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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 […]

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7th victim dies after mass shooting at Fourth of July parade in Highland Park; some victims identified

A seventh victim has died after a mass shooting in Highland Park on the Fourth of July, authorities said. Some of the victims have been identified. The seventh victim, who has not been publicly identified, died at Evanston Hospital on Tuesday, law enforcement told Lake and McHenry County Scanner. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office […]

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Police identify 22-year-old suspect wanted after mass shooting leaves 6 dead, 37 injured in Highland Park

Police say they are searching for 22-year-old Robert E. Crimo III, who is wanted in connection with the Highland Park parade mass shooting that left six dead and over 35 injured. Highland Park Police Chief Lou Jogmen announced Crimo as a person of interest during a Monday afternoon press conference. Jogmen said that Crimo is […]

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‘A very sad day’: Gunman was in discreet position on roof, used high-powered rifle to kill 6 and injure dozens in Highland Park

Law enforcement says a gunman was in a discreet position on a roof when he used a high-powered rifle to open fire on parade-goers in Highland Park, killing six and injuring over 30, before fleeing. Highland Park Police Department Commander Chris O’Neill said the shooting occurred around 10:14 a.m. Monday near Second Street and Central […]