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Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against Pritzker

Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against Pritzker

Five Lake County churches who alleged Gov. J.B. Pritzker violated their religious freedom in restricting the size of their gathers, withdrew their lawsuit late [...] Read full article: Five Lake County churches withdraw suit ...→

Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against Pritzker

Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against Pritzker

Five Lake County churches who alleged Gov. J.B. Pritzker violated their religious freedom in restricting the size of their gathers, withdrew their lawsuit late [...] Read full article: Five Lake County churches withdraw suit ...→

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reported three additional COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the total to 238, officials said. It now stands at 4,489 cases, according to state figu [...] Read full article: Lake County reports three new COVID-19 d...→

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

You can't use the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse not to get married any more _ at least not in Lake County Read full article: Illinois' Lake County starting up weddin...→

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County officials are warning residents of contact tracing scams where criminals pretend to be contact tracers to steal vital information like Social Secur [...] Read full article: Lake County warns of contract tracing sc...→

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

CBS 2’s Tara Molina found one suburb giving instant approval for outdoor bar and restaurant space - just snap a picture and send it in. Read full article: Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For ...→

Carpool concerts begin next week in Lake County

Carpool concerts begin next week in Lake County

Rock concerts go from virtual to actual at the Lake County Fairgrounds which begins hosting carpool concerts on June 25. Read full article: Carpool concerts begin next week in Lake...→

Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd that refused to leave Lake George park, Anoka County sheriff says

Anoka County sheriff’s deputies used tear gas to disperse a rowdy crowd of 200 that gathered Friday at a park in Oak Grove. Deputies arrived at Lake George Reg [...] Read full article: Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd th...→

Lake County Board honors former member Carol Spielman

Lake County Board honors former member Carol Spielman

Former Lake County Board member Carol Spielman, who died last week at 92, was honored by the current board Tuesday morning. Read full article: Lake County Board honors former member C...→

COVID-19 In Indiana:  Lake County Tops 4,000 Cases; Elkhart Sees Spike In Past Week

COVID-19 In Indiana: Lake County Tops 4,000 Cases; Elkhart Sees Spike In Past Week

The number of COVID-19 cases in Lake County, Ind., topped 4,000 on Tuesday, which includes 217 deaths—the second highest totals in the state. Elkhart County is [...] Read full article: COVID-19 In Indiana: Lake County Tops 4...→

Monroe County man charged in alleged racially-motivated attack at Sterling State Park

Monroe County man charged in alleged racially-motivated attack at Sterling State Park

A Monroe County man has been charged in an alleged racially-motivated attack at Sterling State Park last week. Read full article: Monroe County man charged in alleged rac...→

Should Lake County eliminate the recorder's office? Voters could decide

Should Lake County eliminate the recorder's office? Voters could decide

Years after the idea was first proposed, a plan to eliminate the office of the Lake County recorder of deeds may appear on November's ballots. Read full article: Should Lake County eliminate the recorde...→

Launch pad to success transforms Lake County

Launch pad to success transforms Lake County

In pursuit of a college education and career, Candis Hollimon became an inaugural member of the Transform Lake County program at College of Lake County (CLC), [...] Read full article: Launch pad to success transforms Lake Co...→

Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclamation issued to aid local governments who are dealing with looting and civil unr [...] Read full article: Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Pr...→

China: 48 State-Run Churches Shut Down in One County in Two Weeks

China: 48 State-Run Churches Shut Down in One County in Two Weeks

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) shut down 48 Christian Churches in a single county in southeastern China between April 18 and 30. Read full article: China: 48 State-Run Churches Shut Down i...→

Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches Can Reopen On June 1 With Restrictions In San Mateo County

Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches Can Reopen On June 1 With Restrictions In San Mateo County

A newly-revised coronavirus stay-at-home order issued by San Mateo County health officials Friday will allow places of worship, retail stores and beaches to re [...] Read full article: Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches Can Reo...→

Lake County Jail counselor dies after testing for COVID-19

Lake County Jail counselor dies after testing for COVID-19

A mental health counselor employed by the Lake County Jail has died after being hospitalized for the coronavirus Read full article: Lake County Jail counselor dies after te...→

