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Nicholas Heisler (Credit: Chicago Police)

Third Suspect Charged In Murder Of Retired Chicago Cop

Nicholas Heisler, 20, of Hammond, Ind., was charged with murder and two counts of home invasion in connection with the shooting death of 73-year-old Elmer Brown in Hegewisch, police announced late Wednesday. He is scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday.

09/25/2014

Orhan Cerimagic (left) and Brittney Mitchell (right) are charged with murder in a home invasion that left their victim and an accomplice dead of stab wounds. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man And Woman Charged In Fatal Norwood Park Stabbing

A man and woman were each charged with two counts of first-degree murder for their roles in a fatal home invasion in the Norwood Park neighborhood that left a resident and one of the robbers’ accomplices dead.

09/08/2014

Jeffrey Hollinghead (left) and Willie Feliciano (right) have been charged in Operation Crew Cut, a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Two More Charged In Operation Crew Cut Racketeering Case

Two felons have joined five other defendants in a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness.

08/29/2014

David Jordan (left) and Peter Williams (right) have been charged with attempted murder, home invasion, kidnapping and sexual assault. The pair shot two Harvey police officers who were responding to a robbery call, then took eight people hostage in a standoff that lasted nearly 24 hours. (Credit: Harvey Police)

Two Parolees Charged In Harvey Standoff

David Jordan and Peter Williams, have been charged with attempted murder, home invasion, aggravated kidnapping, and aggravated criminal sexual assault.

08/22/2014

A young woman woke up to find a man straddling her in bed, his hands at her throat, after he broke into her condo in Buffalo Grove. (Credit: CBS)

Police Still Searching For Buffalo Grove Home Invader

Buffalo Grove police are hunting tonight for a home invader who may be targeting women in one of the village’s apartment complexes.

08/19/2014

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Buffalo Grove Woman Awakes To Find Strange Man Straddling Her

Around 4 a.m. Saturday, police were called to a condo in the 1100 block of Miller Lane in Buffalo Grove, after a woman woke up to find a strange man straddling her on her bed. She immediately began fighting him off, and he ran out of the condo through an open patio door.

08/12/2014

Oswego police investigate after a home invasion on Hemlock Lane on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Masked Men Steal Car After Oswego Home Invasion

Four masked gunmen broke into a home in southwest suburban Oswego Tuesday morning, and took several cell phones before stealing a car.

07/22/2014

Lliau Moreno-Tepecha (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Homeless Man Charged With Entering Apartment, Fondling Sleeping Woman

Lilau Moreno-Tepecha allegedly entered the apartment of a 25-year-old woman through an unlocked door on Sunday in Waukegan, and touched her while she was sleeping, but she was able to get out of the room, grab her young child, leave the apartment and give police a description, police said.

07/21/2014

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Police Seek ‘Transient Criminal’ Who Attacked Elderly Woman In Her Home

A manhunt was underway Tuesday morning for a parolee accused of breaking into an elderly woman’s home over the weekend and beating her.

06/10/2014

Jerrell Harris (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Robbing, Beating Elderly Priest In 2011

Jerrell Harris, 21, is charged in the Dec. 6, 2011, attack at St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, when two suspects attacked Rev. Daniel Mallette while wearing “ninja masks” after they broke into the rectory as he lay sleeping.

05/16/2014

Nathaniel Lawson (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Kidnapping Baby Daughter At Gunpoint

Nathaniel Lawson, 22, was charged with one count of home invasion, child abduction, aggravated unlawful restraint and robbery – all felonies – according to a statement from Chicago Police.

05/06/2014

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Man Shot Inside Apartment In Wauconda

Three men knocked on an apartment door in Wauconda Sunday night. One of three children who lives in the apartment opened the door and let the three men in, and began arguing with the boyfriend of the child’s mother. One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the mother’s boyfriend.

05/05/2014

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Palos Heights Man Shot In Home Invasion

Deputy Chief Dave Delaney said the suspects broke into a home in the 7900 block of West 131st Street around 3:30 a.m.

04/15/2014

Demetrio Campbell (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Accused Of Breaking Into Home To Rape 4-Year-Old

A brazen pedophile broke into a Calumet Park home, raped a 4-year-old girl while others were inside, and then went into a closet at the residence and started smoking a cigarette.

04/10/2014

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Off-Duty Officer Shoots Home Invasion Suspect

Two people are in custody after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot one of three men who tried to break into his home Friday afternoon in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood.

03/28/2014

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Two Men Invade Schaumburg Townhouse While Woman Is Home

Schaumburg Police Sgt. John Nebel said this was unusually brazen for a pair of burglars who’d normally avoid human contact.

03/27/2014

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Retired Chicago Police Sergeant Dies 2 Weeks After Home Invasion

A retired Chicago police sergeant who went blind from diabetes has died, two weeks after he was shot during a home invasion in the East Side neighborhood.

03/24/2014

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Police: Man Stabbed To Death In Possible Home Invasion

Authorities found 32-year-old Paul Carter with stab wounds at his home Tuesday morning in the 5000 block of West Gladys Avenue.

03/19/2014

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Homeowner Shoots Intruder In West Suburbs

A 26-year-old St. Charles man ended up in the hospital Monday when he broke into the wrong house.

03/18/2014

Chicago police investigate after a retired police sergeant was shot during a home invasion near 115th and Avenue G. (Credit: CBS)

Blind Retired Police Officer Shot During Home Invasion

Police said the 73-year-old man was in his home at 115th Street and Avenue G shortly before midnight when two intruders broke in and demanded to know where he kept his safe.

03/11/2014

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