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Police officer saves woman’s life, firefighters rescue dogs from fire at apartment in Winthrop Harbor

A police officer saved the life of a woman trapped and firefighters rescued two dogs after a fire started in an apartment building in Winthrop Harbor Saturday morning. The Winthrop Harbor Fire Department responded around 6:40 a.m. Saturday to the 800 block of Park Avenue. Winthrop Harbor Fire Chief Rocco Campanella said the call was […]

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Bystanders perform CPR on female who fell out of boat, nearly drowned on Lake Marie near Antioch

Bystanders performed CPR on an unresponsive female and successfully revived her after she fell out of a boat into Lake Marie near Antioch Sunday afternoon. The Antioch Fire Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3:30 p.m. Sunday to the 41300 block of North Elime Road in unincorporated Antioch for a report of a […]

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Firefighters rescue seriously injured man from house fire in McHenry that also left police officer hospitalized

Firefighters rescued a dog and a seriously injured man from a house fire in McHenry that also left a police officer injured Saturday morning, fire officials said. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 12:09 a.m. Saturday to the 600 block of South Meadow Road in McHenry. Paramedics initially responded to an unknown medical […]

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Coroner identifies worker who died after firefighters rescued him from roof of theater in Antioch

The coroner’s office has identified a 59-year-old contractor who died after he suffered a medical emergency and had to be rescued from the roof of a theater in downtown Antioch. A preliminary autopsy showed that Daniel Ruckoldt, 59, of Salem, Wisconsin, likely died from a cardiac issue, according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office. The […]