A California man who was afraid to fly due to COVID-19 lived inside the secure area of an O’Hare International Airport terminal for nearly three months before being caught on Saturday, prosecutors said.
Five men beat, robbed, and stole property from a man’s car Friday evening inside a parking garage on the Magnificent Mile, police said. A source said the group tried to take his vehicle, too, but that effort failed.
Shortly after 5 p.m. Friday, Lincoln Park Alderman Michele Smith (43rd) sent an email to her constituents to announce a community forum about the city’s out-of-control carjacking problem. Within two hours, her ward racked up two more armed carjackings.
CWB has secured surveillance images and video of a theft and robbery team that has taken large amounts of cigarettes and liquor from convenience stores downtown, in the West Loop, and in Avondale this month.