Loop

Valet carjacked in Loop

A valet attendant was carjacked at gunpoint in the Loop on Thursday afternoon, according to witnesses and police. The man was working on the 800 block of South Plymouth Court when a gunman confronted him in the parking booth and took a set of keys around 4:15 p.m., police said. The offender then used the

River North

Third robbery alert issued for River North

A surge of robberies in the River North area has prompted police to issue their third warning about muggings in the neighborhood since last week. The fact that three separate alerts have been issued recently indicates that cops think at least three distinct groups are robbing people in the area.