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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.

06/17/2015

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.

06/04/2015

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.

06/04/2015

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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.

06/03/2015

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.

06/01/2015

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.

05/30/2015

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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.

05/26/2015

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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.

05/20/2015

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.

05/05/2015

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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.

05/01/2015

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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.

05/01/2015

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.

04/20/2015

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.

04/03/2015

Mitchell Thomas (left) and Jamie Branch (right). Chicago police photos.

Man, Woman Charged With River West Armed Robbery

A man and a woman have been charged with robbing a convenience store at gunpoint early Friday in the River West neighborhood.

03/28/2015

Alfredo Medina and Vanessa Marchan (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pair Charged In String Of Armed Robberies

Alfredo Medina is accused of holding up the stores at gun- or knife-point while Vanessa Marchan allegedly drove the getaway car for the robberies that happened between Feb. 1 and March 25, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

03/27/2015

Juan Ramos (left) and Saul Sandoval (right) have been convicted of armed robbery for a jewelry heist on Aug. 3, 2014. (Credit: Riverside Police)

Two Convicted Of Robbing 70-Year-Old Jeweler

A jury Friday found 20-year-old Saul Sandoval and 21-year-old Juan Ramos guilty of armed robbery for the Aug. 3, 2014, heist, according to a statement from Riverside police. The verdict was delivered after a five-day trial at the Maybrook Courthouse in west suburban Maywood.

03/24/2015

Jonathan Ferguson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Accused Rapist Lectured Victims About Prostituting Themselves

Jonathan Ferguson, 23, is charged with armed robbery and aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon. After allegedly raping two women, he lectured them about how they shouldn’t be prostituting themselves, Cook County prosecutors said.

03/13/2015

Melvin Atto (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Robbing, Stabbing Cab Driver

Melvin M. Atto, 21, faces felony counts of armed robbery and aggravated battery for the attack that happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 6700 block of North California Avenue, Chicago Police said.

03/09/2015

Frederick Taylor (Cook County Sheriff)

Third Suspect Charged In Armed Robbery, Shooting Of Pizza Driver

Frederick Taylor, 23, is believed to be the last offender to be rounded up in the Oct. 25 shooting of a pizza-delivery driver, near 141st and Indiana. The trio allegedly ambushed the victim and robbed him before one of them shot the driver three times as he tried to flee.

02/28/2015

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

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