An 85-year-old man trying to catch a Blue Line train was injured and his wallet and credit cards stolen downtown on Thursday.
The suspect, thought to be about 80 years old and walking with a cane, displayed a weapon and asked for money, the FBI said.
An 83-year-old Chicago man fought off a would-be carjacker 64 years his junior despite being kicked in the head, choked, punched and bitten, according to police.
A north suburban woman swindled $30,000 from an elderly man to buy items for herself including gasoline, a refrigerator and a home theater system, according to authorities.
A 73-year-old man was shot dead Friday night in the South Chicago neighborhood, authorities said.
A 90-year-old man died early Sunday in a fire at his home in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.
A 77-year-old man was charged with drunk driving and issued several traffic violations after striking four houses.
An elderly man was struck and killed by an SUV Tuesday night after apparently walking away from the nursing home where he lived in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.
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