Posted inLocal News

Woman files lawsuit after suffering serious injury during explosion at Antioch restaurant

A Lindenhurst woman who suffered a serious injury during an explosion at an Antioch restaurant in September has filed a lawsuit against the business, her lawyer said. Law firm Salvi, Schostok and Pritchard have filed a lawsuit against Anastasias Restaurant and Sports Lounge, 950 Hillside Avenue in Antioch. LaVerne and Charles Burress, of Lindenhurst, went […]

Posted inLocal News

Woman injured after explosion at Anastasias Restaurant in Antioch

An explosion on the patio of Anastasias Restaurant in Antioch left one woman hospitalized Wednesday evening, fire officials said. The Antioch Fire Department responded around 7 p.m. Wednesday to Anastasias Restaurant and Sports Lounge, 950 Hillside Avenue in Antioch, for a report of a burn victim. Firefighters arrived and found some type of explosion that […]

Posted inLocal News

OSHA issues nearly $1.6 million fine to Waukegan company after 4 killed in plant explosion

AB Specialty Silicones was cited for 12 willful federal safety violations and fined nearly $1.6 million following the explosion at the company’s Waukegan plant in May which left four employees dead. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited the company for willful violations, which means “the employer either knowingly failed […]