Elgin Police: Vehicle Owners Made It Easy For Teen Car ThievesBoth cars were left running to warm up with keys in the ignition when they were taken.
Meanest Thief Award: Teen Boy's Bionic Arm StolenSammy Luther was born without a left arm and appreciated what technology had done for him. Then, a thief struck. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
The Number Of Bikes Stolen In Chicago, The Neighborhoods They’re Stolen From And The Number That Are RecoveredLooking for a low-risk, lucrative career? Based on these statistics, bike thievery might be for you... (If you can get over the fact that stealing is wrong, that is...)
Police Release Pictures Of Suspects That Hit Gold Coast Watch StoreA police source tells CBS 2 the merchandise that was stolen was worth $350,000.
Pet Shop Seeks Return Of Boxer PuppyA Naperville pet store says one of its puppies was stolen by a would-be customer who asked to play with the dog.
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!
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.
Suspect To Be Charged In Theft Of $5M ViolinThe mystery of what happened to a multimillion-dollar Stradivarius violin stolen in a stun gun attack was answered Thursday when Milwaukee police recovered the instrument and blamed the heist at least in part on an art thief who once stole a statue from a gallery and then tried to sell it back.
$15,000 Worth Of iPads Stolen From Oak Park School DistrictThe iPad Minis, which were purchased for use by low-income students, were stored in the district’s server room.
Three Stolen Puppies Returned SafeThree designer puppies stolen late last week from three different pet stores were dropped off at a Petland in Missouri on Sunday.
$50K Bond For Men Charged With Stealing Autographed Cubs BatsTwo men were each held on $50,000 bond for allegedly stealing two bats signed by Alfonso Soriano and Ernie Banks from Wrigley Field last Tuesday.
Bail Denied For Man Accused Of Killing Baby Over Stolen Video GameA purported gang member has been ordered held without bail, on charges he killed a 6-month-old girl two months ago, while trying to shoot the girl’s father.
Cops Chase Lamborghini, Disrupting Memorial Day CookoutRon James’ family wasn’t quite sure what happened, or what brought the pretty black Lamborghini to their alley about 5 p.m. Cops swarmed the scene; the driver fled.
Chicago Entrepreneurs Raising Money For Bike Theft Tracking DeviceThe device is called the BikeSpike, and it’s designed to make it easier to find a bicycle when it’s stolen, by showing its location on a map on your computer or smart phone.