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Two Suspects In Custody After Robbery Leads To Chase, Crash

Police said two suspects were in custody from at least one of a string of convenience store robberies early Friday, while two more suspects remained on the loose.


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Man Charged With Robbing 7-Eleven In Niles

Martell Flippins, 26, entered 7-Eleven, 7450 Oakton St., at 3:05 a.m. on Nov. 7 and made off with a bag of money from the register after he showed the clerk he had a gun, Niles police said in a statement.


A car slammed into a 7-Eleven in Lombard. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Photo: Man Crashes Car Into Lombard 7-Eleven

A west suburban man who was out to pick up a gallon of milk allegedly drove his car through a window and into a 7-Eleven convenience store Sunday morning in Lombard.


A woman drove her SUV into a 7-Eleven building Wednesday night in Palos Heights. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Woman Crashes SUV Into Palos Heights 7-Eleven

Police responded to the call about 8:30 p.m. at 7-Eleven, 11900 S. Harlem Ave., after the woman’s vehicle accelerated into the store, according to Palos Heights Police Sgt. Jeff Crowley.


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Hipster Apocalypse? 7-Eleven Selling Slurpee Mason Jars

The “hipster” era has reached a defining moment in its history.


Chicago police investigate after a man and a woman robbed Sarpino's Pizzeria in the West Loop. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police: ‘Strong Possibility’ Robberies At Pizzeria, 7-Eleven Are Connected

In both cases, a man and a woman wearing scarves around their faces announced a holdup, and made off with cash.


Surveillance photo of suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven store in Glendale Heights on Tuesday morning. (Credit: Glendale Heights police)

West Suburban 7-Eleven Robbed At Gunpoint

Police in west suburban Glendale Heights are asking for the public’s help in finding the man who robbed a 7-Eleven store at gunpoint early Tuesday.


A man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a Spider-Man ski mask twice robbed a 7-Eleven on the 2700 block of North Harlem Avenue -- once on Jan. 24, and again on Feb. 19, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man In Spider-Man Mask Robbed Same 7-Eleven Twice

Spider-Man is supposed to catch the crooks just like flies, not be one himself.


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Man Charged With Robbing Northwestern Students In Evanston

A man has surrendered to police in connection with the armed robbery of three students at Northwestern University in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

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Men Rob South Side 7-Eleven, Slash Clerk With Machete

Chicago Police are looking for two suspects who used a not-so-ordinary weapon during a hold-up overnight on the South Side.

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Surveillance video image of two suspects in a shooting at a 7-Eleven store in Forest Park on April 28, 2012. (Credit: Forest Park Police)

Two Suspects Sought In Forest Park Shooting

Police in west suburban Forest Park are on the lookout for two suspects involved in a shooting over a cell phone this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2012

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Mega Millions Rolls Over Again, Jackpot At $356M

All the Mega Millions players who’ve spent the past few days dreaming of how they would spend nearly $300 million now will have to start dreaming about what they would do with more than $350 million.


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7-11 Store Owners: Online Lottery Sales Could Mean Massive Layoffs

Owners of 7-Eleven stores are warning of massive layoffs to come, unless the Illinois Lottery protects them from competition from the online sales that are expected to start this year.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

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Bogus Robbery At Seven-11 Leads To Charges

Two men are facing charges after allegedly staging a fake armed robbery at a 7-Eleven store in McHenry last weekend.


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Villa Park Police Seek Armed Robbery Suspects

Police in west suburban Villa Park have released surveillance photos of two men who robbed a 7-Eleven store at gunpoint earlier this month, in an attempt to identify and arrest the robbers.



City Shutters 7-Eleven Over House Flies

Customers on the Northwest Side’s Montclare neighborhood will have to go elsewhere for their Big Gulps and Slurpees, after the City of Chicago closed a 7-11 because problems with house flies.


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Man Held For Stealing Nacho Cheese, Attacking 7-11 Clerk

A small-time felon was ordered held on $10,000 bond over the weekend, after he allegedly stole some cheese and found himself the butt of an old joke.

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Rape Victim Flags Down Off-Duty Cop

A man was charged with sexually assaulting a woman who flagged down an off-duty police officer who said he was “in the right place at the right time’’.


Surveillance photos of the suspected robbers. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Warning Issued After String Of Armed Robberies On NW Side

Police in a handful of Northwest Side districts have issued an advisory to neighborhood 7-Eleven and Subway stores of a recent spate of armed robberies.