Burglars fail at break-in with sledgehammer


A security camera captured three men trying to use a sledgehammer to break a window at the Ikram women’s clothing store at 15 E. Huron St. Monday, Dec. 10, before they gave up and drove away.
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Thief’s backpack leads to arrest


Police captured two teenagers when one left behind his backpack during a strong-arm robbery Wednesday, Nov. 28 at a small retail store at 1122 W. Armitage Ave.
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Bystanders corner attacker


Two pedestrians helped detain a man accused of a brutal attack on a woman at Wabash Avenue and Erie Street at 8:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23.
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Attacked at fireworks


A group of people attending a fireworks show at the lakefront Saturday, Nov. 17 got attacked by a mob of 15 to 20 young men and at least one woman was robbed.
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Robbed on way to hotel


A 25-year-old Michigan man was robbed in the 400 block of North New Street at 3 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11 while walking back to his hotel.
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Six teens and two adults arrested in assault and robbery


Police arrested six juveniles and two adults after an assault and robbery of a disabled woman Sunday, Nov. 4 outside a bar in the 1200 block of North Wells Street.
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Armed robbery on Chestnut


A couple walking down Chestnut Street from Michigan Avenue Saturday, Oct. 20 were robbed of their jewelry by two men who displayed a gun.
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Man shot on Chestnut


A 41-year-old man from the South Side of Chicago was shot twice in the behind outside the Tempo Café at 6 E. Chestnut St. at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16.
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Angel helps nab suspects


A member of the Guardian Angels came to the aid of a robbery victim Tuesday on a CTA platform at 800 N. State Street, resulting in police capturing of seven suspects, including four teenagers. Read more...

Victim lets robber off hook


A Virginia man who was thrown on the ground and robbed at knifepoint at 333 N. Dearborn Ave. declined to press charges against a suspect caught with the victim’s cell phone by police officers responding to the incident at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9.
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