Around 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.
A Valparaiso University student faces charges for allegedly calling police and falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages in a campus library.
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 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.
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.
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.
Dozens of Chicago police officers descended a home in the 3500 block of West 79th Place, after receiving reports of people shot shortly before 9 a.m.
SWAT team officers shot and killed a gunman who allegedly shot an Arlington Heights police officer late Thursday, after the suspect barricaded himself in a home and held a woman hostage.
Chicago Police are responding to a possible hostage situation Friday afternoon in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.
The hostage situation began after police officers were sent to a building near Ashland Avenue and Hastings Street about 3:16 a.m., when they received a call about a domestic dispute.
Police in Schaumburg charged six people Thursday in connection with a five-hour standoff in which party-goers barricaded themselves inside an apartment and held one occupant against her will before SWAT officers forced their way in.
A five hour standoff is over in Oak Forest with nobody hurt.
It turns out that a false alarm at a Winnetka school that prompted a SWAT team response was actually the result of a “butt dial.”
A high school hostage situation in Wisconsin is over, after a student pulled a handgun and held 23 classmates and a teacher before shooting himself.