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7 subjects suspected in burglary taken into custody after standoff with police in Highland Park

Seven subjects, who were suspected in a burglary, were questioned by police following a brief standoff in Highland Park Saturday afternoon as numerous home burglaries have recently been reported in the area. The Highland Park Police Department responded around 3:30 p.m. Saturday to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the driveway of a home […]

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Man charged after pushing and threatening mother with knife in Wauconda, leading to brief standoff, police say

A man has been charged after he allegedly pushed and threatened his mother with a knife at a Wauconda residence last week, leading to a brief standoff with police that ended peacefully. Frank Weinstein, 26, of Wauconda, was charged with two counts of domestic battery and one count of aggravated assault. The Wauconda Police Department […]

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Police standoff with subject inside Highland Park residence still ongoing after more than 8 hours

A heavy police presence remains over eight hours after an apparent standoff began involving a subject at a Highland Park residence that is refusing to surrender to police. The City of Highland Park issued a community advisory around 12:55 p.m. about a situation in the 1300 block of St. Johns Avenue. The city said the […]

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Authorities tell residents to shelter in place as heavy police activity reported on Highland Park street

City officials are telling residents to shelter in place as a heavy police presence converged on a residential street in Highland Park Friday afternoon. The City of Highland Park issued a community advisory around 12:55 p.m. about a situation in the 1300 block of St. Johns Avenue. The city said “the incident” is contained to […]

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Sheriff’s deputies arrest armed man who took woman’s vehicle, leading to 2-hour standoff in Zion

Sheriff’s deputies successfully deescalated a two-hour standoff with an armed man in Zion after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman and took her car near Grayslake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4:15 a.m. Wednesday to the 18600 block of West Wright Road in unincorporated Grayslake for a report of an aggravated […]