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15-year-old student arrested, charged after school shooting threat at Antioch Community High School

A 15-year-old student has been arrested after allegedly making a phone call threatening a school shooting at Antioch Community High School last week that prompted a large police response. The Antioch Community High School was placed on lockdown around 1:30 p.m. Friday after the school received a voicemail of a threatening nature, according to Village […]

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Police announce charges against student who wrote school shooting threat in restroom at Woodstock High School

A student at Woodstock High School has been arrested and charged following an investigation into a school shooting threat that was written in a restroom at the school last week. The Woodstock Police Department said they arrested the juvenile student around 3 p.m. Monday. The threat was discovered on December 6 in a restroom at […]

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15-year-old student arrested, charged after making social media threat towards Marengo Community High School

A 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged with a felony after police say he was the source of a social media threat directed towards Marengo Community High School. Marengo Police Department Sgt. Andrew Kjellgren said his department received a report Thursday evening regarding a message sent on a social media platform. The messages were threatening […]

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Police arrest student who sprayed another student with chemical irritant at Harvard High School

A 14-year-old is facing felony charges after he allegedly sprayed another student with a chemical spray at Harvard High School, causing the student to sustain injuries, police said. The Harvard Police Department responded around 10:43 a.m. on October 26 to Harvard High School, 1103 North Jefferson Street. Harvard Deputy Police Chief Tyson Bauman said officers […]

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2 students arrested following fireworks prank that sparked shooting scare at Zion-Benton Township High School

Two students were arrested Monday following a fireworks prank that caused a shooting scare at Zion-Benton Township High School, prompting a major police response to the school. Zion Police Department Lt. Paul Kehrli told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that a 14-year-old and 16-year-old from Zion were taken into custody before the lockdown was lifted […]

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Student charged after starting fire with firework at Harvard High School, police say

Police say they arrested a 15-year-old student after he allegedly caused a fire after putting a firework in a garbage can at Harvard High School on Friday. The Harvard Police Department responded around 1:12 p.m. Friday to Harvard High School, 1103 North Jefferson Street. Harvard Deputy Police Chief Tyson Bauman said officers received a call […]