A South Loop man who carjacked a Lyft driver at gunpoint in the Loop on Saturday is also responsible for hijacking a driver outside Gov. JB Pritzker’s Gold Coast mansion last year, according to police and prosecutors.
A Milwaukee woman has pleaded guilty to six felony counts of theft and identity theft in connection with a long-running scam in which she allegedly targeted men that she met in Chicago nightclubs and at a suburban casino bar.
Lori Lightfoot visited Joe Perillo days after armed smash-and-grab robbers stole over $1 million in watches from his Gold Coast car dealership. It didn’t go well. Then, Perillo received a visit from a city inspector. She brought her ticket book.