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With Cell Phone Thefts On The Rise, Police Say There Are Ways To Protect Yourself

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.

06/23/2015

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Three Boys Charged With Fatal Shooting During North Lawndale Robbery

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.

06/21/2015

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Robbery Of West Town Specialty Store Caught On Camera

Two thieves made off with several thousand dollars’ worth of goods from a West Town specialty store in a bold robbery Friday afternoon.

06/13/2015

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Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted By Armed Man In Calumet Heights

Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted and robbed a woman Friday afternoon in the Calumet Heights neighborhood.

06/13/2015

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Police: Food Delivery Drivers Robbed At Gunpoint In Austin

Chicago Police are searching for suspects who are robbing food delivery drivers at gunpoint in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

05/31/2015

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Suspect Charged In Fatal Lake View Robbery

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.

05/30/2015

A man was beaten and robbed near Michigan Avenue and Chestnut Street early Wednesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Investigate Two Robberies Near Magnificent Mile

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.

05/27/2015

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Knife-Wielding Robber May Have Struck Again In Chicago, Elmwood Park

Chicago police say the latest attack happened Tuesday at a Dunkin Donuts in the North Austin neighborhood.

05/21/2015

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Man Beaten, Robbed After Being Lured Into Park Via Social Media

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.

05/15/2015

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Another North Side Boutique Struck By Knife-Wielding Robber

The latest incident occurred at Londo Mondo in Lincoln Park, in broad daylight. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

05/14/2015

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Four In Custody Following Murder Of Man At Merrillville, Ind. Apartment Complex

Several men were breaking into cars parked at the Tan Tar A Apartments at 150 E. 59th Ave. in Merrillville, Ind., at 5:11 a.m. when they saw Cecil Pendleton Jr. and tried to rob him as he was getting in his van to go to work.

05/07/2015

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Bucktown Boutique Employee Stabbed During Robbery

Chicago police say that a woman was injured during a robbery at a boutique in Wicker Park Wednesday afternoon.

05/06/2015

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Man Charged With Pushing Elderly Person After Liquor Store Robbery

A man who pushed a 79-year-old to the floor after robbing a Humboldt Park neighborhood liquor store Thursday has been linked to another West Side robbery that occurred earlier this year, police said.

05/04/2015

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Police: Man Struck By Car, Stabbed, Robbed On Near West Side

The 39-year-old was crossing the street in the 1800 block of West Van Buren Street about 9:50 a.m. when he was struck by a black vehicle, causing him to drop his cell phone, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. A male got out of the vehicle and took the cell phone, then stabbed the victim in the elbow.

04/23/2015

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Man Shot In Austin Robbery

The shooting happened about 12:10 a.m. in the 4700 block of West Maypole Avenue, police said. The man was walking when two men approached and announced a robbery.

04/16/2015

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Man Charged With Robbing Crystal Lake Motel At Knifepoint

About 4:45 p.m., Trent James Keegan walked into the Super 8 at 577 Crystal Point Drive, jumped over the front counter and brandished a knife while demanding the cash from the motel clerk, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.

04/14/2015

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Teen Guilty Of Robbing Rahm’s Son Won’t Be Tried For Lying To Cops

A teen who pleaded guilty in juvenile court to robbing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son won’t stand trial on an additional charge that he lied to Chicago Police about his identity.

04/03/2015

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DePaul Student Robbed Near Campus

DePaul University issued a security alert after a student was robbed Monday evening near the school’s campus.

03/31/2015

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Man Charged With Robbing Downers Grove Pizza Restaurant

Early Sunday, James Himpler walked into the Domino’s Pizza at 5531 Belmont Road in unincorporated Downers Grove, implied that he had a weapon and robbed a clerk at the counter, according to the DuPage County sheriff’s office.

03/30/2015

A woman suspect robs a bank in Crystal Lake. (surveillance image provided by Crystal Lake Police)

Woman Robs Northwest Suburban Bank

The woman went into the bank at 1185 S. Route 31 in Crystal Lake about 11 a.m. and handed the teller a note demanding cash, police said.

03/23/2015

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