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“Senior” On Parole is Charged With Nuts On Clark Burglaries

A 51-year-old career criminal who’s currently on parole has been charged with two of the four recent burglaries at Wrigleyville’s Nuts On Clark, 3830 N. Clark Street. Vadillo (Chicago Police Dept) Armando Vadillo was taken into custody about 40 minutes after the store’s fourth burglary was reported at 2 o’clock yesterday morning. Police said they

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Lakeview Woman Awakened By Late Night Home Invasion

Police are looking for at least one offender after a Lakeview woman was awakened during a home invasion in the 3000 block of N. Sheffield late Tuesday. Image: WILX-TV The victim told police that the invader—described only as a young black male—took clothing, credit cards, and her 2010 Audi A4 around 11:15 last night. Officers

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Jewelry Store Heist Suspect Pleads Guilty, Gets Boot Camp

Talk about quick work. Barely a month after police responding to a Lincoln Park jewelry store’s burglar alarm arrested Doel Pizarro with burglary tools and a tray of display rings, a plea deal has been reached. Pizarro (Chicago Police Dept) In exchange for his guilty plea, 23-year-old Pizarro was assigned to Cook County boot camp,

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Rahm’s CVS Gets Robbed Again — 4th Time In 18 Months

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s neighborhood CVS Pharmacy was robbed this weekend for at least the fourth time in 18 months. Employees at the 4051 N. Lincoln location called police around 2:40AM on Sunday after a man walked up to the counter, pulled out a knife, and took about $60 from the cash register, police said.

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Gunman Robs 8th Graders On Lane Tech Parking Lot

Three eighth grade boys were robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of Lane Tech College Preparatory High School after classes dismissed Friday afternoon. No one is in custody. The boys told police that the offender brandished a handgun and took their book bags, phones, and other property before he ran toward a nearby Jewel-Osco

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#62: Senior Citizen Mugged In Broad Daylight Saturday

Wrigleyville and Boystown recorded their 62nd robbery of the year this afternoon as a senior citizen got mugged in broad daylight at Addison and Lake Shore Drive around 12:20PM. No one is in custody. The victim told police that the robber wrestled away control of her purse near a CTA bus stop and then ran

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Gunman Robs 5 Victims in 30 Minutes Across Lakeview

UPDATE 2:15PM—The CPD alert has now been issued. Our original report follows. —————————— Five people were robbed at gunpoint in less than 30 minutes as a lone gunman swept across the south end of Lakeview late Friday night. No one was injured and no one is in custody. The five victims were targeted in three