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‘Zero remorse’: Father of Highland Park parade shooter wears shirt saying ‘I’m A Political Pawn’ before arriving to jail

A judge threatened to hold the father of the Highland Park parade shooter in contempt after he showed up to court wearing a shirt that said “I’m A Political Pawn” before being taken to the jail to serve his sentence. Robert Crimo Jr., 58, of Highwood, arrived at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan Wednesday […]

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‘Sending a powerful message’: Lake County state’s attorney speaks after father of Highland Park shooter pleads guilty

The Lake County state’s attorney said a “powerful message is being sent” after the father of the Highland Park shooter was sentenced to 60 days in jail after taking a misdemeanor plea deal Monday. The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office charged Robert Crimo Jr., 58, of Highwood, in mid-December with seven counts of reckless conduct […]

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Father of Highland Park shooter to go on trial Monday on reckless conduct charges for helping son get gun permit

The father of the Highland Park shooter appeared in court ahead of his trial on Monday where prosecutors will argue he helped his son obtain a gun permit despite knowing of his son’s violent ideations. The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office charged Robert Crimo Jr., 58, of Highwood, in mid-December with seven counts of reckless […]

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Man found with gun after flashing gang signs at other gang members during Mexican Independence parade in Waukegan

A man on probation for a gun charge was arrested after prosecutors say he flashed gang signs at other gang members while armed with a gun at the Mexican Independence Day parade in Waukegan. Luis A. Flores, 20, of Waukegan, was charged with four counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, resisting a peace […]

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Judge denies request to dismiss charges against father of Highland Park parade shooter, will allow TV livestream at trial

A judge has denied a request to dismiss the charges against the father of the Highland Park parade shooter and granted a request for his trial to be livestreamed by the media. The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office charged Robert Crimo Jr., 58, of Highwood, in mid-December with seven counts of reckless conduct causing great […]

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Judge set to make ruling later this month on whether to dismiss charges against father of Highland Park parade shooter

A judge is set to make a ruling later this month on whether to dismiss the charges against the Highland Park parade shooter’s father after his attorney argued the law that he was charged with is too vague. The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office charged Robert Crimo Jr., 58, of Highwood, in mid-December with seven […]