Police credited a call from a local resident who provided a description of the thieves led officers to one of the suspects, and arrests of the other two soon followed.
Cameras catching criminals in action, yet the offenders remain free. Home surveillance cameras record potentially great evidence, but police do not always use it. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini has this original report.
Sharon Hasa and her family have the unenviable distinction of being statistics in the annals of the home burglaries that have vexed Naperville residents and police since the beginning of August.
Deion Dillard, 18, of the 2700 block of the South Dearborn Street, was charged with felon burglary, marking the eleventh person charged in the theft at Drake Elementary School.
Two people have been charged with stealing hundreds of laptops and tablets from a Bronzeville school last week, authorities said on Tuesday.
An off-duty Chicago Police officer shot and killed a suspected burglar in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood late Saturday.
A school in the Bronzeville neighborhood was burglarized Thursday evening, police said.
A Gary man with at least two open felony cases pending has been charged in Lake Superior Court with arson from a fire one year ago.
Jacquelyn Bucholz avidly read on-line obituaries to find out who had died in and around the small McHenry County town where she lived with her husband, Jason Werner.
A 49-year-old Aurora man told investigators he couldn’t remember all the businesses he broke into because “he had committed so many burglaries.”
Two people have been charged with burglary in connection with a spate of robberies this month in the River North neighborhood.
For the third time in several months, someone broke into a norths suburban Wilmette pizza restaurant, smashing a west side window on April 28 in order to enter the building, rip a cash register from its moorings, and take it and several other items outside.
Donald Walsh was initially charged with domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery in July after Mokena police arrested him for allegedly beating his ex-girlfriend at her home. This week, a Will County grand jury indicted Walsh on a residential burglary charge, for which he was arraigned on Friday.
Police in north suburban Northbrook are warning residents and business owners to be on the lookout for “ruse burglars,” since several homes in the village have been targeted in the last few weeks.
Police believe the aim was to knock the garage doors off their tracks and try to create enough space to slip inside. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Never try to separate a woman from her designer purse. A north suburban woman chased and caught a man who snatched her $2,600 Louis Vuitton purse through her vehicle window as she waited in line for a car wash in Evanston on Monday.
A South Side man appears in bond court today – accused of burglarizing four businesses in a strip mall in the Clybourn Corridor.
Three men were arrested after police caught them burglarizing a residence in the Roscoe Village neighborhood Tuesday morning.
It was a brazen, daylight home break-in that triggered a large-scale search for two burglary suspects, who also damaged a police squad car.
Two juveniles were arrested early Wednesday in south suburban Midlothian, following a five-hour standoff with police after they broke into a cell phone store.