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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, […]

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North Chicago police officers awarded for apprehending Highland Park mass shooter

Five North Chicago police officers who chased down the Highland Park mass shooting suspect and successfully arrested him were awarded for their actions on Monday. Officers Gary Grayer, Mike Mueller, Cory Collum, Chris Mueller and Matthew Decowski were presented with letters of commendation. Two additional North Chicago officers, Thomas Kropp and Donald Florance, were recognized […]

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‘Unprecedented terror’: Lake County sheriff, city officials issue statements after Highland Park mass shooting

Officials have released statements recognizing first responders and offering words of unity and support after the Highland Park mass shooting. Lake County Sheriff John Idleburg said in a statement Saturday morning that he was attending the Fourth of July parade in Highland Park. He recognized the heroic actions first responders and the community took when […]

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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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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 […]