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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.

03/05/2014

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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.

12/16/2013

Pepper Spray (Photo by Tom Sperduto/U.S. Coast Guard/Getty Images)

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.

09/26/2013

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.

09/05/2013

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.

07/31/2013

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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.

06/19/2013

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.

06/04/2013

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.

05/02/2013

Edward Beasley Academic Center. (CBS)

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.

01/16/2013

School Hazmat

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

A Metra Commuter Train (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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

Pepper Spray (Photo by Tom Sperduto/U.S. Coast Guard/Getty Images)

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.

06/05/2011

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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

Lincoln Park Zoo Lion House

Burglar Breaks Into Lion House At Lincoln Park Zoo

Someone broke into the basement of the lion house at the Lincoln Park Zoo overnight and stole a set of walkie-talkies and pepper spray.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2011

Pepper Spray (Photo by Tom Sperduto/U.S. Coast Guard/Getty Images)

Pepper Spray Used In Failed Loop Old Navy Robbery

Three men attempting to rob a Loop Old Navy store Tuesday by deploying pepper spray fled without stealing anything.

01/12/2011

Pepper Spray (Photo by Tom Sperduto/U.S. Coast Guard/Getty Images)

Suit: Police Kicked, Pepper Sprayed Woman’s Grandsons

A grandmother filed a federal excessive force lawsuit against several Chicago police officers and the city, claiming the officers kicked and pepper sprayed her three teenage grandsons.

12/08/2010

Chicago Fire Department

Pepper Spray Prompts Hazmat Call In South Loop

Paramedics were sent to the scene a South Loop apartment building Monday moring, after pepper spray was discharged on the upper floors.

10/11/2010