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Celebrate National Night Out in Lake County
National Night Out, which will take place Tuesday, Aug. 5, is a day intended to help strengthen cooperation between police departments and other crime-prevention organizations and the communities they serve, heighten crime and drug-prevention awareness, and promote community spirit.
Lake County police train for school shooting scenario
While no one hopes the training will ever be put to use, five law enforcement agencies in northern Lake County participated in a drill this week to test how well they are prepared for an active shooter situation inside a school.
Youth baseball fundraiser:
Lake Villa Township Baseball hosts its inaugural golf outing and silent auction Friday, Sept.
McHenry County Grand Jury indictments for July 18, 2014
The following people were indicted by a McHenry County Grand Jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's office.
Conquering Asperger's just the start for Antioch teen
When Maxwell "Max" McKeough was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at age 5, his parents were told he'd never be able to hold a job or truly function independently.
Man-made lake to be drained to allow restoration of North Mill Creek
After years of planning, the long process of pulling the plug on a hidden man-made lake in the Ethel's Woods Forest Preserve near Antioch is about to begin.
Interior Life: Blue Streak
Antioch-based You and Your Decor designer Tiffany Brooks combined custom and retail items to pull together a room that's bright, welcoming and unpretentious.
New law to help students with dyslexia
A new Illinois law aims to help dyslexic students by training educators on how to better identify and teach young people with the learning disability.
Antioch's accident-prone Route 173 and Tiffany Road intersection adding stoplight, turn lanes
An accident-prone intersection in Antioch is receiving much-needed attention with ongoing construction work that is adding turn lanes and a stoplight, village officials said.
Spring Grove family recovers from effects of child's illness
Melissa Gorza holds on to her son, Alexander, 11 months while checking the blood glucose levels on her son, Brent, 7, while the family was playing outside their Antioch home Tuesday, July 8, 2014.