Convicted Murderer Held Nurse, Officer Hostage At Joliet HospitalA convicted murderer held a nurse and a correctional officer hostage for less than an hour early Wednesday at a hospital in southwest suburban Joliet.
Lawsuit Alleges Nurse Was Raped While Held Hostage By InmateThe nurse's lawyer said she never should have been harmed, because Tywon Salters should have remained shackled and guarded at all times.
Should Procedures Change When Inmates Are Taken To Hospitals?Investigations and reevaluations are taking place following Saturday’s hostage situation at Delnor Hospital in Geneva.
Gunman Holds Geneva Hospital Staff HostageA Kane County Jail inmate took a correctional officer's gun and held Delnor Hospital staff hostage Saturday afternoon.
Police: Hostage Situation In The LoopPolice and SWAT responded Saturday to a hostage situation in the Loop.
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.

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