iPhones

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With Cell Phone Thefts On The Rise, Police Say There Are Ways To Protect Yourself

Brian White with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department says they’ve seen more strong armed robberies and thefts in recent years, but he says now there are new ways to protect yourself.

06/23/2015

iPhone 5 - 2012

Chicago Man Admits Stealing More Than $1M In iPhones, iPads

Authorities allege Stephen Gunn stole about 1,700 products worth more than $1 million, including several hundred iPhones, iPads, Blackberrys, and Motorola phones.

04/02/2014

Red Line Train

Police: CTA iPhone Thefts Follow Pattern

Every year some 800 to 900 property thefts are reported on CTA trains. Most of the stolen items are I-Phones or other electronic devices. The thefts, as Mike Parker reports, follow a familiar pattern, a pattern you should know about.

08/07/2013

Jay Dixon and Brandon Timberlake

Pair Charged With Robbing iPhone Resellers

Two men who police say were involved in a string of armed robberies of people looking to buy used iPhones to refurbish and resell were arrested Tuesday night in an undercover operation.

07/25/2013

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Apps Lead Police To Stolen Smart Phones

Want to find your stolen iPhone? There’s an app for that, and Chicago Police are using it.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

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Massage Therapist: Smart Phones Can Mean Big Problems For Thumbs

A professional massage therapist is warning that it’s not just the big muscles than can put a crimp in your style.

WBBM Newsradio–03/05/2012