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.
A 27-year-old man was arrested on Saturday, after sexually assaulting a woman in an alley in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.
The Indiana law that allows licensed residents to carry concealed firearms has apparently helped break up what could have been a bloody robbery.
A South Side man was ordered held without bond after being caught hiding in a Loop tavern after unsuccessfully trying to nab an iPhone from a CTA customer early Saturday.
Another Northwestern University student was attacked by robbers for his cell phone overnight, in the third such incident in just the past few weeks on or near the Evanston campus.
Two people tried to rob a Chicago Police officer in the South Side’s Oakland neighborhood overnight, by hitting him in the head with a brick.
A man drove himself to the hospital late Sunday after he was shot while grabbing the gun from a man who was trying to rob him on the South Side.
Three people were arrested for mob action and police continue to investigate after a man was attacked by a group of young men on Northwestern University’s Streeterville campus Saturday night.
A Far South Side grocery owner and his nephew tackled a man who doused them with gasoline while threatening to set the store on fire during an attempted robbery Thursday in the Morgan Park neighborhood.
One person was killed and another was critically wounded when they were shot while allegedly trying to rob an armored truck on the West Side.