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

Lake County officials are finalizing a plan to fly a rainbow flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday to commemorate the 50th anniversa [...] Read full article: LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake Count...→

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County is holding its second live COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Hosted by Lake County Board Chairwoman Sandy Hart, panelists will discuss [...] Read full article: Lake County hosts second virtual town ha...→

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

The mechanics of distributing $121.5 million in federal COVID relief funding continues to evolve in Lake County with help for small businesses and municipaliti [...] Read full article: Relief funds coming for Lake County busi...→

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

A mosquito batch sampled June 4, in Hawthorn Woods has tested positive for West Nile virus, and marks the first confirmed virus presence in the county this yea [...] Read full article: Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile v...→

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County has been designated a high-intensity drug trafficking area, the DEA announced Wednesday, which means the county will receive more resources to coor [...] Read full article: Lake County designated as high-intensity...→

NJ Woman Murdered at Home, Weighted Down and Tossed in County Park Lake: Officials

NJ Woman Murdered at Home, Weighted Down and Tossed in County Park Lake: Officials

A 14-year-old child and a 19-year-old man are in custody in connection with the death of a 51-year-old New Jersey woman who was stabbed to death at her home an [...] Read full article: NJ Woman Murdered at Home, Weighted Down...→

Catholic Churches In San Bernardino, Riverside County Reopen For Masses This Weekend

Catholic Churches In San Bernardino, Riverside County Reopen For Masses This Weekend

All churches will have to adhere to the state guidelines which limit the number of parishioners allowed inside to 25% of the building's capacity, or 100 people [...] Read full article: Catholic Churches In San Bernardino, Riv...→

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

According to the Department of Health, Lake County added 46 new positive results Monday, bringing the county’s total to 4,005, the state’s second highest count [...] Read full article: Indiana officials report 23 more coronav...→

Lake County Fair canceled; virtual competition in the works

Lake County Fair canceled; virtual competition in the works

The 92nd annual Lake County Fair, scheduled to have run July 29 through Aug. 2, in Grayslake has been canceled. Read full article: Lake County Fair canceled; virtual compe...→

Business incentives available in Lake County

Business incentives available in Lake County

The Lake County Workforce Development department can connect businesses with grants and incentives to help with personnel expenses and training and development [...] Read full article: Business incentives available in Lake Co...→

Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Child from Lake in Montgomery County

Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Child from Lake in Montgomery County

An off-duty firefighter and his wife pulled a child with autism out of a lake in Germantown Thursday night after spotting the child struggling in the water. Th [...] Read full article: Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Child from La...→

How Lake County uses molasses to protect aquatic wildlife (more than usual)

How Lake County uses molasses to protect aquatic wildlife (more than usual)

Molasses generally isn't the first thing that comes to mind when discussing wastewater treatment, but it is an essential part of the process in Lake County. Read full article: How Lake County uses molasses to protect...→

Lake County police to continue heavy presence to deter looting

Lake County police to continue heavy presence to deter looting

Following a quiet Monday night, Lake County police departments are continuing with greater police presence this week to deter the kind of looting committed Sun [...] Read full article: Lake County police to continue heavy pre...→

Lake County gets grant for COVID-19 safety

Lake County gets grant for COVID-19 safety

The Lake County Board's health and community services committee meets remotely Tuesday morning to discuss buying personal protective equipment with a newly rec [...] Read full article: Lake County gets grant for COVID-19 safe...→

San Mateo County to allow churches, retail to open with restrictions

San Mateo County to allow churches, retail to open with restrictions

All county beaches may meanwhile operate “normally” with social distancing starting Monday. Read full article: San Mateo County to allow churches, reta...→

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

In light of the nation's recent attention on police violence, Eric Rinehart, candidate for Lake County State's Attorney, released his plan to increase police a [...] Read full article: Lake County state's attorney candidate l...→

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County officials are considering a proposal to fly the LGBTQ Pride Flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday. Read full article: Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag...→

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Lake County officials are calling for a quick federal analysis of air testing results for cancer causing ethylene oxide near factories in Gurnee and Waukegan. Read full article: Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County ...→

