Adrian Rivera

Authorities: Beach Park man took woman hostage, killed her dog

Lake County sheriff’s deputies took a Beach Park man into custody Sunday on charges of holding the mother of his child hostage and killing her dog.

Skeletal remains found near Zion-area state park

Investigators are trying to determine the identity, cause and manner of death of skeletal remains found last week near Zion.

Man shot during late-night confrontation in Elgin

Elgin police are investigating a shooting late Sunday night that left a man hospitalized with a gunshot wound.

A crash Sunday afternoon left behind a jumble of bricks and cinder blocks at a Buffalo Grove convenience store.

Jeep crashes into wall at Buffalo Grove 7-Eleven

The driver of a white Grand Jeep Cherokee crashed through a wall at a Buffalo Grove convenience store Sunday afternoon, village fire officials said.

Frank Gary heats ribs at the Pigfoot booth during the Rockin’ Rib Fest Friday at Sunset Park in Lake in the Hills in 2023.

Rib Fest in Lake in the Hills will have mask ban

Lake in the Hills officials voted to ban face coverings at the Rockin’ Rib Fest to be put on by the local Rotary Club next month.

Officials in several Northwest suburban Cook County towns are questioning the U.S. Census Bureau’s population estimates that show a drop of more than 4% in Arlington Heights, Palatine, Rosemont, Streamwood and several other places.

Officials decry census’ population loss estimates in Northwest suburbs

Recently released estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau showing significant population declines among several Northwest Cook County towns. The federal agency is estimating a drop of more than 4% of the residents in nearly a dozen towns located in the Cook County panhandle between 2020 and 2023.

Matthew Mikes, left, and his father, Wayne, at Mikes Bike Shop in Palatine have stayed atop the demands of massive changes to their industry since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

Pedaling uphill: Ingenuity, adaptability have made the difference for suburban bike shops since the pandemic

The inventory and service demands that accompanied the pandemic’s sudden surge of interest in cycling sent suburban bike shops pedaling uphill on an already 4-year-long journey that hasn’t yet seen a downhill coast to 2019 market norms.

The oldest player on the field, Sue Saltsberg 64, of Hoffman Estates, known as "Runaround Sue," smiles on Sunday after crossing home plate during a Buddy Baseball game.

Buddy Baseball brings together fathers, sons on Father’s Day

You didn’t need to ask the score of Sunday’s Buddy Baseball game at Rick Drazner Park in Buffalo Grove.


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