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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 […]

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Police to hold press conference on missing 24-year-old Thomas Howe, family to offer reward

The parents of 24-year-old Thomas “Tommy” Howe, who went missing on January 22, will offer a monetary reward for information leading to the location of their son at a press conference Friday. Thomas “Tommy” Howe, 24, of Antioch, was reported missing on January 22 to the Antioch Police Department. Howe was last seen wearing a gray North […]

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‘Generosity of our neighbors:’ Antioch Lions Club donates $20,000 to Antioch police, fire departments

The Antioch Lions Club, a non-profit organization, gave the Antioch fire and police departments each a $10,000 donation this week to help them buy new equipment. The donations will be used to help fund protective equipment for Antioch Police Department and provide training equipment for the Antioch Fire Protection District. Antioch Lions Club President Kevin […]