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‘Law enforcement can no longer stand idle’: Antioch police partner with organization to address opioid epidemic

The Antioch Police Department announced they are partnering with a non-profit organization to deal with the nationwide opioid epidemic on a local level, which they said is a first for law enforcement in Lake County. Antioch Police Chief Geoff Guttschow announced the partnership earlier this week between the Antioch Police Department and Nicasa Behavior Health […]

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Video released shows officers reviving man who overdosed after 3 teenagers overdosed in Antioch this past weekend

Editor’s Note: The above video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer. Viewer discretion is advised. Police are warning the public after three teenagers overdosed in Antioch this past weekend. Authorities also released a bodycam video showing officers reviving a man who overdosed. The Antioch Police Department said that in light of last […]

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Lindenhurst man arrested after police interrupt burglary in progress in Antioch neighborhood

A Lindenhurst man was arrested when he allegedly fled from police after they found him burglarizing a residence in Antioch early Thursday morning. Michael Tangney, 30, of Lindenhurst, was charged with two counts of residential burglary, possession of burglary tools, possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing identification. Antioch police […]

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Lake County police departments to participate in regional safety initiative on Route 59 on Monday

The Antioch and Barrington police departments, along with several other northern Illinois law enforcement agencies, will participate in a regional traffic safety initiative on Route 59 on Monday. The Naperville Police Department announced on Thursday that several police departments in northern Illinois, including two Lake County departments, will conduct a traffic safety initiative on Route […]

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Antioch man arrested and charged for allegedly possessing child pornography

A 21-year-old Antioch man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly possessing child pornography. Mark Fine, 21, of the 700 block of Highview Court in Antioch, was charged with three counts of possession of child pornography, a Class 2 felony. In January, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Cybercrimes Unit conducted an investigation into the suspected sharing […]

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Police departments in Lake County warn residents of car burglaries and theft, encourage ‘9 PM Routine’

Numerous police departments in Lake County are warning residents of an increase in car burglaries and thefts and are encouraging residents to practice the “9 PM Routine.” Authorities say car burglaries and thefts increase as the weather warms up, and they are offering tips to combat such crimes. The Lake County Forest Preserves said parking […]

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Police officer recognized for helping injured driver following head-on rollover crash in Antioch

An Antioch police officer received an award Wednesday for his actions in helping a driver who was injured and trapped in her vehicle following a head-on rollover crash in Antioch. Antioch Police Officer Ray Galioto is the first recipient of the department’s Commendation Award. The award stemmed from Galioto’s actions on November 18 at a […]

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Body of missing 24-year-old Thomas Howe located near Libertyville, officials say

The body of 24-year-old Thomas “Tommy” Howe, who went missing over three weeks ago, has been located near Libertyville, officials said. Howe, 24, of Antioch, was reported missing to the Antioch Police Department on January 22. Howe’s body was recovered shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Des Plaines River near Libertyville, according to Antioch […]