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Two people who had been dating until recently were identified as the deceased after a Lake Forest shooting Wednesday morning, Jan. 3, according to a coroner’s report.
Alyssa Groh
The Lake Forest Police Department is seeking the public’s help of locating two North Shore teenagers who allegedly ran away together, according to the Lake Forest Police Department.
Alyssa Groh
Bigger is always better has been Wendy Deeter’s motto. She has displayed her motto through her bakery at Deeter Cookies in Lake Bluff.
Alyssa Groh

No amount of rain could keep Lake Forest High School’s Class of 2016 from shining on its graduation day on Saturday, June 4.

The honorary ceremony traditionally held on the school’s front lawn was moved indoors to the fieldhouse and gymnasium to accommodate graduates, administrators and well-wishers alike.

More than 400 students’ names were called during the presentation of diplomas.

Derek Wolff

A Lake Forest High School teacher who allegedly kissed a female student’s neck and placed his hands on her leg was charged with two misdemeanor counts of battery today, according to Lake Forest High School and the Lake Bluff Police Department.

The contact occurred on May 11 when LFHS math teacher Albert Macius visited the student’s home, a release sent by Lake Forest High School District 115 states. The victim reported the incident to the Lake Bluff Police Department, which immediately began an investigation.

Nicki Koetting
The Vernon Hills High School hallways were organized chaos as over 20 local high school girls dance teams prepped for the North Suburban Conference dance competition on the evening of Friday, Jan. 15.
Nicki Koetting
The shooter in a Jan. 3 murder-suicide in Lake Forest was struck by a vehicle after killing his ex-girlfriend and himself in the parking lot of the apartment they once shared, according to new information from the Lake Forest Police Department.
Alyssa Groh
Freedom of Information Act Documents obtained by The Lake Forest Leader from the Lake County Sheriff’s Department describes sexual abuse allegations between a former Montessori School of Lake Forest teacher and a teenage male student throughout a two-year period.
22nd Century Media Staff

As he was growing up in Lake Forest, Mike Ferrin was known to do a play-by-play even on the most mundane games, including throwing a tennis ball against the wall.

He was doing just that one night when he was being called in for dinner by his mother. After the second maternal beckoning he was about to go inside when neighbor Kathryn Joosten, an accomplished actress who would go on to have roles on TV dramas “The West Wing” and “Desperate Housewives,” stopped him.

Derek Wolff

The opportunity for people of all culinary skill levels to bake mouth-watering desserts from scratch is now just a computer click away, thanks to the entrepreneurial acumen of Lake Bluff resident Carrie Spezzano and her brother Jim Miller.

Nicki Koetting

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