Robbery

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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

Shawn Milliner, Christina Hedges and Michael Green (Glendale Heights police)

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

Cecil Pendleton Jr. (courtesy family)

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

Trent James Keegan (Credit: Crystal Lake Police)

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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