Valparaiso University Student Arrested In Hostage HoaxA Valparaiso University student faces charges for allegedly calling police and falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages in a campus library.
Detained Motorist Phoned In False Report Of Robbery To Avoid Ticket: PoliceMichael Cooper, 25, of Bellwood faces one count of attempted disorderly conduct, Glendale Heights Police said Friday.
Antioch Man Shot Himself To Get Sympathy, Reported It As Drive-Dy: PoliceA north suburban Antioch man who allegedly shot himself in the arm and then told police he was injured in a drive-by shooting earlier this week was charged with three felony offenses on Wednesday, including aggravated unlawful use of a firearm.
Woman Allegedly Lied About Baby's Abduction To Get Cops To Find Stolen CarPolice rushed to a Chatham neighborhood daycare center around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, after 25-year-old Jeanette Holt called 911 to report her 1997 Chevy Monte Carlo had been stolen with her 1-year-old son inside.
Woman Gets Probation For Filing False Report Of Sexual AssaultA 47-year-old west suburban woman was given probation Monday for falsely reporting a sexual assaulted while walking home from a train last November.
Woman Jailed After Filing False Claim Of Sexual Assualt A west suburban woman who had consensual sex with a man, then later accused him of rape, has been charged with disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, according to police.