In each case, the suspects try to shoplift items, then use force or threaten store employees who confront them.
Police are warning residents in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood about two recent robberies.
A volunteer group of citizen crime fighters is calling the Magnificent Mile – a popular tourist destination in Chicago – the “Muggers’ Mile,” to spotlight robberies along Michigan Avenue.
Police were seeking a man who has been ripping off cell phones and purses in and around a South Loop subway stop.
Brian Lykins and Emil Niemi are charged with aggravated robbery for holding up two late-night businesses on the Northwest Side.
Police are searching for up to two suspects who robbed and attacked business owners and pedestrians on the Near West Side in the last two weeks.
Police are searching for a man who attacked and robbed people nearly two weeks ago in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood.
A West Aurora student who saved the life of a choking schoolmate last year will be honored in an episode of the Steve Harvey show that airs Thursday, the Aurora Beacon-News reports.
Suspects are being sought for robberies within the past two weeks in the South Side Fuller Park neighborhood.
Jason Logsdon, who took on the media-created “Bad Hair Bandit” moniker after allegedly robbing several salons throughout the Chicago area, pled not guilty Friday to five counts of armed robbery, Pioneer Press is reporting.
After holding up a Subway shop on the Near North Side, a robbery suspect fled the scene, and police chased him to Wicker Park, where he allegedly attempted to run over a police officer, prompting the officer to shoot him.
The latest stick-up occurred as Loyola campus police officials are exploring the idea of issuing electronic stun guns to its officers. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
Police have issued a business alert after three robberies of Chinese restaurant delivery men on the South Side.
Detectives from Chicago and the suburbs believe they finally got their man. Police plan to announce charges on Wednesday for a man arrested in connection with the robberies of more than a dozen local hair salons.
A group of young women have been haling taxis in the Loop, then robbing the drivers after being driven to the South Side, according to Chicago Police.
Skokie police have issued a community alert for a gunman suspected in several hair salon robberies.
A rash of automated teller machine (ATM) armed robberies in Waukegan was brought to a halt over the weekend after police nabbed three young men and a juvenile following a traffic stop Saturday.
Chicago police on Tuesday released several photos of two suspects who allegedly robbed at least four CVS Pharmacy locations.
Four teenage girls have been charged with robbing two University of Chicago students at gunpoint.
Police are warning delivery drivers of an increase in robberies on the Southwest Side.