A robbery attempt turned into a shootout in the Washington Heights neighborhood late Wednesday night. Three people ended up shot in an apartment building in the 1400 block of West 90th Street, including the robbers.
The man, 25, was standing outside in the 5600 block of South Morgan Street shortly after 2 a.m. when four males, one of whom had a gun, approached him and tried to rob him,
Darius Walker, 24, got into a gray Oldsmobile Alero sedan and forced an elderly woman to drive away at gunpoint near Cermak Road and California Avenue.
Prosecutors said Kenneth Bardlett admitted to being one of the two men caught on surveillance video as they tried to rob Sam’s Tobacco and Foodmart on Jan. 19, although Bardlett is not accused of being the gunman who shot the clerk, Husein Saghir.
Police said the girl was waiting for a bus near 102nd Street and Commercial Avenue shortly before 8 a.m., when a man walked up and demanded her cell phone.
The 35-year-old was in an alley about 1:50 a.m. in the 6900 block of North Sheridan Road when two men got out of a dark-colored vehicle and approached, demanding money.
Charges of murder, attempted murder, attempted robbery, criminal confinement and battery with a deadly weapon have been filed against a Gary man who was wounded during the shooting that left one person dead earlier this month.
The two suspected would-be robbers fled the Portillo’s in Merrillville, but were eventually caught near the restaurant.
A parolee shot and killed by a South Side store owner during an attempted robbery Tuesday evening was a prime suspect in a shooting that wounded a south suburban police last month.
A man who broke into an Englewood home Wednesday afternoon, then broke his leg trying to get back out after the homeowner fired a gun, has been charged with burglary, police said.
Robert Demon Squzert, 36, was charged Tuesday in Lake Superior Court with a slew of charges in connection with a Nov. 4 incident in which the victim is likely to lose her left eye.
An unknown suspect allegedly robbed a 28-year-old man of a purse before running up the rear stairs of a building. Soon after, the 62-year-old man fell from the third floor.
Two men are charged with repeatedly harassing and robbing an elderly Catholic priest.
The 23-year-old victim was in the 6800 block of South Prairie Avenue about 9:50 a.m. when he was shot by a male trying to rob him.
A defense motion to exclude portions of an interrogation in which Suggs admits to stealing a car to escape the murder scene, and other statements in which says he has stolen other cars, was denied Monday
A group of people tried to rob middle school students at a bus stop in Gary. It happened at 24th and Gerry Street.
You’ve got to wonder what they were thinking. Police say two men tried to hold up a West Rogers Park restaurant but were told to come back later, and they did. And then, of course, they were busted.
The courageous Logan Square shopkeeper who fought off a pair of armed robbers with a baseball bat said Tuesday he bears no ill will toward the men who shot him and tried to rob him.
Michael Highsmith told detectives that he had been friends with the victim for more than four years, and that he attacked him to steal his jewelry, Balmes said.
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the gunman who shot and killed a former volleyball player from Wheaton, who was gunned down in her car in St. Louis over the weekend.