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evin Higgins, 52, a Highland Park resident and Highland Park High School teacher, was charged on three counts of child pornography on Nov. 5, according to a Lake County court document.
Erin Yarnall, Contributing Editor
5:03 am CST November 12, 2019

Kevin Higgins, 52, a Highland Park resident and Highland Park High School teacher, was charged on three counts of child pornography on Nov. 5, according to a Lake County court document reports The Beacon's sister paper, The Highland Park Landmark.

Higgins has been on paid administrative leave since the Highland Park Police Department informed Township High School District 113 of its investigation on Oct. 8.

He has been employed by the district since 2010, according to the district, and at the time of his administrative leave was serving as a special education teacher.

According to the district, Higgins will remain on paid administrative leave throughout the duration of the police department’s investigation.

As of press time, there are no connections to any District 113 students, Highland Park Police Chief Lou Jogmen said told The Highland Park Landmark.

Full story at HPLandmark.com.