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WATCH: Metra Releases Haunting Video Of Train Striking Woman, Child

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Saturday, a 34-year-old woman carrying her 1-year-old goddaughter attempted to run across Metra tracks to beat an oncoming train in North Chicago. ...

Kevin Costner's Lake County Fielders Selling Tickets Without A Stadium

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sure, if you build it, they will come. But what if you don't? Baseball fans in Lake County are showing mounting excitement for their new minor-league...

Tea, Green: Five Experts Serve Up Their Favorite Eco-Friendly Brews

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The tea industry has an ugly history of deforesting, damaging biodiversity, and using pesticides. To promote more enlightened sipping, we asked five experts to name their preferred brew.

Lake County Jail Ends Netflix Subscription

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Lake County Jail inmates behaved, officials ordered a little weekend entertainment from Netflix, showing such hits as "Schindler's List" and "Hot...

McClendon Murders: Charges Filed Against 2 Teens In Connection With Slaying Of TV Host's Parents

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A judge in Indiana has approved criminal charges against two teens in connection with the deaths of CLTV host Garrard McClendon's parents last week, L...

Northwest Indiana One Of Nation's Least Healthy Places For Women

STNG/WBBM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Northwest Indiana improved its health profile, even if it was by only one spot. In 2007, Self magazine named the Gary metropolitan area the unhealthi...

GOP Ballot Segregation Effort Fails

Daily Herald | Russell Lissau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Republican Party's legal attempt to stop thousands of Lake County ballots from being counted on Election Day essentially ended Monday whe...

Lake County Sheriff Begins Week In Own Jail

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran began a week-long stint as an "inmate" in his own jail Wednesday. Curran believes the voluntary detention will give h...