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Lake County judges will be the first in the state to resume presiding over weddings and civil unions, according to court officials Friday. But because of safet [...] Read full article: Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake...→

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

The Libertyville office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago ran a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for The Lake County Haven during the firm's annual al [...] Read full article: Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathawa...→

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

The Lake County Sheriff’s office is set to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon following an officer-involved shooting in Beach Park. Details surrounding [...] Read full article: Lake County Sheriff to Update After Offi...→

Partnership between ElderCare, limo company has Lake County seniors riding in style

Partnership between ElderCare, limo company has Lake County seniors riding in style

A unique partnership between a limo company and a nonprofit means dozens of seniors are riding in style to their doctors appointments during the COVID-19 pande [...] Read full article: Partnership between ElderCare, limo comp...→

Amateur photographer chronicling growth of bald eagle family in Lake County

Amateur photographer chronicling growth of bald eagle family in Lake County

An amateur photographer from Graysklake is chronicling the growth of three young bald eagles nesting along the Fox River in Lake County. Read full article: Amateur photographer chronicling growth ...→

Plan to shrink Lake County government headed to voters this fall

Plan to shrink Lake County government headed to voters this fall

Lake County residents will have the rare opportunity to reduce the size of local government when they vote this fall. Read full article: Plan to shrink Lake County government he...→

Lake County Chamber video focuses on COVID-19 impact on youth

Lake County Chamber video focuses on COVID-19 impact on youth

The Lake County Chamber of Commerce has released an online video focusing on the issues and concerns young people have surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Lake County Chamber video focuses on COV...→

Lake County offering voluntary furloughs despite assurances none were planned

Lake County offering voluntary furloughs despite assurances none were planned

Despite public assurances to the contrary, Lake County administrators have launched a voluntary furlough program for county employees. Read full article: Lake County offering voluntary furloughs...→

Despite funding uncertainty, Lake County road program packed with projects

Despite funding uncertainty, Lake County road program packed with projects

The Lake County Division of Transportation still has its foot on the gas with $670 million of work packed into its proposed 2020-2025 improvement program. Read full article: Despite funding uncertainty, Lake County...→

Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Lake County is among those that represents "a threat for looting or destruction through planned protests," is "home to critical infrastructure" or has requeste [...] Read full article: Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate count...→

Input sought on wayfinding signs along Lake County trail

Input sought on wayfinding signs along Lake County trail

The Lake County Division of Transportation is seeking input on new wayfinding signs being tested on the North Shore Bike Path between Butterfield Road and St. [...] Read full article: Input sought on wayfinding signs along L...→

Lake County Forest Preserve District's dog parks to reopen starting June 8

Lake County Forest Preserve District's dog parks to reopen starting June 8

Lakewood's dog park was chosen as one of the first to open because, at 66 acres, it's the largest of the five sites, said Ty Kovach, the district's executive d [...] Read full article: Lake County Forest Preserve District's d...→

How Pritzker found religion on opening up churches

The governor changed course yesterday. Given a couple other COVID-related pullbacks he's made, it sure looks like a strategic retreat. Read full article: How Pritzker found religion on opening u...→

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

In light of the nation's recent attention on police violence, Eric Rinehart, candidate for Lake County State's Attorney, released his plan to increase police a [...] Read full article: Lake County state's attorney candidate l...→

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County is holding its second live COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Hosted by Lake County Board Chairwoman Sandy Hart, panelists will discuss [...] Read full article: Lake County hosts second virtual town ha...→

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

You can't use the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse not to get married any more _ at least not in Lake County Read full article: Illinois' Lake County starting up weddin...→

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Lake County officials are calling for a quick federal analysis of air testing results for cancer causing ethylene oxide near factories in Gurnee and Waukegan. Read full article: Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County ...→

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

The mechanics of distributing $121.5 million in federal COVID relief funding continues to evolve in Lake County with help for small businesses and municipaliti [...] Read full article: Relief funds coming for Lake County busi...→

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

The Libertyville office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago ran a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for The Lake County Haven during the firm's annual al [...] Read full article: Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathawa...→

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County has been designated a high-intensity drug trafficking area, the DEA announced Wednesday, which means the county will receive more resources to coor [...] Read full article: Lake County designated as high-intensity...→

