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Jawanza Brown (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man, Two Teens Charged In Lincoln Park Carjacking

Jawanza Brown, 21, and two 17-year-old boys approached a 32-year-old man entering his 2002 Chevrolet Malibu at 11:08 p.m. in the 1800 block of North Clybourn Avenue, police said. They implied they had a weapon, took the car and drove off.

05/15/2015

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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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South Shore Releases Photo Of Attempted Robbery Suspect

Police are searching for a suspect in the Wednesday night attempted robbery of a female South Shore commuter at the Miller South Shore Station in Gary.

04/23/2015

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Man Charged With Robbing Downers Grove Pizza Restaurant

Early Sunday, James Himpler walked into the Domino’s Pizza at 5531 Belmont Road in unincorporated Downers Grove, implied that he had a weapon and robbed a clerk at the counter, according to the DuPage County sheriff’s office.

03/30/2015

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Man Shot During Robbery Attempt In East Garfield Park

The man, 42, was in the 3400 block of West Warren Boulevard about 11:15 p.m. when he was approached by another male, who pulled out a handgun and announced a robbery, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.

03/17/2015

Christopher Garcia (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Robbery, Fatal Shooting In South Shore

Christopher Garcia, 26, faces one count each of first-degree murder, murder while committing another forcible felony and attempted robbery with the discharge of a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

01/22/2015

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Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Washington Park Robbery Attempt

About 8:35 p.m., the 31-year-old was in the 5100 block of South Calumet Avenue when two males walked up and tried to rob him, police said. The man was then shot in the back of the head.

01/22/2015

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Police: Man Sprays Woman With Liquid During Attempted Robbery Outside Gurnee Bank

Police say a man sprayed a woman with a liquid in an attempt robbery Saturday morning outside a bank in Gurnee.

01/03/2015

Authorities investigate after a delivery driver was shot on the Northwest Side early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Pizza Delivery Driver Dies A Day After Shooting

Shot in the head during a robbery attempt early Monday, a pizza delivery driver has died.

11/12/2014

Chicago police investigate after a robbery turned into a shootout in Washington heights late Wednesday night. (Credit: CBS)

Botched Robbery Leaves 3 Shot In Washington Heights

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.

07/03/2014

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Man Shot During Robbery Attempt In Englewood

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,

04/18/2014

Darius Walker (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged After Cops Thwart Armed Carjacking

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.

03/04/2014

Kenneth Bardlett (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

$2.5M Bail For Suspect In Murder Of Bensenville Store Clerk

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.

02/12/2014

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Teen Girl Shot At Bus Stop While On Her Way To School

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.

01/13/2014

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Man Shot In Rogers Park

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.

12/30/2013

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Man Charged In Deadly Shooting In Gary

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.

12/27/2013

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Robbers Duct-Tape, Handcuff Workers In Failed Heist

The two suspected would-be robbers fled the Portillo’s in Merrillville, but were eventually caught near the restaurant.

12/17/2013

Demarcus Brandon (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Robber Killed By Store Owner Was Suspect In Shooting Of Cop

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.

12/12/2013

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Armed Homeowner Prevents Theft, Injures Two Would-Be Robbers

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.

11/21/2013

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Victim Might Lose Eye After Being Robbed By Cousin

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.

11/21/2013

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