The crash-and-grab burglary crew that slammed a car into a Magnificent Mile department store early Monday is the same group that has committed similar crimes recently downtown, in West Town, and in Wicker Park, Chicago police say.
A flight attendant remained unresponsive at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, suffering from significant head and brain injuries she suffered when a Chicago man randomly hit her in the head with a log on the Magnificent Mile, officials said this afternoon.
A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing people’s credit cards and identities while posting as a ride-hail service driver in Chicago. It’s the second time Gabriel Jackson has gone to the big house for the same scam.
A Venezuelan migrant has been charged with shoplifting from three different stores on the Magnificent Mile in a single day. He has been arrested in Chicago two other times since August under different names.
A woman is in critical condition after a man randomly attacked her on the Magnificent Mile on Monday afternoon. Chicago police are questioning a suspect in the attack, which occurred directly across the street from where a man was killed in a random assault earlier this year.