A suburban man accused of robbing men in downtown hotel rooms after meeting them through the Grindr gay dating app has pleaded guilty in two of those cases — and received a sentence of two years probation.
Chicago police have released surveillance videos that show two suspects who are wanted in connection with a shooting that left a River North man critically wounded during a carjacking attempt this month in the Gold Coast.
Two men who carjacked a driver on the Southwest Side were arrested less than two hours later after they got stuck in a traffic jam on Lake Shore Drive while police were on their tail, prosecutors said.
Chicago police leaders have hatched a 42-page plan to keep the city under control this coming weekend. Cops will work 12-hour days while detectives saturate downtown, ride the Red Line, and stand by for possible mass arrests.