Robbery

Surveillance photo of the suspect who robbed an Orland Park gas station at gunpoint. | Orland Park police

Armed Robber Steals Money, Cigarettes From Orland Park Gas Station

Orland Park Police are investigating an armed robbery in which a man got a little bit of money, and a lot of cigarettes.

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Pair Arrested After Trying To Rob Undercover Officer During iPhone Sale: Gary Police

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.

08/28/2015

Authorities say this suspect was responsible for a Lake View bank robbery Thursday. (FBI)

Lake View Bank Robbed

The robber took an undisclosed amount of money from an Ashland Avenue bank branch. He did not have a weapon, police said.

08/27/2015

The scene of a robbery and shooting in Humboldt Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot During Robbery In Humboldt Park

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.

08/17/2015

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Police Warn Of Fake Cop Who Robbed Motorist In Streamwood

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.

08/12/2015

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Man Shot During Humboldt Park Robbery

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.

08/05/2015

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Robbers Swipe Bags Of Jewelry From Woman In Glenview

A woman was slightly hurt this morning in a motel parking lot, as three robbers got away with bags of jewelry.

07/31/2015

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Ex-Con Cleared Of Murder Killed While Trying To Rob Someone: Police

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.

07/30/2015

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Inmate Attacks Three Deputies At Bridgeview Courthouse

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.

07/14/2015

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Robber Attacking Women For Purses, Jewelry On West Side

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.

07/08/2015

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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

Surveillance image of an armed robber at the MADE Gallery in West Town.

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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