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Video captures moment Waukegan police officer stops teen from jumping in front of train

Waukegan police released body camera footage Monday of a recent incident in which they scrambled to locate a suicidal teenage girl, and found her just in time for an officer to tackle her as she tried to walk in front of an approaching train.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 14:55:00

Deer Path Middle School, Lake Forest, Illinois - December 2018

Deer Path Middle School is a 7-8 school in District 67, and is located at 155 W Deerpath Road in Lake Forest, Illinois. There are currently 343 homes for sale ranging from $120,000 to $19,500,000.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 16:53:00

Nancy Hughes, widow of filmmaker John Hughes, to give Lake Forest $300,000 toward bluff repair

A number of Lake Forest residents, including Nancy Hughes, have come forward looking to help offset some of the costs to repair the section of collapsed bluff at Forest Park, according to city officials.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 18:15:00

Hero! Illinois Cop Prevents Teen Girl's Suicide As Train Approaches

Thank God for the men and women in blue! One officer in a suburb North of Chicago deserves some extra Christmas presents this year because of his heroics. Officer C. Harris, a cop with the Waukegan Police Department, stopped a 17-year-old girl from jumping in front of a train with the purpose of com

MRCTV - 2018-12-11 18:21:00

Pregnant woman shot in Round Lake, police say

ROUND LAKE, Ill. (WLS) -- Police said a pregnant woman is in critical condition after being shot in the head Tuesday in north suburban Round Lake. Police were called to a home in the 600-block of West Nippersink Road around 2 p.m. where officers discovered a pregnant woman in her 20s with what's bel

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-12-12 04:47:47

Property taxes to increase slightly in Lake Forest, may be reduced a bit in Lake Bluff: Officials

Lake Forest property taxpayers can look forward to an increase in the city’s portion of the 2018 tax levy, while those in Lake Bluff could see a small decrease in the village’s share.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 18:55:00

With Gift, Lake Forest To Rename Beach Road 'Hughes Gateway'

LAKE FOREST, IL — The city has achieved its fundraising goals to repair of a section of bluff at Forest Park that collapsed last year, City Council members announced last week. After the June collapse, the Council considered its options voted unanimously in October to spend support a $2 million plan

PATCH - 2018-12-11 00:08:00

Five things to do in Lake County Dec. 14-18

Here are five things to do in Lake County Dec. 14-18. Cozy campfire: Learn how animals survive winter through games and hands-on activities from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 14 at Heller Nature Center in Highland Park. After the educational program attendees can go outside to make s’mores by the campfire. Ti

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 18:00:00

Man who admitted involvement in mother's killing, then drove car at cops who came to investigate, is shot dead by officer

A Palatine, Illinois man who called 911 to say he was involved in a murder later sped his car at officers who came to investigate and was shot and killed by an officer he injured.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-11 16:00:00

Gallery: Recent arrests booked into Lake County Jail

Here are the recent bookings by the Lake County Sheriff's Department. Note: All Parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Gregory Eugene Bullock Jr. Timothy Gerard Garcia Jr.

NWI.COM - 2018-12-10 15:00:00

Discovery recounts move forward in Lake County sheriff and Barrington-area statehouse races

Republicans Mark Curran, who lost his re-election bid for Lake County sheriff last month, and Helene Miller Walsh, who also fell short in her race for a full term in the 51st Illinois House District, will start discovery recounts of Election Day balloting Wednesday at the Lake County Clerk’s Office.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 21:30:00

Woman found dead in son's Palatine home after he was killed when trying to run over police

PALATINE, Ill. (WLS) -- The 74-year-old mother of a man killed by Palatine police this weekend was found fatally stabbed inside his apartment. Leslie Vaughn, 51, was shot by police at about 2 a.m. Sunday after he had tried to run over two police officers and another individual with his vehicle.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-12-11 01:59:42

The Bears used a police escort to get their kicker to Soldier Field for practice. Is that normal?

The Bears are one win away from the NFC North division title after beating the Rams Sunday night. And although the team is busy preparing for their shot at Super Bowl LIII, they saved some time last week by avoiding traffic.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 18:25:00

Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan has a broken foot: Report

LAKE FOREST – It appears that a sports memorabilia may have broken news about a significant injury on the Bears’ defense. On Tuesday afternoon, Elite Icons tweeted an announcement that cornerback Bryce Callahan had to cancel an autograph signing due to suffering a broken foot. This presumably happen

CLTV.COM - 2018-12-11 21:12:37

5 New Properties For Sale In The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Area

LAKE FOREST-LAKE BLUFF, IL — When you're in the market for a new home, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious browsing online. That's why we've gone ahead and done the initial work for you.

PATCH - 2018-12-09 16:49:00

Suparossa Restaurant Group Raises $12k for Local Boy

On September 27th, the Suparossa Restaurant Group held their 22nd Annual Charity Golf Outing at The Grove Country Club in Lake Forest, IL. This year the cause they were swinging for was Draven Propst. Born a healthy baby, at 18 months old he became sick with a cold that turned into an ear infection.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 14:44:00

News From Your Neighbors: New city manager appointment receives unanimous approval

Lake Forest will usher in a new year and a new city manager at the start of 2019. The Lake Forest City Council unanimously approved Mayor Robert Lansing’s appointment of Jason Wicha as city manager during the City Council meeting Monday, Dec. 3.

WINNETKACURRENT.COM - 2018-12-11 17:22:34

Mother, son identified as two dead in Palatine killings

Authorities today identified a 51-year-old Palatine man as the person shot and killed by police early Sunday after he struck an officer with his car. Leslie Vaughan, of the 300 block of North Brockway Street, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Cook County medical examiner'

DAILY HERALD - 2018-12-10 20:38:00

Waukegan Officer Tackles And Saves 17-Year-Old Trying To Run On Train Tracks

CHICAGO (CBS)– Waukegan police officer Christopher Harris tackled and saved a 17-year-old girl just before she attempted to take her own life by running in front of a train. Police received a call from the 17-year-old’s sister reporting the alleged suicide attempt, around 1:40 a.m. on Dec 7.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-10 17:10:31

Palatine police officer fatally shoots suspect who tried to run him over: police

PALATINE, Ill. (Sun Times Media Wire) -- A person died in a police shooting Sunday morning in northwest suburban Palatine after he allegedly drove his vehicle into an officer and a local resident.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-12-09 14:24:00