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Burglars stole jeans and shoes after crashing through the front of a Cisco NYC store on the West Side. (Credit: CBS)

Thieves Swarm West Side Store In Smash-And-Grab Heist

After a van smashed through the front of a West Side clothing store early Wednesday, 20 people swarmed inside, stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of designer jeans in less than three minutes.

11/26/2014

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Burglars Drive Car Into Northbrook Louis Vuitton Store

Burglars have hit another Louis Vuitton store in the suburbs, two months after a similar smash-and-grab at the Vuitton store in Oakbrook netted $120,000 in high-end bags and merchandise for the culprits.

11/18/2014

Daunta Head (Credit: Chicago Police)

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

Edwin Torres and Maria Baez (Credit: Chicago Police)

Officer Hit After Seeing Man Nosing Around Mayor’s Security Vehicle

Edwin Torres and Maria Baez, both 31, face one felony count each of burglary, police said in a statement. Baez is also charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer, also a felony.

11/14/2014

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2 Investigators: How Burglars Operate To Steal From Your Home

The busy season for home burglaries is now. While people ship presents and travel for the holidays, burglaries spike.

11/11/2014

At least four people stole more than $40,000 worth of goods from a high-end shop in Aurora Tuesday morning. | Aurora police photo

Smash-And-Grab Burglars Take $40K In Items From High-End Shop

Burglars crashed a stolen minivan into a high-end shop in west suburban Aurora Tuesday morning, making off with more than $40,000 worth of merchandise and causing more than $20,000 in damage.

11/04/2014

Bruce Rauner and Rev. Corey Brooks discuss death threats Brooks allegedly received the day before someone broke into his church in Woodlawn. Brooks has endorsed Rauner in the race for governor, against Gov. Pat Quinn. (Credit: CBS)

Rauner, Brooks Stand Together After Church Burglary, Threats

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner came to the defense of one of his most prominent black supporters on Sunday; after Pastor Corey Brooks’ church was vandalized, and his life allegedly was threatened.

10/27/2014

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Teen Charged In String Of Vehicle Burglaries In Woodstock

The boy–whose name was withheld by police due to his age–faces seven felony counts of burglary and one felony count of possession of a stolen vehicle, in addition to 12 misdemeanors including DUI, reckless driving and theft.

10/04/2014

(Clockwise from top left) Ian Kowolski, Damian Duitlow, Andrzej Debinski, Glowacka Xagniezska, and Anna Straus have been charged in connection with the theft of $350,000 worth of watches from a Gold Coast Store on Sept. 27, 2014. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspects Charged With Stealing Watches From Gold Coast Store

Chicago police said 35-year-old Anna Straus, 36-year-old Glowacka Xagniezska, 41-year-old Damian Duitlow, and 50-year-old Ian Kowolski each face one count of felony theft and one count of felony burglary. A fifth suspect, 31-year-old Andrzej Debinski, has been charged with a felony count of possession of a fraudulent ID card.

10/02/2014

Jeremiah Aviles (left) and Israel Perez (right) are charged with stealing several high-end bicycles from Lakeshore Bike on Sept. 7, 2014. A third suspect, not pictured, also has been charged. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Trio Charged With Stealing High-End Bikes

Three young men have been arrested for allegedly stealing $20,000 worth of high-end bicycles and accessories from a small shop along the Chicago Lakefront Trail.

09/23/2014

A Oak Street shop was burglarized overnight. (Credit: NVP)

Moncler, Gold Coast Fashion Boutique, Burglarized

A high-end fashion boutique was burglarized in the Gold Coast neighborhood on the Near North Side early Monday.

09/15/2014

Michael Martinez, Courtney McFields, and Richard Nunez

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

Zachary Armijo (left) and Briana Villalobos (right) are accused of breaking into a Crystal Lake church, causing thousands of dollars in damage, and stealing a “considerable sum”  of property. (Credit: Crystal Lake Police)

Pair Breaks Into Crystal Lake Church, Causes Extensive Damage

A man and woman were charged with breaking into a northwest suburban church and causing several thousand dollars’ of damage in Crystal Lake early Thursday.

09/12/2014

This screen grab of a surveillance video shows a man smash his way into a South Loop restaurant. (Bull Chicks)

WATCH: Thief Breaks Into South Loop Restaurant, Steals $2,000

It happened at around 4:30 a.m. Monday near Wabash and Harrison. Within seconds, owners say the criminal swiped $2,000. The owners think the same guy also broke in two weeks ago and stole $3,000.

09/01/2014

Jeffrey Hollinghead (left) and Willie Feliciano (right) have been charged in Operation Crew Cut, a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Two More Charged In Operation Crew Cut Racketeering Case

Two felons have joined five other defendants in a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness.

08/29/2014

The suspect left with about $800 in cash and a laptop. (Credit: Andy McGuire )

Lakeview Burglary Suspect Caught On Camera, Leaves Hole In Roof

A thief with a taste for cash was caught in the act by a surveillance camera at a Lakeview restaurant.

08/26/2014

A window was smashed and cell phones were stolen from the Best Buy at the Hancock Center early Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Window Broken, Cell Phones Stolen At Mag Mile Best Buy

Around 4:30 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm at the Best Buy in the Hancock Center, at 800 N. Michigan Av. Officers discovered a broken window, and searched the building, discovering an unknown number of cell phones had been stolen.

08/21/2014

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

Illinois Woman Arrested For Burglary Dies In Custody In N.Y.

The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office says 26-year-old Chanel Lakatosz of Norridge, Illinois, was found unresponsive Tuesday morning in her cell at the Justice Center in Syracuse.

08/20/2014

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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Chemical-Marker Spray Being Touted As Anti-Burglary Solution

Some police agencies have a new weapon to keep people and their property safe and secure. But will the evidence hold up in court? CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports.

08/11/2014

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