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Burglar Shot, Killed By Homeowner In Chicago Heights

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.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

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Detectives Nab Church Thief

Nearly a month after the crime, detectives have nabbed a woman accused of stealing a computer and electronic dictionary from a church.


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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

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Police Nab Burglar Suspected In At Least 75 Heists

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.


Lawrence Lemons (File Photo: Evanston Police)

Walgreens Burglar Gets 15 Years

A habitual burglar will spend 15 years in prison for robbing a Walgreens of cigarettes and digital cameras last year.