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Retail Theft

Carlos Davila (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Accused Of Calling In Bomb Threat Before Court Hearing

A west suburban man who was supposed to appear in court on a retail theft charge is now being held without bond after making false bomb threat to the courthouse from a payphone inside the building.

03/06/2014

Kyle Pecore, 29, from Gresham, Wis., and charged him with retail theft.

Four Charged In Gurnee Mills Retail Theft Crackdown

Police used a coordinated attack on retail theft for the first time, linking up with retailers at Gurnee Mills and arresting four people.

12/15/2012

Anthony Porter

Exonerated Death Row Inmate Going Back To Prison For Stealing Deodorant

A Chicago man who spent years in prison on a wrongful murder conviction is headed back behind bars.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Joseph Grabenhofer (left) and Pawel Loboz (right) are accused of filling an empty Samsung Tablet box with rocks and newspaper, then trying to "return" the box to a Sears store in Orland Park to get a "refund." (Credit: Orland Park Police)

2 Teens Charged With Trying To Get ‘Refund’ For Box Of Rocks

Two southwest suburban teens were arrested this week for trying to pull off a crime that was literally as dumb as a box of rocks.

06/14/2012

Garrett Wolfe

Former Bears RB Wolfe Arrested In Miami

Former Chicago Bears running back Garrett Wolfe was arrested early Sunday in Miami.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2011

Shoplifting

Thieves Drive Up Prices For Everyone Else

Even if you don’t see any thieves or shoplifters as you shop on Black Friday, they still have their hands in your pocket as you shop.

WBBM Newsradio–11/26/2010