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Thieves used a crowbar to pry open the door of Moncler on Oak Street, then made off with an undisclosed amount of merchandise. (Credit: CBS)

Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit Gold Coast Clothing Store

Around 5 a.m., thieves used a crowbar to pry their way inside Moncler, at 33 E. Oak St., and then smashed glass display cases to get to the valuables inside.

04/17/2015

A surveillance photo shows one of the suspects police think stole credit cards from a North Side school. (Source:  Chicago Police Department)

Police: Pair Goes On Shopping Spree After Stealing Wallets From Audubon School

Chicago Police are searching for two women who stole credit cards from a North Side school, then went on a shopping spree.

04/13/2015

Juan Juarez, 27, Corina Mendenhall, 39, are charged with stealing jewelry from a home in northwest suburban Elgin. (Credit: Elgin Police)

Pair Charged With Stealing Jewelry During Party In Elgin

Two Dekalb County residents were charged with stealing jewelry from a home while a party was going on over the weekend in northwest suburban Elgin.

04/07/2015

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Aurora Man Wanted For February Apartment Burglary

Aurora police are searching for a man who allegedly stole electronics from an apartment in the west suburb last month.

03/21/2015

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Police: Burglar Breaking Into North Side Homes While Victims sleep

A burglar has broken into at least two North Side homes in the last week while residents were asleep.

03/17/2015

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“Elkhart Four” Ask Indiana Supreme Court To Hear Their Case

The Indiana Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in the case of the so-called “Elkhart Four,” in which three young men were sentenced to long prison terms for murder, in the death of a friend who was shot by a homeowner while they were burglarizing his home.

02/26/2015

Schaumburg Police car. (CBS)

‘Smash-And-Grab’ Burglars Hit Schaumburg Jewelry Store

Two suspects armed with hammers stole more than $400,000 in diamonds from a jewelry store Wednesday night in northwest suburban Schaumburg.

02/12/2015

Lulu was killed after being shot three times by a burglar. (Family provided photo)

Gary Family Mourns Loss Of Dog Killed By Home Intruder

A Northwest Indiana family is in mourning after a burglar opened fire on a family dog last Friday afternoon, killing it.

01/28/2015

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Police Will Display Recovered Property This Weekend

If you have been the victim of a burglary in Chicago, you might have the chance to get some of your stuff back this weekend.

01/02/2015

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School Collects Gifts, $1,700 For Secretary After Burglars Ransack Home

On Thursday night, when Evette Durham returned home from coaching basketball at T.E. Culbertson School, she found her place had been ransacked. All her family’s electronics, game systems, jewelry, and cash had been taken; not to mention gifts Durham had bought for needy kids at her school.

12/23/2014

This surveillance image shows burglars cleaning out a cell phone store in the Old Irving neighborhood. (Boost Mobile)

WATCH: Thieves Load Up On Smart Phones

The Boost Mobile store, in the 4000 block of West Montrose, has been victimized twice by classic dead-of-night heist artists, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

12/18/2014

Surveillance video captured three women breaking into Abbonte's apartment. (Credit: John Abbonte)

2 Investigators: Burglary Victim Says Cops Ignoring Surveillance Video After Gun Stolen

A loaded gun was stolen from a Chicago apartment and the suspects caught on surveillance camera. The gun’s owner says he tried to get Chicago Police to investigate, but could not.

12/10/2014

A minivan crashed through a glass entrance to the Neiman Marcus store on the Magnificent Mile on Wednedsay, in an apparent crash-and-grab burglary. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two In Custody After Van Crashes Into Neiman Marcus On Mag Mile

Police said officers responded to a call of a theft in progress around 4 a.m. at 737 N. Michigan Av. When they arrived, officers saw a van had crashed through the storefront on the Superior Street side of Neiman Marcus, and several males were fleeing the scene.

12/10/2014

A Dodge Caravan crashed into the front door of an EZ Pawn shop in the 6700 block of South Western, and the people inside stole electronics and other items. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Thieves Steal Electronics In Pawn Shop ‘Crash-And-Grab’

Thieves ran off with electronics after a crash-and-grab burglary early Tuesday at a store in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A Dodge Caravan crashed into the front door of the store about 3:55 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Western Avenue, police said.

12/09/2014

In this surveillance image, a hooded man steals packages from a building foyer. (Daphe Ortiz)

WATCH: Thief Snatches Gift Packages From Lincoln Park Condo

Video shows a real-life Grinch taking packages from some Lincoln Park homes. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

12/08/2014

Chicago police have been trying to reunite burglary victims with some of their belongings. (CBS)

Chicago Police Reunite Burglary Victims With Stolen Belongings

Police have returned items to their owners ranging from computers and class rings to a clarinet.

12/05/2014

Police investigate after a burglary at a high-end fashion store in the loop early Thursday. (Photo credit: Network Video Productions)

Burglars Use Hammers To Break Into Loop Store

Burglars used a hammer to smash through the front door of a high-end men’s fashion retailer in the Loop early Thursday, the second time the store has been robbed in two months.

12/04/2014

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

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