Melvin L. Martin, 29, allegedly approached a 27-year-old man sitting in a vehicle in the 800 block of East 82nd Street a few minutes after 1 a.m. Wednesday and announced a robbery. He took the man’s wallet before firing multiple times and running away.
Anthony Tucker, 41, was charged one count of first-degree murder, one count of felony robbery armed with a discharged firearm and two felony counts of robbery armed with a firearm after a fatal shooting Feb. 9 in the 4500 block of West Monroe Street.
The teenager was standing in an alley about 9:20 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Prairie Avenue when an unknown offender approached from behind and announced a robbery.
Robert E. Perdue and Terrell Wilkerson, both 21, face armed robbery and home invasion charges in connection with four incidents a prosecutor said took place over about 35 minutes Saturday on the West Side.
David Cross, 36, and Jeffery Cross, 35, are charged with two counts each of attempted murder, armed robbery with a dangerous weapon, aggravated battery, and aggravated unlawful restraint, all felonies.
A man walked into the store, at 5525 Route 53, about 2:35 p.m. and attempted to take crash from an open cash drawer.
A west suburban Naperville man who was attempting to sell his cell phone on Craigslist was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon when he showed up at the buyer’s Aurora home.
A man being held without bond for allegedly carjacking and raping two women in December has been charged in connection with two additional attacks that same week on the North Side.
Police are searching for a suspect armed with a handgun who robbed a payday loan store Tuesday in northwest suburban Des Plaines.
Marcus Ervin, 42, and William Ward-Bey, 61, each faced armed robbery, robbery resulting in bodily injury and criminal confinement charges.
Montago Suggs, of Kenosha, was convicted of killing 22-year-old Melinda “Mindy” Morrell, of Round Lake Park, during a robbery in Waukegan.
The 27-year-old delivery driver said he was bringing an extra-large pepperoni pizza to a home in the 400 block of Titsworth Court at around 12:20 a.m. when he was robbed by two men.
A 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.
Lawrence Bradley, 25, of Dolton, allegedly used a handgun in an attempt to rob a store in the 2900 block of West Devon Avenue about 5:40 p.m. Monday.
The victim was attempting to deliver a pizza when he was approached by two males, who demanded the food, then started to punch and kick him until they were able to steal it.
The former fugitive, who fled the country for El Salvador after being charged, was found guilty of three counts of home invasion and two counts of armed robbery.
Heriberto Viramontes, 34, has been charged with 25 felony counts, including attempted murder, attempted murder, and armed robbery; accused of beating an exchange student from Northern Ireland and her friend as they walked home after a night of dancing in April 2010.
The bizarre case of a 43-year-old former Gurnee woman who was acquitted on charges that she stabbed her husband to death only to flee the country after being accused in 1999 of an armed robbery and home invasion goes to trial this week in Lake County Circuit Court.
The jury was selected Tuesday in the trial of the man charged with beating two women with a baseball bat in Bucktown in 2010, leaving one of them with severe brain damage.
James 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.