robberies

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Police Issue Community Alert About ATM Robberies

Police are warning bank customers to be careful, after a string of robberies at ATMs on the South Side.

09/06/2013

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Police Warn Of Robberies In Grand Boulevard

The suspects rob their victims by showing a handgun or using force, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.

08/07/2013

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Suspects Sought In Chicago Lawn Robberies

The suspects approach the victims from behind, strike them with blunt objects and steal property.

08/07/2013

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Two Teens Charged In South Chicago Robberies, Rapes

Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with a pair of robberies and sexual assaults in the South Chicago neighborhood over the weekend.

08/06/2013

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Suspect Sought In Robberies On SW Side

A suspect is being sought for robberies that occurred this week in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

08/03/2013

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Police Warn Of SW Side Robberies

Police are warning residents in the Southwest Side Ashburn neighborhood about several armed robberies that happened earlier this month.

07/31/2013

The Chicago Lakefront Trail in Kenwood. (Credit: CBS)

Police Warn Of Robberies Along Lakefront In Kenwood

Police were warning people who use the Lakefront Trail in the Kenwood neighborhood to be cautious, after a string of robberies along the path.

CBS 2–07/26/2013

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Pair Charged With Robbing iPhone Resellers

Two men who police say were involved in a string of armed robberies of people looking to buy used iPhones to refurbish and resell were arrested Tuesday night in an undercover operation.

07/25/2013

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Police: Group Robbed 3 Loop Stores Since June

In each case, the suspects try to shoplift items, then use force or threaten store employees who confront them.

07/24/2013

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Police Warn Woodlawn Residents About Recent Gunpoint Robberies

Police are warning residents in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood about two recent robberies.

07/23/2013

Guardian Angels member Thomas Hunt hands out a flyer of safety tips on Michigan Avenue near the Water Tower on July 23, 2013. The group says it wants to make sure the popular tourist and shopping district known as the Magnificent Mile doesn't become known as Muggers' Mile. (Credit: CBS)

Guardian Angels: Don’t Let Mag Mile Become “Muggers’ Mile”

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.

07/23/2013

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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

Brian Lykins (L) and Emil Niemi (R) are accused of robbing a donut shop and twice robbing a convenience store on the Northwest Side. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pair Arrested For Robberies Of Convenience Store, Donut Shop

Brian Lykins and Emil Niemi are charged with aggravated robbery for holding up two late-night businesses on the Northwest Side.

07/09/2013

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Police Warn Of Near West Side Robberies

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.

07/07/2013

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Suspect Sought In Robbery Attacks In Washington Park Neighborhood

Police are searching for a man who attacked and robbed people nearly two weeks ago in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood.

06/16/2013

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Last Of Serial Pizzeria Robbers Sentenced

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.

06/06/2013

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Suspects Sought For South Side Robberies

Suspects are being sought for robberies within the past two weeks in the South Side Fuller Park neighborhood.

04/20/2013

Jason Logsdon is charged with robbing several hair salons in Chicago and the suburbs in early 2013. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

‘Bad Hair Bandit’ Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Hair Salon Robberies

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.

03/08/2013

Investigators collect evidence near North and Milwaukee, where a man suspected of robbing at least 12 stores was shot after he held up a Subway sandwich shop on the Near North Side. (Credit: Sun-Times Media)

Cop Shoots Suspect In 12 Store Robberies

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.

02/20/2013

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Third Loyola Student Robbed Within A Month

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.

02/18/2013

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