Batavia Unit District 101 purchase cards were used by employees 253 times last year to buy almost $25,000 worth of food and other goods totaling more than $1 million. District officials signed off on all the purchases and contend checks and balances are in place to make sure use of the 97 cards is justified, but one taxpayer disagrees. "They're not really being good stewards of the...
Petty Officer 1st Class Lisabeth Ann Risley, U.S. Navy, retired, has been recognized by the Illinois Department of Veteran's Affairs as a prominent veteran leader with over 30 years of service to her community, country and to fellow veterans as the Illinois Veteran of the Month for June 2013.
The son of a Lake County police chief has until Friday to decide whether to accept a plea deal on drunken driving charges that would keep him out of prison. Robert Roth, 24, would spend a month in jail and five months on home confinement under the proposed plea deal.
Missing Palatine golden retriever returned home. Schaumburg police looking for strong-arm robber. Cary man charged in bank robberies. Des Plaines council denies Fountain Blue tent. Carpentersville plans for medical marijuana. Naperville offering $7.5 million to Freedom Plaza developer. Meacham Road in Rolling Meadows on August agenda.
The trial of a monk accused of trying to lure teenage girls into his car in Antioch has been pushed back to September. In the meantime, a Lake County prosecutor says monk Thomas Chmura, 57, has been compliant with court-ordered restrictions while free on bond.