Robbers Targeting Cellphone Stores, Threatened To Stab EmployeesIn each incident, the robbers walked into the store, grabbed display phones and threatened to stab employees if they tried to intervene.
City Seeking To Crack Down On Cell Phone RobberiesA proposed ordinance would require sellers or dealers of used phones to check a database of stolen phones before they could make a sale.
Cellphones Stolen On Green Line Trains In West Garfield ParkPolice have released surveillance photos of suspects in two cellphone robberies on the CTA Green Line last week in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
Four Charged In Pepper Spray Attack At Cell Phone StoreChicago police detectives are trying to determine if four people charged with the robbery Monday of a cell phone store in the north side Edgewater neighborhood are responsible for any similar stickups.
College Student Shot In Cellphone Robbery DiesA South Side college student who was shot despite handing his cellphone over to two robbers died Saturday.
Man Honored For Chasing Down Cell Phone Robber On July 4thA 51-year-old real estate broker who chased down an 18-year-old high school athlete who had stolen a woman’s cell phone received a Chicago City Council award Wednesday at the scene of the crime.

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