Highland Park Native and Wife Donate $1 Million for Permanent Memorial for Mass Shooting Victims

Highland Park, Illinois – A Highland Park native and his wife have made a generous donation of $1 million towards the construction of a permanent memorial honoring the seven victims of a tragic mass shooting that occurred in Highland Park. Jon Gray, who hails from Highland Park, and his wife Mindy Gray’s donation marks the first private contribution to the city’s initiative to create a lasting place of remembrance for those impacted by the July …

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Highland Park Mass Shooter Trial Set for February 2025 after Fourth of July Parade Massacre

Highland Park, Illinois – The trial date for Robert Crimo III, the man accused of killing seven people and injuring numerous others at the 2022 Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, has been set for February 24, 2025, by Judge Victoria Rossetti, as reported by the Associated Press. Crimo, 23, faces 21 counts of first-degree murder, along with multiple counts of attempted murder and aggravated battery in connection with the tragic incident. During a …

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Highland Park Fires Recreation Director Struggling with PTSD After Mass Shooting

Highland Park, Illinois – The recreation director for Highland Park, who has been battling PTSD following a mass shooting, has been dismissed from her position. The decision to terminate her employment has sparked controversy and drawn attention to the challenges faced by individuals grappling with the long-term effects of traumatic events. The director, who has been leading the city’s recreation department for several years, was diagnosed with PTSD following a mass shooting incident. The trauma …

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Fired Rec Director Opens Up About Trauma of July 4 Mass Shooting in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – A recent interview with the former recreation director of Highland Park sheds light on the traumatic experiences of the July 4 mass shooting that led to the director’s dismissal. The individual detailed the chaos and horror that unfolded on that day, providing a firsthand account of the events. The former recreation director described the emotional toll of the shooting, expressing the difficulty of coping with the aftermath. The individual’s account highlighted …

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Accused Highland Park Parade Shooter Changes Tune, Asks for Public Defender

WAUKEGAN, Ill. – Robert Crimo III appeared in court with a newly assigned public defender, Anton Trizna, at his side. In December, Crimo told judge Victoria Rossetti that he wanted to defend himself and requested a speedy trial, resulting in the trial being scheduled for February. However, last week, Crimo changed his mind and asked to have a public defender back on the case. He is facing 21 counts of first-degree murder and 48 counts …

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Highland Park Shooting Suspect Kept in Segregated Jail Unit amid Ongoing Investigation

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. – The suspect in a recent shooting incident in Highland Park remains in a segregated jail unit as the investigation continues. The shooting, which resulted in injuries, has left the community on edge as authorities work to determine a motive and bring the perpetrator to justice. The incident took place in a residential area, shaking the sense of security for local residents. The suspect, whose identity has not been disclosed, is being …

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