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.
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.
A standoff in south suburban Glenwood ended after more than 15 hours Friday morning, when police shot the suspect.
Police were able to negotiate with a man holed up inside a home, who said he wanted police to kill him in an apparent suicide attempt.
Police are investigating after a standoff and shootout inside a dollar store on the city’s Far Southeast Side.
Police in south suburban Riverdale are holding suspects in a home invasion overnight, which was followed by a standoff in another house.
Chicago police on Tuesday were involved in a standoff with a man refusing to get out of his vehicle in the city’s South Loop.
Police have closed Sheridan Road just south of the Evanston border, as an armed man sits barricaded in an apartment threatening suicide.
A man was taken to a hospital after stealing a tractor-trailer truck and starting a standoff on the Bishop Ford Freeway in which he threatened suicide.
A person has surrendered, ending a barricade situation in the South Austin neighborhood early Tuesday.