Attempted Armed Robbery

Samuel Ferrara (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Numerous Armed Robberies On South Side

Officers linked the man to several armed robberies after he was arrested Friday night during the course of a robbery at a restaurant in the 6400 block of West 63rd Street, police said.


A gunman attempted to rob this Salvation Army store in north suburban Skokie. (NVP)

Attempted Armed Robbery Reported At Skokie Salvation Army

Police in north suburban Skokie responded to an attempted armed robbery Thursday afternoon at a Salvation Army Family Store.


Derrick Steele (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Stateville Inmate Convicted Of Murder Dies In Custody

Derrick Steele had been serving a 70-year sentence at Stateville after being convicted of murder and attempted armed robbery in 1998.


Police Lights Police Car

Passerby Stops Mag Mile Robbery; Police Make Arrest

A man who beat a woman with his belt after she refused to give him money appeared on court on Monday to face charges in the attack.


Jesus Rosas (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Alleged Serial Robber Wanted Cops To Kill Him

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.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2013


$250K Bond For Man Charged In West Loop Gas Station Robbery

Bond was set at $250,000 for a man who was subdued by an off-duty Chicago Police officer after attempting to rob a gas station with a BB gun Friday night in the West Loop.


Antwon Carter Charged In Murder Of Police Officer Michael Bailey

Charges Filed In Murder Of Police Officer Michael Bailey

A 24-year-old man has been charged in the murder of an off-duty Chicago cop who was shot and killed a year ago, about a month before he was set to retire.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011