A cab driver was relieved of some personal items – and his cab – this weekend by a strong-armed robber who may have been a cross-dressing man, police said.
A north suburban police department is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who allegedly stole more than $250 from a charitable contribution jar.
A Glenview teen who tried to help a friend retrieve a stolen iPhone has been charged with attempted murder for stabbing the alleged thief.
Officer Damien Bolden was off-duty but still helped nab a mail thief.
A thief used a stolen Bobcat mini excavator to smash through a West Side dollar store Friday morning.
Police got a little help again from technology in catching an alleged thief.
Witnesses in the West Town neighborhood helped detain a parolee who smashed the window of a parked car to steal a woman’s purse Thursday afternoon, while she and her young daughter sat in the vehicle.
A teenage boy stole a woman’s wallet as she rode a bus overnight, but the woman chased the thief down and cornered him until police arrived.
Three Chicago police officers were recovering, after a car thief went on a wild ride Sunday morning through the Gold Coast neighborhood.
Sometime in the past few weeks in Aurora, someone made off with a truckload of Special K.
A thirsty thief stabbed a man with a corkscrew after he burst into two Bucktown apartments in search of beer in the early hours of Saturday, authorities say.
It was the unique nature of the books allegedly stolen by a Lisle Library janitor that led police to him.
Nearly a month after the crime, detectives have nabbed a woman accused of stealing a computer and electronic dictionary from a church.
Authorities have charged a man with trying to steal 16 tubes of toothpaste from a Back of the Yards neighborhood dollar store, and clobbering the owner with a coffee pot after he got caught.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading ton two men who burglarized a west suburban store, stealing the cash register after failing to get it open.