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Antioch to host wizard-themed event

Antioch’s Wizard Weekend will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 18, in downtown Antioch. Attendees will celebrate all things magical during the event. People can bring their wands, owls and dress up for this event. […]

 
 

PASS THE CROWN

PASS THE CROWN

Miss Antioch for 2016 Melissa Nettgen, 20, places the royal crown upon the head of Jessica Lamberty, 17, who was selected to be Miss Antioch for 2017, as 2016 Junior Miss Antioch Noelle Roskopf, 16, looks on during the annual pageant held at the Antioch Community High School, 1133 Main […]

 
 

Warrant issued in Antioch burglaries

Warrant issued in Antioch burglaries

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 25-year-old Antioch man accused in a rash burglaries in downtown Antioch March 27, according to an Antioch Police Department news release. The Antioch Police Department names Anthony J. Altmayer, who faces six felony charges, as one of two suspects in the five […]

 
 

Hazmat situation near stateline unfounded

Hazmat situation near stateline unfounded

Incident started with Antioch police pursuit of half-naked man After Antioch authorities struggled to arrest a man in the 300 block of West Route 173, about five minutes south of Trevor, they detected a strong chemical odor at his residence in the 1200 block of Main Street that forced a […]

 
 

Antique store in an antique home

Antique store in an antique home

Roots of Antioch family business run deep By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Inspired by their grandparents’ hobby of dealing antiques, the sister and brother duo of Heather Fenzel and Ben Purrazzo Jr. have carried on the tradition as co-owners of Family Heirloom Antiques in Antioch, Ill. Family Heirloom Antiques, 1098 […]

 
 

Sheriff seeks man who robbed Lake Villa gas station at gunpoint

Sheriff seeks man who robbed Lake Villa gas station at gunpoint

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Sunday morning armed robbery in unincorporated Lake Villa of a BP Gas Station, where a man brandishing a handgun demanded cash, and fled the scene. According to a news release issued by the Sheriff’s Office, the armed robbery happened at about 12:15 […]

 
 

Missing woman found dead at Nippersink Lake

Missing woman  found dead at  Nippersink Lake

No foul play suspected, Fox Lake police say By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 57-year-old Fox Lake woman reported missing and endangered by her son Friday was found dead at Nippersink Lake the following day, according to the Fox Lake Police Department. “(We) are spearheading an ongoing investigation into the […]

 
 

Stateline authorities seek missing endangered woman

Stateline authorities seek missing endangered woman

Fox Lake asks public for assistance A 57-year-old Fox Lake woman in need of medication, noting her history of mental illness, has been reported as missing endangered, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page. Citing circumstances, authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding the missing woman, […]

 
 

U.S. Representative visits Child Place of Antioch

U.S. Representative visits Child Place of Antioch

A Child’s Place of Antioch holds open house Saturday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren, of the 14th District in Illinois, paid a visit to Antioch’s A Child’s Place Learning Center earlier this month to receive insight from the small business. The district is comprised of parts […]

 
 

Sheriff’s Office warns community of new ‘creepy clown’ trend

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is taking proactive measures on individuals acting disorderly while wearing costumes or dressed as clowns, a new trend known as “creepy clown.” The new trend has caused an increase in reports across the nation of offenders wearing clown costumes while harassing or threatening members of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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