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iPhone Robbery

Darrell Griffin (left) and Garland Smith (right) both face felony charges after allegedly stealing iPhones in separate incidents on or near the lakefront on Aug. 17, 2013. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Lifeguard Thwarts iPhone Robbery During Air Show

Five suspects – including three juveniles – face charges, following three separate robberies on Saturday, two of them at the Air & Water Show.

08/19/2013

Prince Watson

Teen Gets 32 Years For iPhone Murder At CTA ‘L’ Station

A teen was sentenced to 32 years in prison Friday after admitting he pushed a woman to her death on a CTA staircase after stealing another commuter’s iPhone, the Sun-Times is reporting.

04/12/2013

Whitney Martin, 17, is charged with stealing an iPhone from a CTA Red Line passenger on March 17, 2012. The victim and another passenger chased Martin down and tackled her and police used the "Find My iPhone" app to locate the phone in Martin's shirt. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Cops Use iPhone App To Track Down Robber

A 17-year-old woman was arrested for stealing an iPhone from a passenger on the CTA Red Line over the weekend after police used the “Find My iPhone” app to track her down.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Army National Guard Spc. Paville N. Simpson thwarted an iPhone robbery at the North/Clybourn station on the CTA Red Line on Jan. 7, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

National Guardsman Nabs Robbers At Subway Station

A National Guardsman going to his job as a security guard single-handedly apprehended three robbers at a CTA subway station on Saturday, after they stole another passenger’s iPhone.

01/08/2012

CTA Cermak Stop

Boys Charged With Robbing Woman Of iPhone At Red Line Stop

Two teenage boys stand charged with robbing a woman of her iPhone at a CTA train stop, in what police call “apple-picking.”

CBS Chicago–10/23/2011

Prince Watson

‘L’ Stop Death Suspect Charged In Another iPhone Robbery

The teen charged with pushing a 68-year-old woman to her death at the Fullerton Avenue ‘L’ stop earlier this year is now charged in another robbery.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2011