Kevin Baker, 19, was on his way home from class at Harold Washington College when two people — one armed with a handgun — got out of a dark-colored van and demanded his and his cousin’s cellphones.
Imagine walking into a gas station and right into the middle of a robbery. It happened in Portage Park and surveillance cameras were rolling.
The boys have been charged with armed robbery and aggravated battery.
Three men were arrested Saturday in connection with two separate armed robberies that occurred Wednesday.
A Dairy Queen employee allegedly helped carry out an armed robbery Sunday night at the Lincoln Park store where he works.
A Far South Side man has been charged in connection with a fatal armed robbery in Austin last April.
Jerrell Harris, 21, is charged in the Dec. 6, 2011, attack at St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, when two suspects attacked Rev. Daniel Mallette while wearing “ninja masks” after they broke into the rectory as he lay sleeping.
Bolingbrook police have arrested an armed robbery suspect in the same town where a string of armed robberies has had residents on edge for weeks.
Police in northwest Indiana were hoping surveillance images would help them catch the suspects who shot two convenience store clerks during a robbery this week.
CBS Pamela Jones reports the incident is unnerving for a lot of residents.
Marcus Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, allegedly followed a 22-year-old woman from a gas station at the corner of Halsted and Addison streets, and into a nearby alley Tuesday afternoon.
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.