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8 arrested after attorney general, federal law enforcement and Lake County sheriff conduct drug and gun investigation

Eight people have been arrested in connection to gang-related drug and gun offenses following a lengthy investigation that occurred in Lake County and the surrounding Chicago area. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced the arrests and charges Friday, which he said is the result of an ongoing investigation involving illegal...
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Police officers arrest 2 men after they allegedly fled from stolen vehicle in Libertyville

Two men were arrested after they allegedly fled from a stolen vehicle in a Libertyville neighborhood, prompting a search by multiple law enforcement agencies. A blue Toyota was observed traveling northbound on Milwaukee Avenue near Church Street around 3:18 p.m. Saturday. The Libertyville police officer who spotted the vehicle learned that it was stolen, according […]

LFHS history: America’s first openly transgender teacher

On her first day back as Ms. Karen Kopriva, she wore a white skirt-set, gifted to her from a theater parent. She walked past the news trucks that lined every inch of McKinley Road; however, no one noticed her. She greeted every student in her classroom with a big smile...

Wildcats Streak to an Outstanding Win in Basketball Game

The Libertyville Girls’ basketball team emerged victorious in their game against Zion-Benton, winning 61-20 on Tuesday, Nov. 29th. The Wildcats forged an early lead and carried that momentum through the rest of the game. “We got good production from almost everyone on the team,” stated head Coach Greg Pedersen. “[It’s] a benefit for us because we like seeing multiple people succeeding.” The players were well-coordinated and motivated throughout the game and played exceptionally well. “They pull for each other. They support one another. When they fall down, they pick each other up, they have a special bond together and you can see it on the floor.” mentioned Pedersen. The Wildcats‘ harmony and teamwork led to a prime performance and brought the victory home.

Lady Sequoits lose to Lakes

The Antioch Community High School girls basketball team faced conference rival, Lakes Community High School Eagles this past Friday, Dec. 2. It was a close game from tip-off to buzzer. Unfortunately, the Sequoits could not get the job done, falling to the Eagles 37-30 and moving to 3-4 on the season.

5 men charged, 8 firearms seized at Waukegan home

WAUKEGAN, Ill. - Five suburban men were arrested, and several firearms were seized at a Waukegan home Monday. According to authorities, Zion Police Department detectives arrested several people and seized eight firearms while investigating a recent violent crime. Since Nov. 16, the Zion Police Department Street Crime Unit (SCU) has...

Wisconsin Gas Prices Fall Below 3-Dollars a Gallon, Illinois Prices Also Drop

(Chicago, IL) Gas prices continue to fall on both sides of the state line. AAA says an average gallon of gas in Illinois runs $3.54, down 19-cents from last week, but still above the national average by 22-cents. Lake County prices dropped 23-cents from this point last week to $3.44. In Wisconsin, the average gallon of gas fell 14-cents from this time last week, and now stands at $2.94. That number is 38-cents below the national average. Kenosha County prices also fell, down 16-cents from this point last week to $2.82.

Opinion: We need another Wonder Foods

It is a sunny day in Wonder Lake. Some person walking into their favorite grocery store Wonder Foods sees that everything is on sale. They ask why it is on sale, and the manager says they are closing. The person is so upset to find the news that they will now have to drive further to get fresh food.

Chicago Weather Alert: Winter Weather Advisory for Friday in Lake, McHenry counties

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Cloudy and quiet tonight as a storm system gets organized to our southwest.Cold rain arrives well after midnight with a mix near the Wisconsin line. A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect 3 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow for Lake and McHenry counties for slushy accumulation during the morning rush.Elsewhere it's a cold rain. Drying out later in the afternoon.TONIGHT: COLD RAIN LATE. LOW 35.FRIDAY: RAIN/SNOW MIX NEAR THE WISCONSIN LINE. OTHERWISE COLD RAIN. HIGH AROUND 40.SATURDAY: CLOUDY WITH A 30% CHANCE FOR RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH 44.SUNDAY: CLOUDY. HIGH 43.

Point-Counterpoint: Is McHenry boring?

Every teenager thinks their hometown is boring, and it's nothing compared to Chicago, but McHenry has more to offer than most of its neighbors. Teenagers in every suburb say their town is boring. For many, surviving their small town — with their lack of adequate shopping or recreation or cute coffee shops — is a kind of rite of passage. Suffice to say, many students at McHenry High School feel the same way about the town they live in.

My first 10/10 rating given for Best Breakfast/Brunch Resturant in Illinois for 2022

I truly have a clear winner as my favorite breakfast brunch spot for 2022. The name of this location is Eggology in South Barrington. I want to start by saying this is one of my favorite areas and all of Illinois. The restaurants that are in this small area are top notch. This area is also fantastic to sit in the many different seating areas and enjoy the weather when we have nice weather.