A Chicago man who allegedly robbed a Red Line passenger of their phone so he could watch porn, just two days after being arrested for pleasuring himself while watching schoolchildren arrive for class, has been sentenced to six years.
Four people, including two juveniles, arrested on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago last night may be responsible for a series of robberies, including three at Rivers Casino earlier this month, according to a law enforcement source.
Businessman Krzysztof Szubert, who disappeared while visiting Chicago in December, only to be found dead in Lake Michigan days later, accidentally drowned, the Cook County medical examiner’s office has ruled.
Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a second man in connection with the so-called “Puffy Coat Bandit” crime ring, which specializes in stealing phones, wallets, and purses from restaurant and bar patrons in Chicago.
Two men who allegedly stole over $20,000 worth of merchandise from top Chicago retailers and resold the products inside a Subway restaurant have pleaded guilty to felony charges, according to court records.
Jittery Chicago police leaders, worried about the potential for another round of organized looting in downtown Chicago, reassigned tactical units from several local districts to sit on the Magnificent Mile and Oak Street shopping districts overnight.