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Police investigating rumored threat at Jacobs High School in Algonquin

Algonquin police are investigating after a Jacobs High School student posted a video of her holding a gun, school officials said. “What began as a mental health issue quickly escalated in rumors of threats being made via social media,” District 300 Superintendent Fred Heid said in an email to parents. A Snapchat video was posted Tuesday […]

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Armed standoff ends following carjacking of elderly woman, police pursuit in Algonquin

What started as a hit-and-run ended with the suspect carjacking an 83-year-old woman at knifepoint and crashing near Barrington Hills, resulting in a police standoff. The Algonquin Police Department said that police tried to stop a man on Sunrise Lane in Algonquin while they were investigating a hit-and-run crash at 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday. The […]