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Top 10 Most Expensive Streets in Highland Park

The following are the Top 10 most expensive streets in Highland Park. The average price for homes on these streets range from $1,253,321 to $4,200,000. Egandale Road is the 1st most expensive street in Highland Park, with single family homes built from 1920 to 1956, and ranging in price from $4,200,


Snoop Dog is coming to the Illinois State Fair

SPRINGFIELD (WREX) — Rap icon Snoop Dogg is coming to the 2019 Illinois State Fair. Snoop Dogg and Friends will perform Friday, Aug. 16 on the Grandstand stage. Since 1993, Snoop Dogg has released 17 studio albums, sold more than 35 million albums worldwide, reached No. 1 on Billboard charts, and re


Deerfield police: Many drivers caught with revoked, suspended licenses

The following items were taken from Deerfield Police Department reports, press releases and records. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Tiffany M. Saarinen, 51, of Deerfield, was charged Feb. 9 with felony driving with a revoked license following a traffic stop in the 1200 block of Ar


Kenilworth Union Church Opens Doors to Community During Lenten Season

Kenilworth Union Church, a Christian church, invites all to participate in worship and music during Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. The season begins March 6 with Ash Wednesday and continues through Easter Sunday on April 21, which will include an outdoor sunrise worship service overlooking Lake Michig


Highland Park Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

HIGHLAND PARK, IL — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon. Partly cloudy throughout the day.


Boys basketball notes: Lake Forest gains momentum for the postseason thanks to Jake Fisher

Lake Forest’s Jake Fisher kept going to the free-throw line. And the senior guard kept making his shots. “It’s just confidence and trusting all the work you did in the offseason and throughout the season,” Fisher said.


Wheeling Man Charged In Hit and Run Crash

LAKE COUNTY, IL -- A 43-year-old Wheeling man was drunk when he crashed into another vehicle near Mundelein last week, authorities said. The hit and run crash happened at about 9:40 p.m. on Feb. 13 at Hawley Street and Gilmer Road, Lake County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Christopher Covelli told Patch in


Firehouse Youth Center sale in Highland Park

Individuals and organizations can buy items from the Firehouse Youth Center, 1830 Green Bay Road in Highland Park. The public sale will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, March 8; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 9; and, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10. Items include various board, v


Lake Villa man get 7 years in prison for heroin overdose death of Gurnee woman

A Lake Villa man was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for the heroin overdose death of a Gurnee woman in 2017. Glenn Trauthwein, 37, was sentenced by Lake County Circuit Judge Victoria Rossetti under a negotiated plea deal, in which he pleaded guilty to unlawful delivery of a controlled s


Lake County Gang Member Charged With Drug Possession: Sheriff

LAKE COUNTY, IL — Members of the Lake County Sheriff's Office Gang Task Force arrested a Round Lake Beach man Tuesday during a traffic stop, who the sheriff's office said is a documented street gang member. The sheriff's office said at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, task force detectives conducted a traffic st


Hinsdale District 86 superintendent Bruce Law to leave for Highland Park, Deerfield high school district

Five months after giving superintendent Bruce Law a 3 percent raise and new three-year contract, the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board announced Tuesday that Law was leaving for another job at the end of the school year.


Lake County Jail Inmate Charged With Trying To Hire Hitman

WAUKEGAN, IL — A Lake County jail inmate tried to hire a hitman to kill a witness due to testify against him, authorities said. Ade Tramble, 46, of the 6300 block of North Hermitage Avenue in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood, was charged Tuesday with solicitation of murder for hire following a two-m


Top 50 Glenview home sales for 2018

A home buyer who paid $3,800,000 to purchase a home on July 3 paid the top home sale price for Glenview in 2018, according to BlockShopper.com, which calculated the top 50 home sale prices by city for the 12 months ending Dec. 31.


Vernon Hills wants Macy's to reduce the number of buildings in its Hawthorn Mall construction plan

Macy’s plan to build four freestanding storefronts on the outskirts of its parking lot at Hawthorn Mall recently was met with concerns from Vernon Hills trustees, who argued the proposal would overcrowd the area.


Shout Out: Dan Meyer, a longtime resident of Lake Forest

A 35-year resident of Lake Forest, Dan Meyer has seen many changes to the city over the years. Meyer, who is a retired construction industry consultant, is married to his wife, Connie, and the couple has two children and four grandchildren. He recently talked to Pioneer Press about enjoying time wit


9 Illinois State Troopers hit when handling roadside incidents

ILLINOIS (WICS/WRSP) -- Scott’s Law, otherwise known as the ‘Move Over’ Law, mandates when approaching a vehicle on the side of the road with flashing lights, you must slow down and move over.


Arlington Heights man convicted of domestic battery, criminal trespass

An Arlington Heights man was convicted Wednesday for a 2017 incident in which he brought a loaded gun to the residence of someone he had a previous relationship with, according to a news release from the Kane County state's attorney's office.


Buffalo Grove Metra Station Plan Enters Final Stages Prior To Adoption

During a second open house Wednesday, Feb. 20 to discuss future plans for Buffalo Grove’s Prairie View Metra Station Area, concerns were expressed over traffic, pedestrian safety and potential impacts on nearby schools.


Guiding Buffalo Grove Into Future

Sussman Points To Accomplishments; Terson Confident He Can Fill Vacancies. Over the next four years, the two candidates running for Buffalo Grove president in the April 2 election want to see continued economic development in the village.


Lake MI Water Is Coming To These Lake Co. Towns

GRAYSLAKE, IL - From the Lake County Public Works Department: Lake County Public Works is committed to providing a safe and sustainable source for drinking water. In 2011, Public Works created a partnership with Lindenhurst and Lake Villa to bring Lake Michigan water to Grandwood Park, Lindenhurst,