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Antioch trustee candidates differ on ideas to better the community
Candidates vying for three, 4-year trustee seats on the Antioch village board have differing ideas of what they would like to see implemented to better the community. Incumbents Mary Dominiak and Ed Macek are challenged by Daniel Yost and Christina Wojciechowicz in the April 2 election.
Snoop Dogg Raps His Way to Illinois State Fair This Summer
Rap legend Snoop Dogg is coming to the Illinois State Fair . Organizers announced Friday that Snoop Dogg and Friends will perform Aug. 16 at the Grandstand. Snoop Dogg has been performing for two decades. He's got award-winning albums and songs, hit television shows, films, product lines and a recor
Lake Villa man get 7 years in prison for heroin overdose death of Gurnee woman
A Lake Villa man was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for the heroin overdose death of a Gurnee woman in 2017. Glenn Trauthwein, 37, was sentenced by Lake County Circuit Judge Victoria Rossetti under a negotiated plea deal, in which he pleaded guilty to unlawful delivery of a controlled s
Spring Grove mother, son arrested in connection with marijuana growing operation
Spring Grove police have arrested a mother and her son after seizing thousands of grams of marijuana products and cash from their home, police said in a news release. Brandon M. Pope was charged with manufacturing and delivery of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the relea
Lake County Gang Member Charged With Drug Possession: Sheriff
LAKE COUNTY, IL — Members of the Lake County Sheriff's Office Gang Task Force arrested a Round Lake Beach man Tuesday during a traffic stop, who the sheriff's office said is a documented street gang member. The sheriff's office said at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, task force detectives conducted a traffic st
Lake County Jail Inmate Charged With Trying To Hire Hitman
WAUKEGAN, IL — A Lake County jail inmate tried to hire a hitman to kill a witness due to testify against him, authorities said. Ade Tramble, 46, of the 6300 block of North Hermitage Avenue in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood, was charged Tuesday with solicitation of murder for hire following a two-m
Lake MI Water Is Coming To These Lake Co. Towns
GRAYSLAKE, IL - From the Lake County Public Works Department: Lake County Public Works is committed to providing a safe and sustainable source for drinking water. In 2011, Public Works created a partnership with Lindenhurst and Lake Villa to bring Lake Michigan water to Grandwood Park, Lindenhurst,
Disputed KKK Chapter, Village Of Gurnee Removed From "Hate Map"
GURNEE, IL — The village of Gurnee is no longer listed as the home of a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan on a map of hate groups released by the Southern Poverty Law Center. In the latest edition of its "Hate Map," released Tuesday, the SPLC identified 1,020 active hate groups operating in the United Sta
Gas Tax: How Much More Illinois Residents Pay To Fill Up
ILLINOIS — Crossing state lines could increase or decrease how much you pay for gas. A new report from 24/7 Wall Street looked at which states have the highest and lowest gas taxes and found that drivers in some states end up paying 50-75 percent more than others.
High school wrestling: Marian Central edges Antioch, heads to Class 2A state quarterfinals
WAUCONDA – Antioch 220-pounder Max Ness was penalized a point for stalling, and all Marian Central’s Mason Schwalbach had to do was avoid a takedown in the final minute Tuesday – a task easier said than done.
Witnesses testify at fatal DUI trial for Spring Grove man
The evening of June 25, 2016 was meant to be a celebration for Tanya McDonough's 33rd birthday. Throughout the night and early the next morning, friends and neighbors filed in and out of a block party taking place between McDonough's home and that of her neighbor, Ryan Heineman, witnesses testified
Undercover Lake County detective foils inmate's plot to hire hit man, sheriff says
For two months, authorities say, a 45-year-old Chicago man sat in Lake County jail and allegedly worked at hiring a hit man to take care of a witness in connection with his home-invasion charges, but the hit man was an undercover detective.
Top 10 Most Expensive Streets in Grayslake
The following are the Top 10 most expensive streets in Grayslake. The average price for homes on these streets range from $382,500 to $645,000. Gilmer Road is the 1st most expensive street in Grayslake, with single family homes built from 1988 to 1990, and ranging in price from $645,000 to $645,000.
Illinois lawmaker speaks out against Governor Pritzker's state budget
An Illinois lawmaker is speaking out against Governor JB Pritzker’s state budget for 2020. State Representative Darren Bailey says Pritzker’s budget proposes more taxes, expanding gambling to include sports betting and promoting the use of marijuana.
Wheeling Man Charged In Hit and Run Crash
LAKE COUNTY, IL -- A 43-year-old Wheeling man was drunk when he crashed into another vehicle near Mundelein last week, authorities said. The hit and run crash happened at about 9:40 p.m. on Feb. 13 at Hawley Street and Gilmer Road, Lake County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Christopher Covelli told Patch in
9 Illinois State Troopers hit when handling roadside incidents
ILLINOIS (WICS/WRSP) -- Scott’s Law, otherwise known as the ‘Move Over’ Law, mandates when approaching a vehicle on the side of the road with flashing lights, you must slow down and move over.
Chick-fil-A opens in Pleasant Prairie, first 100 customers receive free meals for a year
PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis. (CBS 58) – Chick-fil-A opened its first restaurant in Pleasant Prairie Thursday morning. The first 100 customers who camped out before the opening were awarded free meals for a year.
Scratch off winners won’t get paid in Illinois, for now
Due to equipment upgrades, winners of scratch off Illinois lottery tickets will have to wait a bit. Because they won’t get paid immediately, as is typical for that style of ticket.
Officers Save Man From Drug Overdose: Police
Round Lake Park Police Department officers are credited with saving the life of a man who was overdosing on drugs this past week, according to police. Officers were called to the 400 block of Brierhill Drive at about 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 for a reported overdose. Preliminary findings indicate a 28-ye
Supreme Court rules Lake County wrongful death lawsuit can continue despite plaintiff's death
David Shaner died before a wrongful death lawsuit he filed from his wife’s death in Lake County could be resolved. Even though Shaner had no heirs and no will, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the lawsuit could continue. Exactly who could continue on with the lawsuit, though, was still