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3 Violent Robberies Reported Near Jackson Park

Chicago Police have issued a community alert following three similar strong-arm robberies in South Shore, near the southern end of Jackson Park.

WBBM Newsradio–08/16/2012

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1 Home Invasion Suspect Commits Suicide, 3 Arrested After Indiana Chase

One person is dead, and three others are in jail, after a home invasion turned into a dramatic police chase in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

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Robbers Striking In Broad Daylight In Loop, River North, Old Town

Police are searching for a robber who has been targeting victims downtown and on the Near North Side in broad daylight in recent weeks.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

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‘Felony Lane Gang’ Hits Naperville Again, Stealing Purses Left In Cars

A roving band of thieves is at it again, striking seven times in as many days in Naperville, this time targeting moms who are dropping off their kids at daycare.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

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Strong-Arm Robbers Hitting Hyde Park, Washington Park, Bronzeville

Police have issued a community alert about a rash of robberies on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

Cory M. Paytes, 22, and Travis J. Gamble, 22, were charged with armed robbery, aggravated robbery and resisting a peace officer.

Serial Pizzeria Robbers Caught After Latest Heist

Two serial pizzeria robbers were caught red-handed Monday night after ordering employees into a freezer while robbing a west suburban restaurant at gunpoint.


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Harvey Cops Nab Robbers Who Targeted Tow Truck Drivers

In south suburban Harvey, a sting by police has ended with a robbery suspect critically shot, and another taken into custody. The two men are suspected in a string of tow truck robberies in Harvey and other south suburbs.

CBS 2–01/11/2012

JoJo James was killed over the holiday weekend at his gas station. (courtesy James family)

Young Father Killed In Gas Station Shooting

A young dad was robbed of his first Christmas as a father when he was fatally shot during an armed robbery at his South Side gas station Saturday afternoon.


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Tow Trucks Targeted By Robbers In Michael Myers Masks

Police are warning residents of the Englewood neighborhood to be aware of masked robbers targeting tow truck drivers.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

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Bank Robbery Suspects Hit Truck During Getaway

A pair of bank robbers got away with the cash, but not before a dye pack exploded in their loot and they crashed into a garbage truck while making their getaway.


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Waukegan Robbers Ordering Victims To Disrobe

Thieves in the Waukegan area appear to be taking a new tactic to delay their victims from calling 911.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

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Robbers On The Loose After Holding Up Vernon Hills Home Depot

Two robbers are on the loose in Vernon Hills, after they held up a Home Depot in the northern suburb.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

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Pepper Spray-Wielding Robbers On The Loose In Lakeview

Wrigleyville, Boystown, and other parts of the trendy Lakeview neighborhood have been targeted by a group of robbers who roam the streets wielding pepper spray.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

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Robbers Ride Elevators To Burglarize Apartments

Three men allegedly rode elevators in an apartment building, then followed and robbed residents at gunpoint.