Thieves Take Candy, A Car, Coupons And Keys In Portage ParkAfter rifling through the back room, the burglars left with bank bags. Not filled with cash, but old coupons.
Feds: Microsoft Worker Stole Millions In Digital CurrencyThe U.S. attorney's office in Seattle says 25-year-old Ukrainian citizen Volodymyr Kvashuk helped test Microsoft's online retail sales platform. He's accused of stealing digital currency such as gift cards that could be redeemed for Microsoft products, then reselling them on the internet and using the proceeds to buy a $160,000 Tesla vehicle and a $1.7 million lakefront home.
Cab Driver Accused Of Sexual Assault Last Year Charged In Second Rape More Than A Decade EarlierA cab driver accused of sexually abusing a woman in his taxi last year has been charged with another rape 12 years ago, after DNA evidence linked him to the crime.
Former Northwestern University Fraternity President Charged With Stealing $460,000 From Sigma ChiPeter Schellenbach, 77, is accused of stealing more than $460,000 from the Sigma Chi Home Association of Northwestern University.
Police Searching For Man Who Stole 8-Year-Old Girl's Shopping BagsAurora police are searching for a man who stole two bags full of items an 8-year-old girl had used her birthday money to buy.
Two Men Plead Guilty In Wire Thefts Tied To Indiana, IllinoisPolice have said the men were spotted in September coming out of the Cook County Forest Preserve in Calumet City, Illinois. They were arrested with a large amount of copper wire.
Thieves Dressed As Utility Workers Preying On Seniors On North SideThieves are posing as utility workers are preying on seniors on Chicago's north side and the surrounding suburbs.
Catalytic Converter Thieves Targeting North Side NeighborhoodsChicago police have issued a community alert following a string of catalytic converter thefts in several North Side neighborhoods over the past month.
Man Charged With Robbing Magnificent Mile Department Store At Gunpoint, Stealing Ring From Nearby JewelerTodd Howe, 51, of Elmwood, has been charged with one count of armed robbery and one count of theft.
Man Convicted In Case Tied To Chicago Train-Guns HeistThe U.S. attorney's office says in a statement released Thursday that Cameron Battiste was found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. He faces up to 10 years in prison at his May 9 sentencing.
Aurora Police Release Photos From December Jewelry Store Smash And GrabOn Dec. 21 around 7:40 p.m., three men with their faces concealed entered the Jared store in the 1000 block of North Route 59, police said.
Thieves Smash Display Case With Hammers, Steal Diamonds From Vernon Hills Jewelry StorePolice say three men used hammers to smash a display case full of diamonds, stole the gems and then drove off in a gray minivan Friday.
Sting Uses Fake Amazon Boxes, GPS To Catch Would-Be ThievesE-commerce sales have been growing faster than sales at brick-and-mortar retailers for several years. Online sales in the U.S. are forecast to increase 14.8 percent from last year, to $124.1 billion, for November and December, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online spending.
Cape-Wearing Lawyer Pleads Guilty To TheftCalling himself "Excuseman," he skewered people who "mess up and don't fess up."
Former Banker Gets Prison Term For Stealing From ElderlyShe transferred a total of $328,000 from the accounts into her own personal bank accounts. All of the victims were in their early 90s.