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Multiple students left sick after ingesting drugs at Waukegan High School Brookside Campus

Multiple students were left sick and two of them had to be transported to a hospital after ingesting a substance at Waukegan High School Brookside Campus on Tuesday. The Waukegan Fire Department was called around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday to the school, located at 2325 Brookside Avenue in Waukegan. Waukegan School District 60 Director of Communications […]

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15-year-old boy wrongly charged with shooting store clerk in Waukegan says police offered him McDonald’s in exchange for confession

The 15-year-old boy who was wrongly charged with shooting a Dollar General employee in Waukegan said police offered him McDonald’s in exchange for a confession. Martell Williams, 15, was arrested on Wednesday and wrongly charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in connection to a shooting at Dollar General, 2613 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, on […]

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2 in custody after video shows student flashing BB gun from waistband inside Waukegan High School Washington Campus

Two students were taken into custody after videos surfaced Thursday of them flashing what turned out to be a BB gun inside the Waukegan High School Washington Campus. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Joe Florip said his department was notified around 8:45 a.m. Thursday about social media posts that showed two individuals with a gun inside […]

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At least one student taken into custody after lockdown at Waukegan High School Washington Campus

At least one student was taken into custody during a lockdown at the Waukegan High School Washington Campus Thursday morning, according to video shared on social media. A message sent to parents at around 9:20 a.m. Thursday said, “Washington Campus is on lockdown due to a police investigation in the building.” School officials said that […]

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Fight leaves 1 student stabbed, another injured at Waukegan High School Brookside Campus

A fight involving at least three students in a classroom at Waukegan High School Brookside Campus left two students hospitalized, including one that was stabbed with scissors. Waukegan Police Chief Wayne Walles confirmed that the incident occurred around 1:20 p.m. Wednesday at the school, located at 2325 Brookside Avenue. “At this time there are no […]

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Police say 2 students were stabbed during fight at Waukegan High School Washington Campus

Police are disputing school officials and saying that two students, not one, were stabbed during a fight Thursday afternoon at Waukegan High School’s Washington Campus. Waukegan High School Lead Principal Timothy Bryner initially said that an altercation between two students escalated to one student stabbing the other with a sharp object around 12 p.m. Thursday. […]

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Student stabbed during fight at Waukegan High School Washington Campus

A student was injured after being battered and stabbed during a fight in a bathroom at Waukegan High School’s Washington Campus, school officials said. Waukegan High School Lead Principal Timothy Bryner said that an altercation between two students escalated to one student stabbing the other with a sharp object around 12 p.m. Thursday. The Washington […]