Aggravated Robbery

Alfredo Torres (left) and Ruben Hernandez (right) are charged with robbery, sexual assault, and unlawful restraint. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Men Charged With Robbing, Raping Escorts

Bail was denied on Tuesday for two men charged with calling escorts to arrange meetings in vacant buildings, where they sexually assaulted the women and robbed them at gunpoint.

11/05/2014

Jeffrey Fritsch (Credit: Hanover Park Police)

Police: Man Jumped Counter At Walgreens To Steal Drugs

Jeffrey Fritsch, 56, has been charged with aggravated robbery, possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest in connection with the robbery about 10:25 p.m. Monday in the 7300 block of Barrington Road in Hanover Park.

03/26/2014

Deion Brown (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Caught Robbing Second Cabbie In Lakeview

A South Side man arrested while holding up his second cab driver of the morning early Tuesday in the North Side Lake View neighborhood has been ordered held on $500,000 bond.

02/20/2014

(Left to right) Derek Gordon, Deshaude Jones, and Seneca Davis are accused of beating a man in a bungled robbery attempt after learning of the victim's inheritance. (Booking photos)

Trio Charged With Beating Man To Get His Inheritance

A man invited a friend to a north suburban home earlier this month to watch the Bears-Packers game, but instead, along with two others, gagged and beat him in a bungled abduction attempt over a windfall inheritance.

11/27/2013

James Blackman (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Posing As A Cop, Robbing Victims

James Blackman, 46, has been charged with three counts of armed robbery, one count of aggravated robbery, five counts of impersonating a police officer, and one count of aggravated kidnapping.

10/09/2013

Rasheed Hinton (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Teens Charged In South Chicago Robberies, Rapes

Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with a pair of robberies and sexual assaults in the South Chicago neighborhood over the weekend.

08/06/2013

Brian Lykins (L) and Emil Niemi (R) are accused of robbing a donut shop and twice robbing a convenience store on the Northwest Side. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pair Arrested For Robberies Of Convenience Store, Donut Shop

Brian Lykins and Emil Niemi are charged with aggravated robbery for holding up two late-night businesses on the Northwest Side.

07/09/2013

Josiah McCroskey (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Last Of Serial Pizzeria Robbers Sentenced

A West Aurora student who saved the life of a choking schoolmate last year will be honored in an episode of the Steve Harvey show that airs Thursday, the Aurora Beacon-News reports.

06/06/2013