Discovery Of Ammunition Prompts Lockdown At Hinsdale Central

School officials and police issued the lockdown about 11:45 a.m. after someone found the piece of ammunition, which had been left in the cafeteria, according to a joint statement from Hinsdale Police and School District 86


Police investigate at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, after the facility's active shooter alarm was triggered Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Hospital Locked Down After False Alarm About Active Shooter

A Hoffman Estates hospital was placed on lockdown, and employees were later evacuated, while police investigated what turned out to be a false alarm for an active shooter in the building.


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Man Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown In Geneva Arrested In Hammond

The man who threatened a relative with a knife, prompting a west suburban hospital to go on lockdown, was arrested late Tuesday in northwest Indiana.


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Police Search For Suspect After Lockdown Lifted At Delnor Hospital In Geneva

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.


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Lockdown At Highland, Indiana Schools Lifted

A phone threat from a number in Dallas has forced authorities to place the schools in Highland, Ind., on lock down.


Police outside Proviso West High School. (Credit: CBS)

Proviso West H.S. Lockdown Lifted After Bullet Found In Cafeteria, Two In Custody

Proviso West High School in suburban Hillside was on a precautionary lockdown and two teens are in police custody, according to Hillside Police.


Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus in Merrillville, Ind. (Credit: CBS)

Man Questioned In Double Murder, Including Woman Slain At Merrillville Hospital

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.


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Lockdown Lifted At Mount Sinai After Phone Threat

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.


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Teen Held In Valparaiso School Bomb Threat

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.


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Menard Prison On Lockdown After Weapons Found

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.


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Gun Found Near Streamwood High School

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.


Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream (Credit: CBS)

Glenbard North High School Briefly On Lock Down

Officials briefly placed Glenbard North on lock down because they believed a person in the area could be a threat to students.


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Burbank Schools In Lockdown While Police Hunt Fugitives

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.


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Lockdown Lifted At Illinois State University

Illinois State University was placed on lockdown for about an hour after reports of a man with a weapon.


This was the scene on Oct. 5, 2012, when Indian Trail Junior High School went on lockdown following a report of an intruder. (CBS)

Addison School That Went On Lockdown In October Feels Better Prepared

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.


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Connecticut Shooting Massacre A Grim Reminder Of Schools’ Need To Plan For Worst

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.

CBS 2–12/14/2012

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Best Burgers In Chicago: Lockdown Bar & Grill

Nestled between Ukrainian Village and Humboldt Park, Lockdown Bar & Grill is a solid burger bar with some solid specials and some solid(ly loud) metal music. Solid or not, they’ve got a lot of tough competition in a city like Chicago that’s filled with bars serving great burgers. Below, you’ll find out how they compare. But! Before I judge them with my piercing, unprofessional, slightly creepy gaze, I should lay out what I’m looking for…


A middle school and elementary school in Addison were placed on lock down. (CBS)

Girl Found Restrained In Bathroom, Prompting Addison School Lockdown

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.


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Man Charged In Streamwood Home Invasion, Kidnapping

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.


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Suspect Arrested After Gun Scare Near High School In Carpentersville

Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville was placed on lockdown Friday amid reports of a man with a gun.

WBBM Newsradio–03/16/2012