Illinois quick hits: Highland Park shooting trial postponed; multistate ATM robberies

Highland Park shooting trial postponed 

A judge has postponed the trial of the man accused of killing seven people at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park.

The trial for Robert Crimo III was slated to begin next month. His lawyer on Wednesday asked for more time to review evidence. Crimo fired his public defenders in December and said he planned to represent himself. He then rehired his lawyers last week. 

Multistate ATM robberies 

A fifth person is being charged with conspiring to rob automated teller machines in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa.

Federal prosecutors said the gang originated in Texas and used chains to connect the ATMs to stolen pickup trucks to break into the machines and steal the money. The two banks that were targeted in Illinois were in Countryside and Glen Ellyn.

The latest suspect was arrested last month in Houston. The four other defendants have pleaded not guilty and are
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