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Suspect in Crystal Lake standoff was wanted for filming himself sexually assaulting a child, police say

The suspect in the several hour-long Crystal Lake standoff last weekend was wanted for filming himself sexually assaulting a child in a bathtub of a Cary apartment, court documents show. Matthew R. Reder, 24, of the 500 block of Sunrise Street in McHenry, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, criminal trespass to building, […]

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Waukegan standoff began after man barricaded front door of residence, sprayed stream of fire at deputies

An ongoing standoff in Waukegan began Tuesday morning after a man barricaded the front door of a residence and then sprayed a stream of fire at deputies when they forced entry, officials said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Team attempted to serve a mental health writ on a 38-year-old man around 9:40 a.m. […]

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Man, believed to be suspect in Buffalo Grove double homicide, shoots himself during standoff in Minnesota

A man driving the car matching the description of the Buffalo Grove double homicide suspect shot himself during a standoff with police in Edina, Minnesota Friday evening, authorities said. Police officers responded around 8 p.m. Friday to the 6000 block of Vernon Avenue in Edina, Minnesota, after they received a tip about a wanted person, […]

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Cary man arrested after standoff with SWAT

Police say that a cab fare dispute turned into a standoff with SWAT after a Cary man threatened officers “with violence and a firearm.” The Cary Police Department was called at 12:40 a.m. Monday to a report of a man who didn’t pay for a cab fare at a home on Garden Place Circle in […]