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.
Police Search For Suspect After Lockdown Lifted At Delnor Hospital In GenevaAn 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.
Lockdown At Highland, Indiana Schools LiftedA phone threat from a number in Dallas has forced authorities to place the schools in Highland, Ind., on lock down.
Proviso West H.S. Lockdown Lifted After Bullet Found In Cafeteria, Two In CustodyProviso West High School in suburban Hillside was on a precautionary lockdown and two teens are in police custody, according to Hillside Police.
Man Questioned In Double Murder, Including Woman Slain At Merrillville HospitalA 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.
Lockdown Lifted At Mount Sinai After Phone ThreatPolice 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.
Teen Held In Valparaiso School Bomb ThreatA 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.
Menard Prison On Lockdown After Weapons FoundA 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.