Union: Illinois Prison Worker Assaults Started With PunchAn inmate punched a correctional lieutenant at an Illinois prison, sparking an assault that involved six prison employees and five inmates, the prison workers union said Monday.
Lockdown Lifted At Loyola Medical Center After Suspicious Package CheckedThe Loyola University Medical Center campus in Maywood has been locked down, after a suspicious package was found in a parking garage.
Sheriff Looking Into Mass Sick Calls Behind Mother's Day Lockdown At Cook County JailA lockdown was lifted at Cook County jail on Monday, a day after a huge wave of sick day call-ins on Mother’s Day, and Sheriff Tom Dart said he’s trying to determine if any of those who missed work should be disciplined.
Parent Robbed At Gunpoint Near Lincoln Square Catholic SchoolA Catholic school in the Lincoln Square neighborhood was placed on lockdown Friday after a school parent was robbed at gunpoint nearby.
Student Charged With Bringing Gun Into Barrington High SchoolA northwest suburban high school was locked down Monday morning, after a teacher reported seeing a student with a handgun in a restroom.
Lockdown Lifted At Oak Park River Forest High SchoolA lockdown was lifted at a west suburban high school Tuesday morning, after police determined rumors of a potential threat were unfounded.
One In Custody After 8-Hour Standoff At Batavia HomeA person is in police custody after barricading himself inside his home in Batavia for about eight hours Tuesday, prompting a lockdown at two schools in the western suburb.
Authorities Find BB-Gun After Lockdown At Palos Heights High SchoolShepard High School, at 130th and Ridgeland in Palos Heights, was locked down Monday afternoon while the school and Cook County Sheriff's officers investigate reports of a weapon on the campus, or on a school bus.
Manhunt In Fox Lake After Police Officer Shot And KilledA manhunt was underway in far north suburban Fox Lake, after a police officer was shot and killed while chasing three suspects on foot.
Discovery Of Ammunition Prompts Lockdown At Hinsdale CentralSchool 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
Hospital Locked Down After False Alarm About Active ShooterA 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.
Man Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown In Geneva Arrested In HammondThe man who threatened a relative with a knife, prompting a west suburban hospital to go on lockdown, was arrested late Tuesday in northwest Indiana.