A Valparaiso University student faces charges for allegedly calling police and falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages in a campus library.
Michael Cooper, 25, of Bellwood faces one count of attempted disorderly conduct, Glendale Heights Police said Friday.
A 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.
Police 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.
A 47-year-old west suburban woman was given probation Monday for falsely reporting a sexual assaulted while walking home from a train last November.
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.