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Highland Park parade shooter flashes peace symbol in court; attorneys say they are reviewing thousands of documents

Accused Highland Park parade shooter Robert Crimo III flashed a peace sign as he left his court hearing Tuesday where attorneys said they are reviewing thousands of documents in the case. Crimo, 22, of Highwood, is charged with 21 counts of first-degree murder — three counts for each victim. Crimo is additionally charged with 48 […]

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6 charged in burglary ring targeting video gaming machines in Lake, McHenry and other counties

A crew of six have been charged after approximately $400,000 was stolen during burglaries targeting video gaming machines at businesses in Lake and McHenry counties and surrounding counties. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Thursday announced charges against Giulia Wuttke, Gino Wuttke and Alyssa Slouka alleging they broke into businesses around Illinois and stole from […]

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Man pleads not guilty to killing 7, injuring over 45 in Highland Park parade shooting

Robert Crimo III pleaded not guilty to 117 felony charges on Wednesday for allegedly shooting dozens of people, killing seven of them, during the Highland Park Fourth of July parade. Crimo, 21, of Highwood, is charged with 21 counts of first-degree murder — three counts for each victim. The seven slain victims include Katherine Goldstein, […]

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Grand jury indicts Highland Park parade shooting on 117 charges for killing 7, injuring over 45

A grand jury on Wednesday indicted Robert Crimo III on 117 felony charges for shooting dozens of people, killing seven of them, during the Highland Park Fourth of July parade. Crimo, 21, of Highwood, is charged with 21 counts of first-degree murder — three counts for each victim. The seven slain victims include Katherine Goldstein, […]

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Mother, brother of 6-year-old Damari Perry indicted on first-degree murder charges; prosecutors could seek life sentences

The mother and adult brother of 6-year-old North Chicago boy Damari Perry have both been charged with first-degree murder by a grand jury and prosecutors could seek life sentences. Damari was laid to rest Tuesday, and on Wednesday a Lake County grand jury returned a 19-count indictment against his older brother, Jeremiah Perry, and his […]

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McHenry woman among numerous charged in scheme to defraud millions of dollars out of federal program

A 29-year-old McHenry woman is among nine people who were charged with participating in a scheme that defrauded millions of dollars from a federal low-income food program, prosecutors said. Marisol Zavala, 29, of McHenry, and eight other Chicago-area convenience store owners and workers were indicted for allegedly scheming to fraudulently redeem checks from the Women, […]

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Lake County grand jury indictments – December 18, 2019

A Lake County grand jury indicted the following people on criminal charges on December 18, 2019: Jonathan Bowers, was arrested by Antioch on charges of Agg Domestic Battery (Case Number: 19CF2496). Todd Dipiero, was arrested by Deerfield on charges of Theft (Case Number: 19CF1395). Richard Hammond, was arrested by Fox Lake on charges of Armed […]