A south suburban Chicago Heights man had a gun and used it on an intruder this week, and now the alleged home invader is dead.
Nearly a month after the crime, detectives have nabbed a woman accused of stealing a computer and electronic dictionary from a church.
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.
Fingerprints left at two crime scenes in northwest suburban Park Ridge led to the arrest of a south suburban man who has allegedly admitted to committing at least 75 burglaries in the Chicago suburbs.
A habitual burglar will spend 15 years in prison for robbing a Walgreens of cigarettes and digital cameras last year.