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15-year-old boy wrongly charged with shooting store clerk in Waukegan says police offered him McDonald’s in exchange for confession

The 15-year-old boy who was wrongly charged with shooting a Dollar General employee in Waukegan said police offered him McDonald’s in exchange for a confession. Martell Williams, 15, was arrested on Wednesday and wrongly charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in connection to a shooting at Dollar General, 2613 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, on […]

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Stevenson High School says protest against masks led to some students being ‘verbally assaulted’ by protesters

A walkout and protest involving dozens of parents and students at Stevenson High School against the school’s mask mandate led to some students being “verbally assaulted,” school officials said. The protest began around 8:30 a.m. Friday and involved at least 40 parents and 50 students protesting on campus at Route 22 and Stevenson Drive in […]

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Armed car burglary suspects arrested, lockdowns lifted at Stevenson High School, College of Lake County Vernon Hills campus

Two car burglary suspects, including one armed with a gun, were taken into custody after lockdowns were issued for Stevenson High School and the College of Lake County Southlake Campus Friday morning, police said. The Vernon Hills Police Department said that officers responded around 10:15 a.m. Friday to a business in the 1000 block of […]