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.
Police in the northwest suburbs might have tracked down those responsible for more than 60 burglaries since January.
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.
Police are warning Lincoln Park residents about four recent burglaries in the North Side neighborhood.
Thieves in Aurora have found a new target — robbing empty, foreclosed homes, causing thousands of dollars in damage and theft.
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.
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.
Chicago Police are warning residents of the Ukrainian Village neighborhood about a series of burglaries this month.
Police have issued a warning to Near West Side residents after a string of burglaries in the neighborhood surrounding the United Center.
Crime in Elgin is at a 40-year low, but police said they’re also seeing a dramatic spike in burglaries, which shot up 31 percent last year.
Gary’s new mayor is pledging to put the brakes on a growing number of burglaries in the city. That’s just one item on Karen Freeman-Wilson’s “to-do” list after taking office as Gary’s first female mayor.
Police are warning cell phone and electronics businesses in the downtown area that about a band of burglars that have been breaking in and stealing merchandise.
Police in several Northwest Indiana towns are looking for three Chicago men wanted for a series of daylight home invasions of elderly residents’ houses.
Two people have been arrested for a suburban home invasion with ties to furniture delivery.
As Aurora residents get ready for the holidays, police are warning them to keep gifts locked up amid a rash of burglaries.
In one week’s time, Gary police responded to at least 85 burglaries.
Waukegan police believe they have broken up separate rings of burglars and armed robbers working the far north suburbs.
Crime is up on the borders of the UIC campus, and Tuesday, campus police told students and staff that it is time to put the cell phones and iPods away and pay attention to what’s going on around them.
Google Maps helped a Chicago man target as many as nine suburban homes for break-ins since March, police said.
Two teens have been charged with a string of burglaries in south suburban forest preserves.