CRIME & SAFETY
Woman in Chicago Shown Getting Robbed at Gunpoint in Newly Released Video
The incident occurred in September but Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management refused to release the video until now, according to CWB Chicago, following the intervention of the Illinois attorney general.
Armed Gang Robs Woman in Broad Daylight Amidst Chicago Crime Spree
Experience the chilling moment when a woman is ambushed by armed thieves in broad daylight at a Chicago intersection. The shocking incident, part of a violent crime spree, sparks outrage as police reportedly refuse to pursue the suspects.
Trio robs Cardinal Liquor store and its customers
Three men entered Cardinal Liquors store with guns drawn, emptying the cash registers, and robbing several customers. Store security footage showed the trio Nov. 21 at 9:01 p.m. They ordered the customers inside to get on the ground. One man went behind the counter and told the store manager to open the cash registers. The manager estimates that, together, the four cash registers held over $1,000.
Charges pending after Bedford Park officer shot while investigating stolen car, officials say
Two people are in custody and charges are pending after a south suburban police officer was shot while investigating a stolen car.
4 of 5 migrants charged with retail theft released under Illinois Safe-T Act
Five Venezuelan migrants have been arrested and charged in two separate incidents within the last week, and DuPage County's top prosecutor says it's part of a disturbing trend in the western suburbs.
11-year sentence for committing violent robbery on a CTA train in the Loop
CHICAGO — A Chicago man received an 11-year prison sentence after pleading guilty today to participating in a violent robbery on an Orange Line train in the Loop. Ernesto Delgado, 24, pleaded guilty to armed robbery and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon before Judge Michael Clancy, according to court records. Clancy gave him 11 years for the robbery and a concurrent two-year term for the gun case.
15-year-old boy arrested in Chicago armed robbery spree, police say
CHICAGO - A 15-year-old boy has been charged with 11 armed robberies in a span of several hours across Chicago. The juvenile was taken into custody on Monday. However, the robberies occurred earlier this year, on Aug. 20. The teenager was identified as one of the offenders who participated in...
Suburban man robbed woman of her purse while she was shopping: prosecutors
DUPAGE COUNTY - A Crystal Lake man has been denied pre-trial release after allegedly stealing a woman's purse on Monday. Around 5:30 p.m., Downers Grove police responded to a robbery report at the Shop & Save Market. Prosecutors say 21-year-old Maximus Herman approached the victim, grabbed her purse from her shopping cart and ran out of the store.
Migrants say they were kicked out of Chicago Police station and into frigid cold
CHICAGO (CBS) -- Migrants who were staying at the Calumet (5th) District police station in the Pullman community say they were left to spend the night outside in frigid temperatures Tuesday night.They told us they were forced to leave and take their belongings with them.As CBS 2's Marybel González reported Tuesday night, the moment the migrants were ordered to leave was caught on camera and sent to us. Earlier, we saw some of them grabbing their belongings from the lobby – and although we saw them going in and out of the station, they say they are not allowed to...
Bedford Park officer shot at gas station in southwest suburbs
A suburban police officer was hospitalized after he was shot outside a gas station in Bedford Park Sunday morning. The Bedford Park police are investigating with the help of Illinois State Police.
Man stabbed on Loop CTA platform, Chicago police say
A man was stabbed while sitting on a bench of a CTA platform in the Loop Tuesday morning, Chicago police said.
‘This is really bad:' Chicago police investigate robbery spree
Chicago police are investigating a series of armed robberies that targeted at least nine people, including an off-duty police officer. In Portage Park, neighbors tell NBC 5 they’re aware of what happened at approximately 10:20 p.m. Monday when the officer was robbed while getting out of his car. “This...
Venezuelan immigrants wreak havoc on Chicago retailers
At least five immigrants from Venezuela were taken into custody in two incidents the weekend of Thanksgiving after allegedly robbing retailers in the Chicago suburbs.
Serial bank robbery suspect targeting Chicago financial institutions, FBI says
CHICAGO - The FBI is asking for the public's help identifying a serial bank robbery suspect who's been popping up every few weeks in Chicago. The male suspect first tried robbing a bank on Sept. 19 at 100 S. Michigan Ave., according to the FBI. He then attempted to rob another on Oct. 11 at 180 N. Michigan Ave.
Subway manager punched, robbed at gunpoint at SW Side sandwich shop: EXCLUSIVE
A Southwest Side Subway manager was punched and robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning. He recounted the overnight ordeal to ABC7.