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Darnell Blackwell (left) and Martel Curtis (right) were arrested after they were caught burglarizing a Palos Heights condo, thanks to a security system connected to an app on the homeowner's phone. (Credit: Palos Heights police and Cook County Sheriff's office)

Phone App Helps Catch Burglars In The Act

A Palos Heights resident was quick to react when she saw two burglars breaking into her rental condominium — watching the crime-in-progress from Hawaii thanks to an app on her phone.

12/27/2013

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Vietnam Vet Brought To Tears After Burglars Steal Tools Of Sentimental Value

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at what made a man who survived Saigon so emotional.

11/08/2012

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Burglars Strike Homes In Ukrainian Village

Chicago Police are warning residents of the Ukrainian Village neighborhood about a series of burglaries this month.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

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Police Nab Suspected Serial Burglars In Skokie

Police have arrested the two men they believe are responsible for a series of burglaries in Skokie.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

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Firefighters Called For False Alarm Return To Find Burglars In Firehouse

Firefighters in the Belmont-Craigin neighborhood were called for what turned out to be a false alarm Thursday night and, when they got back, they found two burglars inside the firehouse.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

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Police: Man Led Ring Of Teenage Burglars In Bolingbrook

A Bolingbrook man and six teenagers are charged with being part of a burglary ring that is believed to have broken into dozens of homes.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Perry Pearce of Englewood talks with reporters Thursday. (CBS)

Resident Shoots Home Invader In Englewood

A city worker shot and wounded one of two men who broke into his Englewood neighborhood house Thursday morning, police said.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

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Crooks Beating Security Systems At Some Public Storage Sites

Criminals have figured out how to get your possessions without getting caught. They are breaking into rented units at some Public Storage facilities and they are getting away with a lot of these burglaries. CBS 2′s Dave Savini investigates problems with security measures.

CBS 2–07/06/2011

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Burglars Hitting Homes In Lincoln Park, Old Town

Police are warning neighbors in the Lincoln Park and Old Town areas about burglars who have been hitting homes under the cover of night.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

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Police Bust West Suburban Burglary Ring

Cook County Sheriff’s Police have busted up a burglary ring that targeted homes across the near western suburbs.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011