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Byron Edwards (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Sentenced To 85 Years For 2008 Sexual Assault

Twenty-five-year-old Byron Edwards was sentenced on Thursday. He’d been convicted by a jury on charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and sexual assault for the November 2008 attack.

02/20/2015

Deshawn Johnson (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Fatal Halloween Shooting, Robbery

Deshawn Johnson, 26, faces counts of first-degree murder, attempted murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 7:10 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2014, according to Chicago Police.

02/20/2015

Surveillance image of an armed robbery at a South Side Boost Mobile store. (video provided)

Cell Phone Store Employees Detain Gunman After Armed Robbery

Surveillance video shows one of the armed robbers aiming a handgun, maybe with a silencer attached, at a cell phone store employee, as another thief empties the cash drawer. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

02/19/2015

A Lake View robbery suspect caught on surveillance video.

Robber Armed With Knife Targeting Lake View Restaurants

A man armed with a knife has robbed two Lake View fast-food restaurants in the last week on the North Side.

02/16/2015

Samuel Ferrara (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Numerous Armed Robberies On South Side

Officers linked the man to several armed robberies after he was arrested Friday night during the course of a robbery at a restaurant in the 6400 block of West 63rd Street, police said.

02/09/2015

Dwight Brown (Credit: Chicago Police)

Prosecutors: Man Beat, Hacked Mother To Death With Knife

Dwight Brown, 40, was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of armed robbery, police announced late Tuesday.

02/04/2015

Martell White, Charles Campbell, and Derrick Glasper (left to right) are charged in a string of armed robberies in Aurora. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Trio Charged With Slew Of Armed Robberies In Aurora

Martell White, 25, of the 15000 block of Madison Avenue in Dolton; Charles Campbell, 27, of the 1500 block of North Lorel Avenue; and Derrick Glasper, 27, of the 100 block of North 23rd Avenue in Bellwood, were each charged with three counts of armed robbery Tuesday, according to a statement from Aurora police.

12/17/2014

Police say this man may be responsible for several armed robberies. (Schaumburg Police Photo)

Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect In NW Suburban Gas Station Robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in an armed robbery of a gas station in unincorporated Palatine early Monday morning.

12/16/2014

Saul Sandoval (Credit: Riverside Police)

Man Free On Bond For Robbery Charged With Stealing Woman’s Purse

A man free on bond after being charged with robbing an elderly man in west suburban Riverside in August was arrested last weekend and charged with another robbery in Chicago.

11/21/2014

A security guard at Kevin's Hamburger Heaven in Bridgeport was shot when he tried to stop a robbery. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Security Guard Shot In Robbery At Bridgeport Diner

Shortly after 3 a.m., two masked men walked into Kevin’s Hamburger Heaven, a 24-hour diner at the corner of Pershing Road and Wallace Street, and announced a robbery.

11/21/2014

Authorities investigate after a delivery driver was shot on the Northwest Side early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Pizza Delivery Driver Dies A Day After Shooting

Shot in the head during a robbery attempt early Monday, a pizza delivery driver has died.

11/12/2014

Authorities investigate after a delivery driver was shot on the Northwest Side early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Pizza Delivery Driver Seriously Wounded In Robbery, Shooting

Police were searching for the gunman who shot a pizza delivery driver in the head during a robbery attempt on the Northwest Side early Monday.

11/10/2014

Robert Weaver (Credit: Chicago Police)

Second Man Charged With Armed Robbery On Orange Line

Robert Weaver, 47, of the 5000 block of South May Street faces three felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm in connection with the July 16 robbery, according to Chicago Police.

11/07/2014

Tydeon Woodland (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Downtown Convenience Store Robberies

Tydeon Woodland, 21, was charged with two counts of armed robbery. Police, who announced the charges late Wednesday, allege that Woodland robbed a convenience store in the 500 block of West Lake on Oct. 17 and another in the 100 block of South Clark on Oct. 23.

10/30/2014

Jordan Bailey, Abdourahmane Soumare (Chicago Police)

No Bail For Pair Charged With Shooting Off-Duty Police Officer

Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil told Jordan Bailey and Abdourahmane Soumare, both 19, that they were a “danger to themselves and society.”

10/27/2014

The Independent Police Review Authority was investigating a police-involved shooting that happened Thursday night in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

One Dead, Two Injured After Robbery Attempt, Police-Involved Shooting

Shortly before midnight, police officers saw two armed men approach two other men walking down an alley near the 7900 block of South Justine Street, police said. The suspects announced a robbery, and when they spotted police, the suspects shot the two men in the alley.

10/24/2014

Authorities released this surveillance image of a man suspected of robbing a First Midwest Bank branch Monday in Orland Park. (FBI)

Armed Suspect Robs Orland Park Bank Branch

A gunman robbed a southwest suburban First Midwest Bank branch Monday afternoon, firing two shots inside the bank but wounding no one, authorities said.

10/13/2014

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Police: Man Robs Radioshack In Griffith, Ind.

Three men robbed a Radio Shack store at gunpoint Tuesday night in the Griffith Park Plaza, on Ridge Road in Griffith, Ind.

09/16/2014

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Cabbie Stabbed In Englewood Robbery

The driver, a 33-year-old man, was flagged down by a man in his 20s in the 5500 block of South Peoria Street about 12:05 a.m., police said. When the driver stopped, the man reached into the taxi, grabbed the driver’s cell phone and stabbed him in the arm.

09/04/2014

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Man With Concealed Carry Permit Fires At Robber As Police Arrive

A man with a concealed carry permit got involved when he witnessed an armed robbery at a wireless store in southwest suburban Crestwood over the weekend.

07/29/2014

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