| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
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| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:41 PM
A monk accused of trying to lure girls into his car pled guilty today to child abduction, officials said.
Thomas Chmura, a Benedictine monk who lived at an a abbey in Benet Lake, Wis., was given two years probation and must register as a sex offender...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Prosecutors say an Antioch man nearly decapitated his wife with a machete as she lay in bed and then suffocated his 82-year-old mother before fleeing to North Dakota, where he allegedly robbed a church with a stolen shotgun.
In Lake County court on...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Two carloads of teenagers and young adults met up at a gas station in the far north suburbs before heading to a nearby stretch of road where they engaged in a street race, switching lanes and maneuvering for position, authorities said.
The race ended...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A judge set bail today at $50,000 for a long-time Benedictine monk accused of trying to abduct a 14-year-old girl in far north suburban Antioch this week.
Thomas M. Chmura, 57, of the 12600 block of 224th Avenue in Benet Lake, Wis., appeared in Lake...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran said that a Mundelein man killed his ex-girlfriend on the street in front of her father’s Antioch home this morning, then escaped to a nearby trailer where he committed suicide.
Curran identified the victim as...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:06 PM
An Antioch man and his 14-year-old daughter were killed when their plane crashed as it approached a small airport just north of the Wisconsin-Illinois border, according to police and relatives.
Todd Parfitt, 50, and Nicole Parfitt, 14, died after the...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 9:00 AM
An Antioch man already in prison for another home invasion was convicted in a second Lake County home invasion case late Friday while being acquitted of related weapons charges.
After more than 18 hours of deliberations over two days, a Lake County...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:03 PM
An Antioch man has been charged with murder in the death of his teenage daughter's mother after the daughter called police when the couple had a fight Thursday night, authorities said.
Michael S. Axtell, 41, is being held in Lake County Jail in lieu of...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Two high schools in northern Lake County were mourning the loss today of two teenagers who died when their SUV crashed into a tree in Antioch in heavy rain.
"People are kind of numb around here," said Brian Glashagel, a football coach at Antioch High...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:53 PM
A winter storm dumped almost 9 inches of heavy, wet snow in some far northern suburbs before tapering off Thursday evening.
A winter storm warning was set to expire at midnight for Lake and McHenry counties, with Cook, DuPage and DeKalb counties under a...