Worker: Smash-And-Grab Thieves Targeting Cars Near U Of C HospitalGlass on the pavement on Payne Drive near 57th Street says it all.
Thieves Steal Packages From Albany Park Condo Building At Least Three TimesA group of Northwest Side residents was fed up and frustrated, after mail thieves struck their condo building at least three times. Now they're hoping security footage helps catch the culprits.
Most Chicago Bike Owners Don't Secure Their Bikes Properly, Allowing Thieves To Take AdvantageLet's be honest: Chicagoans get their bikes stolen more often than Liam Neeson's family members get kidnapped in the Taken franchise. Here are the mistakes bike theft victims make and how to avoid them!
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.
CTA Adding New Theft-Prevention Measure To BusesBurned twice in the past three years by impostors who stole buses, the CTA is going high-tech in its attempt to prevent it from happening again.
Police Warn Of Cell Phone Thefts From Mag Mile RestaurantsThe distraction techniques of the thieves are brazen, CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Vietnam Vet Brought To Tears After Burglars Steal Tools Of Sentimental ValueCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at what made a man who survived Saigon so emotional.
Thieves Target Commerical Air Conditioners For PartsThieves posed as legitimate tradesmen when they recently went after a commercial air-conditioning unit for its parts.
Thieves Try, But Fail, To Swipe Entire ATM Thieves did the heavy lifting — literally — of taking an ATM from its foundation at a bank in the Bucktown neighborhood early Friday, but apparently something spooked them and they left the machine — and their getaway vehicle — behind.
Thieves Target Brass Mailbox Covers In Avalon ParkIt’s a thriving illegal enterprise these days: crooks making off with manhole covers, metal gutters and copper pipes from homes, then selling the items to unscrupulous scrap metal dealers.
The Latest Metal Item To Steal For Scrap: Iron Grates Around TreesThe decorative iron grates at the base of trees in the city are heavy -- up to 175 pounds – and they're in plain view. But that’s not stopping thieves. CBS 2's Kristyn Hartman reports.
North Side Thieves Targeting Kick Plates On DoorsWe've heard of thieves targeting manhole covers, cooper pipes and wiring, even aluminum benches to sell to scrap yards for quick cash. But now there's a new hot item catching their eyes: decorative kick plates on the bottom of doors.