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Man Robbed Aboard CTA Train At Addison, 3 In Custody

The Addison Red Line station | Sub Chat Three suspects are in custody following an armed robbery this afternoon aboard a Red Line train near the Addison Station. The victim told a 911 operator that three men were trying to rob him at knifepoint and witnesses reported hearing the man screaming for the robbers to

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Smash & Grab Burglary Team Hits North Side Hard Thursday

A smash-and-grab burglary crew that has been targeting North Side businesses during overnight hours is still hard at work. At least four more businesses fell victim to similar crimes on Thursday, and some of the break-ins are believed to be connected to the smash-and-grab team. The latest victims: • Lincoln Park Gas at 2670 North

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Thieves Burglarizing Businesses Of Cash And Smokes

Chicago police are looking for three men who have smashed their way into  North Side businesses to commit a series of early morning burglaries. Park West Liquors | Google The men have broken front glass, entered the businesses, and then stolen money from cash registers as well as cigarettes. On the positive side, a little

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Woman Robbed At Gunpoint Near Racine And School This Morning

A Lakeview woman was robbed at gunpoint near Racine and School early this morning. The woman told police that the offender approached her on the street near her home around 12:05 a.m. and demanded her valuables while displaying a black handgun. The man—who is a whopping $20 richer for the woman’s trouble—then fled northbound. He’s

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North Side Bank Robber Look-Alike Walks Free

Michael Weimer (right) was stopped after a “concerned citizen” thought he looked like a wanted bank robber (left) UPDATE MAY 1, 2017: Weimer has now been charged with bank robbery — but not before he managed to rob yet another bank, the FBI says. Story here. Our original story follows. —————— It’s good news, bad news