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Police: Man Tried To Lure Glenview Girl Into Car

The man asked, “Hey come in here, have you ever tried chocolate chip cookies?” The girl kept walking and the man pulled into a driveway, blocking her path.

11/24/2014

Oliver McCracken Middle School. (Credit: CBS)

Skokie School Will Reopen After Online Threat Is Deemed ‘Not Credible’

Classes will resume Friday at Skokie’s McCracken Middle School, following a threat posted online that was investigated by police.

10/23/2014

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Police At U Of I Warn Of Attacks, Robberies

Police at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were encouraging students to walk in pairs, or take public transit, in the wake of recent attacks on campus.

10/21/2014

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WATCH: Armed Robbers Storm Into Bar, Order Patrons Onto The Ground

Two men in hooded jackets stormed Beano’s Bar in East Hazel Crest at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday with money on their minds. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

10/17/2014

This is some of the wreckage vandals left behind at the New Lenox veterans memorial. (CBS/Jim Williams)

Police Make Arrest In Veterans Memorial Vandalism

Brian Sundstrom, 26, was arrested Thursday as he was heading into the police station to talk with authorities about the incident, WBBM’s Mariam Sobh reports.

10/09/2014

Stealing bikes is so easy to get away with in Chicago, I decided to try my hand at it. (Photo Credit: Christine Newsom)

The Number Of Bikes Stolen In Chicago, The Neighborhoods They’re Stolen From And The Number That Are Recovered

Looking for a low-risk, lucrative career? Based on these statistics, bike thievery might be for you… (If you can get over the fact that stealing is wrong, that is…)

10/09/2014

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Suburban Police Practice ‘Active Shooter’ Response

CBS 2’s Mai Martinez takes us inside potentially life-saving training.

09/22/2014

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Dolton Police Sergeant Fired Following Missing-Gun Probe

Dolton’s new police chief has terminated Anthony Bankhead for failing to inventory that gun after it was seized during an arrest two years ago.

09/18/2014

This surveillance image shows Sgt. Brandon Fredrickson of  the Lynwood Police  Department throwing a suspect against a door. (Lynwood Police)

2 Investigators, BGA: Lynwood Police Investigate Brutality Claims

2 Investigator Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association have been working for a year to get videotape of the alleged incident.

09/11/2014

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Police Searching For Man Who Escaped Custody Outside Chicago Heights Hospital

A man arrested after a south suburban house party got out of control early Saturday later escaped from police custody outside a Chicago Heights hospital.

08/16/2014

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Police Warning Lakeview Residents After Man Attempts To Lure 9-Year-Old Girl

Chicago Police have issued a community alert for the neighborhood around Hamlin Park on the North Side.

08/06/2014

Is this beaut locked correctly? (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Most Chicago Bike Owners Don’t Secure Their Bikes Properly, Allowing Thieves To Take Advantage

Let’s be honest: Chicagoans get their bikes stolen more often than Liam Neeson’s family members get kidnapped in the Taken franchise. Here are the mistakes bike theft victims make and how to avoid them!

08/06/2014

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Suspect Charged In Gary, Ind. Officer’s Murder

Carl Blount, 26, faces one count of murder.

07/24/2014

Bikes! They're yours for the taking (please don't take them). (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Chicago Police Less Willing To Curb Bike Thefts Than Some Other Cities, Internet Vigilantes

If we have to choose whether to devote resources to solving violent crimes or bike thefts, the choice is obvious. With that said, some are wondering why Chicago can’t have adequate resources devoted to both.

07/23/2014

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Person Of Interest Questioned In Shooting That Hurt Three Teens

Police are questioning a person of interest in a shooting that wounded three teenagers in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood Monday evening.

07/01/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girl Into Car In Brighton Park

Police are searching for a man who tried to lure a teen girl into a car in the Brighton Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

06/24/2014

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Letter To Gary, Ind. Mom: We’re Watching Your ‘Lovely’ Daughters

What Alfreda Murphy read prompted her to call the police and lock her children inside her home, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

06/07/2014

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West Suburban Cops Get Training To Handle Coyotes

West suburban police are learning how to handle coyotes peacefully, though not quietly.

04/29/2014

Police sketch of a man who police say broke into a Burbank home and tugged on a sleeping female's clothing. (Burbank Police)

Police: Man broke Into Burbank Home, Tugged On Sleeping Female’s Clothes

The victim was sleeping about 4:45 a.m. at her home in the 8300 block of Laporte Avenue when she was woken by a man “tugging on her shirt and pants,” according to a statement from Burbank police.

04/26/2014

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Suit: Chicago, Glenview Cops Lied Under Oath About Traffic Stop

According to the suit, Glenview police are required to record every traffic stop using audio and visual recording devices from their squad car. However, in June 2013 – the day Joseph Sperling was stopped – a Glenview officer disabled his vehicle’s recording devices at the request of a Chicago officer.

04/17/2014

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