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‘Entirely preventable’: Victims in Highland Park mass shooting file lawsuits against gun maker, gunman and gunman’s father

Families of slain victims and survivors of the Highland Park mass shooting have filed lawsuits against the gunman, his father and Smith & Wesson, which manufactured the gun used in the deadly attack. The lawsuits were filed Wednesday by multiple law firms that represent surviving victims, estates of slain victims and family members who witnessed […]

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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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‘Are mommy and daddy coming soon?’: Over $2.5M raised for boy whose parents were killed in Highland Park shooting

Over $2.5 million has been raised to support a 2-year-old boy after his father died shielding him during the Highland Park mass shooting. His mother was also killed by the gunman. Aiden McCarthy, 2, was found by bystanders wandering around following the chaos of the Monday morning shooting. The boy did not know his or […]

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Federal charges possible against Highland Park suspect, who prosecutors say confessed to mass shooting

Authorities say the Highland Park suspect confessed to the mass shooting and contemplated committing a second attack in Wisconsin hours later. Federal charges may be filed against him. Robert E. Crimo III, 21, of Highwood, was charged with seven counts of first-degree murder “for the killing spree that he has unleashed against our community,” Lake […]

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Judge orders Highland Park mass shooting suspect held without bond for killings of 7 parade-goers

A judge has ordered a 21-year-old man held without bond for allegedly killing seven people and injuring over 45 others who were attending a parade in Highland Park on the Fourth of July. Robert E. Crimo III, 21, of Highwood, was charged with seven counts of first-degree murder “for the killing spree that he has […]

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2-year-old boy reunited with grandparents after both of his parents killed in Highland Park parade shooting

A 2-year-old child who was separated from his parents when they were shot and killed during the Highland Park parade mass shooting has been reunited with his grandparents. Aiden McCarthy, 2, was found by a bystander following the chaos of the Monday morning incident. The boy did not know his or his parents’ names. Aiden […]

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Prosecutors file first-degree murder charges against alleged gunman who killed 7, injured dozens in Highland Park mass shooting

Prosecutors have announced first-degree murder charges against the 21-year-old man who allegedly killed seven people and injured dozens of others in a mass shooting in Highland Park on the Fourth of July. Robert E. Crimo III, 21, of Highwood, was charged with seven counts of first-degree murder “for the killing spree that he has unleashed […]

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Charges to be announced against alleged Highland Park shooter; coroner identities of 6 of 7 victims killed

Police say charges will be announced this evening against a 21-year-old man as the coroner has released the identities of six of the seven victims killed in the mass shooting in Highland Park. Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek identified the victims as Katherine Goldstein, 64, of Highland Park; Irina McCarthy, 35, of Highland Park; Kevin […]