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.
Chicago police say that a woman was injured during a robbery at a boutique in Wicker Park Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DePaul University issued a security alert after a student was robbed Monday evening near the school’s campus.
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.
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.
A trail of online sales of Zach Emanuel’s stolen iPhone led the Chicago Police Department to one of the two suspects authorities say mugged Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son in December near the family’s North Side home.
Melvin M. Atto, 21, faces felony counts of armed robbery and aggravated battery for the attack that happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 6700 block of North California Avenue, Chicago Police said.
Two men, who police tracked through a stolen iPhone, have been charged with beating and robbing a man Wednesday night during an argument over gas money in west suburban Oak Brook.
A juvenile male suspect was arrested Saturday in connection with the Dec. 19 mugging of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s teen son near the family’s North Side home.
As Joliet police continued their search for the second robber in a holdup that left a convenience store clerk and a robber dead last week, investigators were hoping someone would come forward with information to help them crack the case.
An off-duty Cook County Jail investigator was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, then exchanged gunfire with the robbers in the Roscoe Village neighborhood on the North Side.
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.
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.
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.
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.