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Priest Shortage Could Force Chicago Archdiocese To Close Parishes

A "large number" of Roman Catholic churches in Cook and Lake counties could close in the next 14 years. [ more › ]

Painted Redstart at Irvine Lake

Back in December I was in Orange County, California, enjoying the holidays with my in-laws. I have been relatively negligent...

Lake Geneva Ice Cars: 8 Or More Cars Break Through Ice At Lake Geneva’s Winterfest [Photos]

Cars have fallen through the ice of Lake Geneva, a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin. It might sound crazy that people would park their cars atop a lake, but it’s a somewhat popular thing to do in places like Lake Geneva, which experiences such low temperatures during some winters that the lake freezes solid enough... Show More Summary

Wrong-way Lake Shore Drive driver apologizes for crash that changed families' lives

The mother of a promising University of Chicago Law School student sobbed Thursday as she talked in a Cook County courtroom about how a crash caused by a man driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive while drunk had forever changed two families' lives. Judith Wasil's son, Michael, 24, suffered...

Chicagoland multifamily sector has an upbeat 2015

Multifamily investments in the Chicago area had an up-and-down year in 2015. A summary report from Kiser Group collected data from the counties surrounding the city of Chicago. Sales data from multi-family sales from both Lake counties (those in both Illinois and Indiana), McHenry, Kane, DuPage, Will, Kenosha and suburban Cook counties were included...

Fox Lake cop's widow pleads not guilty to money laundering, misuse of charitable funds

Melodie Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning during her first court appearance before a Lake County judge on charges that connect her to her late husband's alleged thefts from the youth program he ran. Gliniewicz, the widow of Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, is accused...

Father & 4-Year-Old Son Die Together After Falling Through Ice While Fishing

A father and son died Monday afternoon after a fishing outing turned tragic. David Lyons and his four-year-old son Jackson were fishing on Alderman Lake in Oakland County, Michigan when the ice gave way and both fell into the frigid water below. Related: Grieving Mother Hears Her Late Son's Heart Beating Again In 4-Year-Old Girl's Chest After witnesses [...]

Mental health training teaches police new response strategies

Lake County Undersheriff Ray Rose said he believes when officers encounter suspects with potential mental health issues it's like approaching a fork in the road. A left turn could result in the suspect going to jail, or, even worse, an officer-involved shooting. A right turn, however, could lead...

Photos: Firefighters Receive Award, Reunite With Dog Rescued From Icy Lake

At a special firehouse award ceremony today, Fairfax city and county firefighters reunited with Milo, the dog they had saved from a freezing lake last week. With Fairfax Mayor... The post Photos: Firefighters Receive Award, Reunite With Dog Rescued From Icy Lake appeared first on PETA.

Crews rescue dog from ice covered lake

Firefighters rescued a St. Bernard from a frozen pond in Fairfax County on Friday. The dog was in the water for 30 minutes before emergency crews arrived.

Dodge Pickup Found At The Bottom Of A Frozen Lake Looks Decent

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Last week an ice fisher lowered a waterproof camera into Mayhew Lake in Benton County, Minnesota to look for fish. He was surprised to find a pickup truck instead and called the local sheriff’s department, which realized they’d actually been looking for that thing since March of 2000. Read more...

Houses Don't Get Much Tinier Than This Lakeside A-Frame in Upstate New York

You're not going to find a house much smaller than this tiny A-frame located on a lake in Washington County, New York, which is currently on the market for $194,900. But the flip side of that is that you're...

This Dry Patch of Land Used to Be Bolivia's Second Largest Lake

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This satellite image shows the outline of where Bolvia’s Lake Poopó used to be. Once the county’s second largest body of fresh water, it’s now dried up because of recurring drought and water diversion projects. Read more...

Republic of Zaqistan in Box Elder County, Utah

In 2005, New York resdient Zaq Landsberg acquired two acres of hostile land in Utah's Evaporated Basin of the Great Salt Lake from eBay, sight unseen. Though it sounds like something one might do in the midst of a night of heavy drinking – akin to purchasing that Japanese knife set from late-nite TV — Landsberg knew full well what he was doing. Show More Summary

One critical after semitruck collides with SUV near Mundelein

At least one person is in critical condition after a semitruck and an SUV collided at about 11 a.m. Monday near Route 176 and Gilmer Road near Mundelein, according to Lake County Sheriff's spokesman Christopher Covelli. Special investigators are on the scene, Covelli said, and not much is known...

Pregnant After Rape as a Teen in Foster Care, She Was Forced to Get on the Table for an Abortion

After sharing my conceived in rape story a few years ago at Lake County Right to Life’s annual fundraiser in Indiana, a sweet woman came up to me and through tears, shared her own story of having endured a forced abortion after being raped while in foster care.  We’ve maintained a friendship since then, with Sheryl […]

Shootout With Hit And Run Suspect Leaves Utah Cop, Suspect Dead

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police officer was killed Sunday after he was shot by a suspect who was later killed by police. Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder said Unified police officer Douglas Barney was shot in the head shortly before 10 a.m. Show More Summary

2 women killed in Gary

Two women were killed within about a block of each other in Gary on Sunday, officials said.  Velia Taneff, 86, and Lana Taneff, 63, both were found with ligature marks on their necks, according to a news release from the Lake County, Ind., coroner’s office. Their deaths were ruled homicides. Velia...

2 charged in Lake County after vehicle drives into retention pond

Two men are facing felony charges after one drunkenly crashed a car with a stash of marijuana into a retention pond on Saturday night in Beach Park, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.Lake County Sheriff deputies were called around 10 p.m. to the 12600 block of West Wakefield Drive,...

Utah police officer, suspect dead in gunfire exchange

A Utah police officer was killed Sunday after he was shot by a suspect who was later killed by police. Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder said Unified police officer Douglas Barney was shot in the head shortly before 10 a.m. in the suburb of Holladay. He was taken to a hospital where he died of...

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