Bank Robberies Spike In Chicago Area In 2016The FBI said there were 138 bank robberies in the Chicago area and northern Illinois in 2015. As of Friday morning, here had been 184 of them in 2016.
FBI: Man Robbed Third Chicago Bank In Two WeeksA man suspected of robbing two Chicago banks on the same day last week struck again Monday afternoon, this time in the Wicker Park neighborhood, the FBI said.
‘Change Up Bandits’ Commit Fifth Bank RobberyA man and woman are suspected of robbing the banks, each time changing their disguises, according to a statement from the FBI.
FBI Searching For "Uptown Beach Bandit" In 3 Bank RobberiesThe bandit is described as a black woman 30-40, about 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-5 with medium to long dark hair, according to the FBI. She has been seen wearing a large floppy straw hat, sunglasses and either a green jacket, tan cardigan or light gray hoodie.
FBI: 'Bandage Bandit' Attempted Sixth Bank Robbery On FridayA man suspected in five Chicago bank robberies tried to rob a sixth bank in the Lake View neighborhood on Friday, the FBI said.
Reward Up To $10,000 For Arrest Of "Bandage Bandit"The FBI has increased the reward to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of a serial bank robber dubbed the “Bandage Bandit,” after he struck for the fifth time Saturday.
Reward Offered For Capture Of Bandage BanditThe Bandage Bandit is suspected of robbing a PNC Bank branch at 2154 W. Madison St. on March 31, a Chase Bank branch at 3301 W. Cermak Rd. on April 6, a PNC Bank Branch at 3337 W. North Av. on April 22, and a PNC Bank Branch at 2300 N. Western Av. on April 28.
FBI Offering $5,000 Reward For Info On "Pick-A-Logo Bandit"The robber earned his name by wearing a different jacket in each robbery, each with a different logo on the front, according to the FBI.
FBI: Bully Bandit Returns, Robs Three More BanksAfter apparently laying low for several months, the so-called Bully Bandit has struck again, robbing three more Chicago banks in the past month.
Woman Suspected In North Suburban Bank HeistsA woman who robbed a BMO Harris bank in north suburban Wilmette Tuesday is also suspected of robbing another bank in nearby Skokie last week.
Feds: 'Hooded Bandit' Has Been Captured Authorities had called him the “Hooded Bandit” because he often wore hoods during the alleged robberies.
"No Boundaries Bandit" Suspect Charged With South Side Bank RobberyThe alleged “No Boundaries Bandit,” who is suspected of robbing at least 13 banks in the Chicago area, has been charged in federal court with robbing a Southwest Side bank. He was arrested by Cicero police over the weekend.