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Jeffrey Frank, 53, of Lincolnshire was observed standing naked in front of a window masturbating by two juveniles, according to a news release from the Deerfield Police Department. | Courtesy of the Deerfield Police Department

Neurologist charged for masturbating near children

A University of Chicago neurologist was arrested Friday, May 16, after being seen masturbating in front of a window in the 1400 block of Lake Cook Road May 3, according to...

Highland Park High School principal, Brad Swanson hugs student, Samantha Herman, who was recognized during Monday evening's  school board meeting at Highland Park High School in Highland Park, May 19, 2014. | Brian O'Mahoney/For Sun-Times Media

Critics pull no punches for Fornero, District 113 board

District 113 Superintendent George Fornero and members of the school board took a verbal lashing Monday from parents, students and community members over a cascading stream of...

Walgreen could buy rest of Alliance Boots, move tax domicile overseas

Walgreen Co. is moving to buy the rest of Britain's Alliance Boots ahead of schedule, which furthers recent talk about the drugstore chain moving its tax domicile overseas.

Host your next corporate event in the Chicago suburbs

Booking accommodations for a corporate event can be a high-stress task - especially if you are trying to host an event in the downtown Chicago ...

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Recent incidents prompt community meetings about online predators

The Internet, and mobile devices, changed how kids interact with each other, and how they’re getting into trouble.

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Highland Park High School principal, Brad Swanson hugs student, Samantha Herman, who was recognized during Monday evening's  school board meeting at Highland Park High School in Highland Park, May 19, 2014. | Brian O'Mahoney/For Sun-Times Media

Critics pull no punches for Fornero, District 113 board

District 113 Superintendent George Fornero and members of the school board took a verbal lashing Monday from parents, students and community members over a cascading stream of...

Dr. David Behlow during Tuesday's farewell reception at Sherwood School, in Highland Park, Ill., April 29, 2014. Behlow is retiring after five years as district 112 superintendent. | Brian O'Mahoney/For Sun-Times Media

Behlow endorses panel’s push for 2015 referendum

Outgoing schools’ chief David Behlow lent a ringing endorsement Thursday, May 15, to the recommendations of a citizens’ group that has been wrestling with the challenges of...

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Top 5 home maintenance tips for spring cleaning

After the harsh weather of winter, spring cleaning is just what your home needs to look great and to have you feeling more comfortable. You may...

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Police Blotter: Dispute call in Highland Park leads to drug charges

The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Highland Park Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt....

<p>Rosie Park gets roses from her senior prom date during her ice show performance in Northbrook. | Nic Summers/for Sun-Times Media</p>

Top 20 Photos of the Week

Take a look at 20 of the best photos of the week. Prom, graduation, summer sports and more are featured.

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Angelina Jolie in the title role of "Maleficent," the villian from the 1959 classic "Sleeping Beauty."

Summer Movies: Shooting, smashing, spooking on tap

The summer-movie lineup is filled with sequels and superheroes, as you might expect. But it’s a little more eclectic this year, with some horror creeping into the mix, a welcome...

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Police Blotter: $20,000 worth of silverware taken from home

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a...

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Setting achievable financial goals at any stage of life

One of the best ways to improve your personal finances is to set tangible goals. By setting financial goals, you will be able to focus on your futu...

FILE - This May 14, 2013 file photo shows medical marijuana vials displayed at the Venice Beach Care Center medical marijuana dispensary in Venice, Calif. It took 50 years for American attitudes about marijuana to zigzag from the paranoia of "Reefer Madness" to the excesses of Woodstock back to the hard line of Just Say No. And now, in just a few short years, public opinion has shifted so dramatically toward pragmatic acceptance of marijuana that even those who champion legalization are surprised at how quickly attitudes are changing and states are moving to approve the drug for medical use and just for fun.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) ORG XMIT: WX408

Lake Bluff tightens medical marijuana dispensary restrictions

Medical marijuana dispensaries will be allowed in Lake Bluff’s light-industrial district under tighter local restrictions. Without the Village Board’s action, the “less...

<p>Rosie Park gets roses from her senior prom date during her ice show performance in Northbrook. | Nic Summers/for Sun-Times Media</p>

Top 20 Photos of the Week

Take a look at 20 of the best photos of the week. Prom, graduation, summer sports and more are featured.

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Photo: Matigian Preschool graduation

Matigian Preschool is pleased to present some of its 2014 graduates. The school's two graduation ceremonies took place May 20 and included a special program for relatives and...

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Libertyville Librarian: 'Fallout'

What if a nuclear bomb would have been dropped in the United States during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962? What would it have been like to live during this time? My...

