Robbery

Chicago police released a surveillance picture of a suspect who ran off with cell phones at the Red Line Wilson stop. (Chicago Police)

Teen Charged With Stealing Cellphones At Red Line Wilson Station

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with stealing cellphones on Red Line CTA trains at the Wilson station throughout the last three weeks in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.

01/18/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Ravenswood home.  (Credit: CBS)

Report: Cops Release Teen Questioned About Robbery Of Mayors’ Son

Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada would not specifically confirm the teen had been released, and would only say “people of interest” were being questioned about the mugging, but no arrests have been made in connection with the robbery of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son, Zach.

01/14/2015

Vidal Rainey (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Man Gets 40 Years After Admitting To String Of Robberies, Sex Assaults

Vidal Rainey, 25, pleaded guilty to Monday to multiple charges including aggravated criminal sexual assault and armed robbery, the Cook County state’s attorney’s office said.

01/08/2015

Martell Flippins (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Robbing 7-Eleven In Niles

Martell Flippins, 26, entered 7-Eleven, 7450 Oakton St., at 3:05 a.m. on Nov. 7 and made off with a bag of money from the register after he showed the clerk he had a gun, Niles police said in a statement.

01/07/2015

Matthew Duett (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Parolee Accused Of Robbing Mother’s Landlord After Rent Paid

Matthew D. Duett’s mother paid her landlord this month in cash for the West Side apartment she shares with her parolee son, then he stole it right back, prosecutors said.

12/29/2014

(Left to right) Dequan Brown, 22, Devonte Merrill, 21, and William Irving, 21, are charged in connection with a robbery in East Garfield Park. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Three Charged In East Garfield Park Robbery

The men robbed a person Sunday at about 2:50 a.m. near the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and Western Avenue, according to police. Shortly after the robbery, all three entered a vehicle which drove away and went onto the Eisenhower Expressway.

12/29/2014

Chicago police say these four suspects took part in a Dec. 7 robbery on the Red Line. (Chicago Police)

Guardian Angels Hand Out Flyers Of Red Line Robbery Suspects

The Guardian Angels have been passing out fliers at the Garfield CTA Red Line stop – fliers that show photos of the four young men believed to have robbed and beaten a 21-year-old man on the Red Line three weeks ago.

12/28/2014

Chicago police say these four suspects took part in a Dec. 7 robbery on the Red Line. (Chicago Police)

Police Release Surveillance Images In Red Line Robbery

Chicago police are asking in identifying four suspects who allegedly robbed a CTA passenger after soliciting donations for a basketall team.

12/26/2014

Armed robbers hit this Albany Park convenience store. (CBS)

Convenience Store Clerk Fires Shots At Armed Robbers In Albany Park

Police say two gunmen walked inside the 7-Eleven in the 2900 block of West Montrose in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood.

12/26/2014

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Police: Men Posing As Electrical Workers Robbing Elderly Women In Lakeview

Police are searching for men who have posed as electrical workers and twice robbed elderly women in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side.

12/25/2014

Prison fence

Man Gets 26 Years For Raping CTA Worker At Gunpoint

Devonte Willis, 21, pleaded guilty on Monday to aggravated criminal sexual assault with a firearm, according to a statement from the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

12/23/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Ravenswood home.  (Credit: CBS)

Candidate Asks: How Could Emanuel Bodyguards Have Missed Attack On Mayor’s Son?

Ald. Bob Fioretti commented Monday about the Friday night robbery of Mayor Emanuel’s son outside the family’s North Side home. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

12/22/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Dead, 8-Year-Old Boy Injured In Shooting In Austin

Ron Hernandez, 45, was standing on the sidewalk about 5:55 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Washington Boulevard when someone walked up and announced a robbery, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

12/22/2014

Ardamis Simms | Photo from Chicago Police Department

Man Charged With Robbing Convenience Store In Loop

A man has been charged with robbing a Loop convenience store earlier this month.

12/21/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Ravenswood home.  (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Emanuel’s Son Robbed Outside Family’s Lakeview Home

he teenage son of Mayor Rahm Emanuel was the victim of a robbery outside the mayor’s Lakeview home Friday night, a spokesperson from the mayor’s office confirms.

12/20/2014

Demario Bailey. (Credit: johnson College Prep)

Three More Teens In Court For Murder Of 15-Year-Old

Deafro Brakes, 17, Tarik Brakes, 16 and Isiah Penn, 17 were each charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted armed robbery with a firearm. Tuesday afternoon, a judge ordered Deafro and Tarik Brakes held without bail, and set Penn’s bond at $2 million.

12/16/2014

Mutahir Rauf (courtesy of Loyola University Chicago)

Slain Loyola Student’s Family Seeks “Peace, Not Vengeance”

Family and friends were remembering a slain Loyola University student Tuesday morning, four days after he was shot and killed during a robbery near campus.

12/09/2014

Police say robbers stole half a million dollars in jewelry from seven people at this Minnesota rest stop. (Credit: CBS)

Police: Robbers Trailed Victims Hundreds Of Miles After Chicago Jewelry Trade Show

A group of robbers stole half a million dollars in precious metals and diamonds and police believe the victims were trailed for hundreds of miles after a jewelry trade show in Chicago, reports CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez.

12/08/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot During Robbery In Gage Park

The man, 33, was in the 2800 block of West 53rd Street about 9:10 p.m. when he was approached by six to eight males who took his cell phone and fired shots.

12/08/2014

Saul Sandoval (Credit: Riverside Police)

Man Free On Bond For Robbery Charged With Stealing Woman’s Purse

A man free on bond after being charged with robbing an elderly man in west suburban Riverside in August was arrested last weekend and charged with another robbery in Chicago.

11/21/2014

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