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Deputies kill murder suspect

Deputies kill murder suspect

Man was wanted for double homicide in Kentucky Local sheriff’s deputies early Saturday shot and killed a Florida man suspected of murdering his father and his father’s girlfriend in Kentucky. According to authorities in Kentucky and various area news reports, Gerald R. Boyes, 53, of Jacksonville, was shot as he […]

 
 

Vinyl spins true for Antioch store

Vinyl spins true for Antioch store

Traditional record albums find a market at local shop By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Salem resident David Prucha decided to leave the auto sales business 17 years ago to open a record store in Antioch, Ill., his wife Christine thought he was crazy. With the rise of the compact […]

 
 

Fox Lake man charged for drugs, child pornography

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 24-year-old Fox Lake man received a $400,000 bond in Lake County Circuit Court Thursday on 16 felony charges, including seven counts of child pornography, after a two-week sting conducted by Lake County authorities. Joshua Hoffman is also accused of possessing marijuana, possessing marijuana exceeding […]

 
 

Electrifying honor

Electrifying honor

      The Supalo family, father Michael, twin brothers Graham and Miller, 3, and mother Erin, throw the switch at the 40th-annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in front of the Antioch, Ill., Village Hall, 874 Main St., on Nov. 27. The Supalo’s achieved the electrifying distinction by winning this year’s Village […]

 
 

A fallen officer’s sad tale of betrayal and suicide

A fallen officer’s sad tale of betrayal and suicide

Gliniewicz committed suicide to avoid facing criminal probe, officials say By Jason Arndt Staff Writer On the surface, Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was a military veteran, family man and well-respected officer with the Fox Lake Police Department. However, according to investigators, he was a thief and an embarrassment to the […]

 
 

Investigators say officer was killed with his own gun

Investigators say officer was killed with his own gun

Signs of struggle noted at crime scene Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was shot and killed with his own weapon following what appeared to be a struggle, investigators in the case said Thursday. Authorities are continuing to investigate the case as a homicide, Commander George Filenko of the Lake […]

 
 

County officials are pushing flu shots

The Lake County Health Department Community Health Center is encouraging residents to get a flu shot this fall. Last year, six deaths and 49 intensive care unit admissions were associated with complications brought on by influenza in Lake County. “Those six months of age or older should get a flu […]

 
 

Construction closes Wilmot Road

Wilmot Road, north of Highway 173, will be closed to traffic through Oct. 21, for construction improvements crossing the roadway, according to McHenry County transportation officials. A detour will be posted. Northbound traffic will be rerouted to Siedschlag Road to Highway CK to reconnect with Wilmot Road/Fox River Road just […]

 
 

Planting symbols of hope

Planting symbols of hope

Members of the Antioch Upper Grade School Garden Club tend to a hill of topsoil at the Antioch Community Garden, east of Main Street, on May 19. The club, directed by science instructor Barbara Regan (far right) was on hand to prep and plant a variety of vegetables in the […]

 
 

Free Illinois Fishing Days set for June 5 to 8

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources hosts free fishing days throughout the state Saturday through Monday. With the Chain o’ Lakes running through the heart of the area, it’s prime chance for anglers to introduce youngsters to the sport, according to the DNR. During the free fishing promotion, no fishing […]

 
 
 
 
 

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