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‘She is a strong woman’: Fundraiser started for family after woman dies, juvenile injured following house fire in Antioch

A fundraiser was started to help an Antioch family after a woman died and a juvenile was injured following a house fire Monday morning. Amanda Rauguth organized a GoFundMe for her mother, Melissa Muehlnickel, and her younger brother, Stephen, who were both injured after their house caught on fire in the 26300 block of West […]

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2 injured, including 1 critically, after house fire near Antioch, fire officials say

A woman is in critical condition after being rescued from a house fire near Antioch Monday morning that also left a juvenile hospitalized, fire officials said. The Antioch Fire Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:07 a.m. Monday to the 26300 block of West Forest Court in unincorporated Antioch for a report of […]

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Thunderstorms cause damage throughout Antioch area, leave 2 homes uninhabitable

Village officials say multiple trees came down in Antioch during thunderstorms overnight and the fire department responded to a lightning strike that left two homes uninhabitable. Antioch Village Communication Specialist Jim Moran said it was a busy night for the village’s police, fire and public works departments. “First of all, we’re happy to report that […]

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1 dead, 2 others injured after multiple-vehicle crash on Route 173 in Fox Lake

A 31-year-old Capron man died and two others were injured after a car tried passing another vehicle and caused a multiple-vehicle crash in Fox Lake Saturday evening. The Fox Lake Police Department and Fox Lake Fire Protection District responded around 8 p.m. Saturday to Route 173 between Wilmot Road and Converse Road for a report […]

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At least 2 vehicles stolen, multiple others burglarized overnight in Antioch neighborhoods

Police are seeking information from the public after multiple vehicles were stolen and burglarized in different subdivisions in Antioch early Monday morning. Village of Antioch Communication Specialist Jim Moran said the crimes happened in the overnight hours from Sunday into Monday morning. The Neuhaven, Clublands, and Redwing subdivisions in Antioch were targeted, Moran said. A […]

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Police arrest Waukegan man allegedly involved in fake kidnapping report in Antioch

A man, who had multiple warrants, was arrested after police say he was involved in an attempted scheme where someone tried to extort money by faking a kidnapping in Antioch. The Antioch Police Department was notified around 9 p.m. Wednesday about a possible kidnapping of an adult female. Village of Antioch Communication Specialist Jim Moran […]