Teens Charged With Thefts From Cars In Forest Preserves

Two teens have been charged with a string of burglaries in south suburban forest preserves.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

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Air Conditioning Units Stolen From Illinois State University

Air conditioning units, popular targets of thieves during this hot summer, have been picked off on Normal campus of Illinois State University.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Propane Tank

Thieves Stealing Propane Tanks From North Side Gas Stations

Police are investigating thefts of propane tanks on the city’s North Side.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

This Dominick's in the Evanston Plaza shopping center in Evanston houses police outpost. (CBS)

Evanston Police To Set Up Shop At Dominick’s Outpost

Evanston officers will soon be able to do some of their work inside an Evanston supermarket. Not everyone thinks the unprecedented move is a good idea, CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.


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Police Warn Of Thefts From Vehicles In Uptown, Lake View

Police have issued a community alert warning residents of thefts from vehicles in the Uptown and Lake View neighborhoods.


Beauty Supply Theft

Spike In Human Hair Thefts Surprises Police

Police say they are surprised by a spike in thefts of human hair in recent months.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

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Police Charge Two Women In String Of Thefts

An attempt at string of burglaries in two northwest suburbs lands two women in jail..

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

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Rash Of Laptop Thefts Strikes College Campuses

Chicago area college students are being advised to keep an eye on their laptop computers, in the wake of a rash of thefts.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

International Travelers

Thieves Targeting International Travelers at O’Hare

There have been some unusual thefts at O’Hare Airport. The passengers being targeted are leaving Chicago and traveling internationally, only to have thousands of dollars and gold stolen before they depart.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Gasoline Thefts On Rise In Suburbs

The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Chicagoland is hovering just above $4 a gallon, and that has led to reports of gasoline siphoning in some suburbs.


File Photo Of Starbucks Store Interior (AP Photo)

Thieves Swipe Tip Jars At Suburban Starbucks

Two north suburban Starbucks stores were hit last week by tip-jar thefts, police reported.


A Chicago parking pay and display box (Credit: CBS)

UPDATED: Several Parking Meter Pay Boxes Stolen

Police are investigating a rash of recent thefts of the 200-pound pay-and-display parking meter boxes.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2010