A man who tried to rob three women with a knife in the River North area Thursday night was apprehended by police who spotted him downtown soon after the crimes.
An Austin woman allegedly used money she stole from the man she helped kill to get her nails done and purchase “new hair” to replace the strands she lost during the deadly struggle.
A second suspect has been charged in an armed robbery and shooting at a Logan Square store, where the owner and brother-in-law fought off the robbers with a baseball bat, a stool and a fire extinguisher.
Michael Highsmith told detectives that he had been friends with the victim for more than four years, and that he attacked him to steal his jewelry, Balmes said.
A Rockford man has been charged with brutally attacking and sexually assaulting a woman in the South Loop in January, before breaking into her home and robbing her husband.
When Patricia Howard realized she was standing next to the cousin of the taxi driver her son is accused of fatally shooting, she looked him in the eye and repeatedly told him she was sorry.
A 28-year-old man has been charged with killing and robbing a cab driver in the Princeton Park neighborhood last week.
Jason Logsdon, who took on the media-created “Bad Hair Bandit” moniker after allegedly robbing several salons throughout the Chicago area, pled not guilty Friday to five counts of armed robbery, Pioneer Press is reporting.
Just as a 23-year-old woman was about the close her car door, 21-year-old Montez Fulwiley allegedly pointed a handgun at her, then jammed it into her ribcage and demanded her phone.
Spiderman is a hero in the movies, but he’s turning out to be a bad guy in Chicago.
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.
A Chicago Police officer fired a shot at an armed robber early Thursday on the South Side, police said.
The robbery happened about 7:30 p.m., as the off-duty officer sat in his own car near 91st and King Drive, police said.
The suspect was wearing a black winter hat, black sunglasses and a red winter coat.
Tactical officer James Whigham Jr. was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma when he was 21, then had two relapses.
An armed suspect entered a hair-cutting business in the 8300 block of Golf Road around 11:30 a.m. Monday, displayed a handgun and demanded the cash from the register.
A man who had his head and face covered by a hat and scarf robbed a west suburban hair salon at gunpoint Thursday morning.
Waukegan police credit a quick-thinking officer.
At least two men approach people attempting to use ATMs after dark and order them at gunpoint to hand over their cash or withdraw more money.
A gang member was charged with attempted murder Friday after allegedly shooting an off-duty Chicago Police officer three times early Monday.
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