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2 Men Push Elderly Woman To Ground, Steal Her Purse

The elderly victim told police she was walking to the Church of the Nazarene at 1501 S. Linneman Road in Mount Prospect about 6 a.m. Sunday when the attack occurred.

07/08/2013

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Best Shops For Discounted Designer Purses In Chicago

For shoppers looking for high style bags created by top designers, but don’t want to spend all of their money on just one piece, a good option is to look for discounted purses. Many Chicago area stores carry new, used and vintage designer purses that have high style and low prices.

05/29/2012

Robert SimmonsRobert Simmons, 50, of Chicago was charged with felony vehicular invasion. (Chicago Police Department)

Mom Victim, Witnesses Catch Smash-And-Grab Purse Thief

Witnesses in the West Town neighborhood helped detain a parolee who smashed the window of a parked car to steal a woman’s purse Thursday afternoon, while she and her young daughter sat in the vehicle.

03/30/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Clutch Would You Rather Own?

03/13/2012

Billy Tribbett (Chicago Police Department)

Man Accused Of Dragging Elderly Woman With Car

A judge in Chicago has set bond at $350,000 for a robbery suspect accused of dragging an 80-year-old woman for a block in his car after she refused to let go of her purse.

12/24/2011

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Woman’s Neck Slashed By Girl, 14, On West Side

A 20-year-old woman is shaken, but recovering, after a robbery that left her with a scar on her neck.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

Naperville Police Sgt. John Westlove (CBS)

Gang Grabs Purses, Then Tries To Withdraw Money At Banks

Naperville police are warning residents that their city is being targeted by a group of smash-and-grab thieves known as the “Felony Lane Gang,” an interstate gang with at least 100 members, CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.

09/23/2011