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Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

HARVEY | An Illinois Department of Corrections official defended the parole system Friday after questions arose surrounding two men charged in this week's Harvey hostage standoff that left two police officers with gunshot wounds.

August 22, 2014 1:49 pm Related
Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

Harvey Sgt. Eric Armstrong, from left, Mayor Eric Kellogg, Police Chief Denard Eaves and Deputy Chief Michael Neal are pictured at a news conference Friday morning related to the hostage incident that left two officers wounded earlier this week. Two suspects were charged in the incident and …

August 22, 2014 12:07 pm
Last 4 hostages freed in Harvey standoff

Last 4 hostages freed in Harvey standoff

HARVEY, Ill. | About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a 20-hour standoff that police say began as a robbery attempt.

August 20, 2014 1:34 pm Photos


Officers shot, hostage standoff in Harvey closes nearby schools

Officers shot, hostage standoff in Harvey closes nearby schools

HARVEY | Two hostage-takers who had allegedly shot and wounded two Harvey police officers earlier Tuesday had released four of six children by 10:30 p.m., authorities said.

August 20, 2014 6:15 am Video Photos


Officers shot, hostages being held in Harvey

Officers shot, hostages being held in Harvey

Police block off 147th Street in Harvey Tuesday for a hostage drama on Robey Avenue. Two Harvey officers were also shot during the incident but both injuries are non-life threatening.

August 19, 2014 4:19 pm

Harvey cop accused of purchasing stolen goods is suspended without pay

HARVEY | A longtime police officer is suspended without pay after his arrest this week in connection with the alleged purchase of stolen power tools, an iPod and other personal items.

May 08, 2014 12:40 pm

Armed robbery suspect shot to death by Harvey police

HARVEY | A 20-year-old man was shot to death by police Sunday morning after he tried to run over officers, police said. 

April 13, 2014 8:20 pm
Harvey police chase ends in crash in Chicago

Harvey police chase ends in crash in Chicago

CHICAGO | A standoff on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive that lasted nearly nine hours Sunday ended with police taking a Georgia man into custody.

March 16, 2014 9:00 pm

Harvey police find 6 firearms, 500 rounds of ammunition

HARVEY | Police recovered three handguns, three rifles and more than 500 rounds of ammunition Thursday from a house in Harvey.

January 30, 2014 7:45 pm

Harvey police waiting for ballistic results to ID police shooter

HARVEY | The Police Department was waiting Friday for ballistics test results they believe connect a Chicago robbery suspect to the shooting last month of six-year Harvey police veteran Robert Rolfe.

December 13, 2013 6:46 pm

Harvey officer shot while responding to robbery call

HARVEY | A Harvey police officer was shot Sunday while responding to a robbery in progress call.

November 24, 2013 9:00 pm

No bail for Midlothian man charged in fatal Harvey shooting

MARKHAM | A Midlothian man charged in the fatal Thursday shooting of a Harvey man has been denied bail.

July 22, 2013 12:49 pm

Officials investigating death of newborn found in restaurant

CALUMET CITY | Officials are investigating the death of a newborn baby who was found Thursday in the bathroom of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, 4 Sibley Blvd.

April 04, 2013 9:05 pm

Twins charged with first-degree murder in September homicide

HARVEY | Police announced Wednesday the arrest of twin brothers who are accused of killing a 20-year-old Harvey man in September.

February 13, 2013 8:45 pm

Police raid Harvey house, arrest 4

Four Harvey residents were arrested Friday and are facing drug and weapons-related charges following the raid of a residence that contained illegal drugs, police said.

February 02, 2013 10:30 pm

Harvey police say bomb threat at Thornton High is a hoax

HARVEY | A bomb threat called in at 1:20 p.m. Friday to Thornton Township High School, 15001 Broadway Ave., is a hoax, said a spokeswoman for the Harvey Police Department.

January 11, 2013 3:26 pm

Harvey man gets 4 years for attempted sale of assault rifle in Hammond

CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Clarence Murray gave a Harvey man a tongue lashing and four years in prison Thursday for trying to sell a machine gun in Hammond.

June 30, 2011 5:30 pm

Harvey man dies after being shot at his home

A Harvey man died Monday night after being shot at his home, officials said.

December 28, 2010 6:48 am
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