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  • Runnin' from the zombies of Grayslake Central

    GRAYSLAKE – Grayslake Central students dressed as spooky zombies Saturday for the annual Dead Last Zombie 5K Run/Walk at the College of Lake County in ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Hunt for James Dean Porsche takes new turn

    VOLO – Sixty years after the Sept. 30, 1955, crash that killed James Dean, and 10 years after the Volo Auto Museum made a $1 million offer for the leg ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:54 pm
  • Dippin' into fall in Ingleside

    INGLESIDE – Grant Township and the Village of Fox Lake co-sponsored the Fall Festival at Grant Township on Sunday in Ingleside.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Car strikes Grayslake-area church, sends 5 to hospital

    GRAYSLAKE – A car crashed into the front of a Grayslake-area church Saturday, striking several people who were standing in line, outside the church, f ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Second annual Coaster Challenge aids Special Olympics

    GURNEE – The second annual Coaster Challenge for Special Olympics Illinois was held Sept. 27 at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee. At least $87,500 wa ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Fox Lake police officer shot with his own gun, signs of struggle at scene, investigators say

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was shot twice with his own gun, Lake County investigators said Thursday.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Women of Distinction luncheon set Oct. 22

    MUNDELEIN – Registration is open for the Lake County Awards Luncheon set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Oct. 22 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 510 E. Route ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Off the Deep End: If you can't say anything nice, what do you say?

    Unfortunately, I’ve been to several funerals lately.One thing never seems to fail at these events. T ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Critic's Choice: Inventive ‘Tempest’ casts powerful spell

    CHICAGO – “The Tempest,” Shakespeare’s play of revenge, romance and forgiveness, is frequently performed. However, audiences won’t want to miss the en ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • Waukegan native furthers career path by returning to school after starting family

    GURNEE – For years, Antonio Padilla jumped from job to job, trying to support his family.The Park Ci ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Crystal Lake man found dead following Grayslake-area homicide

    GRAYSLAKE – A 30-year-old man, formerly of Crystal Lake, was found dead Tuesday in Chicago after being sought in connection to a Grayslake-area homici ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Antioch girls tennis tops Wauconda with slim victory

    Antioch 4, Wauconda 3In what turned out to be a very tight match for Antioch and Wauconda on Monday, ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Carmel senior Cloe shares high school soccer experience with siblings

    MUNDELEIN – Carmel soccer player Scott Cloe sat down Lake County Journal Contributor Tim Sieck this week to discuss his favorite team moments, experie ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Lake County Football Recap: Carmel gets by St. Patrick in close contest

    Carmel 42, St. Patrick 34After losing its first three games of the season, Carmel (2-3) is now on a ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 9:46 am
  • Marshall Crenshaw to headline Harvest & Harmony Fest

    Celebrated singer/songwriter Marshall Crenshaw, best known for his Top 40 eighties hit, “Someday, Someway,” will headline Ravinia District’s Harvest & ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:45 pm
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