One of the victims said she was pushed to the ground and robbed near the pier at North Avenue Beach. | Google UPDATE AUGUST 5TH: Chicago police have now located a report that documents the second incident. The case had been connected to an incorrect address. Full update posted here. ——- Two bicyclists reported that
The carjacker crashed into this Blue Line exit in the 300 block of South Dearborn. | Google A car thief who stole an idling vehicle in the Loop late Tuesday night crashed into a Blue Line subway entrance moments later after he discovered that there were two people sitting behind him in the back seat,
A Red Line train sits at a Loop station in July 2019. | File At least five people have been robbed on the CTA’s train system downtown since July 18th, according to a community alert issued by Chicago police on Tuesday evening. Yet, despite having five muggings to choose from and security cameras throughout the
Jeffrey White | CPD A man who has terrible luck with wallets and doorknobs had more terrible luck with wallets last week. Jeffrey D. White, 35, was arrested early last Wednesday in the Viagra Triangle. Patrol officers intervened as a woman confronted White in the 1000 block of North State about stealing her wallet from
Surveillance images of the man being sought by police. | CTA You’d think he might change his mind about snatching a woman’s phone after noticing that another CTA passenger was recording him. But he didn’t. Now Chicago police are using that passenger video as well as CTA surveillance images to track the thief down. Video
A man was jumped and robbed by at least five offenders as he waited for a train early Tuesday at the Belmont Red Line station, 945 West Belmont. The mugging was part of a series of incidents that unfolded at the CTA station and in nearby Boystown overnight, resulting in at least eight arrests. Trouble
Cameron King (top left), Isaiah Jackson, and a surveillance image of the two suspects. | CPD Two suburban men have been charged with carjacking a woman as she loaded groceries into her vehicle at an Old Town grocery store. Camron King, 18, turned himself in to Matteson police at 10 a.m. on Saturday, according to
Jeremiah Beaverly was arrested at Rainbow Beach Park. | CPD; Google A character who frequents the Boystown neighborhood is in jail, accused of trying to sexually assault an intellectually challenged man at a South Side beach, according to court records. Police said they came upon two men in Rainbow Beach Park around 4:15 a.m. on
Dwayne Smith | Chicago Police Dept Update March 30, 2021 — Judge Aleksandra Gillespie sentenced Smith to two years for resisting police. Prosecutors agreed to reduce the charge from aggravated battery of a police officer in a plea deal with Smith, according to court records. —————— An Uptown woman who called 911 when a parolee
A shoplifting team struck Ulta’s Lincoln Park location on Saturday afternoon. | Google Two Ulta Beauty locations were targeted by shoplifting teams and a third was robbed over the weekend, according to Chicago police. Two juveniles are in custody and detectives are trying to determine if the girls were involved in all three incidents. A
These two men are being sought in connection with the attempted carjacking, police said. | CPD Two men tried to carjack a woman at gunpoint as she loaded groceries into her car at an Old Town grocery store on Wednesday morning, police said. The robbery failed when the victim flagged down a nearby security guard.
Police are warning about a scammer who is stealing phones from restaurant patrons in Lakeview East and nearby Lincoln Park. The offender strikes up conversations with diners who have a phone on their table. He’ll casually place a menu over the phone, then casually take the device away with the menu and leave the restaurant.
Gerrik Birt and a view of the crash scene. | Cook County Sheriff; Snapchat Prosecutors on Friday upgraded charges against the man who is accused of causing a drunken crash in Boystown that later claimed the life of a popular drag performer. Jherrion Bates, also known as GiGi Mayonaé, died on July 21st from a