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Man Pulled Over for DUI Tries to Switch Places with Passenger, Police Say

Man Pulled Over for DUI Tries to Switch Places with Passenger, Police Say

He was also currently driving with a license that had been suspended for a previous DUI, police say.

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.
Fall Rummage Sale at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest

Fall Rummage Sale at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest

First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest will be hosting its Fall Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 27 at 700 N Sheridan Road.

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Man Pulled Over for DUI Tries to Switch Places with Passenger, Police Say

Man Pulled Over for DUI Tries to Switch Places with Passenger, Police Say

He was also currently driving with a license that had been suspended for a previous DUI, police say.
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.
Lake Forest Obituary: Betty Grace O'Connor, 90

Lake Forest Obituary: Betty Grace O'Connor, 90

She traveled to Ireland last month to celebrate her 90th birthday.
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.
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?
Intoxicated Passenger Passes Out in Cab

Intoxicated Passenger Passes Out in Cab

Also, a car got stuck on a landscaping rock after its driver drove off the road while changing the radio station.
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.
Lake Forest Obituary: Elizabeth

Lake Forest Obituary: Elizabeth "Betty" Calahan, 97

A memorial service will be held Saturday.
What Should Replace Highwood's Bridie McKenna's?

What Should Replace Highwood's Bridie McKenna's?

Readers have weighed in with ideas for other restaurants and bars. What do you want to see in that space?
Police Arrest 3 Men in Theft of 400 iPads from Lake Forest Academy

Police Arrest 3 Men in Theft of 400 iPads from Lake Forest Academy

One is a former security guard at the school. The electronics went missing last year.
Lake Forest Obituary: Josephine Marie Quarta, 94

Lake Forest 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.
Lake Forest High School Ranked 12th Best in U.S. by Newsweek

Lake Forest High School Ranked 12th Best in U.S. by Newsweek

Only Northside College Prep, in Chicago, ranked higher among Illinois schools.