Carpool concerts begin next week in Lake County

Carpool concerts begin next week in Lake County

Rock concerts go from virtual to actual at the Lake County Fairgrounds which begins hosting carpool concerts on June 25. Read full article: Carpool concerts begin next week in Lake...→

Partnership between ElderCare, limo company has Lake County seniors riding in style

Partnership between ElderCare, limo company has Lake County seniors riding in style

A unique partnership between a limo company and a nonprofit means dozens of seniors are riding in style to their doctors appointments during the COVID-19 pande [...] Read full article: Partnership between ElderCare, limo comp...→

Catholic Churches In San Bernardino, Riverside County Reopen For Masses This Weekend

Catholic Churches In San Bernardino, Riverside County Reopen For Masses This Weekend

All churches will have to adhere to the state guidelines which limit the number of parishioners allowed inside to 25% of the building's capacity, or 100 people [...] Read full article: Catholic Churches In San Bernardino, Riv...→

Lake County Board honors former member Carol Spielman

Lake County Board honors former member Carol Spielman

Former Lake County Board member Carol Spielman, who died last week at 92, was honored by the current board Tuesday morning. Read full article: Lake County Board honors former member C...→

Plan to shrink Lake County government headed to voters this fall

Plan to shrink Lake County government headed to voters this fall

Lake County residents will have the rare opportunity to reduce the size of local government when they vote this fall. Read full article: Plan to shrink Lake County government he...→

Lake County Fair canceled; virtual competition in the works

Lake County Fair canceled; virtual competition in the works

The 92nd annual Lake County Fair, scheduled to have run July 29 through Aug. 2, in Grayslake has been canceled. Read full article: Lake County Fair canceled; virtual compe...→

Monroe County man charged in alleged racially-motivated attack at Sterling State Park

Monroe County man charged in alleged racially-motivated attack at Sterling State Park

A Monroe County man has been charged in an alleged racially-motivated attack at Sterling State Park last week. Read full article: Monroe County man charged in alleged rac...→

Lake County offering voluntary furloughs despite assurances none were planned

Lake County offering voluntary furloughs despite assurances none were planned

Despite public assurances to the contrary, Lake County administrators have launched a voluntary furlough program for county employees. Read full article: Lake County offering voluntary furloughs...→

Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Child from Lake in Montgomery County

Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Child from Lake in Montgomery County

An off-duty firefighter and his wife pulled a child with autism out of a lake in Germantown Thursday night after spotting the child struggling in the water. Th [...] Read full article: Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Child from La...→

Launch pad to success transforms Lake County

Launch pad to success transforms Lake County

In pursuit of a college education and career, Candis Hollimon became an inaugural member of the Transform Lake County program at College of Lake County (CLC), [...] Read full article: Launch pad to success transforms Lake Co...→

Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Lake County is among those that represents "a threat for looting or destruction through planned protests," is "home to critical infrastructure" or has requeste [...] Read full article: Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate count...→

Lake County police to continue heavy presence to deter looting

Lake County police to continue heavy presence to deter looting

Following a quiet Monday night, Lake County police departments are continuing with greater police presence this week to deter the kind of looting committed Sun [...] Read full article: Lake County police to continue heavy pre...→

China: 48 State-Run Churches Shut Down in One County in Two Weeks

China: 48 State-Run Churches Shut Down in One County in Two Weeks

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) shut down 48 Christian Churches in a single county in southeastern China between April 18 and 30. Read full article: China: 48 State-Run Churches Shut Down i...→

Lake County Forest Preserve District's dog parks to reopen starting June 8

Lake County Forest Preserve District's dog parks to reopen starting June 8

Lakewood's dog park was chosen as one of the first to open because, at 66 acres, it's the largest of the five sites, said Ty Kovach, the district's executive d [...] Read full article: Lake County Forest Preserve District's d...→

San Mateo County to allow churches, retail to open with restrictions

San Mateo County to allow churches, retail to open with restrictions

All county beaches may meanwhile operate “normally” with social distancing starting Monday. Read full article: San Mateo County to allow churches, reta...→

