burglary

Workers perform repairs at Tops & Bottoms in Lansing, after an SUV crashed into the storefront, and five burglars ransacked the store for designer jeans. (Credit: CBS)

Crash And Grab Burglars Raid Lansing Store In Pre-Dawn Heist

An SUV plowed through the front of a store in south suburban Lansing early Monday, and a group of thieves inside made off with thousands of dollars’ worth of designer jeans.

08/31/2015

Surveillance camera (CBS)

WATCH: Burglars Ignore Cameras As They Empty Avalon Park Home

One second, the television was on the wall. The next, it was being carried away. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with the stunned home owner.

08/27/2015

Elgin Police Department

Wife’s Ashes Returned To Elgin Man After Burglary

Roger Stettner’s wife’s ashes were stolen in a June 6 burglary at his home.

07/10/2015

Garth Whalen (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Taking Drunken Joyride In Stolen Boat

Around 6 p.m. Sunday, the Chicago Police Marine Unit responded to numerous calls of a boat speeding around the harbor, and crashing into other boats docked in Burnham Harbor.

07/07/2015

Burglars crashed a stolen minivan into The Shop 147 in Beverly, and stole an undetermined amount of merchandise, mostly high-end clothing. (Credit: CBS)

Crash-And-Grab Duo Attempts Burglary At Clothing Boutique In Beverly

Glass was scattered over the sidewalk in front of The Shop 147, at the corner of 95th Street and Claremont Avenue, after burglars drove a stolen silver Dodge Caravan into the entrance around 4:15 a.m. Ald. Matt O’Shea (19th) said the crooks did not get inside.

07/02/2015

Timothy Herring (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Convicted Of Fatally Shooting Cop, Former CHA Employee Gets Life In Prison

Timothy Herring was convicted in the fatal shooting of a city police officer and former Chicago Housing Authority employee who were investigating an auto burglary.

06/26/2015

Grandma J's restaurant in Humboldt Park. (Credit: CBS)

Burglars Break Into Humboldt Park Restaurant Weeks After Being Tagged By Graffiti

CHICAGO (CBS) — Burglars broke into a Humboldt Park restaurant this weekend, just weeks after a nasty message was spray painted on a sign. Now folks are wondering if the two are connected, reports CBS […]

06/22/2015

Chicago Blackhawks logo on jersey. (Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Smash-And-Grab Burglars Nab Nearly 50 Blackhawks Jerseys

Burglars broke into the sports apparel store Lids on State Street in the Loop early Thursday.

06/11/2015

Denzell Walker (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Teen Escapes Juvenile Detention Facility In St. Charles

Denzell Walker escaped the medium-security Illinois Youth Center, at 3825 Campton Hills Dr., around 10 p.m., according to the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice.

06/09/2015

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

Anthony D. Gant | Aurora Police Department

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

Prison fence

“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

Chicago Police Department logo

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

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

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

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