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Winthrop Harbor man led police on 40-minute pursuit after allegedly threatening to shoot up cell phone store

Prosecutors say a man threatened to shoot up a cell phone store and then led police on a 40-minute pursuit where he nearly struck two police officers in Winthrop Harbor Tuesday morning. Trent J. Schneider, 54, of Winthrop Harbor, was charged with two counts of aggravated battery of a peace officer, four counts of aggravated […]

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Man allegedly left nude photos of ex-girlfriend, threatening messages on the woman’s doorstep in Deerfield

Officers found a man with a handgun after arresting him for leaving nude photos of his ex-girlfriend and threatening messages scattered on the woman’s doorstep in Deerfield, prosecutors said. Timothy A. Driscoll, 56, of Highland Park, was charged with felony stalking, criminal trespass to land and disorderly conduct. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Kelse Banks […]

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Police arrest juvenile who brought BB gun to Crystal Lake elementary school, shot other kids

Police arrested a juvenile who brought a BB gun to Canterbury Elementary School in Crystal Lake and shot other children with it, officials said. The Crystal Lake Police Department responded Tuesday afternoon to Canterbury Elementary School, 875 Canterbury Drive in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake Deputy Police Chief Derek Hyrkas said officers received a call of […]

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Woman charged with mailing white powder substance to Woodstock Police Department, prompting hazmat response

A homeless woman was charged with mailing a letter containing a white powdery substance to the Woodstock Police Department, prompting a hazardous materials response earlier this month. Terri A. Reed, 34, who is listed as a transient from Woodstock, was charged with one count of disorderly conduct, a Class 3 felony. Woodstock Police Department Detective […]