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Man allegedly burglarized woman’s car at hospital in North Chicago, left voicemails on victim’s phone saying he would kill her

A man allegedly broke into a woman’s car at the veteran’s hospital in North Chicago and stole documents with her personal information, later calling her and threatening to kill her. Robert S. Jackson, 55, of North Chicago, was charged with harassment threatening to kill person, a Class 4 felony. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Francis […]

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Charges filed against student who brought gun to Highland Park High School, prompting SWAT response

Officials say charges have been filed against a student who brought a gun to Highland Park High School Tuesday, prompting a SWAT team to respond and a lockdown at the school. Highland Park Communications Manager Amanda Bennett said five students had been taken into custody. One of them, a juvenile, has been charged with unlawful […]

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Classes resume, counselors available after 5 students arrested following gun brought to Highland Park High School

Classes resumed Wednesday at Highland Park High School following a lockdown Tuesday after a student brought a gun to school, leading to five students being arrested. Highland Park Superintendent of Schools Bruce Law said that District 113 received an anonymous tip reporting a rumor of a student in possession of a gun Tuesday morning. Highland […]

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Police continue investigation after 5 students arrested following student with gun at Highland Park High School

An investigation is continuing after officers arrested five students and a SWAT team responded to Highland Park High School for a student who brought a gun to school. Highland Park Superintendent of Schools Bruce Law sent a message to parents Tuesday morning about the incident. Law said that District 113 received an anonymous tip reporting a […]

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2 in custody after student brings gun to Highland Park High School; lockdown remains as SWAT team arrives

Police have arrested two students and a lockdown remains in place while a SWAT team clears Highland Park High School after a student brought a gun to school. Highland Park Superintendent of Schools Bruce Law sent a message to parents Tuesday morning. Law said that District 113 received an anonymous tip reporting a rumor of a […]

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$3 million bond for man accused of sexually assaulting woman at gunpoint in Riverwoods, threatening her mother

A 25-year-old man was ordered held on a $3 million bond after he was charged with sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint in Riverwoods and later allegedly threatening her mother. Matthew R. Aronson, 25, of Palatine, was charged with three counts of criminal sexual assault, two counts of aggravated domestic battery, cyberstalking and electronic harassment […]

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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 […]