Mommy on a Shoestring: Superhero recipes for any occasion

Grab your capes! It’s time to celebrate our favorite superheroes with delicious recipes courtesy of Matthew Mead, author of “The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook.”

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Beauty tips for women over 50

There is beauty in wisdom. When you achieve the landmark age of 50, you should let this beauty shine rather than trying to mask your years. By...

Reinventing the 'soccer mom' in the 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan

If you want to stand out from other moms in the carpool, you may want to check out the exciting new 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan. This van stands apart...

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Jeffrey Frank, 53, of Lincolnshire was observed standing naked in front of a window masturbating by two juveniles, according to a news release from the Deerfield Police Department. | Courtesy of the Deerfield Police Department

Neurologist charged for masturbating near children

A University of Chicago neurologist was arrested Friday, May 16, after being seen masturbating in front of a window in the 1400 block of Lake Cook Road May 3, according to...

Stevenson board approves study that could lead to new connector path

Eventually, with cooperation between three different taxing bodies, a sidewalk could extend from Stevenson High School’s back parking lot along Port Clinton Road to the...

Mommy on a Shoestring: Superhero recipes for any occasion

Grab your capes! It’s time to celebrate our favorite superheroes with delicious recipes courtesy of Matthew Mead, author of “The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook.”

The Culver’s restaurant in Buffalo Grove is hosting the annual Project Linus fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 20. A percentage of sales will help blanketeers keep making blankets for children and teens in need. | Provided

Culver’s diners can become blanketeers for a day in Buffalo Grove

Volunteers will be at the Culver’s restaurant in Buffalo Grove from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, May 20, encouraging people to say “Project Linus” when placing their food order.

The Stevenson High School choir sings at Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago on April 10, 2013.  | J.Geil/For Sun-Times Media

Stevenson choir falls short in attempt to perform with Foreigner

Even though she will not get to hear her choir perform at a major concert facility, Stevenson High School choral director Alice Nuteson is ending the school year exceptionally...

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Eighth graders from Fremont Middle School pack powdered potato supplements into bags that will be shipped to needy children in Nicaragua. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media

Fremont students learn current events through action

For a service project this month, 250 eighth-graders from Fremont Middle School in Mundelein were split into two groups and rotated between activities at the Lake County Forest...

Mommy on a Shoestring: Superhero recipes for any occasion

Grab your capes! It’s time to celebrate our favorite superheroes with delicious recipes courtesy of Matthew Mead, author of “The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook.”

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You’re ready to take advantage of low interest rates; what’s the first step?

With home loan rates as low as 3.558%, you might be ready to purchase your first home or upgrade to a larger house for your family. If you are not ...

<p>Rosie Park gets roses from her senior prom date during her ice show performance in Northbrook. | Nic Summers/for Sun-Times Media</p>

Top 20 Photos of the Week

Take a look at 20 of the best photos of the week. Prom, graduation, summer sports and more are featured.

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Mundelein gymnast Cameron Mueller expands his comfort zone

On Saturday, Mundelein hosted a sectional meet. Before the season, it was considered the favorite to win. The return of Colin McCarthy (fourth in state in the all-around in...

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Michelle Lee, 21, is on trial in Lake County court facing a charge that she delivered a controlled substance that resulted in the death of a 15-year-old Vernon Hills High School student in 2011.

Girls testify about buying, snorting heroin that killed classmate

A former Vernon Hills High School student who purchased the heroin that prosecutors say killed a classmate testified Tuesday that she bought it from Michelle Lee at her Gurnee...

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Trial begins in heroin overdose case

Jury selection began Monday morning in the trial of a Gurnee woman charged with providing heroin that led to the overdose death of a Vernon Hills High School student.

This photo illustration shows hands typing on a computer keyboard on Wednesday Feb. 27,2013. Security threats aren't new and have long been part of online life. But the increased attention on them offers a good time to review ways you can protect yourself. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) ORG XMIT: LA110

Vernon Hills blogger Bob Baittie talks publishing, Parkinson's and spirituality

Bob Baittie is a community guest blogger for the Pioneer Press. Baittie shares posts from his personal blog "Tremors in the Universe," where he explores spirituality and...

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You’re ready to take advantage of low interest rates; what’s the first step?

With home loan rates as low as 3.558%, you might be ready to purchase your first home or upgrade to a larger house for your family. If you are not ...

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Fire at Vernon Hills home causes $200K in damage

An early Monday fire at a vacant home in north suburban Vernon Hills caused more than $200,000 worth of damage.

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