Harvey police officer Darnell Keel was one of two officers shot in last week’s hostage situation in the south suburbs. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
David Jordan and Peter Williams, have been charged with attempted murder, home invasion, aggravated kidnapping, and aggravated criminal sexual assault.
A convicted murderer who was on electronic home monitoring as a condition of his parole was one of two men charged late Thursday with taking six children and two women hostage after a shootout with Harvey Police this week.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says his chief negotiator told him that in 150 such cases, he had never seen one like it.
The 21 hour standoff forced people living on the 14700 block of Seeley Avenue, like Gary Peoples, out of their homes.
When the four children were released by the hostage-takers, it was one of the adult hostages who was allowed to escort them out – and then had to turn around and come back to the house.
Four remaining hostages who had been held captive for nearly 21 hours have been set free, and two suspects who engaged in a standoff with police in south suburban Harvey have been taken into custody Wednesday morning.
Two adults and two children were still being held hostage in south suburban Harvey early Wednesday, nearly 18 hours after the standoff began when two police officers were shot by the suspects.
Two Harvey police officers were shot Tuesday afternoon, and two suspects took five children and one adult hostage inside a home, authorities said. Two of the kids have since been rescued.
A man was fatally shot by police Saturday night in south suburban Harvey.
Two teenagers are dead and two others are seriously hurt after a crash in south suburban Harvey.
Steven Murphy sexually assaulted a woman who was on her way to buy milk for her children on Oct. 14, 2002.
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Workers told firefighters the blaze started by accident around 9:15 p.m. inside a mechanic shop at 148th Street and Loomis Avenue. The workers tried to put it out themselves, but the flames continued to get bigger and bigger.
Harvey Mayor Eric Kellogg has vowed to shut down a controversial gun range, claiming there have been complaints about stray bullets landing in yards where children play, but the park district — which owns the land — called the move a political stunt.
At 10:22 a.m., police received a call of a possible armed robbery at a hotel in the 16900 block of South Halsted Street, according to a statement from Harvey police. As officers were walking up to the hotel, they “encountered the suspect” who was in a vehicle in the parking lot.
State child welfare officials are investigating the parents of a 5-month-old boy for allegations of neglect after the infant died Friday in south suburban Harvey.
The county loaned out 1,339 tons, about 2.8 percent of its salt supply this winter, according to Frank Shuftan, spokesman for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
Cook County Sheriff’s deputies and auditors with the Illinois State Comptroller’s office took the unprecedented step of going into Harvey’s city hall to check financial records, and make sure it files overdue audits.
A husband and wife from Chicago fatally stabbed a south suburban man while trying to rob him at knifepoint earlier this month in Harvey.