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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

Police released surveillance video of a suspect in a series of robberies last Saturday. (Credit: Long Beach Police)

Police Release Video Of Long Beach, Ind. Burglary Suspect

Police in Long Beach, Indiana have released surveillance images of a person of interest in a series of burglaries last Saturday.

07/29/2014

Jorge Chavez and Jamie Thurnau (Credit: Elgin Police)

Pair Faces Multiple Charges After Elgin Police Chase

Jorge Chavez, 18, had a warrant out for his arrest and was seen in the parking lot of a Walmart at 1100 S. Randall Road in Elgin about 9 p.m., police said in a statement. Chavez and the 19-year-old woman with him drove off in a vehicle reported stolen from Chicago.

07/15/2014

Charles Evans Hughes Elementary School (Credit: CBS)

More Than 120 iPads Stolen From School In Lawndale

Someone smashed out windows at Charles Hughes Elementary School, 4247 W. 15th St., around 1 a.m. Monday, and stole 123 iPads valued at approximately $70,000.

05/27/2014

Reginald Stewart (Credit: Skokie Police)

Suspect Charged In Beauty Shop Burglary; 2nd At Large

The officers spotted Reginald Stewart and another suspect walking across a parking lot carrying a “large sack” and boxes containing over $3,000 in merchandise, which they dropped when the officers approached

05/05/2014

A robber crashed his Jaguar into a building while fleeing from a Mariano's grocery store in the South Loop on Tuesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Charged In Burglary Of South Loop Mariano’s

Kenard Jarrett, 20, was charged with three felony counts of burglary after he attempted to steal items from the business Wednesday about 12:20 a.m., according to a statement from Chicago Police.

05/01/2014

Matthew Hudak (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Schaumburg Cop Pleads Guilty In Drug Case, Gets 26 Years

One of three Schaumburg police detectives accused of withholding and reselling illegal drugs they seized from dealers was sentenced to 26 years in prison Tuesday.

04/29/2014

Burglars used baseball bats to smash the front window at the Saint Laurent Paris store on the Gold Coast, then made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars of merchandise. (Credit: CBS)

Break-In At Saint Laurent Paris Store On Gold Coast

Thieves busted out windows at a luxury retail store on the Gold Coast early Friday, and made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars in merchandise.

04/04/2014

Terrance O'Brien (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Schaumburg Cop Pleads Guilty In Drug Case, Gets 24 Years

One of three Schaumburg police detectives accused of withholding and reselling illegal drugs they seized from dealers pleaded guilty Friday and was sentenced to 24 years in prison.

03/21/2014

Kamil Starzec (Credit: Elmwood Park Police)

Elmwood Park Man Reports Burglary, Gets Arrested With Pot

Kamil Starzec, 20, was arrested and charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, manufacture and delivery of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

02/13/2014

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Naperville Police Probe $20,000 Jewelry Heist

Naperville police are continuing their investigation of a burglary earlier this month, in which as much as $20,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from a home in the west suburb’s far southeast side.

02/13/2014

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Man Awaiting Burglary Trial Arrested For Gary Homicide

A Miller, Ind. man scheduled for trial Jan. 13 on burglary, escape and other charges has been arrested on murder and criminal recklessness charges.

01/03/2014

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

Car window broken. (Photo by Getty Images)

Antioch Police Make Arrest In Serial Vehicle Burglaries

A 22-year-old Antioch man was arrested for allegedly burglarizing vehicles in the Oakwood Knolls subdivision in Antioch last weekend

12/26/2013

Lydia Alvarez-Traicoff's home was burglarized while she was at her husband's funeral. (CBS)

Indiana Woman’s Home Burglarized While She Attends Husband’s Funeral

The pain is still fresh for Lydia Alvarez-Traicoff. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.

12/20/2013

(Left to right) Stevan Bulatovic, Nikolas Pena, and Michael Staples are accused of stealing cash and valuables from at least 100 cars, most of them unlocked. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Three Charged With Burglarizing More Than 100 Cars

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.

11/19/2013

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