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Nail salon hold up reported in Highland Park

by Staff Report News, Breaking, Police
No suspects have been named after armed robbers stole money and a phone from a Highland Park nail salon. At 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 at Highland Park Police were notified of an armed robbery that had just taken place at the The Nail Shop located at ...

D112 to close Elm Place and Lincoln Elementary, consolidate dual language program

by Margaret Tazioli, Freelance Reporter News, Breaking, School

Elm Place Middle School and Lincoln Elementary School will close at the end of the 2017-18 school year as decided at the Oct. 3 board of education meeting.

Six board members voted to close the schools, one abstained....

Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train near Highwood station

by Erin Redmond, Sports Editor News, Breaking

A female pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train on the Union Pacific North Line just after 5:20 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 near the Highwood station. 

Lake County Coroner Howard Cooper confirmed the fatality...