Robbery

Torolan Williams (Credit: Chicago Police)

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

Nathaniel Lawson (Credit: Chicago Police)

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

Marcus Lynch (Credit: Chicago Police)

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

Sarah Doubek (left) and Brian O'Connor (right). (Photos from Chicago Police)

Man And Woman Charged In String Of Four Robberies

A man and woman have been charged in connection with a string of four recent robberies, including an early Friday hold-up of a Sarpino’s restaurant in which the man implied he was carrying an explosive device.

03/30/2014

A Sarpino's which was robbed early Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Police Questioning Man, Woman In Connection With Pizzeria Robbery

Chicago Police are questioning two people accused in the robbery of a Chicago pizza shop.

03/29/2014

Darryel Garner (Booking Photo)

Waukegan Man Gets 47 Years For Killing Cabbie In 2010

The voice of the late Patrick Foster rang out clearly in a north suburban courtroom Tuesday, as prosecutors played the 911 tape in which, after being shot five times, he called police and held his attacker down until they arrived.

03/25/2014

Heriberto Ramirez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

No Bail For Man Charged In Gang Initiation Beating

Heriberto Ramirez was one of at least three gang members who blindfolded the 15-year-old boy on March 16 before taking him to an undisclosed location where — after refusing to join their gang — he was punched, kicked, stabbed, and robbed, prosecutors said in court.

03/24/2014

(Left to right) Two brothers, Jaquan and Dimitri Hosey-Green, have been charged with killing a man in an Aurora restaurant. (Credit: Aurora Police)

Prosecutors: Brothers Robbed, Killed Man At Aurora Restaurant

New charges filed against two Joliet brothers accused of murdering a 20-year-old Aurora man in January put into context what allegedly went down inside the bathroom of a west suburban Aurora restaurant where the young man was shot and killed.

03/20/2014

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Men Charged With Leading Police On Highway Chase

Two men were charged with reckless conduct Wednesday after they allegedly led police on a high-speed chase following a robbery Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

03/20/2014

Tyrone Hill (left) and Maria Garcia (right). (Photo from Cook County Sheriff's office)

Husband And Wife Charged With Fatal Stabbing During Robbery

A husband and wife from Chicago fatally stabbed a south suburban man while trying to rob him at knifepoint earlier this month in Harvey.

03/19/2014

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