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Coroner releases identity of gunman found fatally shot after barricade situation with SWAT team in Antioch

The coroner’s office has identified a 46-year-old man found dead from a gunshot wound after authorities say he pointed a rifle at officers, leading to a barricade standoff in Antioch. The incident began around 6:40 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of Hillside Avenue in Antioch. Village of Antioch Communication Manager Jim Moran said the […]

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Gunman found dead after pointing rifle at officers, leading to hours-long barricade situation in Antioch

A SWAT team found a gunman dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after the man allegedly pointed a rifle at officers, leading to a barricade situation in Antioch. The incident began around 6:40 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of Hillside Avenue in Antioch. Village of Antioch Communication Manager Jim Moran said the Antioch […]

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SWAT team responds to mental health incident involving possible armed subject in Woodstock

Police officers and a SWAT team were able to resolve a several-hour-long situation where a subject was in mental health crisis and had access to a gun in Woodstock, officials said. The Woodstock Police Department responded around 1:06 p.m. Thursday to a residence on Laurel Avenue near Kimball Street in Woodstock. Woodstock Police Department Chief […]

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SWAT team responds after police confront suspects who tried burglarizing car dealership in Barrington

A SWAT team was called to a car dealership in Barrington Tuesday after police interrupted a burglary in progress, authorities said. The incident happened Tuesday morning at Motor Werks of Barrington, 1475 South Barrington Road. Barrington Assistant Police Chief John Burke said there was a burglary attempt at the business. The offenders fled the location […]

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SWAT team responds after man threatens family member with knife inside Libertyville home

A man who threatened a family member with a knife inside their Libertyville home was taken into custody by a SWAT team Saturday morning, police said. The Libertyville Police Department responded around 8:43 a.m. to a residence in the 100 block of West Lincoln Avenue for a domestic disturbance in progress. Libertyville Police Department Lt. […]