Three Charged With Stealing Tools From Vehicles Parked At Home Improvement StoresThe thefts began in April. On at least three occasions, men dressed in yellow safety vests to blend in with legitimate construction workers, watched as they went inside, and then broke into unattended vehicles to steal the workers’ tools.
Pair Charged With Stealing $100,000 Worth Of Air ConditionersRicki Lucas and Kevin Blottiaux, of the 32000 block of Rolling Hills Rd. in Wildwood, were arrested Tuesday after they were caught stealing a commercial air conditioner unit from Waukegan Glass Company, authorities claim.
Thieves Grabbing Several Packages From Porches In Lakeview Police are warning residents of the Lakeview neighborhood to keep a close eye on their front porches, after a series of delivery thefts in the area.
Palos Park Police Issue Community Alert About Catalytic Converter TheftsThieves used electric saws to remove the catalytic converters from two vehicles at the Metra station at 123rd Street and 82nd Avenue on Thursday.
Most Bike Theft Victims Find The Chicago Police Department UnhelpfulWhat if the inconsistent way the Chicago Police Department handles stolen bikes is indicative of how the department works as a whole?
Chicago Police Less Willing To Curb Bike Thefts Than Some Other Cities, Internet VigilantesIf 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.
Surveillance Video Shows Suspect In Puppy TheftsThe female suspect appears to have struck twice, making off with one puppy in Bolingbrook and one in Naperville. She may not have realized cameras were rolling, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Chicago Men Charged In Skokie Catalytic Converter TheftsSkokie officers pulled them over about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 7300 block of Lawndale Avenue after realizing the white minivan they were in matched the description of a vehicle connected to recent thefts.
Police Issue Surveillance Photos Of Suspect In Loop TheftsPolice are searching for a man suspected of stealing office equipment from two Loop businesses.
Auction Items Going Once, Going Twice In Series Of TheftsThere’s a multi-state manhunt for a woman accused of visiting local auctions, winning bids and then taking off with them without paying.
Suspect Posing As Delivery Man Swipes Valentine's FlowersOne Chicago florist is blaming a thief for almost two dozen Valentine's Day vases that vanished.
Wal-Mart Worker Admits Swiping Junk Food--For Four YearsAfter being caught eating a package of Oreos she hadn’t paid for, a long-time Wal-Mart employee admitted Monday to taking junk food from the company every week for four years, police said.