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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

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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

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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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Students In Class, But Lake Forest Teachers’ Strike Continues

Classes are back in session at Lake Forest High School, but the teachers’ strike continues this Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

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Strike Notwithstanding, School To Open In Lake Forest Monday

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.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

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Lake Forest Teachers’ Strike Continues; Talks Underway In Highland Park

Teachers at Lake Forest High School remain on strike this Friday morning, and classes are again cancelled.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

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Teachers’ Strike Continues In Lake Forest; No Resolution In Sight

The teachers’ strike at Lake Forest High School is in its second day, and there is little optimism about ending that walkout anytime soon.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

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Teachers’ Strikes May Be Coming In Evergreen Park, Lake Forest

The city of Chicago is not the only municipality where a teacher strike is looming.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Chicago area swimmers Conor Dwyer (left) and Matt Grevers (right) have both won gold medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games, and both have trained at the Lake Forest Swim Club. (Credit: Clive Rose/ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Swimmers Grevers, Dwyer Bask In Glow Of Gold Medal Fame

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.

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2012

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Lake Forest Drowning Victim Identified

A woman whose body was recovered from Lake Michigan on Sunday has been identified, the Lake County coroner said Tuesday.

07/17/2012

A U.S. Coast Guard boat and a local fire rescue boat search Lake Michigan for the body of a woman who had been reported missing from Lake Forest on July 15, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Woman’s Body Pulled From Lake Michigan Near Lake Forest

A missing woman’s body was recovered from Lake Michigan on Sunday after a seven-hour search near north suburban Lake Forest.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2012

Elizabeth "Ellie" Burns, 16, of Lake Forest, was killed by a falling tree while on a camping trip in the Teton Wilderness in Wyoming on July 18, 2011. (Lake Forest High Shool Yearbook Photo - Facebook Photo inset)

Father Of Lake Forest Teen Killed On Camping Trip Sues Tour Company

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.

05/30/2012

Edward Schutt, 18, was killed by a Metra train in Lake Forest on March 25, 2012. (Credit: Facebook)

Third Lake Forest High School Student Killed By Train

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.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

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