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Pair Of Women Using Pepper Spray On Victims Before Swiping Purses: Police

Their tactic: a call for help. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


Police sketch of a suspect in an attack Sunday in Bussie Woods. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's police.)

Woman Jogging In Cook County Forest Preserve Fends Off Attacker With Pepper Spray

A runner is said to be doing ok after being attacked in a Cook County Forest preserve over the weekend, reports WBBM’s John Waelti.


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Police: Man Sprays Woman With Liquid During Attempted Robbery Outside Gurnee Bank

Police say a man sprayed a woman with a liquid in an attempt robbery Saturday morning outside a bank in Gurnee.


King College Prep High School (Credit: CBS)

Three Hurt In Pepper Spray Incident At King College Prep

Three girls, all students, were taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition.


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Students Hospitalized After Pepper Spray Incident At Ogden International

The Chicago Fire Department says 15 children were taken to hospitals as a precaution after pepper spray was released at a Near West Side school.



23 Hurt After Pepper Spray Attack At Southwest Side Party

Eighteen people were taken to various hospitals after someone sprayed pepper spray during a party Saturday night in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.


Lumani Lubemba (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man In Body Armor Carries Gun, Knife And Ammo Into Daley Center

About 9 a.m. Tuesday, 32-year-old Lumani Lubemba entered the Daley Center wearing a “blue uniform and black body armor” and “carrying a semi-automatic pistol on his right hip, under a black jacket,” according to Cook County Sheriff’s police.


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Clerk Pepper-Sprayed In Palos Hills Store Robbery

Police are searching for two men who pepper-sprayed a clerk while robbing a southwest suburban convenience store of more than $2,000 last week.


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3 Girls Arrested For Pepper Spray Attacks In South Loop

Police said the first attack occurred about 10:30 p.m., when a group of three girls approached a 24-year-old woman on foot, and sprayed her as she stood outside in the 1100 block of South State Street.


Derrick Ray (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Throwing Bottles Of Urine At Cops In Uptown

Derrick Ray, 41, was charged with three felony counts of aggravated battery of a peace officer, three misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer, and one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass.


Trinity Green (left) and Zana Jackson (right) are accused of pepper spraying security officers at Orland Square Mall after being caught trying to shoplift from Macy's. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

2 Alleged Shoplifters Use Pepper Spray On Security Guards

Two teenage girls have been charged after they used pepper spray on security officers who tried to detain them Friday as they left the Macy’s store at Orland Square Mall without paying for merchandise, Orland Park police said.


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9 Students Hospitalized After Being Pepper Sprayed At School

Nine students at a Near North Side bilingual public elementary school were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after a student accidentally discharged pepper spray.


Surveillance photos of the man and woman who robbed a beauty supply store in the Morgan Park neighborhood Monday morning. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Clerks Pepper-Sprayed When Couple Robs Beauty Supply Shop

Two clerks at a Far South Side Morgan Park neighborhood beauty supply shop were pepper-sprayed when a man with a gun and a woman robbed the store Monday morning.


Dareka Brooks, 22, of Milwaukee is charged with one count of armed robbery. (Prospect Heights Police)

Teen Summons Prostitute, Who Pepper-Sprays Him And Steals His Piggybank

The 14-year-old victim set up the meeting online using a website for sexual liaisons, Prospect Heights police said.


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Students Sprayed With Pepper Spray At South Side School

Police said school officials questioned the 10-year-old boy behind the attack, which left many parents concerned.


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3 Teachers Hospitalized After Pepper Spray Blast At School

Fire and rescue crews were sent to a West Side elementary school Friday morning, after a report of pepper spray at the school.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

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Suburban Hospital Preparing For Possible Overflow From NATO Protests

High School students posed as tear-gassed NATO demonstrators on Wednesday as Franciscan Saint James Hospital in Chicago Heights drilled emergency teams who might be needed if protests get out of hand during the NATO summit in May and Chicago hospitals are overwhelmed.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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Metra Passenger Refuses To Show Ticket, Sprays Conductor With Mace

A West Chicago woman was arrested Monday morning after spraying a Metra conductor with mace when she refused to show her train ticket.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

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Woman Sprayed, Mugged In Lincoln Park

A 61-year-old woman was sprayed with a disabling substance while her purse was snatched Sunday morning in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.


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Pepper Spray-Wielding Robbers On The Loose In Lakeview

Wrigleyville, Boystown, and other parts of the trendy Lakeview neighborhood have been targeted by a group of robbers who roam the streets wielding pepper spray.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011