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Laptop With Patient Data Stolen From Northwestern Healthcare Employee

The health system said the laptop was in an employee’s vehicle that was stolen Oct. 21. It contained the health information of about 2,800 patients.

12/19/2014

Elgin Police Department

Elgin Police: Vehicle Owners Made It Easy For Teen Car Thieves

Both cars were left running to warm up with keys in the ignition when they were taken.

12/01/2014

Sammy Luther reported his bionic arm stolen after he discovered it missing on Oct. 18. It turned out he'd left it at a Subway restaurant in Chicago. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Meanest Thief Award: Teen Boy’s Bionic Arm Stolen

Sammy Luther was born without a left arm and appreciated what technology had done for him. Then, a thief struck. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

10/29/2014

Stealing bikes is so easy to get away with in Chicago, I decided to try my hand at it. (Photo Credit: Christine Newsom)

The Number Of Bikes Stolen In Chicago, The Neighborhoods They’re Stolen From And The Number That Are Recovered

Looking for a low-risk, lucrative career? Based on these statistics, bike thievery might be for you… (If you can get over the fact that stealing is wrong, that is…)

10/09/2014

Surveillance images of two men who allegedly robbed a Gold Coast watch shop. (Chicago Police)

Police Release Pictures Of Suspects That Hit Gold Coast Watch Store

A police source tells CBS 2 the merchandise that was stolen was worth $350,000.

09/29/2014

Precious, a boxer puppy (Petland)

Pet Shop Seeks Return Of Boxer Puppy

A Naperville pet store says one of its puppies was stolen by a would-be customer who asked to play with the dog.

08/09/2014

Is this beaut locked correctly? (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Most Chicago Bike Owners Don’t Secure Their Bikes Properly, Allowing Thieves To Take Advantage

Let’s be honest: Chicagoans get their bikes stolen more often than Liam Neeson’s family members get kidnapped in the Taken franchise. Here are the mistakes bike theft victims make and how to avoid them!

08/06/2014

Ouch... (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Most Bike Theft Victims Find The Chicago Police Department Unhelpful

What if the inconsistent way the Chicago Police Department handles stolen bikes is indicative of how the department works as a whole?

07/31/2014

Bikes! They're yours for the taking (please don't take them). (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Chicago Police Less Willing To Curb Bike Thefts Than Some Other Cities, Internet Vigilantes

If we have to choose whether to devote resources to solving violent crimes or bike thefts, the choice is obvious. With that said, some are wondering why Chicago can’t have adequate resources devoted to both.

07/23/2014

Violin

Suspect To Be Charged In Theft Of $5M Violin

The mystery of what happened to a multimillion-dollar Stradivarius violin stolen in a stun gun attack was answered Thursday when Milwaukee police recovered the instrument and blamed the heist at least in part on an art thief who once stole a statue from a gallery and then tried to sell it back.

02/06/2014

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$15,000 Worth Of iPads Stolen From Oak Park School District

The iPad Minis, which were purchased for use by low-income students, were stored in the district’s server room.

11/14/2013

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

Three Stolen Puppies Returned Safe

Three designer puppies stolen late last week from three different pet stores were dropped off at a Petland in Missouri on Sunday.

11/11/2013

Baseball fans arrive at Wrigley Field to watch the Chicago Cubs. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

$50K Bond For Men Charged With Stealing Autographed Cubs Bats

Two men were each held on $50,000 bond for allegedly stealing two bats signed by Alfonso Soriano and Ernie Banks from Wrigley Field last Tuesday.

08/01/2013

Koman Willis, 33, is charged with the fatal shooting of baby Jonylah Watkins. (Chicago Police)

Bail Denied For Man Accused Of Killing Baby Over Stolen Video Game

A purported gang member has been ordered held without bail, on charges he killed a 6-month-old girl two months ago, while trying to shoot the girl’s father.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2013

An impounded Lamborghini (CBS)

Cops Chase Lamborghini, Disrupting Memorial Day Cookout

Ron James’ family wasn’t quite sure what happened, or what brought the pretty black Lamborghini to their alley about 5 p.m. Cops swarmed the scene; the driver fled.

05/27/2013

Bicycle (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Chicago Entrepreneurs Raising Money For Bike Theft Tracking Device

The device is called the BikeSpike, and it’s designed to make it easier to find a bicycle when it’s stolen, by showing its location on a map on your computer or smart phone.

WBBM Newsradio–03/29/2013

School buses (CBS)

Seven Buses Stolen In Indiana — For Scrap?

The eight Chicago school buses brazenly stolen last week for scrapping may not be an isolated case. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

03/11/2013

Police were on the scene at SRV Scrap on the South Side. (CBS)

School Buses Stolen Overnight, Shredded In Scrap Yard

Eight school buses stolen from a South Side lot overnight were driven to a salvage yard and shredded into scrap, police said.

03/08/2013

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Off-Duty Cop’s Gun Taken During Armed Robbery

The robbery happened about 7:30 p.m., as the off-duty officer sat in his own car near 91st and King Drive, police said.

02/13/2013

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$27,000 Diamond Stolen From Aurora Jewelry Store

Aurora Police detectives are trying to crack a puzzling case. Call it the “mystery of the missing 27 thousand dollar diamond.” CBS2’s Mike Parker is also checking it out.

02/13/2013

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