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Robber Arrested After Holding Up Bank At Portage Park Jewel Store

A suspect was arrested Monday morning after robbing a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel grocery store in Portage Park.

03/31/2014

The Benchwarmer Bandit is responsible for three recent North Side bank robberies, according to the FBI. / photo from the FBI

‘Benchwarmer Bandit’ Robs Fourth Bank In Two Weeks

“The Benchwarmer Bandit” struck again Saturday morning, robbing his fourth North Side bank in a span of less than two weeks, authorities said.

03/29/2014

Surveillance photo of a man who robbed a bank branch in Melrose Park on July 2, 2013. Eric Murchinson, 44, has been charged in that robbery, as well as a fatal stabbing in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood the same day. (Credit: FBI)

Melrose Park Bank Robbery Suspect Charged In Roseland Murder

A South Side man suspected of robbing a west suburban Melrose Park bank last year has been charged with murder in connection with a 2013 fatal stabbing in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side that happened the same day.

03/28/2014

A man robbed a TCF Bank branch in the 3500 block of North Braodway Sunday morning. / photo from the FBI.

Man Robs Lake View Bank

A man robbed a bank in the Lake View neighborhood Sunday morning.

03/16/2014

Surveillance photo of the suspect who robbed a Chase bank, at 3204 W. Irving Park Rd., about 6:40 p.m. Friday.  (Photo from BanditTracker Chicago)

Man Robs Chase Bank On NW Side

The FBI is investigating the robbery of a Chase bank Friday evening in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

03/08/2014

The bank-robbery suspect known as the "Shady Bandit." (FBI)

‘Shady Bandit’ Robs Latest Chicago Bank

The female suspect, known for wearing dark sunglasses, made a verbal demand and fled with money from the TCF Bank branch at 5516 N. Clark Street on Thursday afternoon, the FBI said.

03/06/2014

Surveillance photo of the suspect who robbed an Inland Bank branch at 539 Spring Rd. in Elmhurst Wednesday morning. (Credit: FBI)

Bank Robber Drops Bag Of Cash When Dye Pack Explodes

The suspect entered the Inland Bank branch at 539 Spring Rd. in Elmhurst a few minutes before 9 a.m., set an object on the ground he claimed was an explosive device, and demanded money.

03/06/2014

Bank surveillance photo of the suspect who robbed the American Chartered Bank branch at 2205 Butterfield Rd. in Downers Grove on Jan. 17. / photo from the FBI

South Suburban Man Charged With Naperville Bank Robbery

A south suburban man suspected of robbing a west suburban Naperville bank Friday afternoon was charged Saturday and ordered held without bond.

02/15/2014

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FBI: Man Arrested After Naperville Bank Robbery

A man suspected of robbing a PNC Bank branch in west suburban Naperville Friday afternoon was arrested.

02/14/2014

Surveillance images of the so-called "Elmer Fudd Bandit" robbing various banks in the Chicago area in October 2012. (Credit: Bandit Tracker)

FBI: ‘Elmer Fudd Bandit’ Arrested In Kentucky

A man dubbed the “Elmer Fudd Bandit” — believed to have robbed four Chicago area banks and attempted a fifth in 2012 — was charged by a federal grand jury indictment on Thursday.

01/17/2014

The FBI posted this surveillance image online of a bank robbery suspect who was fatally shot by Evanston police upon leaving the Chase Bank at 901 Grove St. (FBI)

Suspect Killed By Evanston Cops Suspected Of Another Bank Heist

A suspected bank robber shot and killed by police outside a north suburban bakery late Monday afternoon is also suspected of robbing a North Side bank last week, according to the FBI.

12/17/2013

Police tape surrounds the scene of a police-involved shooting in downtown Evanston Monday afternoon. (Vince Gerasole/CBS)

Evanston Police Fatally Shoot Bank Robbery Suspect

The suspect robbed a Chase Bank branch in the 900 block of Grove Street Monday afternoon and pointed a weapon at officers, who shot the offender, according to Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott.

12/16/2013

The Hooded Bandit (Credit: FBI)

$5,000 Reward Offered For ‘Hooded Bandit’ Bank Robber

reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the capture of the “Hooded Bandit,” a man suspected of committing at least five bank robberies in the northwest suburbs.

12/12/2013

Surveillance photo of a bank robbery at the Bank of America branch at the Cherry Creek Plaza shopping center in Homewood. (Credit: FBI)

Two Charged In Homewood Bank Robbery That Ended In Standoff

Malcolm Carpenter, 32, of Chicago; and Justin Williams, 23, of Calumet Park, are each charged with one count of bank robbery, according to the FBI.

12/05/2013

A Bank of America branch in Homewood was robbed Wednesday. (Credit: CBS)

Standoff After Homewood Bank Robbery Ends, Three Suspects In Custody

It was a tense afternoon for everyone living or working near a Bank of America branch in Homewood following a robbery and manhunt.

12/04/2013

Surveillance photo shows the suspect who robbed a Niles bank on Feb. 9. Federal prosecutors say Walter Unbehaun did it because he wanted to return to prison. (Credit: FBI)

Feds: Elderly Felon Robbed Bank So He Could Return To Prison

An aging ex-con who deliberately got caught robbing a bank so he could go back to prison should have his wish fulfilled, federal prosecutors say.

11/22/2013

This woman is suspected of robbing three banks since April (Credit: FBI)

Woman Robs Third North Side Bank Since April

A woman who was already suspected of robbing at least two North Side banks since April robbed a third on Wednesday afternoon.

11/21/2013

Surveillance photo shows suspect in the robbery of a Harris Bank branch in Rolling Meadows on April 19.( photo from FBI)

Wanted Bank Robber Strikes Again In Wood Dale

A man suspected of two previous northwest suburban bank robberies struck again in Wood Dale Friday.

11/16/2013

A suspect robbed a bank in Gurnee, forcing schools on lock down. (Credit: Bank surveillance video)

Search For Gurnee Robber Put School On Lockdown

GURNEE (CBS) — A bank was robbed Thursday afternoon in north suburban Gurnee, leading to a soft lock down at three schools in the area as police searched for the suspect. Police received a report […]

11/15/2013

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Man Robs Bank On Michigan Avenue

A Loop bank was robbed Wednesday morning.

10/23/2013

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