The suspect approaches victims on the sidewalk, pulls out a revolver handgun and demands property, police say.
Police are warning North Side residents of a recent increase in late night and early morning armed robberies.
Over the past six years, investigators believe the gunman has hit stores in Chicago, Calumet City, Evergreen Park, Oakbrook Terrace, North Riverside, Berwyn and Munster, Ind. CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli reports.
A man charged in connection with 16 armed robberies since last month allegedly was trying to get himself killed by police, because he was distraught over a breakup with his girlfriend.
Loyola University has issued an alert to students after a student was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon in an alley near its Rogers Park neighborhood campus.
A rash of automated teller machine (ATM) armed robberies in Waukegan was brought to a halt over the weekend after police nabbed three young men and a juvenile following a traffic stop Saturday.
The suspect entered the hair salons, placed a duffle bag on the counter, showed a handgun and announced a robbery, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.
Police are looking for a group of males who robbed people at gunpoint last week in a series of incidents in the the Grand Boulevard and Washington Park neighborhoods.
Police have issued an alert warning residents of the West Side Lawndale neighborhood of a man and woman who, working together, have robbed women at gunpoint of their purses.
Police are alerting residents of the South Side Greater Grand Crossing area of an increase in armed robberies that have occurred there in the past month.
Police are warning residents of the Southwest Side Ashburn area of an increase in robbery related incidents, with what is believed to be the same offender, in the month of May.
Tanning and nail salons in the affluent Lincoln Park neighborhood have seen an increase in unusual robberies in recent days.
Police are sounding the alarm about a sharp rise in robberies along State Street on the city’s South Side.
Chicago police detectives are warning people on the Near West Side about two young men suspected in recent armed robberies.
Police are warning Near North Side residents of two recent armed robberies, both in busy and fashionable areas.
Police are warning South Side residents of an increase in strong-armed robberies in the Canaryville and Fuller Park neighborhoods.
Police are warning South Side residents of a string of armed robberies targeting people who may have just obtained cash.
A man who made headlines in December for briefly escaping authorities has now died in federal custody.
Police have issued a community alert for three robbery suspects who are armed and dangerous.
A brother and sister from Lemont were ordered held on $2 milliion bond each Sunday, after they were charged with several armed robberies of women on the South and Southwest Sides, according to the Sun-Times.