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Dominique K. Anderson, 21 (Chicago Police photo)

Man Charged In Attempted Robbery, Shooting Of Delivery Driver

A 21-year-old man has been charged after allegedly shooting a delivery driver in a robbery attempt Friday night in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side, police announced Sunday.

01/05/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Cell Phone Store Owner Shoots, Kills Robber

About 6:30 p.m. a man in his 20s armed with a handgun tried to rob a cell phone store in the 1700 block of East 87th Street. The store’s owner, armed with a handgun himself, shot an killed the would-be robber.

12/11/2013

Lawrence Bradley (Chicago Police Department)

Robber Shot At North Side Store Held On $400,000 Bond

(STMW) — A man who was shot as he tried to rob a North Side store with a fake handgun has been ordered held on $400,000 bond. Lawrence Bradley, 25, of the 15200 block of […]

11/07/2013

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cops Warn About Robber Who Hit Red Line Subway Stop

Police were seeking a man who has been ripping off cell phones and purses in and around a South Loop subway stop.

07/12/2013

An armed robber strikes a Skokie beauty salon. (Niles Police)

Ex-FBI Agent: Salon Bandit Getting More Bold

A former FBI agent says the man who’s been robbing hair salons at gunpoint is probably getting more emboldened with each successful robbery.

01/25/2013

William Castle, 43, was caught by police as he robbed a Lakeview business, authorities say. (Chicago Police)

Cops Catch Registered Sex Offender Robbing Store Near Wrigley Field

A Tennessee man was arrested after Chicago Police officers found him robbing a store Sunday in the North Side Lakeview neighborhood.

01/21/2013

Richard D. Mendoza, 31, allegedly beat a woman before stealing her purse. (Chicago Police Department)

River North Purse-Snatcher Chased Down, Detained By Witnesses

Thanks to three good Samaritans, a purse snatcher was caught after allegedly beating a woman up and robbing her Friday morning.

11/23/2012

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Calumet City Businessman Going On Trial For Firing At Fleeing Robber

A Calumet City businessman is going on trial for shooting at a thief running from his store.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Raymond Jefferson

Report: GPS Technology Busts Alleged Electronics Thief

Police got a little help again from technology in catching an alleged thief.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Linette Kossow describes how she chased after an 18-year-old man who stole her wallet Friday. (CBS)

Woman Chases Down Teen Twice Her Size Who Stole Wallet

A teenage boy stole a woman’s wallet as she rode a bus overnight, but the woman chased the thief down and cornered him until police arrived.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

Shooting Generic

Would-Be Rally’s Robber Killed By Eatery Worker

As one robber grabbed an employee and the other brandished an Uzi-type weapon, a Rally’s co-worker took quick action, firing at the would-be criminals inside the store early Jan. 11.

01/24/2012

Verizon iPhone

‘L’ Train Passengers Help Catch iPhone Robber

Another passenger was robbed of an iPhone on the ‘L’ Wednesday, but this time, passengers stepped in and caught the suspect.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Sally Katona-King (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Killed At ‘L’ Station Laid To Rest

On Saturday, family and friends of Sally Katona-King honored the life of a woman who rebounded from tragedies, including the violent death of her husband. Katona-King’s relatives now have to do the same.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2011

Sally Katona-King (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Killed At CTA Station Honored At Wake

With the man who caused her death still at large, family and friends of Sally Katona-King gathered Friday to remember a woman who was dedicated to giving to others.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

'L' Stop Suspect Alert

Retired Officer Says He Saw ‘L’ Stop Suspect

A retired police officer in the far northern suburbs says he thinks he saw the robber – more than 30 miles away from the crime scene.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

Fullerton 'L' Stop

UPDATED: Cops Search For Man Who Killed Woman At ‘L’ Stop

Chicago Police are seeking the public’s help in catching the suspect who sent a woman tumbling down a flight of stairs as he escaped from a robbery at the Fullerton ‘L’ stop. The woman later died.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2011