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Security Concerns Prompt HP to Close Boat Access South of Water Treatment Plant

Security Concerns Prompt HP to Close Boat Access South of Water Treatment Plant

Activities will be permitted north of the plant.
Yacht Club Protests Closure of HP Beach South of Water Treatment Plant

Yacht Club Protests Closure of HP Beach South of Water Treatment Plant

The club is circulating a petition against the City Council action, and objects to the fact that it was done without public input.

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in Lake County in 2014

A 48-year-old male resident of Gurnee tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Security Concerns Prompt HP to Close Boat Access South of Water Treatment Plant

Security Concerns Prompt HP to Close Boat Access South of Water Treatment Plant

Activities will be permitted north of the plant.
Yacht Club Protests Closure of HP Beach South of Water Treatment Plant

Yacht Club Protests Closure of HP Beach South of Water Treatment Plant

The club is circulating a petition against the City Council action, and objects to the fact that it was done without public input.
Man Killed While Changing Tire, Lake Forest Named Area's Best High School

Man Killed While Changing Tire, Lake Forest Named Area's Best High School

Also, Illinois' wealthiest town is named and three men are arrested for stealing 400 iPads from a school.
Frank Lloyd Wright Home, Former Smashing Pumpkins Drummer's Mansion on Market

Frank Lloyd Wright Home, Former Smashing Pumpkins Drummer's Mansion on Market

A roundup of recent real estate stories from Chicago-area Patch sites.
Highland Park Obituary: David Gans

Highland Park Obituary: David Gans

A service will be held Monday morning.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
NorthShore, Advocate Hospital Systems to Merge

NorthShore, Advocate Hospital Systems to Merge

The new Advocate NorthShore system would be one of the largest in the country.
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Rash of Car Burglaries Reported in Highland Park

Rash of Car Burglaries Reported in Highland Park

The city is reminding residents to lock their cars and keep valuables out of site.
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
9 HPHS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

9 HPHS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

They’ll learn in February if they become finalists.
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Lake Co. Officers Issue 247 Citations During Labor Day Enforcement Effort

Lake Co. Officers Issue 247 Citations During Labor Day Enforcement Effort

The Lake County Sheriff's Office also made 12 impaired driving arrests.
Waukegan Man Arrested for Driving with Suspended License, Pot Possession

Waukegan Man Arrested for Driving with Suspended License, Pot Possession

There were several other driving arrests in Highland Park last week.
Frank Lloyd Wright Home in Need of Some TLC Listed at Under $1M

Frank Lloyd Wright Home in Need of Some TLC Listed at Under $1M

The Highland Park home is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Highwood Obituary: Josephine Marie Quarta, 94

Highwood Obituary: Josephine Marie Quarta, 94

Visitation will be held Wednesday and a funeral will be held Thursday.
Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

The governor candidates sit side by side for first time. We learn one is as corrupt as Rod Blagojevich and the other profits off misery.