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Extra police presence at Lake, McHenry County schools due to nationwide threat made to schools on TikTok

There is an extra police presence at schools in Lake and McHenry counties Friday following a nationwide threat of violence towards schools reportedly made on TikTok, authorities said. Susan Harkin, Superintendent of District 300, which has schools in McHenry and Kane counties, sent a statement to parents providing information on the threat. “District 300 has […]

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Police warn parents of TikTok trends that involve students stealing property, battering school staff members

Police in McHenry County are warning parents about new TikTok challenges that involve students stealing or damaging school property and battering school staff. A recent TikTok challenge called “devious licks” encourages kids to steal or damage property while recording their actions and posting the recording online, the Cary Police Department said in a statement. “In […]