Police say it was an honest misunderstanding when authorities thought an Oak Forest man was holed up at home, possibly with hostages and explosives, last week.
A man has been taken to an institution, after pulling a hoax in Oak Forest last week by making police think he was an armed and dangerous hostage-taker.
The man responsible for an elaborate hostage barricade hoax in Oak Forest is looking at serious charges, and the mayor of the south suburb is furious.
The Acorn Public Library in south suburban Oak Forest is closed Tuesday because of a Freon gas leak from the heat and air-conditioning system.
The mother of a teenage boy fatally stabbed at a graduation party filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the attacker and homeowners.
With Project Lifesaver technology, at-risk people who might wander off are easier to find. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman got a demonstration from Oak Forest police who recently adopted the system.
A former Chicago Police officer is due in court later today to face charges that he murdered his estranged wife.