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2018 Lake Forest, Lake Bluff Halloween Events Guide

LAKE FOREST, IL — The arrival of fall means there are plenty of spooky activities planned around town ahead of Halloween 2018, which falls on a Wednesday. Find more information below about what's on offer in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff this year.

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Woman Charged With Murder In Waukegan Hit-And-Run

Alfie Abston was being held in Lake County Jail on $3 million bail, charged with one count of first-degree murder, according to jail records.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-15 12:49:00

Marcus Lemonis Buys Lake Forest Mansion Next To His Other Mansion

LAKE FOREST, IL — Entrepreneur and television host Marcus Lemonis last month purchased a lakefront mansion adjacent to another mansion he already owns in Lake Forest. Lemonis, 44, the host of "The Profit" on CNBC and the CEO of Camping World, purchased a 1930 Walter Frazier-designed home through a l

PATCH - 2018-10-16 03:16:51

Ex-Bear Martellus Bennett lists eccentric Long Grove home

Martellus Bennett, the former Chicago Bears tight end who's a published children's book writer, is selling his Long Grove home filled with colorful accents like polka dots and popsicle murals.

CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS - 2018-10-15 22:45:45

Time's running out from stopping Asian carp from invading our Great Lakes

In the Great Lakes region, there is no greater threat to our fisheries and wetland habitats than the four species of invasive fish collectively called Asian carp: silver, bighead, grass and black carp.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-10-15 12:22:10

Man Charged With Robbing BMO Harris Bank In Carpentersville

According to the FBI, around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a man wearing a Chicago Bears cap, a gray hoodie, and glasses walked into the BMO Harris Bank branch in Carpentersville, carrying a large tan bag across his body.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-15 12:43:38

Sears Files For Bankruptcy, Will Close 142 More Stores

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL — Sears, the struggling 125-year-old retailer, announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy early Monday, the same day a $134 million debt payment was due from the Hoffman Estates-based chain. Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears as well as Kmart, made the filing in fe

PATCH - 2018-10-15 12:33:37

Bank Robber Nabbed After Trying To Use Stolen Cash: FBI

KANE COUNTY, IL -- Authorities have nabbed a bank robber accused of holding up a BMO Harris in Carpentersville last week. Eric M. Dill of Barrington was taken into custody after the cash stolen from the Carpentersville bank on Oct. 10 was presented to a teller at Wintrust, 201 S. Hough St. in Barrin

PATCH - 2018-10-15 18:48:25

Woman charged with killing boyfriend in Waukegan hit-and-run crash

Alfie Abston, 39, has been charged with one count of first degree murder for the death of 41-year-old Mark Bernard, according to a statement from Waukegan police.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-10-15 13:12:27

Glenview 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Map

GLENVIEW, IL — Before kids go out trick or treating on Halloween, fall is a good time to take an inventory of who is living in your neighborhood. Glenview currently has eight registered sex offenders listed on theIllinois Sex Offender Registryliving in town, six of whom are classified as sexual pred

PATCH - 2018-10-15 02:00:00

FBI: $1K Reward Offered for Robber Who Hit 3 Suburban Banks

The most recent robbery happened about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at a BMO Harris Bank branch at 94 Kennedy Drive in Carpentersville, according to the FBI. The prior robbery happened about a half hour earlier at the U.S. Bank branch at 1301 Irving Park Road in Hanover Park, while the first heist took place

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-10-15 06:58:38

2 men charged in armed robbery on Near North Side

Raul Tijerina, 32, and Joshua Santana, 27, each face two felony counts of armed robbery.

WGNTV.COM - 2018-10-15 12:16:44

Deerfield Halloween 2018 Events Guide, Trick-Or-Treat Hours

DEERFIELD, IL — There's a variety of Halloween events planned for Deerfield, Bannockburn and Riverwoods this year. Spooky activities sponsored by local park districts and community groups are already underway and run until the end of the month.

PATCH - 2018-10-15 20:50:10

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; announces plans to close 142 stores nationwide including Oxford Valley and Neshaminy Mall locations in Bucks County

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. >> Sears Holdings Corporation, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Oct. 15, said it plans to close an additional 142 Sears and K-Mart stores across the nation near the end of the year, including its Sears locations at Neshaminy Mall in Bensalem and the Oxford Va

BUCKSLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-10-15 18:02:58

Freeze warning issued for Chicago area, NW Indiana

While the forecast overnight low for Chicago was about 33 degrees, temperatures could drop to close to 30 in suburban Cook County and into the upper 20s in the surrounding counties, according to the National Weather Service.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-10-15 13:59:58

Lake Forest-Lake Bluff 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Map

LAKE FOREST, IL — Before kids go out trick or treating on Halloween, fall is a good time to take an inventory of who is living in your neighborhood. Lake Forest and Lake Bluff currently have nine registered sex offenders listed on theIllinois Sex Offender Registryliving in town, seven of whom are cl

PATCH - 2018-10-15 02:00:00

Driver Seriously Injured in Lake Co. Crash

LAKE COUNTY, IL — A Wisconsin man was seriously injured in a Lake Villa Township crash early Saturday, police said. The Lake County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the 39200 block ofRoute 45in Lake Villa Township for a traffic crash with injuries at about 1:15 a.m., according to a news release fr

PATCH - 2018-10-15 14:55:40

Evanston Halloween 2018 Events And Trick-Or-Treating Guide

EVANSTON, IL — There is a wide selection of Halloween events planned in Evanston this year by local community groups, businesses and governmental bodies. Find out more about this month's spooky happenings around town below.

PATCH - 2018-10-15 18:57:35

Gorton Presents Film Produced By Lake Forest Resident

From Gorton Community Center:Gorton Community Center is proud to present two showings of Minding the Gap, an award- winning documentary produced by Lake Forest's Diane Quon, on Friday, October 19 in the John and Nancy Hughes Theater. The film will be shown at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Quon will host a

PATCH - 2018-10-15 14:01:00

Libertyville PD Let Waukegan Cop Off The Hook After DUI: Report

LIBERTYVILLE, IL — A Waukegan police officer was let off the hook instead of getting a DUI charge, according to police footage obtained by the Lake County News-Sun. The non-arrest isn't the only recent example of local police going easy on each other.

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