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Robert Crimo Jr., the father of alleged Highland Park mass shooter Robert Crimo III, pleaded not guilty today to felony charges alleging he acted recklessly by helping his son obtain a license to buy guns despite knowing the then 19-year-old had previously threatened violence.
Meanwhile, Highland Park announced that a walk along its traditional Fourth of July parade route will take the place of the annual procession of floats and performances this year. It will be held to remember last year’s tragedy, and reclaim the streets of downtown for the community.
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