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Watches are displayed at the Tourbillon store on Michigan Avenue. (CBS)

Mag Mile Smash-And-Grab Nets Burglars $425K In High-End Watches

CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports on a brazen robbery at a Mag Mile retailer where one watch can cost as much as a house.

11/01/2013

A group of more than 20 teenagers was caught on surveillance video as they descended on Mildblend Supply Co. in Wicker Park on July 28, 2012, and stole more than $3,000 worth of designer jeans. (Supplied to CBS 2)

Quinn Signs Bill To Toughen Penalties For Social Media Mob Attacks

A bill to toughen penalties on those who use social media to organize violent flash mobs has been signed by Gov Pat Quinn.

05/18/2013

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Chicago Police Boost Mag Mile Presence

Chicago police officers were out in force Friday night, nearly a week after youths caused disturbances near and along the Magnificent Mile.

04/07/2013

Police were out in force Friday April 5, 2013, to discourage youthful troublemakers. (CBS)

Police Beef Up Presence On Mag Mile After Last Weekend’s Youth ‘Mob Action’

Ald. Brenan Reilly promised people would be “tripping over” police at Chicago’s premier retail district. And sure enough, the area was flooded by officers Friday night.

04/05/2013

An individual is arrested Saturday night near the Magnificent Mile after hundreds of young people caused disturbances. (CBS)

28 Arrested In Mob Attacks On Mag Mile, Red Line

The warmest day of the year so far brings hundreds of teens to Michigan Avenue.
Police are calling it ‘mob action’.

CBS 2 is learning about multiple incidents in at least four different locations along the Magnificent Mile and in the Gold Coast, yielding a slew of arrests.

03/30/2013

Holiday shoppers pack the aisles. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Mag Mile Shops On Alert After Flash Mob Thefts

Stores on the Mag Mile are on alert after several thefts involving flash mobs. In each case, a group of teens create a disturbance, steal items and then run from the stores.

CBS 2–03/02/2011