CBS 2 is not naming the two alleged gunmen because they have not been charged. One of the men was sentenced to 47 years in prison for murder but was on parole at the time. Mike Puccinelli reports.
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.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine goes behind the scenes for a first-hand look at local SWAT teams in training.
A Zion man was facing several felony charges, after firing several shots inside a home in Gurnee, killing a dog inside, then barricading himself inside the home, prompting a standoff with local police, and the lockdown of at least two schools.
Missed in all the controversy over Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark is Romney’s callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.
A possible hostage-barricade situation on the North Side ended Saturday afternoon after police cleared the home and found no one inside.
A 36-year-old man has been charged with holding a Crystal Lake woman against her will and forcing her into prostitution.
A convicted felon from Chicago Heights has been arrested for allegedly holding a woman against her will, beating and choking her after meeting her on the Internet.
Two men have been charged after an early morning hostage situation inside a Roseland home.
A high school student who pulled a handgun and shot a film projector as the school day wound down held 23 classmates and a teacher hostage for about five hours Monday before shooting himself when police busted down a classroom door.
A man being evicted from his house reportedly held a woman hostage during a standoff with police.