Lake County Jail counselor dies after testing for COVID-19

Lake County Jail counselor dies after testing for COVID-19

A mental health counselor employed by the Lake County Jail has died after being hospitalized for the coronavirus Read full article: Lake County Jail counselor dies after te...→

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

Lake County officials are finalizing a plan to fly a rainbow flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday to commemorate the 50th anniversa [...] Read full article: LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake Count...→

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reported three additional COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the total to 238, officials said. It now stands at 4,489 cases, according to state figu [...] Read full article: Lake County reports three new COVID-19 d...→

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County officials are considering a proposal to fly the LGBTQ Pride Flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday. Read full article: Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag...→

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County officials are warning residents of contact tracing scams where criminals pretend to be contact tracers to steal vital information like Social Secur [...] Read full article: Lake County warns of contract tracing sc...→

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Lake County judges will be the first in the state to resume presiding over weddings and civil unions, according to court officials Friday. But because of safet [...] Read full article: Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake...→

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

A mosquito batch sampled June 4, in Hawthorn Woods has tested positive for West Nile virus, and marks the first confirmed virus presence in the county this yea [...] Read full article: Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile v...→

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

CBS 2’s Tara Molina found one suburb giving instant approval for outdoor bar and restaurant space - just snap a picture and send it in. Read full article: Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For ...→

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

The Lake County Sheriff’s office is set to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon following an officer-involved shooting in Beach Park. Details surrounding [...] Read full article: Lake County Sheriff to Update After Offi...→

NJ Woman Murdered at Home, Weighted Down and Tossed in County Park Lake: Officials

NJ Woman Murdered at Home, Weighted Down and Tossed in County Park Lake: Officials

A 14-year-old child and a 19-year-old man are in custody in connection with the death of a 51-year-old New Jersey woman who was stabbed to death at her home an [...] Read full article: NJ Woman Murdered at Home, Weighted Down...→

Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd that refused to leave Lake George park, Anoka County sheriff says

Anoka County sheriff’s deputies used tear gas to disperse a rowdy crowd of 200 that gathered Friday at a park in Oak Grove. Deputies arrived at Lake George Reg [...] Read full article: Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd th...→

Amateur photographer chronicling growth of bald eagle family in Lake County

Amateur photographer chronicling growth of bald eagle family in Lake County

An amateur photographer from Graysklake is chronicling the growth of three young bald eagles nesting along the Fox River in Lake County. Read full article: Amateur photographer chronicling growth ...→

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

According to the Department of Health, Lake County added 46 new positive results Monday, bringing the county’s total to 4,005, the state’s second highest count [...] Read full article: Indiana officials report 23 more coronav...→

COVID-19 In Indiana:  Lake County Tops 4,000 Cases; Elkhart Sees Spike In Past Week

COVID-19 In Indiana: Lake County Tops 4,000 Cases; Elkhart Sees Spike In Past Week

The number of COVID-19 cases in Lake County, Ind., topped 4,000 on Tuesday, which includes 217 deaths—the second highest totals in the state. Elkhart County is [...] Read full article: COVID-19 In Indiana: Lake County Tops 4...→

Lake County Chamber video focuses on COVID-19 impact on youth

Lake County Chamber video focuses on COVID-19 impact on youth

The Lake County Chamber of Commerce has released an online video focusing on the issues and concerns young people have surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Lake County Chamber video focuses on COV...→

Business incentives available in Lake County

Business incentives available in Lake County

The Lake County Workforce Development department can connect businesses with grants and incentives to help with personnel expenses and training and development [...] Read full article: Business incentives available in Lake Co...→

Should Lake County eliminate the recorder's office? Voters could decide

Should Lake County eliminate the recorder's office? Voters could decide

Years after the idea was first proposed, a plan to eliminate the office of the Lake County recorder of deeds may appear on November's ballots. Read full article: Should Lake County eliminate the recorde...→

Despite funding uncertainty, Lake County road program packed with projects

Despite funding uncertainty, Lake County road program packed with projects

The Lake County Division of Transportation still has its foot on the gas with $670 million of work packed into its proposed 2020-2025 improvement program. Read full article: Despite funding uncertainty, Lake County...→

