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.
A robbery and theft team that has been raiding 7-Eleven convenience stores for cigarettes and liquor struck four more times within an hour on Thursday morning — twice downtown and two more times in Avondale. No arrests have been made.
A Chicago man is charged with murder and attempted murder for allegedly shooting at a carload of people on the Wabash Bridge this summer — less than three months after he was paroled for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
When two men threatened to “blow away” a Loop restaurant worker as they robbed him during his smoke break this week, the victim refused to cooperate and demanded to see the offender’s gun, prosecutors said.
Police arrested Paul Martin three times in three months for allegedly stealing bikes downtown and on the North Side in 2019. Now, prosecutors are giving him a second chance. Or maybe it’s a third chance.
Alexander Carr received probation for allegedly firing a handgun through the floor of a Wicker Park apartment. Two other men, facing gun charges under other unusual circumstances, have also reached plea deals.