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Surveillance video images of two men involved in knifepoint robberies on the Near North Side and South Loop on Jan. 26. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Knifepoint Robberies At Convenience Stores

In each case, two offenders used a knife to take cash from the register and cashier’s wallet, according to an alert issued by Area Central detectives.

01/27/2014

Jesus Rosas (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Alleged Serial Robber Wanted Cops To Kill Him

A man charged in connection with 16 armed robberies since last month allegedly was trying to get himself killed by police, because he was distraught over a breakup with his girlfriend.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2013

Illinois Lottery (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Online Lottery Sales Could Hurt Convenience Stores

Illinois convenience stores are bracing for a financial hit as sales of Illinois lottery tickets are set to go online later this year.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2012