Police said the offender walked into a store on the 3900 block of North Broadway around 12:15 p.m., pulled out a knife, and demanded money from the cashier. A police report lists the store as GameStop, 3951 North Broadway.
Prosecutors say Edward Fleming and two juveniles lured a suburban man into an armed carjacking via a dating app on Tuesday. Less than a month ago, a judge released Fleming on his own recognizance after cops allegedly caught him driving a stolen car.
Investigators say Stephanie Brooks was fatally shot during an apparent gang retaliation on the 4400 block of North Francisco. The murder is connected to the shooting of an on-duty fireman nearby earlier this month, police believe.
Chicago police today released images of three people who investigators are trying to identify in connection with the defacement of presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign office in Edgewater on Monday.
Police said an armed robbery and carjacking crew has struck four times since last Wednesday in River North and the West Loop. And they may have robbed a man at gunpoint of his license plates on Monday.