An unidentified man armed with a “non-firearm” weapon entered the hospital and threatened a visitor. The hospital was locked down and staff called police, who began a search of the hospital.
A phone threat from a number in Dallas has forced authorities to place the schools in Highland, Ind., on lock down.
Proviso West High School in suburban Hillside was on a precautionary lockdown and two teens are in police custody, according to Hillside Police.
A man was in custody in northwest Indiana on Friday, after allegedly stabbing an elderly woman to death at a hospital in Merrillville, and also allegedly killing her husband in Gary.
Police confirmed the hospital was placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure, after someone called in a threat to shoot everyone in the hospital around 10:25 a.m.
A 15-year-old Valparaiso High School student was in custody Thursday at the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center after allegedly explaining to police that she called in a bomb threat at Valparaiso High School to get out of taking a test.
A state prison spokesman says the lockdown of Illinois’ largest maximum security prison will continue “for days” after a cache of crude weapons and homemade alcohol was found there.
Streamwood High School was on lockdown Friday as police investigated a gun at the school. Students were delayed about an hour in getting dismissed from school.
Officials briefly placed Glenbard North on lock down because they believed a person in the area could be a threat to students.
A Mercedes-Benz fleeing Chicago Police crashed into a police vehicle on the Southwest Side, then fled to nearby Burbank, putting area schools in the southwest suburb on lockdown as the search continued.
Illinois State University was placed on lockdown for about an hour after reports of a man with a weapon.
On Oct. 5, Indian Trail Junior High was locked down for three hours after authorities thought an intruder restrained a female student in a restroom and was still in the building. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
You can never predict a tragedy like the school shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn., but schools prepare as much as they can. Just this week, a school in north suburban Zion held a drill for a shooting.
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A junior high school in west suburban Addison was on lock down for several hours Friday after a female student was found restrained in a bathroom, authorities said.
A man who turned himself into police has been charged in connection with an armed home invasion Friday afternoon in Streamwood that put two schools and a library on lockdown.
Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville was placed on lockdown Friday amid reports of a man with a gun.
A standoff between a gunman in police in west suburban Bensenville — which prompted officials to place four nearby schools on lockdown — ended peacefully Tuesday afternoon when a 36-year-old man was arrested.
An armed man shot himself in the chest Friday afternoon after barricading himself and causing the lockdown of a Cicero school.
Two high schools in Will County were placed on lockdown Tuesday, after a man told emergency dispatchers he was armed and planned to shoot up the Lincoln-Way Central High School campus.