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Air Conditioning Units Stolen From Illinois State University

Air conditioning units, popular targets of thieves during this hot summer, have been picked off on Normal campus of Illinois State University.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Randi, a Chatham neighorhood resident, installed a cage with three locks around her new central air conditioner after thieves stole her old unit from her back yard in June 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Thieves In Chatham Targeting Air Conditioners

Residents of the Chatham neighborhood have been put on notice to keep an eye on their air conditioners. Thieves have been sneaking into back yards and crawling onto rooftops to steal entire central air conditioning units.

CBS 2–07/05/2011

(Credit: CBS)

Copper Thief Busted At Landmark Home

Police arrested a Chicago man for allegedly stealing copper downspouts from homes, including one built by Frank Lloyd Wright.