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A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Four From Chicago Area Arrested In New York Burglaries

Authorities in New York said the four also were suspects in other crimes in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and New York City.

08/19/2014

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Schaumburg Police Warn Of Serial Burglars

Police in northwest suburban Schaumburg said neighbors who didn’t call 911 let a couple of serial burglars get away.

03/25/2014

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Police: Serial Burglar Arrested In Lincoln Park

Police say they’ve caught a serial burglar in the act.

02/13/2014

This screen grab of surveillance video shows a thief breaking into a Midlothian store. (The Tint Shop)

Police To Burglarized Store: Fingerprint Evidence Could Take A Year To Process

Sometimes the wheels of justice turn slowly. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

12/19/2013

Alfred Pettis (left) and Kenneth Jones (right) are charged in a string of home burglaries. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Charged With South Side Burglaries

Both were charged late Tuesday night after they were identified as the suspects in several South Side home burglaries.

11/27/2013

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Naperville Burglary Victim: ‘It’s Terrifying’

Sharon Hasa and her family have the unenviable distinction of being statistics in the annals of the home burglaries that have vexed Naperville residents and police since the beginning of August.

09/22/2013

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Home Burglaries Have Naperville Residents On Edge

There is growing frustration in Naperville about an out of control number of home burglaries in the last several weeks.

09/18/2013

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Police: Burglars Strike Five Near West Side Businesses

In each case, the suspects smash windows to enter businesses, then take items inside, according to an alert issued by Near West District police.

09/17/2013

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Skokie Residents On Edge After Home Burglaries

Police in north suburban Skokie are searching for a cat-burglar striking house after house while the occupants are asleep. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with several victims.

08/27/2013

Kyle Kennedy (left) and Dillon Wood (right) are accused of breaking into a Beach Park home and tying up two girls, and burglarizing several Lake County homes under construction, to fuel their drug habits. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Cops: Men Claim Drug Habits Led To Home Invasion, Burglaries

Two men arrested for breaking into a north suburban home, where they tied up two teenage girls and stole a safe, were breaking into homes under construction in Lake County to support drug habits, police said.

08/08/2013

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Two Charged With River North Burglaries

Two people have been charged with burglary in connection with a spate of robberies this month in the River North neighborhood.

05/25/2013

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Police: Burglar Striking Garfield Ridge Homes While Residents Sleep

Police are warning about a burglar who strikes at night when people are home, asleep, reports CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli.

04/03/2013

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Elgin Police: Online Registry Of Pawned Items Has Curbed Burglaries

Elgin pawn shops, gold resellers and similar businesses are now required to use Leads Online to enter information about customers and items they’re pawning or selling. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

02/11/2013

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Cops: Pair Burglarized Homes While Residents Attended Wakes

A northwest suburban couple would scour the obituaries in local newspapers, then burglarize the homes of people who were attending funeral services for deceased family members, according to police.

10/03/2012

Elk Grove Village residents (left to right) Ryan Bloom, 22; Richard McCann, 34; and Lizette Norman, 34, have been charged in connection with a series of 60 burglaries in the northwest suburbs since January 2012. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

3 Arrested In Suburban Burglary Spree

Police in the northwest suburbs might have tracked down those responsible for more than 60 burglaries since January.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2012

James Coello, owner of North Shore Coins, is accused of knowingly buying stolen jewelry, gold and other goods from burglars. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Evanston Coin Shop Owner Charged With Buying Stolen Goods

The owner of a popular coin shop in Evanston has been jailed, on allegations some of his biggest customers were crooks, and he knew it.

CBS 2–09/26/2012

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Police Warning Residents About Recent Lincoln Park Burglaries

Police are warning Lincoln Park residents about four recent burglaries in the North Side neighborhood.

08/28/2012

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Thieves Striking Foreclosed Homes In Aurora

Thieves in Aurora have found a new target — robbing empty, foreclosed homes, causing thousands of dollars in damage and theft.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Chicago Police released this surveillance photo of a man suspected of burglarizing three businesses in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Cops Seeking Suspect In Three Lincoln Park Burglaries

Chicago Police released surveillance photos of a suspected burglar Wednesday, hoping someone can identify the man accused smashing windows and taking cash drawers from at least three Lincoln Park businesses.

06/20/2012

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2 Weeks, 3 Smash-And-Grab Retail Thefts

For the third time in just the past few weeks, police are trying to find some brazen thieves who get into stores by smashing their way in.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

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