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73-year-old man in critical condition after falling into water while fishing with friend near Antioch

Authorities say a 73-year-old man is in critical condition after he fell into the water while fishing with a friend and had to be rescued Friday afternoon near Antioch. The Antioch Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 1:35 p.m. Friday to the 38500 block of North Lakeside Place in unincorporated Antioch. […]

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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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Judge sentences Melodie Gliniewicz, wife of disgraced Fox Lake police officer, to probation

A judge has sentenced Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of former Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, to probation Tuesday after she pleaded guilty to a charge relating to misusing charitable funds. Melodie Gliniewicz, 57, of the 38500 block of North Lakeside Place in Antioch, was charged in 2016 with multiple charges, including unlawful use of […]

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Police seek video surveillance after numerous suspects commit burglaries in Antioch

Police are asking residents for surveillance footage after multiple suspects burglarized vehicles and a garage in an Antioch neighborhood overnight. The Antioch Police Department said the incidents occurred between 12-2:30 a.m. Monday in the Antioch Manor subdivision on Joren Trail, Johelia Trail and Donin Drive. A resident nearby in the 600 block of Main Street […]

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Canine Ryker, sheriff’s deputies locate woman who was hypothermic in water for nearly 2 hours near Antioch

Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Ryker and sheriff’s deputies located a woman who was hypothermic after falling into a lake near Antioch and being unable to get out for nearly two hours. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:15 a.m. Thursday to the area of Route 173 and Venn Road in unincorporated Antioch for a […]

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Fire chief says Antioch fire stations in ‘extremely bad shape,’ will seek tax levy increase referendum

Antioch’s fire chief says a tax levy increase is needed to fund critical repairs to Antioch fire stations and increase employee wages, which he says are comparable to fast-food workers. Last month, the Antioch Fire Department’s board of trustees voted unanimously to raise the tax levy via referendum on the June 28 primary ballot. “It’s […]

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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 […]