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Jose Rebollar-Vergara (Booking Photo)

Man Convicted In Round Lake Beach Murder

One of the final images jurors saw in the murder trial of Jose Rebollar-Vergara was videotape of victim Gabriel Gonzalez, fatally shot, falling down in front of a Round Lake Beach convenience store, trying to access his cell phone and struggling to his feet before he collapsed and died.

05/05/2014

Armed robbers shot two people at La Hoya convenience store on Tuesday, but left without taking anything. (Credit: CBS)

Two Shot During Convenience Store Robbery In East Chicago

Police in northwest Indiana were hoping surveillance images would help them catch the suspects who shot two convenience store clerks during a robbery this week.

05/01/2014

Nahshon Shelton (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Angry Over Tax On Soda Pulls Out Submachine Gun

Nahshon Shelton didn’t want to pay the 22-cent tax on his $1.79 two-liter of Pepsi on Saturday afternoon, so he allegedly pulled a blue-steel Intratec .22-caliber submachine gun inside the convenience store where they tried to make him pay it — and he threatened to kill everyone there.

04/14/2014

Police investigate a fatal shooting in Rogers Park Monday night. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

1 Killed, 2 Wounded In Rogers Park Shooting

About 7:20 p.m., three men, ages 27, 25 and 36, were in a convenience store in the 1600 block of West Howard Street when someone standing across the street opened fire.

04/08/2014

Joey Jones is charged with murder and attempted murder for two separate shootings on April 1, 2014. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Chicago Lawn Slaying, Uptown Shooting

Joey Jones, 31, has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 57-year-old Omar Maslat, a cashier at a convenience store in the 2400 block of West 63rd Street. He’s also been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of 50-year-old Brion Payne in Uptown.

04/02/2014

Kenneth Bardlett (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

$2.5M Bail For Suspect In Murder Of Bensenville Store Clerk

Prosecutors said Kenneth Bardlett admitted to being one of the two men caught on surveillance video as they tried to rob Sam’s Tobacco and Foodmart on Jan. 19, although Bardlett is not accused of being the gunman who shot the clerk, Husein Saghir.

02/12/2014

Surveillance image of an armed robbery in Portage, Ind. (image provided by Sergio Robles)

VIDEO: Gunman Robs Convenience Store, Flees With $1,000

The store owner is sharing video of the encounter in hopes of alerting the public and catching the culprit. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

09/27/2013

Brian Lykins (L) and Emil Niemi (R) are accused of robbing a donut shop and twice robbing a convenience store on the Northwest Side. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pair Arrested For Robberies Of Convenience Store, Donut Shop

Brian Lykins and Emil Niemi are charged with aggravated robbery for holding up two late-night businesses on the Northwest Side.

07/09/2013

This surveillance video still shows a Logan Square shop owner fighting back against a gunman. (video provided)

Second Suspect Charged In Store Robbery; Owner Fought Off Gunman With Bat

A second suspect has been charged in an armed robbery and shooting at a Logan Square store, where the owner and brother-in-law fought off the robbers with a baseball bat, a stool and a fire extinguisher.

04/17/2013

A bandit wearing a Spiderman mask robs a Harlem Avenue store this week. (Chicago Police)

‘Spiderman Bandit’ The Latest Serial Robber To Hit Chicago Businesses

Spiderman is a hero in the movies, but he’s turning out to be a bad guy in Chicago.

02/21/2013

Chicago police investigate, after a 40-year-old man was shot and killed outside a convenience store in the 4900 block of West Augusta Boulevard on Dec. 27, 2012. The murder brought the city's homicide total for the year to 500. (Credit: CBS)

Police: City Hits 500 Murders in 2012

The shooting death of a 40-year-old man on the West Side was the city’s 500th murder this year, city officials said Friday after initially disagreeing on the tally.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2012

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Police Nab Two After Oak Lawn Armed Robbery, Chase

Two Chicago men were arrested Monday after they allegedly robbed an Oak Lawn convenience store and led police through two southwestern suburbs before crashing in Chicago.

12/24/2012

Elahmadi Goba (Supplied to CBS 2)

Convenience Store Clerk Shot And Killed Inside Auburn-Gresham Shop

An employee at a South Side convenience store was found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest after an apparent robbery Tuesday night, authorities said.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2012

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Men Rob South Side 7-Eleven, Slash Clerk With Machete

Chicago Police are looking for two suspects who used a not-so-ordinary weapon during a hold-up overnight on the South Side.

WBBM Newsradio–07/10/2012

Several local pastors are calling for the city to close the Bishop Golden convenience store at 79th and Bishop streets, after six people were shot -- one fatally -- inside the store last month. They say the store has a track record of trouble and is a hangout for gangbangers. (Credit: CBS)

Pastors Want Convenience Store Closed, Claim It’s A Haven For Gangbangers

Several Chicago pastors want the city to shut down a convenience store in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood, where six people were shot last week – one of them fatally.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Judi Simpson-Beaver, 48, was fatally shot during a robbery at a Merrillville, Ind. convenience store Sunday March 4, 2012. (courtesy of family)

Convenience Store Clerk Fatally Shot In Merrillville, Ind.

Police have released surveillance video and the 911 tape from an armed robbery that left a female store clerk dead in Merrillville, Ind.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2012

Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis (Chicago Police Department)

Police Question 3 People In Officer Lewis’ Murder

Police are questioning several people in the murder of Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis, but there have been no charges and no one is officially in custody.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Surveillance video shows a man walking off with a collection jar for a cancer patient in Crestwood. (CBS)

Grinch Steals Cancer Patient’s Donation Jar

A customer at a Crestwood convenience store brazenly stole a donation jar set out to benefit a young woman battling cancer. Police hope surveillance tape — and the public — will help catch the culprit.

12/17/2011

Uptown Convenience Store Robbery

Cops Seek Man, Woman For Uptown Convenience Store Robbery

Chicago police are searching for a man and woman accused of robbing an Uptown convenience store last Tuesday with a handgun.

03/18/2011

Chicago Wal-Mart Supercenter

Chatham To Get Second, Much Smaller Wal-Mart

Less than a year after Wal-Mart won approval of plans to build a 150,000-square-foot supercenter in the Chatham neighborhood, the company also was planning to build a 10,000-square-foot convenience store less than two blocks away.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2011