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Surveillance images of the "Play-Along Bandit," suspected of robbing at least five banks. (Credit: Bandit Tracker Chicago)

FBI Offers $1,000 Reward For Information On “Play-Along Bandit”

The bandit most recently robbed a Harris Bank branch at 1620 W. 95th St. on Dec. 6, according to a statement from the FBI. He approached the teller, made a threatening demand for money and implied he was armed, although he did not display a weapon.

12/12/2014

John Michael Cunningham (Cook County Sheriff)

Family Offers $10,000 Reward To Find Missing Chicago Man

His name is John Cunningham, and he was last seen near a forest preserve in southwest suburban Palos Park. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

11/06/2014

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Pizza Delivery Driver Shot In Dolton; $5,000 Reward Offered To Find Suspects

It happened near 141st and Indiana Saturday night. The unnamed victim was shot three times when he encountered three suspects during what is described as a set-up and ambush, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

10/27/2014

Boy Scouts (AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER)

Thief Makes Off With Boy Scouts’ Collection Box

It’s not quite taking candy from a baby, but stealing a Boy Scout troop’s money is still pretty low.

09/12/2014

Jeff Westerfield. (Family photo)

With Suspect Still In Custody, $10K Reward Offered In Gary Cop’s Murder

Authorities in northwest Indiana were offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the prosecution of a suspect or suspects in the murder of Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield, even though police have said publicly they’re “fairly confident” the suspect was arrested the same day Westerfield was slain.

07/10/2014

Special education teacher Betty Howard and her son, James Washington. (Family Photo)

Reward Increased To Find Shooter In Teacher’s Death

Betty Howard, 58, a special education teacher at Brooks College Prep in the Roseland neighborhood, was killed by gunfire last week inside the Chatham real-estate office where she worked at her second job.

06/02/2014

A man who robbed a TCF Bank branch in the 3500 block of North Broadway Sunday morning may have robbed another branch in Uptown on Friday. (Photo from the FBI)

$5,000 Reward For Arrest Of ‘Benchwarmer Bandit’

The suspect, given the moniker the “Benchwarmer Bandit” by the FBI, is described as a Hispanic man in his late 20s to early 30s, between 5-foot-9 and 6 feet with brown hair, brown eyes and facial hair.

03/27/2014

Rekeia Williams paid for this billboard for what would have been her son's 19th birthday. Williams has gotten personally involved in the investigation into her son's murder, and thinks more parents of murder victims should do the same. (Credit: CBS)

Murder Victim’s Mom Thinks Parents Need To Get Involved In Investigations

A Chicago woman who lost her son to street violence said if more parents were doing what she’s doing, police might be able to solve more murders.

02/11/2014

The scene outside Sam’s Tobacco and Food, 235 W. Irving Park Rd. in Bensenville, after a man was shot there Sunday night. (Photo from NVP Video)

$10,000 Reward Offered To Help Find Gunmen In Store Clerk’s Death

Hussein Saghir was found dead outside Sam’s Tobacco and Food Mart, at 235 West Irving Park Road, around 6 p.m. Jan. 19 after what was believed to have been a robbery attempt.

02/06/2014

Osama Bin Laden

Man Claims He Pointed FBI To Bin Laden Compound, Wants $25M Reward

A Michigan man who claims he gave the FBI information on Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts has retained the services of a Chicago Law firm to help him get the $25 million reward offered by the federal government.

WBBM Newsradio–11/01/2013

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$1,000 Reward Offered For Info On Shooting Death Of Evanston Man

Cook County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the person who shot to death a 19-year old Evanston man who was standing outside his grandmother’s house last fall.

04/26/2013

Police on the scene after a bomb threat at Aurora University on March 20, 2013. (CBS)

Reward Offered For Information On Aurora University Bomb Threat

After shuttering and searching the campus for several hours following a series of bomb threats Wednesday morning, Aurora University administrators deemed the campus safe. Then, they announced they wanted to find the perpetrators.

03/21/2013

Surveillance photo of the suspect.

Surveillance Photos Released Of Gas Station Stabbing Suspect

Streamwood Police are asking for help and have released surveillance photos of the suspect.

03/19/2013

Lisa Koziol-Ellis (Credit: Elgin Police)

Reward Offered In Murder Of Elgin Woman

A $15,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the killer of a performance artist who was found stabbed to death in her Elgin townhouse March 2.

03/12/2013

Jonylah Watkins was shot and killed while with her father in a parked minivan on the South Side. Police believe the shooter was targeting her father. (Facebook)

Baby Dies After Woodlawn Shooting; ‘Senseless, Despicable Act’

A 6-month-old girl died Tuesday morning, hours after she and her father were shot multiple times while he was changing her diaper in the family van in the Woodlawn neighborhood — a crime the mayor described as “a senseless, despicable act.”

CBS Chicago–03/12/2013

Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

Reward Increased In Kenwood Teen’s Slaying

As Kenwood neighborhood residents gathered at a local high school to remember a slain honors student Friday, a group of Chicago ministers announced the reward for information helping find Hadiya Pendleton’s killer has risen to $30,000.

02/01/2013

The reward for information leading to the capture of Police Officer Clifton Lewis'  killer has been increased to $40,000.

Reward Increased In Cop Killing

Chicago Police have increased the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of another suspect responsible for the murder of an off duty officer a year ago.

12/29/2012

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Students Robbed At Gunpoint Outside School; Reward Offered

Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever robbed a student at gunpoint outside the school.

12/20/2012

Pearl, the Alt family's dog, died when she suffocated after she was caught in an animal trap that police said was apparently intentionally set. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Rewards Being Offered In Case Of Dog Caught In Trap

A number of rewards are being offered in connection with the Dec. 8 death of a dog killed by a trap set in its owner’s backyard during broad daylight.

12/20/2012

Mikias T. Tibebu, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run. (CBS)

Family Increases Reward In Search For Answers In Teen’s Hit-And-Run Death

Six days after a Schaumburg High School track star died in a hit-and-run accident, police still had few answers.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2012

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