Paul Castelli, charged with Criminal Sexual Assault, Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse, and Grooming (SOURCE: Arlington Heights Police Department)
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Investigation of Teacher Found with Student ‘In State of Undress’ in Arlington Heights Brings Additional Charges

Arlington Heights police investigators have arrested Paul Castelli again with new charges after investigators discovered new information about his sexual assault case. The initial charges occurred in January 2022 after Arlington Heights police patrol officers […]

Andres Leyva, convicted Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault (SOURCE: Lake County State's Attorney).
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Andres Leyva Found Guilty in Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault Trial After Attack in Third Lake in September 2020

(Lake County, IL) Late afternoon on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, a bench trial concluded in the Lake County Courthouse with “guilty” verdicts on all counts. Andres Leyva, 31, was convicted of one count of Aggravated […]

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Tornado Warning, But Rotating Storm Cell Moved from Southwest to Northeast Just East of Arlington Heights

Tornado Warning (Radar Indicated) Arlington Heights and some other northwest and west suburbs were under a Tornado Warning activation because radar indicated rotation in a storm moving southwest to northeast in DuPage County and just […]

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Two Teachers, 19 Students Killed; Shooter Dead Active Shooter Lockdown at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas

Uvalde Police: Suspect Acted Alone Gov. Greg Abbott confirmed on Tuesday that 14 students and 1 teacher are dead following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde. YouTube Tips ⓘ Police and firefighter/paramedics from […]

Michael Gamboa, posting a threatening message on Instagram directed at school personnel (SOURCE: DuPage County State's Attorney's Office)
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Addison Trail High School Student Charged after Alleged Threat Against School Personnel on Instagram

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Addison Director of Police Timothy Hayden announced today that an eighteen-year-old male Addison Trail High School student has been charged with posting a threatening message on Instagram directed […]

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Vehicle Burglary with Loss Over $2,000 at Comfort Inn Lot on South Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 1:01 AM Monday May 9, 2022 of a vehicle burglary at the Comfort Inn parking lot, 2120 South Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report […]