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Trial delayed for accused Highland Park parade shooter following decision to no longer represent himself in case

A judge has delayed the trial, which was set to begin next month, for the accused Highland Park parade shooter after he recently requested the public defender be re-appointed. Robert E. Crimo III, 23, of Highwood, faces 21 counts of first-degree murder, 48 counts of attempted murder and 48 counts of aggravated battery with a […]

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Accused Highland Park parade shooter remains in maximum security unit following new jail rule violation

Jail officials have extended the accused Highland Park parade shooter’s time in the maximum security unit after he committed yet another rule violation in custody. Robert E. Crimo III, 23, of Highwood, faces 21 counts of first-degree murder, 48 counts of attempted murder and 48 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm. He has been […]

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Accused Highland Park parade shooter who briefly represented himself requests public defender representation again

The accused Highland Park parade shooter, who discharged his public defenders and briefly represented himself, requested on Friday that a judge reappoint the public defender. Robert E. Crimo III, 23, of Highwood, faces 21 counts of first-degree murder, 48 counts of attempted murder and 48 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm. He has been […]

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Plane carrying migrants lands in Rockford before buses drop off migrants in Highland Park, other suburbs

Over 350 migrants were flown from Texas to Rockford overnight and bused to Chicago area Metra stations, including Highland Park, on Sunday morning. The City of Rockford said that city and county officials were alerted on Saturday that a plane carrying migrants from Texas was scheduled to land at Chicago Rockford International Airport Saturday evening. […]

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Unfounded report of shooting inside hotel in Highland Park prompts police, fire response

A report of a woman shot inside a hotel in Highland Park was unfounded but prompted an emergency response Saturday afternoon, officials said. The Highland Park Police Department and Highland Park Fire Department responded around 2:40 p.m. Saturday to the Courtyard by Marriott, 1505 Lake Cook Road in Highland Park. A 911 caller reported a […]

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‘Every day is a battle’: Highland Park mass shooting survivor Cooper Roberts’ mother details family’s journey

The mother of Cooper Roberts, the boy paralyzed in the Highland Park parade shooting, detailed in a holiday update the “cyclone of emotions” that her family has gone through following the shooting. Keely Roberts said in a lengthy holiday season update this month that her son Cooper was a typical, happy 8-year-old boy who played […]

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Alleged Highland Park shooter put in maximum security unit of jail after threatening corrections officer

The accused Highland Park parade shooter, who is set to go on trial in February, has been placed in the maximum security unit of the jail after he threatened a corrections officer, sheriff’s officials said. Robert E. Crimo III, 23, of Highwood, faces 21 counts of first-degree murder, 48 counts of attempted murder and 48 […]

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Father released from jail after serving less than 30 days for helping son obtain gun permit prior to Highland Park shooting

The father of the Highland Park parade shooter has been released from jail after serving less than 30 days of his 60-day sentence for helping his son obtain a gun permit before the mass shooting. Robert Crimo Jr., 58, of Highwood, was released from the Lake County Jail in Waukegan on Wednesday morning. Crimo Jr. […]