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“HELMONT”: Restaurant Robbed At Scissor-Point

Google The treacherous black ice that covered area sidewalks Sunday evening was no match for the even more treacherous stretch of road we call “Helmont.” Despite neck-snapping icy sidewalks that threatened to hamper his getaway, a man brandished scissors to rob the Subway sandwich shop at 1020 Belmont around 11:15PM. Police say the offender was

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WILD WEST: Passenger Robbed At Gunpoint On CTA Bus; Sheriff Robbed, Shot At In North Center Attack; Gunmen Strike On Clark Street; More…

Police and a CTA supervisor at the scene of an armed robbery aboard a CTA bus in North Center Wednesday. (Image: @stephenwags312) A masked gunman held up a passenger on a crowded CTA bus in North Center Wednesday evening. One man was arrested and armed robbery charges are pending. The incident was one of three four armed

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JUKING THE STATS: Robberies Shine Light On Statistics Game

Police sought this man for theft.  But prosecutors have charged asuspect with felony robbery. Fresh questions about the Chicago Police Department’s classification of violent crimes are rising to the surface today as prosecutors announce robbery charges against a 17-year-old in connection with cell phone “thefts” at the Wilson Red Line Station. The Chicago Police Department issued