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.
Police are warning Northwest Side business owners of a string of burglaries.
Three men have been charged with burglarizing lockers at a storage facility in the southern suburbs, after allegedly showing up in a U-Haul to take away more loot when management was already on to them.
Cook County Sheriff’s Police have busted up a burglary ring that targeted homes across the near western suburbs.
Police are now holding four suspects for questioning in area burglaries.
Police in Glen Ellyn are investigating a series of burglaries that began in the western suburb in June.
Police are warning residents of several north lakefront neighborhoods to lock their windows, after a string of robberies and burglaries.