A convicted murderer who was on electronic home monitoring as a condition of his parole was one of two men charged late Thursday with taking six children and two women hostage after a shootout with Harvey Police this week.
My FOX Chicago, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 02:12 AM
A man who spent seven years in jail until he was acquitted of murder last year in the 2006 death of his infant niece in Sauk Village has filed a lawsuit against the village and two detectives who he claims coerced a false statement from him.
The Southtown Star, Wed, Aug 20 2014 @ 10:50 PM
Police say they rescued four hostages -- two children and two women -- and arrested two suspects Wednesday morning, ending a two-day hostage situation at a suburban Chicago house.
Channel3000, Wed, Aug 20 2014 @ 11:01 AM
Proponents of term limits for Illinois lawmakers were preparing a last-minute appeal to the state Supreme Court after an appeals court ruled Wednesday that a measure asking voters to approve such a measure could not appear on the November ballot.
NBC Chicago, Thu, Aug 21 2014 @ 01:47 PM