Two children were safely removed from a home on the Northwest Side on Tuesday, after a man armed with a gun kicked his wife out of their home, and barricaded himself inside with the kids.
A tense standoff at a home in northwest Indiana came to an end after nearly six hours Friday morning, when police brought a girl out of the house, and announced the suspect who was inside was dead.
A man barricaded himself inside a South Loop high rise for more than seven hours from Monday night into early Tuesday, prompting a SWAT team response.
The situation started when a person barricaded himself inside a unit in an 80-unit apartment building in the 1600 block of West Sherwin Avenue about 2:40 a.m. police said.
The incident began when the male barricaded himself inside a residence in the 1600 block of West Sherwin Avenue about 2:40 a.m. police said.
About 6:40 a.m., an employee of Rana Meal Solutions at 550 S. Spitzer Rd. barricaded himself inside and said he had an explosive device, according to Bartlett police. Sgt. Geoff Pretkelis said at 12:15 p.m. the suspect was in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
Antonio Howard Jr. faces one misdemeanor count of reckless conduct, police said. He is scheduled to appear in court July 27.
A 41-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning, after he fired shots at neighbors’ houses during a five-hour standoff with police.
A Rogers Park man has been charged after barricading himself inside an apartment during a domestic disturbance Sunday afternoon on the North Side.
He had climbed up onto the building’s roof at some point during the situation, although negotiators were eventually able to convince him to come down.
A man was found dead inside a mobile home in north suburban Antioch late Friday morning, more than four hours after he barricaded himself inside, in apparent connection to the death of a woman outside the home.
The estranged husband of a Chicago woman is in custody after she apparently beaten to death during a northwest Indiana barricade situation early Tuesday.
A 19-year-old Northwest Side man is being held without bond after barricading himself inside an apartment Saturday afternoon following a domestic disturbance.
A man involved in a barricade situation that began late Friday inside a Woodlawn residence was ordered held on $100,000 bond Sunday.
What started as an armed robbery on the city’s Near West Side turned into what police thought was a barricade situation overnight.