Mundelein teen charged with pointing toy rifle at drivers

A 17-year-old from Mundelein faces three counts of aggravated assault after he was accused of pointing a replica rifle at passing vehicles near Route 83 and Route 53 in Long Grove. Lake County sheriff's deputies determined the rifle was a toy replica M16 rifle. Read more.

Man rescued before truck submerges in lake

Two witnesses helped a 62-year-old man get out of his pickup truck Sunday after the vehicle plunged into a lake south of Rakow Road in Lake in the Hills. The man was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. Read more.

Villa Park man dies in an accident in New Mexico

The 49-year-old man died from injuries he suffered in an all-terrain vehicle crash in New Mexico's Grant County Saturday. Read more.

1 candidate knocked off the ballot; another withdraws in Lake County Board races

A challenge to the nominating petitions of a Lake County Board candidate has been upheld and another overruled. A candidate in a third county board race also has withdrawn. Read more.


Foggy and 40 degrees this morning. Highs today in the upper 40s, with lows tonight around 40. Full story.


No major delays to report early Monday. Construction of the new Route 390 extension is scheduled to reduce Prospect Avenue in Itasca to one lane in each direction between Granville Avenue and Pierce Road. Full traffic.

Kane posts two goals to keep Blackhawks winning streak alive

With 299 goals over his storied career, Kane moved past Dennis Hull (298) and into fifth place on the Hawks' all-time list, John Dietz writes. "He's just so hard to defend," coach Joel Quenneville said. Read more.

Under Fox, Chicago Bears' penalties, division losses piling up

Three wins in three years against division opponents makes the playoffs an untenable dream, Bob LeGere writes. And for an inconsistent offense that often struggles to move the ball, penalties can be fatal, and that was the case in the team's latest loss. Read more.