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A.N. Pritzker School. (Credit: CBS)

Burglars Targeting Cars Of Parents Dropping Off Kids At Wicker Park School

Parents in Wicker Park are on the alert and so are area police. Those parents are being targeted by thieves when they’re picking up or dropping their kids off at school.

12/17/2013

Demarcus Brandon (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Cell Phone Store Owner Who Fatally Shot Robber Speaks Out For First Time

It was him or us. That’s what a Chicago store owner is saying about shooting & killing a man he says was trying to rob his South Side business.

12/16/2013

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Clerk Pepper-Sprayed In Palos Hills Store Robbery

Police are searching for two men who pepper-sprayed a clerk while robbing a southwest suburban convenience store of more than $2,000 last week.

12/16/2013

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Merrillville Cops: Robbers Pose As Cleaning Crew, Tie Up Employees

Charges are expected against two men – after three employees at a Merrillville Portillo’s were tied up and the restaurant safe was robbed of $3500.

12/16/2013

Two men alegedly attempted to rob a jewelry store Satrday in Oak Brook. / surveillance photo from Oak Brook police

Oak Brook Police Seek Two In Armed Robbery

Police continue to search for two men who held up a jewelry store off Butterfield Road early Saturday evening in west suburban Oak Brook, the Pioneer Press is reporting.

12/15/2013

Martise Earl Lowe (Chicago Police Department)

Prosecutors: Man Followed Woman Home, Stole Her Electronics

Martise Earl Lowe is alleged to have trailed behind the 26-year-old victim from the train to her apartment, in the 1700 block of West Henderson, the Sun-Times is reporting.

12/14/2013

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Victims Detain Two Would-Be Robbers In Austin

A party was being held in an office rental space in the former Zenith TV plant in the Austin neighborhood, when four armed suspects entered and announced a robbery about 9:45 p.m.

12/12/2013

Montago Suggs (Credit: Kenosha County Sheriff)

Man Gets 110 Years For 2007 Murder Of Store Clerk

Montago Suggs, of Kenosha, was convicted of killing 22-year-old Melinda “Mindy” Morrell, of Round Lake Park, during a robbery in Waukegan.

12/10/2013

Marvin L. Jones Jr. (Credit: Mount Prospect police)

Prosecutors: Robber Tracked By iPad He Stole

A south suburban man was charged with the armed robbery of a wireless store Tuesday in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.

12/07/2013

Surveillance video captures a man being robbed nby two women with a stun gun.

Robbers Attack Man With Stun Gun, Steal iPad Minis

A stun gun attack by two robbers has been caught on surveillance video. The assault happened Saturday night in Chicago’s West Loop. CBS 2’s Mike Parker tells the story in this Original Report.

12/04/2013

A bank robbery suspect robs a Rolling Meadows bank branch. (Rolling Meadows Police)

Man Robs Rolling Meadows Bank

Shortly before 10 a.m., the man, believed to be about 60 years old, walked into the Charter One bank at 3901 Kirchoff Road and demanded money from a teller.

12/02/2013

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Police Arrest Man In Connection With Joliet White Castle Robbery

Police say the masked man who held up a White Castle at gunpoint Wednesday let employees get a good look at his face minutes earlier.

12/01/2013

Jamokae Smith (Photo from Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Pizza Delivery Robbery After Victim Spots Him On Facebook

An armed robber who helped steal a “football sized pizza” and $13 from a couple delivering food was arrested after one of the victims recognized him on Facebook, Cook County prosecutors said.

11/30/2013

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Victim Might Lose Eye After Being Robbed By Cousin

Robert Demon Squzert, 36, was charged Tuesday in Lake Superior Court with a slew of charges in connection with a Nov. 4 incident in which the victim is likely to lose her left eye.

11/21/2013

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Two Men Robbed At Gunpoint In Lakeview

A man was cleaning snow off his vehicle while another man waited inside the vehicle, when two unknown males — one of whom had a gun — walked up and took cash, wallets and cell phones from the victims.

11/12/2013

This female Maltese, 8 weeks old, was stolen from the Petland in Lake Saint Louis. (Petland)

Puppy Thief Makes Off With Another Dog

A woman who is believed to have stolen two high-end puppies from Chicago area retailers may have hit a St. Louis pet shop a day earlier.

11/09/2013

Lawrence Bradley (Credit: Chicago Police)

Robber Shot By Clerk Faces Felony Charges

Lawrence Bradley, 25, of Dolton, allegedly used a handgun in an attempt to rob a store in the 2900 block of West Devon Avenue about 5:40 p.m. Monday.

11/05/2013

Tomichael Maye (Credit: Elgin Police)

Teens Steal Pizza, Wallet, GPS From Delivery Man

The victim was attempting to deliver a pizza when he was approached by two males, who demanded the food, then started to punch and kick him until they were able to steal it.

10/25/2013

This is an artist's rendering of an armed robbery suspect who took a teen's iPhone. (Schaumburg Police Dept.)

Man Steals iPhone At Gunpoint In Schaumburg

Police are looking for the man who robbed a teenage boy at gunpoint Saturday night in northwest suburban Schaumburg.

10/21/2013

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Arkansas Man Robbed, Shot Dead After Asking For Directions

A 55-year-old man from Arkansas was killed early Thursday morning, when a gunman robbed and shot him, after the victim and his cousin had pulled over to ask for directions.

10/17/2013

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