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Zion police sergeant arrested for domestic abuse incident involving wife while off-duty

A Zion police sergeant was placed on leave after he was arrested for allegedly being involved in domestic abuse while off-duty in Wisconsin, officials said. Joseph A. Richardt, 38, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, was charged with one count of disorderly conduct domestic abuse, a misdemeanor. Richardt appeared in court on March 21 in front of Court […]

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Police release bodycam, dashcam videos showing shootout that left armed man dead in Zion

Editor’s Note: The above video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer. Viewer discretion is advised. Authorities have released bodycam videos showing the moment a 47-year-old man was fatally shot after he tried breaking into his mother’s home and fired shots at police. The Zion Police Department responded around 6:20 p.m. on September […]

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15-year-old boy charged with first-degree murder after allegedly fatally shooting 17-year-old in Zion

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder after he allegedly shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in Zion Thursday evening, police said. The Zion Police Department and Zion Fire/Rescue Department responded around 8:35 p.m. Thursday to the 2900 block of Gideon Avenue in Zion for a report of shots fired and a person […]

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2 students arrested following fireworks prank that sparked shooting scare at Zion-Benton Township High School

Two students were arrested Monday following a fireworks prank that caused a shooting scare at Zion-Benton Township High School, prompting a major police response to the school. Zion Police Department Lt. Paul Kehrli told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that a 14-year-old and 16-year-old from Zion were taken into custody before the lockdown was lifted […]