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Prosecutors want to admit video of Kyle Rittenhouse in separate incident threatening to shoot people

Prosecutors in the Kyle Rittenhouse case are seeking to admit a video from an incident prior to the Kenosha protest shootings where Rittenhouse said he wished he had his AR-15 so he could shoot people he witnessed shoplifting. Rittenhouse, 18, formerly an Antioch resident, was arrested in August 2020 for fatally shooting Anthony Huber and […]

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North Chicago deploys ShotSpotter technology to combat gun violence

A grant has allowed North Chicago to deploy ShotSpotter technology, which notifies police immediately whenever gunshots are fired in the city, officials announced. The real-time alerts notify police precisely when and where gun incidents occur, resulting in a faster, more accurate response to the scene to better recover evidence, interview witnesses, and attend to gunshot […]

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Local authorities team up to address “unprecedented shootings” in Zion

The Zion Police Department, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office are teaming up to address unprecedented violent crime, specifically shootings, in Zion. “The City of Zion has experienced an unprecedented number of recent shootings, including two that resulted in fatalities,” Lake County Sheriff Detective Rebecca Loeb said. Loeb said […]