Cook, Lake Counties Put Evictions On Hold Until Jan. 5People facing eviction from their homes have been getting a small break for the holidays. Sheriff’s officials in Cook and Lake counties have placed an annual moratorium on evictions until early January.
Inmate Death Prompts Sweeping Changes At Lake County JailEugene Gruber, who was 51, died from a spinal cord injury suffered during a take down in a shower area after he was sprayed with pepper spray for allegedly fighting correctional officers trying to process him into the jail.
State Senate Panel OKs Licenses For Illegal ImmigrantsThe Senate Executive Committee voted 12-2 to advance the plan.
School On Great Lakes Naval Base Almost Doesn't Open Over Security Disputen elementary school on the Great Lakes Naval Base almost didn't open for the first day of school this week.
Attorney Hired To Probe Lake County Jail DeathsFollowing the deaths of two people held at the Lake County Jail in Waukegan, a prominent attorney has been brought in to determine if any misconduct was involved.