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.