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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 […]

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Officers chase, arrest gunman after hearing gunshots near police station in Zion

Zion police officers chased after and arrested a gunman who fired shots near their police station Tuesday evening. Third shift officers with the Zion Police Department were having their pre-shift briefing around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday. They heard three gunshots close by to the station and saw a dark-colored Dodge Charger driving eastbound on Salem Boulevard. […]