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Cops Again Warn Of Robbers Posing As Uber, Lyft Drivers

For at least the third time this year, Chicago police are warning the public of robbers who pose as ride-hailing service drivers on the North Side. The offenders tend to work late at night and in nightlife districts where victims are more likely to be intoxicated and less thorough in screening their vehicles, a source

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Boystown Burglar Caught Red-Handed, Cops Say

Andrew Allison is accused of burglarizing a home in the 700 block of Buckingham on Monday. A sharp-eyed neighbor and a quick police response combined to put a Boystown burglar behind bars Monday evening, prosecutors and cops say. Tactical units responded after a resident reported seeing a stranger kick in the back door of a

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Rush Hour Robbery At Diversey Brown Line

| Chicago Transit Authority Two men robbed a victim at gunpoint near the Diversey Brown Line station during yesterday’s evening rush hour, police said. The victim was near the station when two offenders approached, pulled out a handgun, and demanded property around 6:45 p.m. The men then fled in opposite directions. Both offenders were described

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Victim Wrestles Away Robber’s Gun In Wrigleyville

Two robbery offenders got more than they bargained for early Thursday when their would-be victim wrestled away their handgun during a holdup attempt in Wrigleyville. The men approached a man on the street and pulled out a gun around 2:55 a.m. near Houndstooth Saloon, 3369 North Clark Street, police said. But the victim struck back