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Photo of a snow plow stolen in unincorporated Oswego (Credit: Kendall County Sheriff)

$1,000 Reward Offered In Search For Stolen Snow Plow

The snowplow was stolen from the 1600 block of Route 25 in unincorporated Oswego sometime between March 9 and 15, according to a statement from the Kendall County sheriff’s office.

03/25/2015

The band Chicago AfroBeat had its musical instruments stolen recently. (CBS)

Chicago Band Searches For Stolen Instruments

Members of Chicago AfroBeat Project had a great gig. But when they returned to their trailer in the morning, they got a rude awakening. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

03/02/2015

Surveillance video shows two suspects drive off with a dog-daycare van. (Chicago Police)

Van Filled With Dogs Was Unattended Before Theft: Surveillance Video

Previously, the highly publicized dognapping incident, which ended with the stolen pets recovered Thursday, was characterized as a carjacking.

02/19/2015

Douglas Crowley plays the bagpipes (Picture provided to CBS2)

Firefighter’s Bagpipes Stolen From Minivan

For six years, Lt. Douglas Crowley has played bagpipes on special occasions for the Chicago Fire Department’s Pipes and Drums band. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

02/12/2015

Chicago Police Department logo

Police Will Display Recovered Property This Weekend

If you have been the victim of a burglary in Chicago, you might have the chance to get some of your stuff back this weekend.

01/02/2015

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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

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