Last 4 hostages freed in suburban Chicago standoff

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Posted: Aug 20, 2014 9:47 AM by M. Spencer Green
Updated: Aug 20, 2014 9:47 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: hostage, Chicago, Harvey, standoff, burglary, release

HARVEY, IL - Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb.

Dart says the two adults and two children still being held were freed Wednesday morning without a shot being fired. He says two suspects have been arrested.

The standoff began about 21 hours earlier when police in the small city responded to a neighbor's report of a possible burglary at the home.

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