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  • Seven of the eight creators of Cards Against Humanity, all friends from Highland Park High School, pose for a photo in September.

    Suburban friends create politically incorrect Cards Against Humanity Dec 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    They call it “a card game for horrible people.” One reviewer said it's only “for the crass and jaded.” Yet, Cards Against Humanity is the best-selling toy on Amazon.com this holiday season. “It's an inside joke that's gotten out of control,” says Max Temkin, 26, the Highland Park native who created the game with childhood friends Josh Dillon, Daniel Dranove, Eli Halpern, Ben Hantoot, David Munk, David Pinsof and Eliot Weinstein.

     
  •  Highland Park has banned assault weapons like these on display at a shop in New Castle, Pa.

    Highland Park sued over assault weapons ban Dec 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    A gun rights group has filed its first lawsuit against one of the Illinois communities that rushed to pass an assault weapons ban before a state law allowed people to carry concealed weapons in public, and the group strongly hinted Friday that the lawsuit will not be its last.

     
  • Highland Park man gets 25 years in N.Y. Taliban case Dec 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    A Highland Park man convicted earlier this year of conspiring to provide material support to the Taliban has been sentenced in New York to 25 years in prison.

     
  •  Michael Jordan’s 56,000-square foot home in Highland Park failed to sell at auction after the bidding fell short. Jordan spokeswoman Estee Portnoy says nobody offered the reserve price of $13 million for the seven-acre estate in north of Chicago.

    Michael Jordan estate fails to sell at auction Dec 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Michael Jordan’s 56,000-square foot home in Highland Park failed to sell at auction after the bidding fell short. Jordan spokeswoman Estee Portnoy says nobody offered the reserve price of $13 million for the seven-acre estate in north of Chicago.

     
  • Joy of the Game offers winter break programming Dec 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Joy of the Game, 158 S. Waukegan Road, Deerfield, is thrilled to be hosting a large range of winter programming at the newly remodeled facility.

     
  • Dr. Gregory and Mrs. Penelope Amarantos

    Gala raises $815,000 for Women's Health InitiativeDec 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    This year's Swedish Covenant Hospital Foundation's Gala raised a remarkable $815,000 for the health of north side women and their families.

     
  • Dogs helping CLC students Dec 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    College of Lake County will have therapy dogs to help sooth students facing final exams.

     
  • Sen. Mark Kirk is pictured in the first photo of him released after he suffered a stroke nearly two years ago.

    Kirk leaves hospital after gallbladder surgery Dec 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk left the hospital Tuesday a day after having surgery to remove his gallbladder. Kirk first went to Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Saturday because of abdominal pain and had the surgery Monday.

     
  •  Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk of Highland Park, shown in 2012 as he recovered from a stroke, had surgery to remove his gallbladder.

    Sen. Kirk has gall bladder removed Dec 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk had surgery to remove his gall bladder Monday and is recovering in the hospital, his office said. “This morning Senator Kirk underwent a successful surgery to have his gall bladder removed and is resting comfortably,” a statement from the Highland Park Republican’s office says. “His doctor expects a quick recovery.”

     
  • Book notes Dec 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    Author Ari Shavit discusses his book "My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel" at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Ave., Highland Park.

     
  • CLC receives child care grant Dec 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Children’s Learning Center at the College of Lake County received a four-year competitive grant totaling $500,220 from the U.S. Department of Education to provide child care for up to 40 low-income CLC students (20 each at the centers at the Grayslake and Lakeshore campuses).

     
  • F. James Lumber

    Former Round Lake Mayor James Lumber dies Dec 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    A former Round Lake mayor who also served as the first chairman of the College of Lake County’s board died Monday. F. James Lumber, 78, died at Lake Forest Hospital following a lengthy illness.

     
  • Guests artists join CLC for its Winter Dance Concert Dec 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    The College of Lake County Dance Department will present its Winter Dance Concert Dec. 6-8 in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the Grayslake campus.

     
  • Page Ehlman

    Child model from Mount Prospect now has agency of her own Dec 2, 2013 12:00 AM
    Kukec's People features John MacLeod of Kenilworth, who is heading up a new concept in 24/7 news broadcasting, an app that provides local news to your mobile device.

     
  • Metra train kills pedestrian near Fort Sheridan Nov 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    Two people were hit by Metra trains Friday night, one of them fatally, in separate incidents on different lines. The fatality was north of the Fort Sheridan station, while a less serious accident occured in Downers Grove.

     
  • Richard Korengold, Managing Director, Mesirow Financial

    Mesirow Financial exec joins Lake County Partners Board of Governors Nov 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    Highland Park, Ill. (November 25, 2013) — Highland Park resident, Richard H. Korengold, managing director with Mesirow Financial's Wealth Management group, was recently invited to join the Lake County Partners Board of Governors.

     
  • CLC to present Winter Dance Concert Nov 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    The College of Lake County Dance Department will present its Winter Dance Concert on Dec. 6, 7 and 8 in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the Grayslake campus.

     
  • An unspecified level of radioactive material was found on this geology laboratory’s rock collection at College of Lake County.

    CLC board chair: Radioactive rocks pose no risk Nov 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    College of Lake County’s board chairman Tuesday night addressed faculty concerns about an unspecified level of radioactive material found on a geology laboratory’s rock collection, saying consultants have been studying the situation and it’s not believed anyone has been exposed to health risks.

     
  •  Fifteen oil on canvas art are on display at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at College of Lake County in Grayslake. The show by Wheaton artist Joel Sheesley is on exhibit until Sunday, Dec. 15.

    Evidence on the Pavement exhibit at CLC Nov 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Fifteen oil on canvas art are on display at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at College of Lake County in Grayslake. The show by Wheaton artist Joel Sheesley is on exhibit unitl Sunday, Dec. 15.

     
  • Special Tribute Hockey Game set for Dec. 7 Nov 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    On Saturday , Dec. 7, at 8:10 p.m., Save A Star Drug Awareness Foundation and the Highland Park Giants will host their 7th Annual Special Tribute Hockey Game at the Centennial Park Ice Arena in Highland Park. This year’s game will be played against the Northwest Chargers.

     
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