Illinois State University was placed on lockdown for about an hour after reports of a man with a weapon.
Valparaiso Police Department Detective David Castellanos later disagreed on the stand with the defense’s contention that Nicholas Prochno, 30, of Wheeler, led police away from investigating abandoned houses and directly to the body.
Police say they may have captured the armed bandit who has been robbing hair salons in Chicago and the suburbs.
Police said Monday they’re following several leads in their search for a second suspect in an elaborate gasoline theft scheme.
Police are looking for Joseph L. Lopez, who is suspected of beating a woman inside a car in an unincorporated area near Palatine.
Tactical officer James Whigham Jr. was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma when he was 21, then had two relapses.
Murder suspect Joseph Spitalli tried from jail to hire a hit man to kill his former girlfriend so she couldn’t testify against him — and offered to use his tax refund to pay for the slaying, DuPage County prosecutors alleged Monday.
The man was shot around 1:45 p.m. when he turned toward officers with a dark object in his hand, police officials said.
Police officers fired shots while chasing a gunman Monday afternoon in the Bronzeville neighborhood, just a couple blocks away from Chicago Police Headquarters.
Indiana transit police have identified a suspect accused of stabbing a man outside the South Shore train station in East Chicago.
Jimmy Harris, 56, of Chicago, was charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated battery, and one count of aggravated unlawful restraint, according to police.
A Chicago police officer was recovering Monday morning, after a man suspected of kidnapping his 2-year-old son struck the officer with his car on the West Side Sunday evening.
A north suburban cab driver was robbed of about $200 and a cell phone early Wednesday, and police are looking for a suspect who is 13 years old.
Chicago police shot a person allegedly carrying a gun Monday night on the South Side.
CBS 2’s Jim Williams on Monday went back to the scene of a weekend bank heist to survey the damage.
During the robberies, the suspect passed a note to a clerk warning he was armed with a syringe, knife or gun.
A woman was stabbed to death Tuesday during a domestic incident in her Kenwood neighborhood home on the South Side. Police are questioning a suspect in connection with her death.
Police are seeking the public’s help to arrest a man who allegedly fondled a woman aboard a CTA train on the Southwest Side on Thursday afternoon.
A judge has denied bond for a 20-year-old man charged with shooting and trying to kill a Chicago Police officer earlier this week in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Two Chicago police officers were injured Wednesday while responding to a fatal shooting on the Little Village neighborhood, on the city’s southwest side.