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A clerk at Kwick Shop Liquor in Wauconda shot and killed an armed robber on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Robber Shot And Killed In Wauconda Identified As Ex-Con

Authorities have identified the man who tried to hold up a Wauconda liquor store on Sunday, only to be shot dead by the clerk.


A clerk at Kwick Shop Liquor in Wauconda shot and killed an armed robber on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Charges Unlikely For Store Clerk Who Killed Armed Robber

The family that runs Kwick Shop Liquor has owned the convenience store for 2 ½ years, and said there has never been a robbery attempt before.


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Wauconda Store Robbery Ends With Clerk Fatally Shooting Suspect

Wauconda police say a store clerk shot and killed an armed robber last night.


Surveillance photos of the three suspects in an armed robbery of a cell phone store in Aurora. (Source: Aurora police).

Aurora Police Release Surveillance Photos Of Suspects In Armed Robbery Of Cell Phone Store

Police in Aurora are searching for three men who are suspects in an armed robbery at a cell phone store and have now released a surveillance photo of the suspects.


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Police: Robbers Steal Puppy At Knifepoint On Orange Line Train

A rider on the CTA Orange Line carrying a puppy had it stolen by two men, one armed with a knife, early Wednesday, police said.


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Robbery Suspect, Teen Arrested In Search For Drugs At Elgin Home

A search of a northwest suburban home turned up drugs and ammunition Wednesday night, leading to the arrest of a 16-year-old boy as well as an Elgin man wanted in a separate armed robbery investigation.


Surveillance images show a robbery in progress at a Hammond, Ind. smoke shop. (images provided)

Armed Suspects Rob Another Indiana Store

The clerk was tied up, robbed and thought he was going to die. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


Juan Ramos (left) and Saul Sandoval (right) were convicted of  following a 70-year-old jeweler from Swap-O-Rama in Chicago to the jeweler's home in Riverside, and robbing him of $30,000 worth of jewelry. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Cook County Sheriff)

Two Men Get More Than 20 Years Each For Robbing Jeweler

Saul Sandoval, 20, and Juan Ramos, 22, have been sentenced to decades in prison after being convicted of robbing a 70-year-old west suburban man of $30,000 worth of jewelry as he returned from a Swap-O-Rama in Chicago last year.


Nicolas Mobley (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Exchanging Gunfire With Off-Duty Sheriff’s Officer

Nicolas Mobley, 22, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery with a firearm, and aggravated discharge of a firearm at a firefighter or police officer, according to Chicago Police.


Willie Doles (Credit: Chicago Police)

No Bond For Man Charged In String Of Knifepoint Robberies

Willie Doles, of the 6900 block of South Oakley Avenue, has been charged with five counts of armed robbery, and one count of felony aggravated robbery. Police said he was arrested Wednesday afternoon, with help from the FBI.


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Police: Knife-Wielding Robbery Suspect In Custody

Chicago police say they have a suspect in custody in a series of knifepoint robberies in Chicago and the western suburbs.


Police respond to the scene of an armed robbery in Lincoln Park on Monday afternoon. (CBS)

Knife-Wielding Robber Hits Another North Side Boutique

uring Monday’s robbery, a man entered The Blue Jeans Bar at 2210 N. Halsted about 2:40 p.m. and demanded money from the cashier, police said.


Police describe the man as between 20-30 years old, 5'07"- 5'08" tall and weighing between 125-170 pounds. (Photo provided by Chicago police)

Police Release Surveillance Photos Of Suspect In Armed Robberies Of NW Side Gas Stations

Chicago police have released surveillance photos of a suspect wanted in connection with two armed robberies at Northwest Side gas stations.


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Delivery Driver Shot, Another Robbed In West Garfield Park

The 28-year-old delivery driver was shot when a group of people approached him and announced a robbery about 9:10 p.m. in the 100 block of North Kildare, police said. About 40 minutes earlier, at 8:35 p.m., a different delivery driver went to the same address to deliver food but was robbed at gunpoint instead.


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South Side Grocery Catches Fire After Armed Robbery

Two gunmen walked into the store about 9:20 p.m. in the 7500 block of South May Street, announcing a robbery and forcing everyone inside the store into a back room. The duo made off with an unspecified amount of cash, and the store occupants noticed smoke coming from the building when they left the back room.


Taiwan McNeal (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Charged With Robbing, Shooting Off-Duty Oak Park Police Officer

The officer, 57-year-old Johnny Patterson, was at his garage in the 300 block of West 103rd Place getting ready to go to work at 5:13 a.m. when 18-year-old Taiwan McNeal and a 17-year-old David Bush approached him and one of them produced a handgun, according to Chicago Police.


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Robbery Suspect Who Charged At Officer Wounded After Setting Off Cop’s Gun

The Chicago police union says an officer “inadvertently” shot an armed robbery suspect early Friday, after the suspect elbowed the officer in the chest in Canaryville.


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Police Officer Shoots Armed Robbery Suspect In Canaryville

A suspected armed robber was shot after Chicago Police say he charged at an officer in the South Side Canaryville neighborhood, making the officer’s gun discharge.


Anastacio Gonzales (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Fatal Humboldt Park Stabbing

Anastacio Gonzales, 51, faces counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 1 a.m. Saturday at El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave., police said.


Authorities released a sketch of this suspect wanted in an armed robbery at Buffalo Grove Forest Preserve. (Lake County Forest Preserve Ranger Police)

Suspect Threatens Woman Jogger At Forest Preserve, Steals Phone

The female victim said the suspect grabbed her arm, threatened her with a screwdriver and fled with her cell phone toward Checker Road.