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Chicago Police Warn Of Violent South Loop Robberies

In both cases, two males walked up to people on the sidewalk and punched or knocked them to the ground, police said.



Robbers Use Social Media Site Skout To Target Victims

A group of criminals on the South Side is using a social media app to target its victims.


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Police Warn Of Robber Snatching Necklaces On CTA Trains

Police were warning women who ride the CTA about a man who has been snatching necklaces off women’s necks, then running off the train as the doors are closing.


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Wrigley Area Residents Warned After Several Violent Robberies

Police are warning of several recent violent robberies near Wrigley Field on the North Side.


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Police Warn Of Lake View Robberies

Police issued an alert after two recent robberies in the Lake View neighborhood.


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Police: Men Brought Baby To Two Of Several Robberies In North Suburbs

Two 20-year-old men have been charged with a string of robberies at north suburban businesses — two in which they brought along a 1-year-old child, police said.


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Pair Of Women Using Pepper Spray On Victims Before Swiping Purses: Police

Their tactic: a call for help. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


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Police Warn Of East Village, Near West Side, Lower West Side Robberies

Three robberies were reported in the East Village, Near West Side and Lower West Side neighborhoods in recent weeks, prompting police to issue a community alert.


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Three Robbers Target President Obama’s Kenwood Neighborhood

The holdups could be part of a coordinated effort to target men over social media, sources tell CBS 2.


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Six Robberies Reported On Same Block In Kenwood

The robberies all occurred in the 4700 block of South Ellis Avenue during various times of the day, police said. A seventh robbery was also reported about a block away in the 900 block of East 47th Street.


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Police Warn Of Austin Robberies

Police are warning residents about a series of robberies targeting lone female victims reported this month in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.


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Cabbies Robbed At Knife Point On North Side

Police are cautioning North Side taxi drivers after a pair of cabbies were robbed at knifepoint in separate incidents last week in Ravenswood and West Ridge.


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Police: Man Robbed 3 Taxi Drivers At Gunpoint

The robberies occurred about 6:40 p.m. in the 400 block of South Clinton; about 7:20 p.m. in the 500 block of South Clinton; and about 8 p.m. in the 200 block of South Dearborn, according to police.


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Cellphones Stolen On Green Line Trains In West Garfield Park

Police have released surveillance photos of suspects in two cellphone robberies on the CTA Green Line last week in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.


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Robbers Set Up Roadblock To Target Drivers In Fuller Park

Police said the robbers used a prop in at least two holdups in the Fuller Park neighborhood. They set up a road construction barrel in the street, and when a motorist gets out of his or her car to move it aside, the robbers pounce.


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Women Targeted In Recent Robberies

In both robberies, three males approached a female victim, hit her and ran off with her property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.


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Man Charged With Numerous Armed Robberies On South Side

Officers linked the man to several armed robberies after he was arrested Friday night during the course of a robbery at a restaurant in the 6400 block of West 63rd Street, police said.


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Police: Robber Targeting Females In Wicker Park

Police issued an alert Sunday warning Wicker Park residents of a man who has robbed two women recently in the North Side neighborhood.


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Police Issue Warning After Four Women Attacked In South Loop

Chicago Police have issued a warning after four women were robbed this month in the South Loop.


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Police Warn Of Northwest Side Convenience Store Robberies

In multiple reported robberies between December and January, robbers either implied or displayed a weapon and stole cash or cartons of cigarettes, according to a business alert from Chicago Police.