The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Mundelein police department. Readers are reminded an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
Mundelein Trustee Ed Sullivan has lately taken a public stance against the village’s unions, and against Illinois’ “prevailing wage” requirements. Sullivan said his comments have come out of frustration after seeing so much “unnecessary spending.”
Aug. 25 6:19 p.m. |
The status of one vendor at the Mundelein Farmers Market is now up in the air after the market manager told them to pack up and leave the market Friday, saying she didn’t “like [their] attitude.”
Aug. 25 3:58 p.m. |
A Sept. 18 date has been set for the filing of defense motions by attorneys for Jose Reyes, a Chicago man charged with abducting and assaulting a three-year-old Mundelein girl last fall.
Aug. 25 1:44 p.m. |
Mundelein will hold its fourth annual art festival Saturday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 7, when more than 45 vendors display their artwork and crafts in Kracklauer Park.
The free, juried festival runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at 100 N. Seymour Ave. Artwork on display and for sale will include paintings, photography, jewelry, stained glass, ceramics, pottery and sculpture, among other media.
EDITORIAL: When Illinois became the last state to pass laws permitting concealed firearms, both critics and proponents had pre-designed narratives about what the effects would be. What has occurred since permits began flowing in January suggests we are at least two states that barely overlap.
A Lake County prosecutor on Monday issued a Sept. 17 deadline for a Mundelein teacher charged with sexually abusing a student to accept a plea deal or go to trial.
Nicole Jacobsen, 42, of Barrington, has pleaded not guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse in connection with the alleged 2010 incident involving a 14-year-old student at West Oak Middle School in Mundelein.
Aug. 25 12:49 p.m. |
Why won’t Brad Schneider be transparent with his tax returns? My concern is not about how much money he or his wife makes or their tax rate, but with his refusal to be transparent. He has a responsibility when called upon to be open and honest with his constituents. His failure to demonstrate accountability to those who elected him is what should worry voters this November. Unfortunately, Schneider is the type of politician who is a tired and sorry example of what we as Americans have come to expect from our elected officials.
— Richard Williams, Mundelein
Mossy tree frogs are native to Vietnam and possibly China. These frogs are particularly hard to spot, and their name tells you exactly why.
Arts & Entertainment
Aug. 24 2:10 p.m. |
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Squeeze in that last bit of warm-weather fun
Aug. 23 12:22 p.m. |
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