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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 […]