Man Charged After Barricading Self, 2 Others In Jefferson Park StoreAntonio Camacho, 39, faces two counts of aggravated unlawful restraint and one count of robbery armed with a dangerous weapon, all felonies.
Two Inmates Charged With Taking Hostage At Cook County JailDivision 10 detainees Cordarryl Stevenson and Martin Alvarado took control of the housing unit about 4:30 p.m. on July 28, covering the floor with soapy water and obscuring the fixed cameras in the unit before tearing them down completely, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Man Surrenders After Taking Hostages In Portage Park NeighborhoodAround 10 a.m., police received a call of an armed man holding two people against their will inside a home in the 6300 block of West Roscoe Street. Around 2:45 p.m., the suspect came out of the house, and SWAT officers told him to stay on the ground.
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.
Two Kids Safe After Hostage Situation On Northwest SideTwo 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.
NW Indiana Standoff Ends; Girl Rescued, Suspect DeadA 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.
Man Taken Into Custody, Two Kids Safe After Hostage Situation On Cicero AvenueA man holding two children inside a semi-truck on Cicero Avenue has been taken into custody following a standoff with police from Chicago and Bedford Park Monday afternoon.
Two Parolees Charged In Harvey StandoffDavid Jordan and Peter Williams, have been charged with attempted murder, home invasion, aggravated kidnapping, and aggravated criminal sexual assault.
Two Gunmen Charged In Harvey Hostage StandoffA 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.
Harvey Hostages Rescued, Suspects In CustodyFour 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.
Harvey Standoff Continues; 4 Still Held HostageTwo 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.
Four Out Of Eight Hostages In Harvey Released; Two Cops WoundedTwo 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.