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Mercedes Alvarez (top left), Peter Bloodgood (top right),  Julian Cortez (bottom left), and Angelo Rodriguez (bottom right). (Credit: Niles Police)

Four Charged With Robbing Niles Woman At Gunpoint

Four people are facing charges after police said two of them robbed a woman at gunpoint on her driveway in north suburban Niles early Thursday, while the other two sat in the getaway vehicle.

05/17/2014

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Elderly Man Killed In Apparent Robbery In Crete Township

Alfred Hilton, 85, was found dead at his home in the 3200 block of East Bemes Road in unincorporated Crete Township. Authorities are describing his slaying as a “robbery that went terribly wrong.”

05/16/2014

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Man Charged With Robbing, Beating Elderly Priest In 2011

Jerrell Harris, 21, is charged in the Dec. 6, 2011, attack at St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, when two suspects attacked Rev. Daniel Mallette while wearing “ninja masks” after they broke into the rectory as he lay sleeping.

05/16/2014

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Two Shot At South Side Pawn Shop

Two men were shot at a South Chicago pawn shop Friday morning.

05/16/2014

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Gary Teen Pleads Guilty To Role In Double Slaying

Johnte Crawford, 18, admitted to Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez that he fatally shot Shaqwone Ham, 19, on March 17, 2013, in the 2500 block of West 15th Avenue in Gary.

05/16/2014

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Thieves Steal Jewelry, Watches From Lord And Taylor Store In Oakbrook Center

A smash-and-grab at Lord and Taylor in Oakbrook Center early Wednesday morning.

05/14/2014

A black 2014 Jeep Cherokee was stolen about 7:30 p.m. May 10 in the 400 block of North McClurg Court, police said. (Photo from Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Streeterville Carjackings, Robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help in apprehending two men wanted in connection with a series of carjackings and a robbery in the Streeterville neighborhood in the last week.

05/14/2014

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Trial Begins For Man Accused Of Killing 5 In 2008

After Torolan Williams and his friend robbed and murdered five people at a house party on the South Side, he turned to his partner in crime and laughed, Cook County prosecutors said. “That was some crazy s—!” Williams allegedly joked.

05/14/2014

Authorities released this sketch of a man suspected of fatally shooting a business owner March 1, 2014, in the Gage Park neighborhood. / image from Chicago Police

Sketch Of Suspect In Shop Owner’s Slaying Released

Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of fatally shooting a Gold Coast shop owner during an apparent robbery in March.

05/12/2014

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Mundelein Woman Stabbed In Minneapolis Robbery

A college student from Mundelein was stabbed during a robbery in Minneapolis on Monday, and a quick-thinking friend might have saved her from bleeding to death.

05/07/2014

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Man Charged With Kidnapping Baby Daughter At Gunpoint

Nathaniel Lawson, 22, was charged with one count of home invasion, child abduction, aggravated unlawful restraint and robbery – all felonies – according to a statement from Chicago Police.

05/06/2014

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Marquette Student Shot During Robbery In Milwaukee

A Marquette University student was shot in the hand and two others were robbed near the downtown Milwaukee campus.

05/02/2014

A robber crashed his Jaguar into a building while fleeing from a Mariano's grocery store in the South Loop on Tuesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Robber Crashes Jaguar After Fleeing South Loop Mariano’s

The 20-year-old – posing as a nightshift crew worker – was inside the store and attempting to steal money from the cash registers, when an employee recognized him from a separate robbery at a different Mariano’s store and began chasing after him.

The suspect then ran out of the store and jumped into a Jaguar, only to crash it into a building across the store’s parking lot at 1601 S. Federal St.

04/30/2014

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UIC Students Robbed At Gunpoint Near West Side Campus

Two University of Illinois at Chicago students were robbed at gunpoint Monday night near the West Side campus.

04/29/2014

Surveillance footage of a man thought to have robbed a woman outside a Jewel storein Woodridge on April 24. / photo from Woodridge police

Police Searching For Suspect In Woodridge Armed Robberies

Police are searching for a suspect they believe is responsible for three armed robberies in Woodridge in the past five days.

04/28/2014

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Feds: Credit Card Fraud Boss Threatened Rival Would Be ‘Cut Into Pieces’

The alleged Chicago boss of an international credit card fraud racket has ties to organized crime in Bulgaria, kidnapped a man in Chicago and robbed him of $800,000, ordered a beating and warned a rival would be “cut into pieces,” feds say.

04/21/2014

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Man Charged In Lakeview Rape, Robbery

Marcus Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, allegedly followed a 22-year-old woman from a gas station at the corner of Halsted and Addison streets, and into a nearby alley Tuesday afternoon.

04/16/2014

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Hearing-Impaired Man Robbed Near Mayor’s North Side Home

The 29-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 1700 block of West Berteau Avenue at 5:45 a.m. when a man got out of a white van, implied he had a weapon, and demanded the victim’s backpack, according to police.

04/10/2014

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Robber In Utility Vest Robs Pastor’s Wife In Austin

Chicago Police are investigating a pastor’s wife’s claim that she was robbed early Wednesday morning by a suspect impersonating a utility worker on the West Side.

04/02/2014

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Cabbies Plan Decal To Honor Slain Taxi Driver

Taxi drivers in the northern suburbs have taken up a cause to remember a fellow driver who was shot to death while on the job.

03/31/2014

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