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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

Chicago Bulls championship rings from the years 1991, 1993, 1997 and 1998 were stolen from a Bulls employee in the Bronzeville neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Bulls Championship Rings Stolen From Team Employee

Four Chicago Bulls championship rings were stolen from a Bronzeville home last week, according to an alert issued by police on Saturday.

11/24/2012

Grates found at the Kilpatrick site. (Photo courtesy Ald. Scott Waguespack)

Missing City Grates Found In Scrap Metal Yard

Police followed two would-be tree grate thieves to a recycling center on the West Side, where they found hundreds of city-owned tree and sewer grates, worth thousands of dollars.

08/24/2012

Bicycles (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

‘High-End’ Bikes Taken From Lincoln Park Store

Several “high-end” bicycles, worth thousands of dollars, were stolen from a Lincoln Park area store Tuesday night.

08/08/2012

Library Generic (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Thieves Target Rooftop Air-Conditioners At Robbins Library, Blue Island School

A public library in Robbins and a school in nearby Blue Island have been hit by air-conditioner thieves.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Waukegan Statues

Statues Stolen From Waukegan Library Were Melted Down At Scrapyard

Police say the theft of two bronze statues from the courtyard at the Waukegan Public Library has been solved, but the statues are gone.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

ATM

ATM Stolen From Downtown Garage

Chicago Police say some bold thieves made their own cash dash Monday morning downtown.

WBBM Newsradio–04/30/2012

The all-African-American Tuskegee Airmen squadron did missions for the U.S. Army during World War II. (Credit: CBS)

Police Search For Tuskegee Airman’s Stolen Medal

Gary, Ind., police are trying to find a Congressional medal that was stolen from a Tuskegee Airman’s home.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

Carbon Tigers Drum

Chicago Band Seeking Help Finding Stolen Instruments

Chicago’s Carbon Tigers say they’ll never stop making music, but some one’s trying to make it tough for them.

02/24/2012

Police believe this person may be a suspect in a rash of TV thefts. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Burglars Target Flat-Screen TVs At South Side Businesses

Thieves have been hitting stores on the South Side and swiping flat-screen televisions, but police may now have a key clue.

02/07/2012

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