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Police said a security guard shot three people outside Lake & Cicero Ice House liquor store early Friday, after they fired shots at someone in another vehicle. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Three Shot, One Fatally, Outside Austin Liquor Store

A woman was killed and two men were wounded in a shooting outside a liquor store in the Austin neighborhood early Friday.


Surveillance video shows a thief breaking into a liquor store office. (Santori's Liquors/Lansing Police)

WATCH: Woman Breaks Into Liquor Store Office, Steals Cash — Smiles

How did money just vanish from a south suburban liquor store? Management wanted to find out, so they checked out their surveillance video. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


Juan Flores (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Pushing Elderly Person After Liquor Store Robbery

A man who pushed a 79-year-old to the floor after robbing a Humboldt Park neighborhood liquor store Thursday has been linked to another West Side robbery that occurred earlier this year, police said.


Ricardo Harris (Booking Photo)

Convicted Killer, Former Death Row Inmate Dies In Prison

Ricardo Harris walked into an Oak Lawn liquor store on May 13, 1999 and shot four people with a handgun, killing two employees and wounding two sisters, leaving them for dead.


Aaron Federman (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Beating Liquor Store Cashier With Hammer

A man is behind bars for allegedly bludgeoning a liquor store employee with a hammer to the head during a robbery early Monday in Jefferson Park


Police Brutality Allegations

City Council Committee Backs $156K Settlement In Police Beating

Aldermen are expected to give final approval later this week to a $156,000 settlement in the case of two brothers beaten by Chicago police officers when the young men were mistaken for a pair of robbers as they left the liquor store where they work.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2013

Row 1: Antoine Gates, Diana Veal, Dontaye Singletary. Row 2: Rashaad McNair, Jamell Brooks and Robert Earl Johnson III. | (Provided Photo~Sun-Times Media)

Stray Photograph Helps Crack Cold Case In Gary

The photograph that arrived on Detective Cpl. Michael Barnes’ desk was worth more than the proverbial thousand words.


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Six Charged With Murder For 2010 Gary Crime Spree

On a muggy August night in 2010, a cabal of would-be robbers conspired to break into a northwest Indiana social club for the cash they thought they’d find. Before dawn, the six or more had killed two men, both innocent victims, but didn’t even steal enough cash to share with everyone, a witness told police.


Stack of cash (CBS)

Liquor Store Owner Makes Claim On Cash Found In McHenry Man’s Garden

It has been a year and a half since a McHenry man found tens of thousands of dollars in cash in his garden; and as he and two other people wind their way through the courts to claim it, one of them is telling more about how he lost thousands of dollars – instead of a bug.

WBBM Newsradio–02/26/2013

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Late-Night Fire Guts Elgin Liquor Store

A late night fire at a liquor store in Elgin on Wednesday left the business a complete loss.


Six people were shot Thursday evening inside a store on Chicago’s South Side, and one person died, police said. (CBS)

1 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shooting At South Side Store

One man died and five others were wounded when two gunmen sprayed a convenience store with bullets Thursday evening in the south side Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.


Liquor Store Shooting

7 Dead, 18 Wounded By Weekend Gunfire In Chicago

Seven people were killed and 18 more were wounded – including a Chicago Police officer – in a violent weekend on the streets of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012

Liquor Store

Countryside Liquor Store Owner: Facebook Post Is A Lie

A Countryside liquor store owner is the victim of a Facebook-fueled campaign to hurt his business, which, he says, is based on a lie.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

Police Brutality Allegations

Officers Investigated After Alleged Beating Of Liquor Store Manager

Several Chicago Police officers are under investigation, after two men say they were brutally beaten inside a Southwest Side liquor store.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Liquor Store Shooting

Robber Shot Dead, Employee Wounded In Liquor Store Holdup

A suspected robber was shot and killed, and an employee was wounded, during a holdup at a liquor store in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011

Tubby's Liquors

Boy, 4, Accidentally Shoots, Kills Self In Liquor Store

A 4-year-old boy from Indiana is dead, after apparently shooting himself by accident inside a liquor store in far south suburban Beecher.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

Michael Nelson

Cops: Liquor Store Owner Recognized Customer-Turned-Robber

An 18-year-old man accused of robbing a Ford Heights liquor store has been arrested, thanks in part to a store owner who recognized him as “Lil Mike,” a frequent customer.