It’s not quite taking candy from a baby, but stealing a Boy Scout troop’s money is still pretty low.
A man and woman were charged with breaking into a northwest suburban church and causing several thousand dollars’ of damage in Crystal Lake early Thursday.
Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.
Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.
Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.
The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.
Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.
A manager declined to comment, but police said a man was in the store Sunday and took off with merchandise without paying. An initial report said a piece of diamond jewelry worth several thousand dollars was stolen.
At least two people were in custody Friday morning, after leading police on a chase when officers responded to reports of someone stealing the catalytic converter from a car in the Chatham neighborhood.
What if the inconsistent way the Chicago Police Department handles stolen bikes is indicative of how the department works as a whole?
A worker at O’Hare Airport is behind bars, accused of stealing items from active-duty military personnel. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
James Matthews, 41, of Sauk Village, was charged with two felony counts of theft, police announced early Friday.
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.
Officials are reviewing internal security and surveillance videos, District 220 said in a statement. Barrington High School staff members noticed the computers missing on June 3.
It happened just before 1 a.m. at Charles Hughes Elementary School in the 4200 block of West 15th in North Lawndale.
During a retail theft arrest about 12:15 a.m. in the 200 block of West North Avenue on May 7, officers used a stun gun on 23-year-old Dominique Franklin, who was resisting arrest and “refused to cooperate with officers,” police said.
The rifles were taken from a freight train container on South Lafayette Avenue in Englewood sometime between Sunday and Tuesday.
Daniel Mahru helped the feds convict both political fundraiser and former business partner Tony Rezko and former Illinois Finance Agency chief Ali Ata after prosecutors learned in 2005 that he’d taken money from his mother while she suffered from dementia.