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Police: Burglars Strike Five Near West Side Businesses

In each case, the suspects smash windows to enter businesses, then take items inside, according to an alert issued by Near West District police.

09/17/2013

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Antioch Police Warn Of Luring Attempts Near High School

Two Antioch High School students reported a man in his 60s calling out to them to stop and come to his location, in separate incidents.

09/09/2013

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Police Issue Community Alert About ATM Robberies

Police are warning bank customers to be careful, after a string of robberies at ATMs on the South Side.

09/06/2013

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Man Tries To Lure Girl Into Vehicle In McKinley Park

The 14-year-old girl was walking south on Wood Street from Archer Avenue when a vehicle pulled along side her and a man began talking to her and asked for her phone number and address.

09/05/2013

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Two Passersby Help Woman Escape From Rape Attempt Near Midway

Two good samaritans were able to help an 18-year-old woman fight off a man who tried to rape her near Midway International Airport earlier this week.

08/15/2013

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Police Warn Of Robberies In Grand Boulevard

The suspects rob their victims by showing a handgun or using force, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.

08/07/2013

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Suspects Sought In Chicago Lawn Robberies

The suspects approach the victims from behind, strike them with blunt objects and steal property.

08/07/2013

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Man Tries To Drag Woman Into Vehicle

The 33-year-old woman was walking near Elston Avenue and Pulaski Road when the man, in a red vehicle, began talking to and following her

08/01/2013

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Police Warn Of Robberies Along Lakefront In Kenwood

Police were warning people who use the Lakefront Trail in the Kenwood neighborhood to be cautious, after a string of robberies along the path.

CBS 2–07/26/2013

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Police: Group Robbed 3 Loop Stores Since June

In each case, the suspects try to shoplift items, then use force or threaten store employees who confront them.

07/24/2013

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Police Warn Of Home Invasions, Rape Attempts In Marquette Park

Police have issued an alert for people on the Southwest Side, about a home invader who tries to sexually assault women.

07/23/2013

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Cops Warn About Robber Who Hit Red Line Subway Stop

Police were seeking a man who has been ripping off cell phones and purses in and around a South Loop subway stop.

07/12/2013

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Police Warn Of Muggings In River North

Police have issued an alert after a couple of late-night incidents in the River North area in which young men have punched people walking down the street, then robbed of money and cell phones.

07/11/2013

A woman waiting at this bus stop in West Town was dragged into a nearby gangway and raped around 5 a.m. Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Police Warn About Rape Near Bus Stop In West Town

Police were warning women in a trendy North Side neighborhood to take extra precautions, after a woman was brutally attacked while waiting for a bus.

07/09/2013

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Man Critically Injured In Lawndale Hit-And-Run

A man is in critical condition after he was struck in a hit-and-run crash Sunday morning in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

04/28/2013

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Northwest Side Neighborhood On Alert After 2 Women Attacked

Even in the full light of day the fear is still there, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

04/14/2013

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Western Springs Police: Couple Tried To Lure Youngsters

Deputy Chief of Police Brian Budds says the goal appears to be “to lure these youths into the car and cause them harm.”

04/08/2013

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Woman Abducted From Gas Station, Raped And Robbed: Police

A suspect hid in the woman’s minivan while she was shopping inside the gas station and revealed himself once she drove away, forcing her to drive to various locations.

03/28/2013

Surveillance photos of a man suspected of trying to sexually assault a 22-year-old woman on Feb. 24, 2013, after she got off a Red Line train at the Garfield station. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Seek Man Who Tried To Rape Woman Near Garfield Red Line Stop

Police are asking for help finding the man suspected of trying to rape a woman after she got off a CTA Red Line train on the South Side last month.

03/07/2013

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Suspect Sought In Lincoln Park Hair Salon Robberies

The suspect entered the hair salons, placed a duffle bag on the counter, showed a handgun and announced a robbery, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.

12/31/2012

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