GazeboNews reader/Lake Bluff resident Jen Richards was driving on Route 176 just west of I-94 when she saw a fire raging at the Jamaican Gardens site. Lake Forest and Lake Bluff fire trucks were arriving at 12:06 p.m.
Police & Fire
The Lake Forest Police Department and Lake Bluff Police Department sent an alert to local public school districts about a reported incident in Highwood in which students said a man approached them at Oak Terrace Elementary School and offered to give them a ride home. Separately, last week the Lake County Sheriff’s Office issued of a press release of an attempted child abduction in Beach Park that a sheriff’s spokesman said appears to be unrelated to the Highwood incident.
On Monday, April 1, 2013, the Lake Forest Police Department will join forces with Deerfield, Highland Park, Waukegan and Winnetka Police Departments to conduct on-going education and enforcement of local ordinances that restrict the use of a hand-held cell phone while driving a vehicle.
Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran is seeking citizens to join the Lake County Sheriff’s Office team of Reserve Deputies. The Lake County Sheriff’s Reserve Deputy Unit is a dedicated group of volunteers who assist the Sheriff’s Office sworn personnel on an emergency basis.
The Lake Bluff Police Department has been investigating car burglaries occurring on Park Lane and Mawman Avenue. Officers initially responded to a report of a burglarized vehicle in the 100 block of Park Lane at 4:49 a.m. on Sunday, August 26
Lake Forest School District 67 posted the investigation report on it’s website. Here’s the link
The lawyer hired by District 67 to investigate the Deer Path Middle School sexting scandal revealed the findings of his investigation at the Tues., Feb. 28, board meeting.
Lake Bluff School District 65 has named Dr. Jean Sophie to be its next superintendent of Schools, effective July 1.
The Lake Forest/Lake Bluff community members who participated in the District 67/115 superintendent selection thank the school boards for letting them actively participate in the interview process
A Lincolnshire daycare worker was sentenced to 31 years for the murder of a toddler in her care.