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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

Lincolnwood School Memorial

Memorial Statue Stolen From Outside Lincolnwood School

Police in Lincolnwood are investigating the theft of a memorial statue that was stolen from outside an elementary school.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

A Baby Jesus statue was returned to its nativity scene on Dec. 29, 2011, eight years after it was stolen from a family's yard in Inverness. Someone had found it in their yard in Hoffman Estates and turned it into police, who didn't find the rightful owners until after Christmas 2011. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Stolen ‘Baby Jesus’ Statue Returned To Owners After 8 Years

A “Baby Jesus” figure is back with its Nativity scene, after being stolen eight years ago.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

Willie Gault. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Willie Gault’s Stolen Super Bowl Ring Recovered At L.A. Jewelry Store

Willie Gault’s 1985 Super Bowl ring is back in the hands of the retired Bears and Raiders wide receiver.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2011

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Man, Teen Girls Steal SUV, Crash Into Pole In River North

A joyride in a stolen Lexus ended in a crash in River North that left a 14-year-old girl in critical condition, and a man and another teenage girl behind bars.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Savon Tremain Griffith.  (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Teen Charged With Stealing Lottery Tickets At Gunpoint

One teen is in jail and police are seeking a second after they allegedly rummaged through the pockets of someone they knew at gunpoint, getting away with just two lottery tickets.

11/10/2011

The 2 Investigators went undercover to see if retailers would buy seemingly stolen merchandise. (CBS)

2 Investigators: The Black Market For Stolen Smart Phones

What happens to smart phones that are ripped from the hands of robbery victims? 2 Investigator Dave Savini talks with authorities about the pipeline of stolen merchandise.

10/28/2011

'Superman'

Community Unites To Replace Downstate Man’s Stolen Superman Collection

Superfriends of downstate Metropolis, Ill., have banded together to help a Superman fan who lost that which is most precious to him.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

This stolen Toyota 4-Runner was used by two men to rob the flagship McDonald's restaurant in Oak Brook on Aug. 14, 2011. Police recovered the vehicle on Aug. 18, 2011. (Credit: Oak Brook Police Department)

Police Recover SUV Used In Robbery Of Flagship McDonald’s

Police have recovered the SUV used in the armed robbery of the flagship McDonald’s restaurant in Oak Brook over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

Juan Ocampo

Man Charged With Buying Gear Stolen From Band At Lollapalooza

Authorities have charged a Back of the Yards neighborhood man with buying the stolen instruments and gear belonging to the psychedelic rock band “Portugal. The Man” at Lollapalooza earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2011

Wilfredo Gonzalez, 30, of Chicago, is charged with one count of felony theft for allegedly stealing a ring, then swallowing it when he got caught. (Credit: Cicero Police Department)

Repairman Charged With Stealing Diamond Ring, Swallowing It

A home repairman is charged with stealing a diamond ring from the owners of a house where he was working, then swallowing it when he got caught.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

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Band ‘Portugal. The Man’ Loses Trailer To Thieves At Lollapalooza

Psychedelic rock band “Portugal. The Man” saw their trailer full of gear stolen after they played Lollapalooza Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

Riverside Air Conditioners

Thieves Steal Air Conditioners From Riverside Post Office

Thieves walked off with two air conditioning units at the post office in Riverside over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

Someone stole Marlon Tapang's wheelchair from outside his Gurnee home. (CBS)

Gurnee Student’s Wheelchair Stolen

Marlon Tapang has cerebral palsy and relied on his wheelchair for greater mobility. But someone stole his chair last week, CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.

05/23/2011

Taxi

‘Unruly’ Passenger Allegedly Stole Taxi

The cab driver initially asked the man out of the taxi because he was “unruly” in the backseat, prosecutors said.

04/27/2011

Ondelee Perteet (CBS)

Search Continues For Paralyzed Boy’s Stolen Van

Police continue to look this morning for a stolen minivan equipped with a wheelchair for a paralyzed Chicago teenager.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011

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Barber’s Chair, Antique Pumps Stolen From Gas Station

Three antique gas pumps and a chrome barber’s chair base, which had been stored outside a Libertyville gas station for the past 20 years, were stolen last week.

04/05/2011

Remy

Reward Increased For Dog Stolen In Woodridge Break-In

Police confirm the pot of money for Remy the Shih Tzu poodle mix has grown to $1,500.

01/17/2011

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More Birds Stolen From West Suburban Petland

For the fourth time in less than a year, thieves have stolen exotic birds from a pet store in west suburban Naperville.

12/03/2010

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