The words “beware of dog” probably don’t conjure up images of a Chihuahua, but a northwest Indiana man reportedly has his puny pooch to thank for protecting him from a home invader.
The officer brought her pistol downstairs to investigate a commotion on the first floor and was confronted by a man who “lunged” at her.
An intruder attacked the homeowner with a hammer in the man’s garage, and the homeowner stabbed the burglar with a knife.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is reminding people to keep their windows and doors locked after a Des Plaines woman caught an intruder in her bedroom who apparently came in through the window.
A report of a violent intruder at Columbia College on Tuesday panicked several students, but it turned out to be a false alarm.
A homeowner shot an intruder in his home in unincorporated DuPage County near Naperville on Tuesday, but the suspect was able to get away.
A family returning home late on Thanksgiving night found an intruder who was not wearing pants.
School officials found a female student at Indian Trail Junior High School “restrained” in a restroom Friday morning, prompting police to sweep Indian Trail Junior High and a nearby elementary school.
A year ago, a Chicago woman fatally shot an intruder who was breaking into her South Side home. Now she’s telling her story to CBS 2′s Pamela Jones.
A chain saw-wielding man broke into a Deerfield apartment last week, police said.