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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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‘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.


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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 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.


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.


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.