Orland Park Police are investigating an armed robbery in which a man got a little bit of money, and a lot of cigarettes.
Several recent armed robberies had been reported near 35th and Buchanan in Gary, Ind., in which two suspects robbed people trying to buy iPhones after connecting through an app called “OfferUp,” Gary police said in a statement.
The robber took an undisclosed amount of money from an Ashland Avenue bank branch. He did not have a weapon, police said.
The 24-year-old man was working construction in the 4400 block of West Iowa Street about 10 p.m. when two males walked up and one of them pulled out a handgun, police said.
Police in northwest suburban Streamwood were on the hunt for a man they say is pretending to be a cop, and taking advantage of unsuspecting drivers.
The man was in the 3700 block of West Thomas Street at 11:57 p.m. when two males approached him, announced a robbery and one of them pulled out a handgun, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
A woman was slightly hurt this morning in a motel parking lot, as three robbers got away with bags of jewelry.
Alprentiss Nash was incarcerated from April 30, 1995, to Aug. 30, 2012, after Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez vacated his conviction when new DNA evidence exonerated him.
A 26-year-old man being held at Cook County Jail on robbery charges allegedly attacked three sheriff’s deputies while he was at a southwest suburban courthouse on Tuesday.
The suspect came up behind one victim and grabbed her purse, police said. He asked for her jewelry, then punched her and took her necklace and earrings.
Brian White with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department says they’ve seen more strong armed robberies and thefts in recent years, but he says now there are new ways to protect yourself.
Three teenagers have been charged with shooting a 15-year-old boy to death last week during an attempted robbery in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
Two thieves made off with several thousand dollars’ worth of goods from a West Town specialty store in a bold robbery Friday afternoon.
Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted and robbed a woman Friday afternoon in the Calumet Heights neighborhood.
Chicago Police are searching for suspects who are robbing food delivery drivers at gunpoint in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
Kristopher K. Pitts, 22, faces one count each of first-degree murder and robbery armed with a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
A man was robbed early Wednesday just off the Magnificent Mile, a few blocks from the scene of another robbery attempt a few minutes later.
Chicago police say the latest attack happened Tuesday at a Dunkin Donuts in the North Austin neighborhood.
Four people were arrested Thursday after a woman lured a man into a park in west suburban Glendale Heights, where the man was attacked and robbed by three males.
The latest incident occurred at Londo Mondo in Lincoln Park, in broad daylight. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.