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Man arrested after allegedly stealing Wendy’s employee’s car, battering person in Gurnee restaurant’s drive-thru

A Gurnee man was arrested after prosecutors say he stole a Wendy’s employee’s car in Gurnee and drove it the wrong way through the drive-thru before striking another car and battering a person. John M. Schmidt, 37, of Gurnee, was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, aggravated driving under the influence, driving under the […]

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Bond reduction denied for Grayslake man accused of threatening to shoot up school, dismember fellow students

A judge said “words have consequences” before he denied a bond reduction for a Grayslake man accused of threatening to shoot up a school, shoot a family with an assault rifle and dismember a girl’s body. Michael Y. Drees, 18, of Grayslake, is facing two counts of felony disorderly conduct. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney […]

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$3 million bond for Grayslake man who allegedly threatened to shoot up school, dismember fellow students

A judge ordered a Grayslake man held on a $3 million bond after prosecutors say he threatened to shoot up a school, shoot a family with an assault rifle and dismember a girl’s body. Michael Y. Drees, 18, of Grayslake, was charged with two counts of felony disorderly conduct. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Dino […]

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Richmond High School teacher arrested for allegedly opening female student’s shirt, touching 2nd student’s buttocks

A Richmond-Burton High School teacher has been arrested after he allegedly opened a female student’s flannel shirt and also grabbed the buttocks of a second student, court records show. Ryan C. Carlson, 47, of the 11600 block of Vanderkarr Road in Hebron, was charged with two counts of battery, a Class A misdemeanor, and disorderly […]