Economy

Police chase prompts soft lockdowns at several La Grange schools

Police chase prompts soft lockdowns at several La Grange schools”

Several schools in the La Grange area were on soft lockdown September 14 after a auto chase resulting from crimes including a reported armed robbery ended in Countryside, officials said.

Officials at Lyons Township High School report they were told a robbery in Chicago resulted in a vehicle chase that ended in Countryside, with three people being arrested but a fourth person getting away.

Mark Kraus of LaGrange Highlands was driving on Plainfield Road when the crash occurred. Police in Countryside said that a joint task force involving Chicago police and the U.S. Marshals were conducting surveillance on a suspect in Lyons wanted for probation violations and an investigative alert issued by Chicago police. After a search by multiple agencies, a fourth person was not found, police said.

Both campuses of Lyons Township High School, St. Cletus, St. Johns and Spring/Gurrie schools were all on soft lockdown, officials said.

The soft lockdown meant no outdoor student activities would take place and building access from the outside was restricted.

However, because of a continued police presence in the area bounded by Plainfield Road, Brainard Avenue, 55th Street and Willow Springs Road, the district had delayed buses to that region.

Check back for details on this developing story.



Like this

loading...
loading...

Latest


15 September 2017
Bryant to sit, Wilbon to start
Mike Riley says Tre Bryant (knee) won't play this week. "I was kind of hopping to wait as long as I could". They're all experienced - Devine and Mikale a little more so. "Yes, they're OK, we expect them to play".

15 September 2017
Trump on Twitter (Sept 13) - Tax reform, Florida
He called the meeting a litmus test and said Democrats could feel some ownership of the end product if they cooperated. Rogoff: Well, yes, but that's why it's not going to happen. "If they have to go higher, they'll go higher".

15 September 2017
Moonves says CBS better positioned for OTT future than Disney, ESPN
We did it with news. "We think there's a place in the marketplace for straight, factual, clips, highlights, scores", Moonves said. I want to see whether the Dodgers or the Yankees won last night and often it takes 20 minutes to get that.

15 September 2017
Vijay Mallya to appear before Westminster Court in London
The Indian side is now meant to review the evidence filed by him and the court will next sit to hear the case on November 20. If the district judge decides Mallya should be extradited, the judge must send the case to the Secretary of State.

15 September 2017
South Dakota loses court case and is glad
Significantly, the Court's swift decision recognizes that "as internet sales have risen, state revenues have decreased". South Dakota lawmakers essentially brought a test case hoping to overturn the Supreme Court's ruling in Quill .

15 September 2017
Body Found In Burning Car Off Costa Mesa Freeway ID'd
The name was not immediately released pending family notification. The case has been turned over to Costa Mesa police. The victim was found dead inside.

15 September 2017
Seadrill announces restructuring plan to raise $1bn capital
While the company traded near $40.00 per share in 2014, it is now trading hands at $0.26 per share. AOD is 33.76% owned by Mermaid Maritime and the remaining majority shares are owned by Seadrill .

15 September 2017
Waldron LP Reduces Stake in Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)
Finally, Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc purchased a new stake in Amazon.com in the second quarter worth about $121,000. Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 insider sales for $960.72 million activity. $1.90 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc.

15 September 2017
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) Closed Over Its 50 Day Average
Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 4 of analysts who cover PII having a buy-equivalent rating. Baird Financial Group, Inc. augmented its holdings by buying 819 shares an increase of 3.4% in the quarter.

15 September 2017
Shares Running on Volume: StrikeForce Technologies Inc (SFOR)
Jefferies maintained Nexstar Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:NXST) rating on Monday, August 14. (NYSE:OAS) on Wednesday, June 7. Granahan Investment Management Inc increased Nexstar Media Group (NXST) stake by 8.26% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.