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.
Salvation Army Bell Ringer Steals Kettle With $400 Inside“There’s a sense of frustration. We’re trying to raise as much as we can to fund services for families in need, and overall donations are down about 30 percent from last year.”
Woman Charged With Stealing Credit Card PointsMarcia L. Boyan was arrested after an investigation revealed that she allegedly stole more than 900,000 My Bank...My Rewards credit card points earned on Addison School District (hash) 4 credit cards while she worked there.
Ex-Police Chief Picks Bench Trial On Theft ChargesProsecutors allege Michael Newsome took more than $200,000 in drug forfeiture funds during a series of thefts between 2007 and 2012. He was arrested on the charges in October of 2012.