Burglaries

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‘Crowbar Creeper’ Hits West Town, East Ukrainian Village

The suspect was wearing a black ski mask and black clothing and was observed by at least one victim holding a crow bar, police said.

01/15/2015

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Gary Police Working To Return Stolen Electronics To Rightful Owners

An investigation by Gary Police into a string of burglaries turned up thousands of dollars’ worth of electronics, some believed stolen years ago.

01/14/2015

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Spike In Burglaries Has Residents Of Gary’s Miller Neighborhood On Edge

Residents of Gary’s Miller neighborhood are on edge after a spike in home burglaries. Police say there have been 15 burglaries and one home invasion in the community between October and November.

11/19/2014

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Darien Police Step Up Patrols After String Of Robberies

Burglars have targeted a small area in a DuPage County town and police are asking for the public’s help to track them down.

11/19/2014

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Police Seek Owners Of Items Stolen In Lakeview

Daunta Head, 46, allegedly burglarized several homes — mostly garden apartments and multi-unit buildings — throughout Lake View between July and November, according to Chicago Police.

11/17/2014

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Police Warn Of Burglary Trend In Brighton Park

Police are warning Southwest Side residents about a series of burglaries this month in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

09/18/2014

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Three Men, Including Convicted Killer, Charged In Little Village Burglary Ring

Police believe the three are responsible for a 16-month string of burglaries from Little Village homes, businesses, and garages.

09/12/2014

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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

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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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