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Police Warn Of Ruse Burglaries Targeting Elderly Residents On NW Side

In the reported incidents, one man typically approaches an elderly victim’s home and tries to use a ruse—such as construction work or damage to their garage—to distract the victim while another person enters the home to steal property, according to a community alert.


File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Man Sexually Assaults Woman On Northwest Side

Police have issued a community alert in the Mayfair neighborhood, after a woman was sexually assaulted Monday night.


A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Report: Evidence May Support 1992 Uptown Murder Convict’s Alibi

A man who has spent nearly half his life behind bars may not have been physically able to commit the murders for which he is in prison.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Sheridan Road Fire

Fire Breaks Out In Uptown High-Rise

A fire broke out overnight in a high-rise building in the Uptown neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012