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Suspect in custody after shooting threat posted on social media towards Zion-Benton High School

Zion police say a person who allegedly posted a shooting threat towards Zion-Benton High School on social media was taken into custody on Thursday. The Zion Police Department said they received a report of a threatening statement made on social media that mentioned Zion-Benton High School. Police said in a statement that they identified the […]

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13-year-old arrested for making threats towards Harvard Junior High School staff member, police say

Police say they arrested a 13-year-old boy who allegedly made threats towards a staff member at Harvard Junior High School in Harvard Thursday morning. The Harvard Police Department responded around 11:30 a.m. Thursday to the Harvard Junior High School, 1301 North Garfield Road in Harvard. Harvard Deputy Police Chief Tyson Bauman said officers responded after […]

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Marengo Community High School student arrested following threat against school, police say

A 17-year-old student was arrested and charged following a social media post that made a threat towards the Marengo Community High School, police said. The Marengo Police Department received multiple calls Monday reporting the post on a social media platform. The post contained a “possible threat directed towards” the Marengo Community High School, located at […]

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Charges pending after Harvard High School student threatens teacher with box cutter

Charges are pending against a 16-year-old Harvard High School student who allegedly threatened to harm a teacher with a box cutter, police said. The Harvard Police Department responded around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to Harvard High School, 1103 North Jefferson Street, for a report of a student that threatened a staff member. Harvard Police Chief Mark […]