Lake Forest

Lake Forest Teachers' Strike

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

Lake Forest Teachers' Strike

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

Lake Forest Teachers' Strike

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

Empty Classroom

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

Dr. Victoria Kut

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

Railroad Crossing

Young Man Struck, Killed By Train In Lake Forest

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.

03/25/2012

(Credit: Solo Cup Co.)

Solo Cup Sold To Michigan Company

Lake Forest-based Solo Cup Co. has been acquired in a $1 billion deal with a Michigan-based food container firm.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Boy, 15, Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Lake Forest

A 15-year-old boy was hit and killed by a Metra train in Lake Forest Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

Metra Train

Boy Dies After Stepping In Front Of Metra Train In Lake Forest

Several Metra Union Pacific North Line trains were delayed Monday morning after an inbound train struck a pedestrian in Lake Forest.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

Lake Forest Board Hires Ex-Prosecutor To Investigate ‘Sexting’ Case

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.

11/30/2011

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

Police Officer Now Implicated In Sexting Principal Scandal

Alleged inappropriate sexual comments from a Lake Forest police officer have resulted in him being reassigned while an investigation is conducted.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

‘Sexting’ Lake Forest Principal Resigns

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.

11/20/2011

me-ow (MIGUEL ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Holy Cats! Mountain Lion Spotted In Lake Forest

It’s not unheard of but it’s certainly unusual: Police on the North Shore are on the hunt for a mountain lion. People who live in and around Lake Forest are calling police, saying they’ve spotted one.

10/21/2011

This waterspout was spotted over Navy Pier on Saturday. (Credit: Photo provided to NWS by Anne Rogers)

At Least Six Waterspouts Spotted On Lake Michigan

On Saturday, the National Weather Service reported six different rare waterspouts across the Chicago-Milwaukee area lake shore on Saturday.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Pink Katydid

Pink Katydid Spotted In Lake County Forest Preserve

A rare pink katydid was spotted recently in a forest preserve in Lake County, and there may be more where it came from.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

File Photo (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Sleep Disorder Business Owner Bilked Investors, Lived Lavishly

Federal authorities say a Glencoe man led investors to believe their money was going into a sleep disorder business, but he actually used it to buy a mansion, run a tattoo parlor, and live a lavish lifestyle.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

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