home invasion

An Elmhurst Police Department vehicle (Twitter)

Elmhurst Woman Ejects Intruder From Her Home

A west suburban woman returned home Monday morning to find a strange man in her house, but when confronted, he said he mistakenly entered the home and left without incident.

08/31/2015

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Police Find Car Believed To Be Connected To Willowbrook Home Invasion, Sexual Asssault

Police are searching a car found in the western suburbs Sunday night that’s believed to be connected to a violent attack on a woman in Willowbrook Saturday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

08/31/2015

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Willowbrook Police Release Sketch Of Attack Suspect

The victim was rushed to the hospital and told investigators a man broke into her home and attacked her after first asking her for money in the driveway, a police official says.

08/30/2015

Jose Garcia Jr. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Man Broke Into Gage Park Home, Exposed Himself To Teen Girl

Jose Garcia Jr., 36, was charged with one count each of home invasion and aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

07/24/2015

Joseph Laudicina (Credit: Crystal Lake Police)

Man Shot By Crystal Lake Police Released From Hospital Into Custody

Joseph Laudicina, 29, whose last known address was in the 1100 block of North Fischer Drive in Addison, was arrested at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday after being released from Centegra Hospital in Woodstock, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.

07/09/2015

Bucktown community leader Steve Jensen (CBS)

Bucktown Resident Turns Tables On Knife-Wielding Home Invader

Now the would-be thief is in custody, CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

07/06/2015

Illinois State Police decal. (CBS)

State Trooper Arrested, Charged With Felonies

Juan Lopez is charged with two counts home invasion and one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm for an incident that happened last year, while he was off duty, the Illinois State Police said in a news release Thursday.

07/02/2015

Chicago police respond to the scene of two people found dead on the Southwest Side. (CBS/Brad Edwards)

Mother And Autistic Son Found Dead After Fire, Apparent Home Invasion

Firefighters found 48-year-old Maria Concepcion Herrera and her 22-year-old son Carlos Herrera dead in their home in the 3600 block of West 55th Place around 2:50 p.m., after someone reported a couch on fire at the home.

05/29/2015

Chicago police respond to the scene of two people found dead on the Southwest Side. (CBS/Brad Edwards)

Mother, Son Discovered Bound, Dead At Southwest Side Fire Scene

One victim reportedly was stabbed, another had been restrained with duct tape, and a fire was started.

05/28/2015

Oak Park police after a woman was attacked during a home invasion in the 1000 block of South Oak Park Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Attacked In Oak Park Home Invasion

Oak Park police were hunting for a man who carried out a violent home invasion Thursday night, when the attacker forced his way inside a home on one of Oak Park’s busiest streets.

05/22/2015

Oak Park police respond to reports of a home invasion in the 1000 block of Oak Park Avenue. (CBS)

Oak Park Police Respond To Report Of Home Invasion, Woman Tied Up

(CBS) — Police in west suburban Oak Park responded Thursday evening to reports that an intruder broke into the home of an elderly woman and tied her up before fleeing. The incident occurred in the 1000 block of […]

05/21/2015

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Armed Masked Men Invade Burr Ridge Home, Attack Woman And 5 Kids

Three masked men—one armed with a handgun—broke into a home Tuesday night in west suburban Burr Ridge, then struck and restrained a woman and her children while searching the home.

05/06/2015

Latayuss Curry (Credit: Chicago Police)

Forest Park Man Charged With Chinatown Rape

Latayuss Curry, 21, was charged with single counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon, home invasion and kidnapping by force or threat of force, police announced Tuesday night.

03/25/2015

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Two Questioned In Fatal Avalon Park Home Invasion

Two people are being questioned after a man was killed and two others injured when gunfire erupted during a home invasion Tuesday afternoon in the South Side Avalon Park neighborhood.

03/05/2015

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Three Shot, One Fatally, During Avalon Park Home Invasion

The home invasion and shooting happened in the 8000 block of South Dante Avenue about 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

03/04/2015

(Clockwise from top left) Javier Montes, Pablo Calix, Jose Villegas, and Eduardo Solis-Marcelo are charged in a home invasion in Waukegan. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Four Charged After Waukegan Home Invasion, Manhunt

Jose L. Villegas, 28, and Pablo F. Calix, 19, and Waukegan residents Javier Montes, 21 and Eduardo Solis-Marcelo, 26, each faces counts of home invasion, residential burglary, and unlawful use of a weapon by a street gang member.

02/19/2015

Dennis and Linda Alford (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Couple Charged With Home Invasion At Friends’ Chatham Apartment

Linda and Dennis Alford each face five felony counts of armed home invasion. On Sunday, Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil set Linda Alford’s bail at $300,000. Her husband was ordered held on $350,000 bail.

02/09/2015

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Westmont Police Hunt For Suspect In Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Of Elderly Woman

An elderly Westmont woman told authorities an armed suspect awakened her at 5 a.m. Thursday.

01/02/2015

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

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