Bail Set At $2 Million For Nicholas August, Charged With Raping Hostage After Robbing Rockford Credit UnionNicholas James August, 38, has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault, armed robbery, and aggravated unlawful restraint.
Prosecutors Clear Officer Who Shot And Killed Inmate Who Took Hostages At Delnor HospitalKane County prosecutors have cleared a North Aurora SWAT officer of any wrongdoing, finding he was justified for fatally shooting an escaped inmate who got his hands on a sheriff’s deputy’s gun, and took hostages at Delnor Hospital last year.
Trader Joe's Employee Was Killed By Officer's Bullet, LAPD SaysMelyda Corado, a Trader Joe's assistant manager who died during a shootout and standoff Saturday, was killed by an officer's bullet, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said.
Man Kills 4 Kids He Held Hostage And Himself, Ending Orlando StandoffA man who police say shot an officer before barricading himself in a Florida apartment killed the four children he had been holding hostage before killing himself, police said late Monday.
Body Camera Video Released From Near West Side Hostage Situation, ShootingPolice said 19-year-old Malvais had broken into a 23-year-old woman’s house and held her at gunpoint.
Apparent Hostage Situation In Rogers Park Ends Peacefully After About 6 HoursAround 9:45 p.m. Monday, police responded to a call of a woman being held at gunpoint in the 6800 block of North Sheridan Road.
Convicted Murderer Held Nurse, Officer Hostage At Joliet HospitalA convicted murderer held a nurse and a correctional officer hostage for less than an hour early Wednesday at a hospital in southwest suburban Joliet.
Lawsuit Alleges Nurse Was Raped While Held Hostage By InmateThe nurse's lawyer said she never should have been harmed, because Tywon Salters should have remained shackled and guarded at all times.
Should Procedures Change When Inmates Are Taken To Hospitals?Investigations and reevaluations are taking place following Saturday’s hostage situation at Delnor Hospital in Geneva.
Gunman Holds Geneva Hospital Staff HostageA Kane County Jail inmate took a correctional officer's gun and held Delnor Hospital staff hostage Saturday afternoon.
Police: Hostage Situation In The LoopPolice and SWAT responded Saturday to a hostage situation in the Loop.
Man Charged After Barricading Self, 2 Others In Jefferson Park StoreAntonio Camacho, 39, faces two counts of aggravated unlawful restraint and one count of robbery armed with a dangerous weapon, all felonies.
Two Inmates Charged With Taking Hostage At Cook County JailDivision 10 detainees Cordarryl Stevenson and Martin Alvarado took control of the housing unit about 4:30 p.m. on July 28, covering the floor with soapy water and obscuring the fixed cameras in the unit before tearing them down completely, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Man Surrenders After Taking Hostages In Portage Park NeighborhoodAround 10 a.m., police received a call of an armed man holding two people against their will inside a home in the 6300 block of West Roscoe Street. Around 2:45 p.m., the suspect came out of the house, and SWAT officers told him to stay on the ground.
Valparaiso University Student Arrested In Hostage HoaxA Valparaiso University student faces charges for allegedly calling police and falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages in a campus library.