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Thomas M. Chmura (Credit: Antioch Police)

Monk Charged With Trying To Abduct Girl In Antioch

The 14-year-old girl was walking on Skidmore Drive in Antioch Thursday when a man pulled up beside her in a station wagon and asked if she needed a ride. When the girl declined, the man said, “Come on, you’re so beautiful, let me drive you home,” and she declined again. The man said, “Get in the car,” and the girl ran away and he drove off.

04/27/2013

Michael Highsmith (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

$1M Bond For Man Charged With Brutal Attack On Friend

Michael Highsmith told detectives that he had been friends with the victim for more than four years, and that he attacked him to steal his jewelry, Balmes said.

04/08/2013

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Man Kills Self In Standoff With Police, After Woman Found Dead In Antioch

A man was found dead inside a mobile home in north suburban Antioch late Friday morning, more than four hours after he barricaded himself inside, in apparent connection to the death of a woman outside the home.

03/15/2013

A family was rescued Monday after they became sickened from carbon-monoxide poisoning. (CBS)

Quick-Thinking Boyfriend Saves Family Poisoned By Furnace

The young man raced to the house and through a window saw the girl’s father passed out on the living room floor and called 911. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

02/25/2013

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Fire Dept. Rescues Unconscious Antioch Family

An Antioch family of four – all of whom had passed out – was saved this morning by a teenager who called 911 after he peered through the family’s window.

02/25/2013

Two teenagers were killed in a crash in north suburban Antioch on Feb. 18, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

2 Teens Killed In Crash In Antioch

Two teenagers were killed when the SUV they rode in crashed into a tree Monday night in north suburban Antioch, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office.

02/19/2013

The Parfitts were flying a plane like this Grumman AA-1B. (Credit: Airport Data)

Antioch High School Mourns Loss Of Student Killed In Plane Crash

Antioch Community High School is in mourning today – after the death of a 14-year-old freshman and her father, killed in a plane crash yesterday in southeastern Wisconsin.

11/19/2012

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Plane With Ties To Illinois Crashes Near Milwaukee, 2 Dead

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says a single-engine Grumman AA1 crashed while trying to land just before 1:30 p.m. Sunday. He says local authorities told the FAA both people on board died.

11/18/2012

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Antioch Teacher Under Investigation After Girl Is Bruised

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards talks with the family of a fifth-grader who says an Antioch elementary teacher gripped her arm so hard there were bruises.

11/14/2012

Michael Axtell (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Domestic Violence Ends In Death In Lake County

A 41-year-old man is in jail on a $3 million bond after he was charged with the murder of the mother of his 19-year-old daughter in Lake County.

10/06/2012

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1 Suspected Robber Killed, 2 Others Injured In Antioch Crash

One suspected robber was killed, and two others were injured, after a wild police chase in far north suburban Antioch.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

Authorities search a lake in Antioch for a 62-year-old man who was feared drowned Thursday. (CBS)

Drowning Victim’s Body Recovered In Antioch

Divers from Lake and McHenry counties discovered the body at 10:42 a.m. Monday using sonar equipment in 30 feet of water.

07/02/2012

Authorities search a lake in Antioch for a 62-year-old man who was feared drowned Thursday. (CBS)

Search Resumes For Man, 62, In Antioch Lake

The search has resumed for a 62-year-old man who jumped off a boat for a swim in a lake in Antioch and couldn’t get back onboard, although the man is now presumed dead.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2012

A fire destroyed three trailer homes in Antioch. (CBS)

Trailer Homes Destroyed By Fire In Antioch

Fire torched a mobile home park in far north suburban Antioch on Tuesday, causing substantial damage and ruining some summer fun.

06/12/2012

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Former NFL Players Help Build House For Wounded Veteran

A few former NFL players will be in Antioch Friday, helping to put up siding on a home destined to be given free-of-charge to a military veteran wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan.

WBBM Newsradio–04/27/2012

Antioch teacher Sara Glashagel has been charged with computer tampering for allegedly changing the grades of several student athletes. (Credit: Antioch Police)

Teacher Pleads Guilty To Changing Students’ Grades

Sara Glashagel, 27, of Elk Grove Village, will serve a year’s probation and must perform 80 hours of community service.

02/24/2012

St. Stephen's Lutheran Church in Antioch. (Credit: St. Stephen's)

Antioch Church Flooded With Gifts After Burglary

An Antioch church has received so many gifts to replace the ones stolen in a theft last week — it may be able to help out another local charity struggle to meet its growing demand.

12/06/2011

St. Stephen's Lutheran Church in Antioch. (Credit: St. Stephen's)

Thief Swipes Donated Gifts From Antioch Church

A church in far north suburban Antioch is scrambling – after someone stole items donated for needy families.

11/30/2011

Antioch teacher Sara Glashagel has been charged with computer tampering for allegedly changing the grades of several student athletes. (Credit: Antioch Police)

Antioch Teacher Accused Of Grade Tampering Resigns

A north suburban high school teacher accused of changing student grades submitted a letter of resignation, effective immediately, according to school officials.

11/23/2011

Antioch teacher Sara Glashagel has been charged with computer tampering for allegedly changing the grades of several student athletes. (Credit: Antioch Police)

Wife Of Antioch Football Coach Accused Of Fixing Players’ Grades

A teacher at Antioch High School is facing charges for allegedly changing the grades of 64 students in September.

11/22/2011

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