How Lake County uses molasses to protect aquatic wildlife (more than usual)

How Lake County uses molasses to protect aquatic wildlife (more than usual)

Molasses generally isn't the first thing that comes to mind when discussing wastewater treatment, but it is an essential part of the process in Lake County. Read full article: How Lake County uses molasses to protect...→

Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclamation issued to aid local governments who are dealing with looting and civil unr [...] Read full article: Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Pr...→

Input sought on wayfinding signs along Lake County trail

Input sought on wayfinding signs along Lake County trail

The Lake County Division of Transportation is seeking input on new wayfinding signs being tested on the North Shore Bike Path between Butterfield Road and St. [...] Read full article: Input sought on wayfinding signs along L...→

Lake County gets grant for COVID-19 safety

Lake County gets grant for COVID-19 safety

The Lake County Board's health and community services committee meets remotely Tuesday morning to discuss buying personal protective equipment with a newly rec [...] Read full article: Lake County gets grant for COVID-19 safe...→

Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches Can Reopen On June 1 With Restrictions In San Mateo County

Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches Can Reopen On June 1 With Restrictions In San Mateo County

A newly-revised coronavirus stay-at-home order issued by San Mateo County health officials Friday will allow places of worship, retail stores and beaches to re [...] Read full article: Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches Can Reo...→

How Pritzker found religion on opening up churches

The governor changed course yesterday. Given a couple other COVID-related pullbacks he's made, it sure looks like a strategic retreat. Read full article: How Pritzker found religion on opening u...→

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

Lake County officials are finalizing a plan to fly a rainbow flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday to commemorate the 50th anniversa [...] Read full article: LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake Count...→

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

In light of the nation's recent attention on police violence, Eric Rinehart, candidate for Lake County State's Attorney, released his plan to increase police a [...] Read full article: Lake County state's attorney candidate l...→

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reported three additional COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the total to 238, officials said. It now stands at 4,489 cases, according to state figu [...] Read full article: Lake County reports three new COVID-19 d...→

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County is holding its second live COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Hosted by Lake County Board Chairwoman Sandy Hart, panelists will discuss [...] Read full article: Lake County hosts second virtual town ha...→

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County officials are considering a proposal to fly the LGBTQ Pride Flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday. Read full article: Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag...→

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

You can't use the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse not to get married any more _ at least not in Lake County Read full article: Illinois' Lake County starting up weddin...→

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Lake County officials are calling for a quick federal analysis of air testing results for cancer causing ethylene oxide near factories in Gurnee and Waukegan. Read full article: Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County ...→

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County officials are warning residents of contact tracing scams where criminals pretend to be contact tracers to steal vital information like Social Secur [...] Read full article: Lake County warns of contract tracing sc...→

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

The mechanics of distributing $121.5 million in federal COVID relief funding continues to evolve in Lake County with help for small businesses and municipaliti [...] Read full article: Relief funds coming for Lake County busi...→

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Lake County judges will be the first in the state to resume presiding over weddings and civil unions, according to court officials Friday. But because of safet [...] Read full article: Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake...→

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

A mosquito batch sampled June 4, in Hawthorn Woods has tested positive for West Nile virus, and marks the first confirmed virus presence in the county this yea [...] Read full article: Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile v...→

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

The Libertyville office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago ran a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for The Lake County Haven during the firm's annual al [...] Read full article: Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathawa...→

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

CBS 2’s Tara Molina found one suburb giving instant approval for outdoor bar and restaurant space - just snap a picture and send it in. Read full article: Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For ...→

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County has been designated a high-intensity drug trafficking area, the DEA announced Wednesday, which means the county will receive more resources to coor [...] Read full article: Lake County designated as high-intensity...→

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

The Lake County Sheriff’s office is set to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon following an officer-involved shooting in Beach Park. Details surrounding [...] Read full article: Lake County Sheriff to Update After Offi...→

Carpool concerts begin next week in Lake County

Carpool concerts begin next week in Lake County

Rock concerts go from virtual to actual at the Lake County Fairgrounds which begins hosting carpool concerts on June 25. Read full article: Carpool concerts begin next week in Lake...→

