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Police arrest 13-year-old who brandished replica gun at junior high school in Harvard

Police arrested a 13-year-old who brandished a handgun, which resembled a real gun but was actually a BB gun, at the Harvard Junior High School Wednesday morning. The Harvard Police Department responded around 7:40 a.m. Wednesday to the Harvard Junior High School, 1301 North Garfield Street. Harvard Chief of Police Tyson Bauman said the response […]

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Student arrested, charged with felonies after making threat involving weapon toward Marengo High School

Police say they have arrested a student and charged him with felonies after he made a threat involving a weapon toward Marengo Community High School. The Marengo Police Department said they were made aware Tuesday of a threat directed toward Marengo Community High School. Officers worked closely with school officials and identified the subject behind […]

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Student arrested after attacking staff member, trying to enter bus yard in Round Lake remains in secure custody

Police say a student remains held in secure custody after he became upset about being expelled and attacked a staff member at Round Lake High School, prompting a search this week. Round Lake Area Schools District 116 Superintendent Donn Mendoza said the incident occurred after a board of education meeting Tuesday evening. A student hit […]

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Student arrested after battering staff member at Round Lake High School, prompting closure at area schools

Police say they have arrested a student after he became upset about being expelled and battered a staff member at Round Lake High School, prompting the closure of area schools. Round Lake Area Schools District 116 Superintendent Donn Mendoza said the incident occurred after a board of education meeting Tuesday evening. A student hit a […]

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Police arrest student after responding to report of person with gun call at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire

Police arrested a student found with an airsoft gun after receiving a report of a person with a gun inside Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire Tuesday afternoon. School resources officers stationed at Stevenson High School responded around 12:14 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a student armed with a handgun in the building. Lincolnshire Deputy […]

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Felony charges filed against Huntley student accused of making ‘racially-motivated messages’

A student has been charged with felonies after police say they made “racially-motivated messages” on social media and shared them with other students of Huntley High School. The Huntley Police Department school resource officer and Huntley High School administration first received reports last week of the messages. The racially-motivated messages were from a single student […]