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Burglars used baseball bats to smash the front window at the Saint Laurent Paris store on the Gold Coast, then made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars of merchandise. (Credit: CBS)

Break-In At Saint Laurent Paris Store On Gold Coast

Thieves busted out windows at a luxury retail store on the Gold Coast early Friday, and made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars in merchandise.

04/04/2014

File Photo Of Police Tape (Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Homeowner Shoots Intruder In West Suburbs

A 26-year-old St. Charles man ended up in the hospital Monday when he broke into the wrong house.

03/18/2014

Chicago police search an alley for evidence, after two women and a teenage girl were raped in the Washington Heights neighborhood. The same suspect also allegedly broke into a family's home, and hid in an 11-year-old girl's closet. (Credit: CBS)

Police Question ‘Person Of Interest’ In Washington Heights Rapes, Break-In

All of the attacks happened within a three-block radius in the Washington Heights neighborhood.

10/09/2013

Midlothian police were engaged in a five-hour standoff at a cell phone store, after two juveniles broke into the store late on Feb. 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

2 Juveniles Arrested After Break-In, Standoff In Midlothian

Two juveniles were arrested early Wednesday in south suburban Midlothian, following a five-hour standoff with police after they broke into a cell phone store.

WBBM Newsradio–02/13/2013

Chicago police horses were harmed during a stable break-in but are expected to recover. (CBS)

Police Horses Harmed During Stable Break-In

Someone broke into the Chicago Police Department’s horse stable, released several of the animals and harmed others.

09/17/2012

Burglars stole an air conditioner, three computers, and a TV from the Southwest Side office of Ald. Ricardo Munoz (22nd) sometime on July 18 or 19. (Credit: CBS)

Burglars Hit Alderman’s Office, Steal Computers, TV, A/C Unit

A Chicago alderman’s office on the Southwest Side has been burglarized, and thieves made off with an air conditioner, three computers, and a TV.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

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Charges Dropped Against Elderly Man Who Shot Intruder

Cook County prosecutors have dropped weapons charges against an elderly man who shot a teenage burglar who broke into his Englewood home last week.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Wayne L. Field III is charged with burglary for allegedly breaking into the home of Chicago White Sox GM Kenny Williams and stealing Williams' clothes and World Series ring. (Courtesy Chicago Police Department)

Man Who Broke Into Sox GM’s House Deemed Unfit For Trial

A judge has found a homeless man who broke into White Sox general manager Kenny Williams’ house and defrosted a lobster unfit to stand trial.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

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Police Probe Break-In At East Garfield Park School

Police are investigating after a break-in at a public elementary school in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Mary Vetor (Credit: Joliet Police)

Woman Facing 56 years In Prison For Planning Fatal Break-In

A southwest suburban woman found guilty of fatally shooting a man two years ago now faces a minimum of 56 years in prison.

06/08/2011

Lincoln Park Zoo Lion House

Burglar Breaks Into Lion House At Lincoln Park Zoo

Someone broke into the basement of the lion house at the Lincoln Park Zoo overnight and stole a set of walkie-talkies and pepper spray.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2011