Tavares Humphries got into the Commons South residence hall by following a student inside, then burglarized a co-eds’ dorm room before attacking an 18-year-old woman in the women’s showers Monday morning.
Michael Huston, 26, faces one count of residential burglary and one count of possession of burglary tools, both felonies.
The homes of elderly residents were burglarized by a man who distracted the homeowners while his partners ransacked the victims’ bedrooms and stole jewelry — talking to each other via two-way radio in a foreign language.
Both were charged late Tuesday night after they were identified as the suspects in several South Side home burglaries.
Two men arrested for breaking into a north suburban home, where they tied up two teenage girls and stole a safe, were breaking into homes under construction in Lake County to support drug habits, police said.
Three men were arrested after police caught them burglarizing a residence in the Roscoe Village neighborhood Tuesday morning.
A southwest suburban man has been charged with allegedly stealing jewelry from an elderly woman during a January ruse burglary near Palos Park.
A deputy fire chief for south suburban Chicago Ridge has been released on bond, and placed on house arrest, after he was charged with breaking into a neighbor’s condo in Tinley Park, beat her, and threatened to kill her.
A South Side man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the grisly murder of 14-year-old Kelli O’Loughlin during a burglary of her family’s home in southwest suburban Indian Head Park.
Two residents on Briar Lane in far north suburban Lindenhurst kept their wits about them when one saw a man using a pry tool to get into another neighbor’s house.
A man has been arrested after detectives in southwest suburban Bolingbrook reportedly linked him to four recent burglaries.
A Cook County Jail inmate has been charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill a witness as he awaited trial on a burglary charge, authorities said.