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8-year-old Cooper Roberts expected to enter 3rd grade with his twin brother after release from hospital

8-year-old Cooper Roberts has begun physical therapy and is looking forward to entering the third grade with his twin brother this fall after being paralyzed in the Highland Park shooting. The boy was discharged from the hospital last week and transferred to Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago, which is a rehabilitation facility. He has been […]

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‘We are a city experiencing grief’: Highland Park mayor addresses Lake County Board month after mass shooting

Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering again called for a ban on “weapons of war” during a Lake County Board meeting Friday as Highland Park recovers one month after the mass shooting. Rotering began her speech by saying that the Fourth of July shooting “shook the community to its core.” “Like so many American cities and […]

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North Chicago police officers who arrested Highland Park shooter honored with flags flown at U.S. Capitol

U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider honored the seven North Chicago police officers who arrested the Highland Park mass shooting suspect and assisted in investigating the case. Schneider on Tuesday held a ceremony at the North Chicago City Hall. He presented certificates and flags, which had been flown over the U.S. Capitol, to officers Gary Grayer and […]

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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, […]