NJ Woman Murdered at Home, Weighted Down and Tossed in County Park Lake: Officials

NJ Woman Murdered at Home, Weighted Down and Tossed in County Park Lake: Officials

A 14-year-old child and a 19-year-old man are in custody in connection with the death of a 51-year-old New Jersey woman who was stabbed to death at her home an [...] Read full article: NJ Woman Murdered at Home, Weighted Down...→

Partnership between ElderCare, limo company has Lake County seniors riding in style

Partnership between ElderCare, limo company has Lake County seniors riding in style

A unique partnership between a limo company and a nonprofit means dozens of seniors are riding in style to their doctors appointments during the COVID-19 pande [...] Read full article: Partnership between ElderCare, limo comp...→

Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd that refused to leave Lake George park, Anoka County sheriff says

Anoka County sheriff’s deputies used tear gas to disperse a rowdy crowd of 200 that gathered Friday at a park in Oak Grove. Deputies arrived at Lake George Reg [...] Read full article: Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd th...→

Catholic Churches In San Bernardino, Riverside County Reopen For Masses This Weekend

Catholic Churches In San Bernardino, Riverside County Reopen For Masses This Weekend

All churches will have to adhere to the state guidelines which limit the number of parishioners allowed inside to 25% of the building's capacity, or 100 people [...] Read full article: Catholic Churches In San Bernardino, Riv...→

Amateur photographer chronicling growth of bald eagle family in Lake County

Amateur photographer chronicling growth of bald eagle family in Lake County

An amateur photographer from Graysklake is chronicling the growth of three young bald eagles nesting along the Fox River in Lake County. Read full article: Amateur photographer chronicling growth ...→

Lake County Board honors former member Carol Spielman

Lake County Board honors former member Carol Spielman

Former Lake County Board member Carol Spielman, who died last week at 92, was honored by the current board Tuesday morning. Read full article: Lake County Board honors former member C...→

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

According to the Department of Health, Lake County added 46 new positive results Monday, bringing the county’s total to 4,005, the state’s second highest count [...] Read full article: Indiana officials report 23 more coronav...→

Plan to shrink Lake County government headed to voters this fall

Plan to shrink Lake County government headed to voters this fall

Lake County residents will have the rare opportunity to reduce the size of local government when they vote this fall. Read full article: Plan to shrink Lake County government he...→

COVID-19 In Indiana:  Lake County Tops 4,000 Cases; Elkhart Sees Spike In Past Week

COVID-19 In Indiana: Lake County Tops 4,000 Cases; Elkhart Sees Spike In Past Week

The number of COVID-19 cases in Lake County, Ind., topped 4,000 on Tuesday, which includes 217 deaths—the second highest totals in the state. Elkhart County is [...] Read full article: COVID-19 In Indiana: Lake County Tops 4...→

Lake County Fair canceled; virtual competition in the works

Lake County Fair canceled; virtual competition in the works

The 92nd annual Lake County Fair, scheduled to have run July 29 through Aug. 2, in Grayslake has been canceled. Read full article: Lake County Fair canceled; virtual compe...→

Lake County Chamber video focuses on COVID-19 impact on youth

Lake County Chamber video focuses on COVID-19 impact on youth

The Lake County Chamber of Commerce has released an online video focusing on the issues and concerns young people have surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Lake County Chamber video focuses on COV...→

Monroe County man charged in alleged racially-motivated attack at Sterling State Park

Monroe County man charged in alleged racially-motivated attack at Sterling State Park

A Monroe County man has been charged in an alleged racially-motivated attack at Sterling State Park last week. Read full article: Monroe County man charged in alleged rac...→

Business incentives available in Lake County

Business incentives available in Lake County

The Lake County Workforce Development department can connect businesses with grants and incentives to help with personnel expenses and training and development [...] Read full article: Business incentives available in Lake Co...→

Lake County offering voluntary furloughs despite assurances none were planned

Lake County offering voluntary furloughs despite assurances none were planned

Despite public assurances to the contrary, Lake County administrators have launched a voluntary furlough program for county employees. Read full article: Lake County offering voluntary furloughs...→

