An 18-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to theft and aggravated battery for mugging the son of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and stealing his cell phone as the mayor’s wife looked on in the courtroom.
A sick puppy was returned to a Joliet animal shelter on Wednesday, two days after someone stole the dog.
A Burr Ridge woman has been sentenced to almost six years in federal prison for stealing the life savings of an Oak Park couple to invest in a gold mine.
Lamawr Palmer, 31, was charged with one felony count of theft of school property, according to a statement from Riverside police.
The suspect forced entry into Raymond Ellis School, 720 Central Park Drive, around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Christmas Eve, police said in a community alert issued Friday with surveillance images.
Prosecutors say 34-year-old Yue Huang; 57-year-old Caichang Li and 55-year-old Shunai Li teamed up to steal more than $2,000 in clothing from the Macy’s at Orland Square Mall.
Kavin Gipson, 48, and Roosevelt Huddleston, 51, approached the bucket outside the Ultra Foods, 491 E. Roosevelt Road in Lombard, about 7 p.m. while the bell ringer was inside the store, according to a statement from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
The Boost Mobile store, in the 4000 block of West Montrose, has been victimized twice by classic dead-of-night heist artists, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Katrina Grey is a 14-year veteran of the police department and makes $80,000 a year. Now, she’s on paid medical leave pending the outcome of her court case, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
A Salvation Army bell-ringer was taking a scheduled break from her duties outside of a Walgreens drug store at 95th Street and Melvina Avenue when the theft occurred. She returned to find the kettle and its contents gone.
Video shows a real-life Grinch taking packages from some Lincoln Park homes. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
A South Side man was arrested over the weekend, after breaking into a police impound, and driving off in his car, which had been seized after a previous traffic stop.
Every two years, the Chicago Women Charity Players put on a production as a fundraiser, designating the proceeds for a different charity each time. On Sunday night, they staged a production of “The Music Man.” After the play, someone stole a lockbox with $2,000 in cash, along with checks and credit card receipts.
Police were warning residents to be careful when having holiday gifts delivered to their homes, after five people were arrested for stealing packages from victims’ front porches in three separate incidents.
The cafeteria manager at a west suburban high school skimmed more than $50,000 from daily lunch sales at the school over a seven-month period, prosecutors allege.
The boy–whose name was withheld by police due to his age–faces seven felony counts of burglary and one felony count of possession of a stolen vehicle, in addition to 12 misdemeanors including DUI, reckless driving and theft.
A South Side man has been ordered held on $90,000 bond after he allegedly stole more than $10,000 in jewelry from a Gold Coast store Wednesday afternoon.
Chicago police said 35-year-old Anna Straus, 36-year-old Glowacka Xagniezska, 41-year-old Damian Duitlow, and 50-year-old Ian Kowolski each face one count of felony theft and one count of felony burglary. A fifth suspect, 31-year-old Andrzej Debinski, has been charged with a felony count of possession of a fraudulent ID card.
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Police say the attacker entered the house through an unsecured window. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.