Blown Stroller Tire Mistaken For Gunshot Prompts Lockdown At Skokie PreschoolA blown stroller tire was mistaken Tuesday morning for a gunshot or explosion at a park district building in north suburban Skokie, prompting a lockdown at the facility and its preschool.
"Mistaken" Report Of Man With Gun Prompts Search Of Schaumburg Office BuildingSchaumburg Police Sgt. Christy Lindhurst said said the reports of a person with a gun turned out to be "mistaken," and the building was reopened by 12:30 p.m.
False Report Of Person With Gun Prompts Lockdown At Joliet Central H.S.Joliet Central High School was placed on hard lockdown Wednesday morning, after a report of someone entering the school with a gun.
Search For Home Invasion Suspect In Naperville Prompts LockdownA search for a home invasion suspect prompted a brief lockdown at a west suburban high school Monday morning.
Car Chase Prompts Lockdown At Lyons Township High SchoolA car chase that ended Thursday in west suburban Countryside prompted a soft lockdown at Lyons Township High School.
Inmate Charged After Handgun Found At Cook County Jail Causing LockdownThe Cook County Sheriff's office announced Thursday that a prisioner has been charged for leaving a loaded handgun in a jail garbage can prompting a lockdown on Tuesday.
Cook County Jail Locked Down After Gun Found In TrashThe sheriff's office a handgun small enough to fit in the palm of a hand, was found in a holding area between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m.
Suspect In Springfield Lockdown Scare Released, Could Still Be ChargedPolice and prosecutors are still trying to determine whether to charge the woman who sprinkled a white, powdery substance in the state Capitol.