No Bond For Man Charged In String Of Knifepoint RobberiesWillie Doles, of the 6900 block of South Oakley Avenue, has been charged with five counts of armed robbery, and one count of felony aggravated robbery. Police said he was arrested Wednesday afternoon, with help from the FBI.
Man Charged With Pushing Elderly Person After Liquor Store RobberyA man who pushed a 79-year-old to the floor after robbing a Humboldt Park neighborhood liquor store Thursday has been linked to another West Side robbery that occurred earlier this year, police said.
Man Charged With Robbing Downers Grove Pizza RestaurantEarly Sunday, James Himpler walked into the Domino’s Pizza at 5531 Belmont Road in unincorporated Downers Grove, implied that he had a weapon and robbed a clerk at the counter, according to the DuPage County sheriff’s office.
Man Charged With Robbing 7-Eleven In NilesMartell 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.
Two Men Charged With Robbing, Raping EscortsBail 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.
Police: Man Jumped Counter At Walgreens To Steal DrugsJeffrey 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.
Man Caught Robbing Second Cabbie In LakeviewA 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.
Trio Charged With Beating Man To Get His InheritanceA 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.
Man Charged With Posing As A Cop, Robbing VictimsJames 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.
Two Teens Charged In South Chicago Robberies, RapesPolice have arrested two teenagers in connection with a pair of robberies and sexual assaults in the South Chicago neighborhood over the weekend.
Pair Arrested For Robberies Of Convenience Store, Donut ShopBrian Lykins and Emil Niemi are charged with aggravated robbery for holding up two late-night businesses on the Northwest Side.
Last Of Serial Pizzeria Robbers SentencedA 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.