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Waukegan police chief makes policy changes after 15-year-old boy wrongfully charged in shooting

The Waukegan police chief announced that the department will no longer arrest juveniles at school and no longer interrogate them without a parent or attorney present in wake of the wrongful arrest of a 15-year-old. Waukegan Interim Police Chief Keith Zupec announced the policy changes during Monday evening’s city council meeting. “We cannot allow this […]

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Police arrest juvenile who brought BB gun to Crystal Lake elementary school, shot other kids

Police arrested a juvenile who brought a BB gun to Canterbury Elementary School in Crystal Lake and shot other children with it, officials said. The Crystal Lake Police Department responded Tuesday afternoon to Canterbury Elementary School, 875 Canterbury Drive in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake Deputy Police Chief Derek Hyrkas said officers received a call of […]

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13-year-old arrested for making threats towards Harvard Junior High School staff member, police say

Police say they arrested a 13-year-old boy who allegedly made threats towards a staff member at Harvard Junior High School in Harvard Thursday morning. The Harvard Police Department responded around 11:30 a.m. Thursday to the Harvard Junior High School, 1301 North Garfield Road in Harvard. Harvard Deputy Police Chief Tyson Bauman said officers responded after […]