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Vehicle fled from police in Richmond minutes before it caused fatal crash on Route 173 in Fox Lake

The vehicle that caused a fatal multiple-vehicle crash on Route 173 in Fox Lake last weekend had fled from police in Richmond minutes before the crash, authorities said. A Richmond police officer observed a red Saturn coupe committing several traffic violations, including lane use, safety zone and turn signal violations, at around 7:45 p.m. June […]

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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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2 hospitalized, 1 with serious injuries, after three-vehicle crash in Spring Grove

A three-vehicle crash left two people hospitalized, including one with serious injuries, Friday evening in Spring Grove, police said. The Spring Grove Police Department and Spring Grove Fire Department responded around 8 p.m. Friday to Route 173 near Siedschlag Road in Spring Grove. Spring Grove Police Chief Michael Niedzwiecki said the incident involved three vehicles. […]

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Woman escapes with minor injuries after falling asleep, driving off roadway into trees in Antioch

It took firefighters approximately 30 minutes to extricate a woman trapped in her car after she fell asleep and drove off the roadway in Antioch, police said. The Antioch Fire Protection District and Antioch Police Department responded around 11:30 a.m. Monday to SkipperBud’s, 1000 West Route 173 in Antioch, for a report of a vehicle […]

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1 injured after gunman opens fire on vehicles in apparent random shooting in Wadsworth

One victim was hospitalized after a gunman opened fire on vehicles stopped at a red light in Wadsworth in what police say was a random shooting and not targeted. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday to the intersection of Delany Road and Route 173 in Wadsworth for a shooting. Preliminary information […]

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Gov. Pritzker’s ‘Rebuild Illinois’ program bringing $24 million in improvement projects to Lake County

Six new road construction projects are set to begin or have already begun in Lake County after $24 million was invested in the region in part from Gov J.B. Pritzker’s Rebuild Illinois program. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced the projects on Monday that are taking place in the western Lake County area. “With the […]

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2 teens seriously injured after stolen car crashes following police pursuit near Richmond

Two teens were seriously injured, including one who was ejected, after the stolen car they were in rolled over while fleeing from police near Richmond, authorities said. The Hebron Police Department located a vehicle, which had been stolen from Racine, Wisconsin, around 12:30 a.m. Monday, according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office. Officers attempted to […]