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.
An escape at the Cook County Jail on Sunday put the entire building on lockdown and left officers wondering one question: why?
The head of the host committee of the NATO/G8 Summits insists Chicago will be “open for business” as world leaders converge here this May.
Lake Zurich High School was put on lockdown for a few hours this morning after a suspicious package was found.
Bond was denied Sunday for a West Side man charged with murder for allegedly shooting his ex-wife in a Near West Side parking garage, prompting a six-hour lockdown and manhunt.
A suspect was in custody Friday morning after a deadly shooting at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center.
Classes are set to resume Friday at St. Charles North High School, in St. Charles, a day after a bullet found by a staff member in a school hallway, prompted administrators first to lock down the school, and then dismiss classes early.
St. Rita of Cascia High School on the city’s Southwest Side was placed on lockdown Monday morning, over concerns that an armed intruder may have been inside.
Students at Foreman High School in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood were likely looking forward to the last day of school upon arriving Friday, but instead they ended up on lockdown someone brought in a gun.
The Will County Sheriff’s office says three schools were on lockdown and nearby homes evacuated as authorities responded to concerns about an armed university police officer who was holed up in his home.
Schools were placed on lockdown this morning following an armed robbery in the north suburbs.
A lockdown was lifted Thursday morning at the Cook County Jail, after part of the facility lost power during the blizzard this week.
A maximum of security division of the Cook County Jail lost power overnight as the blizzard raged.
Cook County Jail will be placed on lockdown for at least 24 hours in anticipation of the blizzard heading for the Chicago area.