| 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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Visitors to Illinois state parks would face admission fees for the first time under legislation the Illinois House passed Monday. The bill would allow the …...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Since moving to Lake Villa about a year ago, Jennifer Del Rio has parlayed her “16 and Pregnant” reality TV show appearance into a role …...
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Police surrounded a home near Antioch in which a suicidal man armed with a rifle barricaded himself for more than 7 hours today before he was taken into custody and hospitalized.
After he was taken into custody at the home in the 26000 block of Windsor...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Fire department divers in Lake County are searching for the body of a man presumed drowned in a lake near far north suburban Antioch.
The identity of the 62-year-old man has not been released.
Officials were alerted called at 2:15 p.m. today of a...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Divers returned to West Loon Lake in Antioch this morning to search for a 62-year-old man who jumped into the lake as he and another man were boating, officials said.
The missing man was with a 69-year-old man on a pontoon boat Thursday afternoon when...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:30 AM
A Chicago man drowned while swimming in a lake near a popular resort and restaurant in Lake Villa Sunday afternoon, one of two drownings in Lake County lakes over the last week.
Lukasz Barabasz, 29, of the 3900 block of North Oak Park Avenue, was...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:35 AM
A speeding car carrying three suspected robbers rolled over into a ditch in far north suburban Antioch, killing one passenger and critically injuring two others, authorities said.
The three were suspected members of a robbery crew believed to be...