Should Lake County eliminate the recorder's office? Voters could decide

Should Lake County eliminate the recorder's office? Voters could decide

Years after the idea was first proposed, a plan to eliminate the office of the Lake County recorder of deeds may appear on November's ballots. Read full article: Should Lake County eliminate the recorde...→

Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Child from Lake in Montgomery County

Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Child from Lake in Montgomery County

An off-duty firefighter and his wife pulled a child with autism out of a lake in Germantown Thursday night after spotting the child struggling in the water. Th [...] Read full article: Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Child from La...→

Despite funding uncertainty, Lake County road program packed with projects

Despite funding uncertainty, Lake County road program packed with projects

The Lake County Division of Transportation still has its foot on the gas with $670 million of work packed into its proposed 2020-2025 improvement program. Read full article: Despite funding uncertainty, Lake County...→

Launch pad to success transforms Lake County

Launch pad to success transforms Lake County

In pursuit of a college education and career, Candis Hollimon became an inaugural member of the Transform Lake County program at College of Lake County (CLC), [...] Read full article: Launch pad to success transforms Lake Co...→

How Lake County uses molasses to protect aquatic wildlife (more than usual)

How Lake County uses molasses to protect aquatic wildlife (more than usual)

Molasses generally isn't the first thing that comes to mind when discussing wastewater treatment, but it is an essential part of the process in Lake County. Read full article: How Lake County uses molasses to protect...→

Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Lake County is among those that represents "a threat for looting or destruction through planned protests," is "home to critical infrastructure" or has requeste [...] Read full article: Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate count...→

Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclamation issued to aid local governments who are dealing with looting and civil unr [...] Read full article: Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Pr...→

Lake County police to continue heavy presence to deter looting

Lake County police to continue heavy presence to deter looting

Following a quiet Monday night, Lake County police departments are continuing with greater police presence this week to deter the kind of looting committed Sun [...] Read full article: Lake County police to continue heavy pre...→

Input sought on wayfinding signs along Lake County trail

Input sought on wayfinding signs along Lake County trail

The Lake County Division of Transportation is seeking input on new wayfinding signs being tested on the North Shore Bike Path between Butterfield Road and St. [...] Read full article: Input sought on wayfinding signs along L...→

China: 48 State-Run Churches Shut Down in One County in Two Weeks

China: 48 State-Run Churches Shut Down in One County in Two Weeks

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) shut down 48 Christian Churches in a single county in southeastern China between April 18 and 30. Read full article: China: 48 State-Run Churches Shut Down i...→

Lake County gets grant for COVID-19 safety

Lake County gets grant for COVID-19 safety

The Lake County Board's health and community services committee meets remotely Tuesday morning to discuss buying personal protective equipment with a newly rec [...] Read full article: Lake County gets grant for COVID-19 safe...→

Lake County Forest Preserve District's dog parks to reopen starting June 8

Lake County Forest Preserve District's dog parks to reopen starting June 8

Lakewood's dog park was chosen as one of the first to open because, at 66 acres, it's the largest of the five sites, said Ty Kovach, the district's executive d [...] Read full article: Lake County Forest Preserve District's d...→

Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches Can Reopen On June 1 With Restrictions In San Mateo County

Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches Can Reopen On June 1 With Restrictions In San Mateo County

A newly-revised coronavirus stay-at-home order issued by San Mateo County health officials Friday will allow places of worship, retail stores and beaches to re [...] Read full article: Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches Can Reo...→

San Mateo County to allow churches, retail to open with restrictions

San Mateo County to allow churches, retail to open with restrictions

All county beaches may meanwhile operate “normally” with social distancing starting Monday. Read full article: San Mateo County to allow churches, reta...→

How Pritzker found religion on opening up churches

The governor changed course yesterday. Given a couple other COVID-related pullbacks he's made, it sure looks like a strategic retreat. Read full article: How Pritzker found religion on opening u...→

Lake County Jail counselor dies after testing for COVID-19

Lake County Jail counselor dies after testing for COVID-19

A mental health counselor employed by the Lake County Jail has died after being hospitalized for the coronavirus Read full article: Lake County Jail counselor dies after te...→