Prosecutors have filed 21 felony charges against the operator of a financial crime enterprise that was fueled by reselling colognes and cosmetics stolen in brazen shoplifting raids on Ulta Beauty stores across the city.
Chicago police tonight confirmed that the armed robbery crew that shot two men during separate hold-ups in Boystown late Tuesday and early Wednesday is part of the same group that committed dozens of crimes across Lakeview and Lincoln Park.
A stolen Honda Civic that has been used in several recent armed robbery sprees on the North Side crashed into a Chicago police tactical unit in the Austin neighborhood yesterday evening, according to a law enforcement source.
A 19-year-old man who is charged with attacking and carjacking a real estate agent in Lincoln Park this week — while free on bail for a felony drug case — tried to convince a judge that he’s a good guy.
Police are investigating two robberies that were reported Monday afternoon and evening — one in Lakeview East and the other in Lincoln Park, two areas that have been hard-hit in a weeks-long string of similar crimes.