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Man Arrested After Firing Shots During Standoff In Lockport

A 41-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning, after he fired shots at neighbors’ houses during a five-hour standoff with police.

02/27/2014

A SWAT team officer stands outside an Arlington Heights home, where a hostage situation had ensued after a gunman shot a police officer. The SWAT team later shot the suspect, and the hostage was unharmed. (Credit: CBS)

SWAT Team Kills Barricaded Suspect Who Shot Cop

SWAT team officers shot and killed a gunman who allegedly shot an Arlington Heights police officer late Thursday, after the suspect barricaded himself in a home and held a woman hostage.

12/12/2013

Surveillance photo of a bank robbery at the Bank of America branch at the Cherry Creek Plaza shopping center in Homewood. (Credit: FBI)

Two Charged In Homewood Bank Robbery That Ended In Standoff

Malcolm Carpenter, 32, of Chicago; and Justin Williams, 23, of Calumet Park, are each charged with one count of bank robbery, according to the FBI.

12/05/2013

Donald Palmer (Waukegan Police)

Parolee Charged In Waukegan Home Barricade

A man on parole was charged after he barricaded himself inside a three-story apartment building Friday morning after a dispute with a woman.

09/21/2013

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Indiana Man Arrested After 8-Hour Standoff With Police

The capture came about 9 p.m., about two hours after police sent a robot into the his home to search for him.

08/15/2013

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Oswego Cop Suspended After Standoff Outside Channahon Pizza Restaurant

An Oswego police officer has been suspended after walking into a southwest suburban pizzeria with a gun, and yelling at employees while off duty.

03/14/2013

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Robbery Suspect Surrenders After Standoff In Oak Lawn

Police in Oak Lawn said an armed robbery suspect has surrendered – after barricading himself inside a stairwell of a home this afternoon.

11/07/2012

John Christopher Martel, 22, was charged with one misdemeanor count of Disorderly Conduct and one misdemeanor count of Unlawfully Permitting a Minor to Become Intoxicated. (Schaumburg Police Department)

SWAT Team Storms Schaumburg Apartment After 5-Hour Standoff

Police in Schaumburg charged six people Thursday in connection with a five-hour standoff in which party-goers barricaded themselves inside an apartment and held one occupant against her will before SWAT officers forced their way in.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Logan Square Standoff

Logan Square Standoff Ends With Man’s Arrest

One man was in police custody Thursday morning, after holding Chicago Police officers and SWAT teams at bay for more than three hours in the Logan Square neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

A Chicago police car. (Photo Credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kids Evacuated From School As Man Threatens To Jump From Nearby Roof

Children were evacuated from a parochial school in the Logan Square neighborhood, after a man threatened to jump from a roof nearby.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

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Waukegan Man Held After Turning Eviction Into Police Standoff

A Waukegan man has landed in jail after turning a routine eviction into a tense police standoff.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Northbrook police SWAT team officers respond to an apparent standoff with a gunman in the 2400 block of Partridge Lane on Dec. 28, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Northbrook Standoff Ends When Man Found Dead In Home

A four-and-a-half hour in Northbrook came to an end Wednesday evening when police found a man dead of an apparent gunshot wound inside his home.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Police Shooting

Man Shot Dead By Police After Southeast Side Standoff

A tense standoff with police early Wednesday left one man dead after police opened fire.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Police swarm the scene of a standoff with offenders who were holed up Monday night in the 4600 block of North Broadway. (CBS)

3 Held After Six-Hour Standoff In Uptown

CTA trains and buses are running again between Lakeview and Edgewater, after police and federal agents ended a nearly six-hour standoff in Uptown.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2011

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Man Arrested After 3-Hour Standoff In Morgan Park

A man was arrested Friday morning, after barricading himself inside a Morgan Park neighborhood building for three hours.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

Authorities surround a residence Thursday during a standoff with an armed resident in Northbrook, Ill. (CBS)

Armed Standoff In Northbrook Ends Peacefully, Man In Custody

A 51-year-old Northbrook man is in custody tonight following a three-hour-plus standoff with police that began when he fired a gun in the home during an argument with his parents.

09/08/2011

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Man Arrested After Standoff With Police In West Suburb

One man was arrested at gunpoint at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday after an almost two-hour standoff with police in North Aurora.

08/23/2011

Kevin Scesney (Credit: Lansing Police Department)

Alcohol, Jealousy Led To Lansing Shooting

Police say alcohol and jealousy over a woman were contributing factors in an incident early Sunday in which a northwest Indiana man fired a gun at a vehicle and then barricaded himself in a south suburban home.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Oak Forest Hoax

Man At Center Of ‘Standoff’ Error Won’t Be Charged

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.

04/28/2011

Oak Forest Hoax

Man Institutionalized After Oak Forest Standoff Hoax

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.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

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