. Coast Guard crews search Lake Michigan near Lake Forest after reports of a swimmer in distress. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Who Apparently Drowned In Lake Identified

A woman whose body was pulled from Lake Michigan off a north suburban beach has been identified as a 32-year-old Lake Forest resident.

05/09/2014

U.S. Coast Guard crews search Lake Michigan near Lake Forest after reports of a swimmer in distress. (Credit: CBS)

Body Recovered From Lake Michigan In Lake Forest

Marine units equipped with sonar and drag lines recovered a body from Lake Michigan near Lake Forest on Thursday, more than two hours after a woman was reported to be in distress while swimming off Forest Park Beach.

05/08/2014

A large fire caused the roof of this home in Lake Forest to collapse on Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Blaze Guts Lake Forest Mansion

The roof of the house was starting to collapse when the first fire engine arrived within 4-5 minutes of being called.

11/11/2013

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Lake County, Ill. 2013

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.

10/29/2013

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Suspicious Package Halts Metra Trains In Lake Forest

Metra Union Pacific/North Line trains are stopped near north suburban Lake Forest because of a suspicious package Friday morning.

10/04/2013

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Lightning Strike Sparks Fire At Lake Forest Home

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.

09/19/2013

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Man Arrested For Bringing Concealed Firearm To BMW Championship

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.

09/17/2013

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Police: Westmont Man Brought Gun To BMW Championship

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.

09/16/2013

Tiger Woods. (Getty Images)

Woods Given 2-Shot Penalty At BMW Championship

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.

09/13/2013

Robert O'Leary, 50, of Libertyville, is charged with aggravated battery to a Metra conductor. (Credit: Lake County Police)

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Throwing Bike At Metra Conductor

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.

03/15/2013

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Logistics Firm Moves From Suburbs To Chicago To Help Workers Save Gas

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.

CBS 2–10/11/2012

Lake Forest Teachers' Strike

Teachers’ Strike Ends In Lake Forest

Teachers in Lake Forest say they have settled their contract dispute, and their strike is coming to an end.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

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