Near West Side
13 people robbed in overnight spree on Chicago’s Near West Side, police say
Despite several arrests, armed robbery crews have returned to Chicago’s hard-hit Near West Side
Two men salting a West Town sidewalk and an 80-year-old man are among at least nine people who were robbed at gunpoint during two holdup sprees Wednesday night and Thursday morning, mainly in West Town, Bucktown, and Logan Square, according to Chicago police. There were seven robberies reported in the same areas on Sunday morning.
2 teens charged with robberies in Bucktown, Near West Side
4 robbery suspects in custody after fiery crash on Chicago’s North Side
A carload of suspected armed robbers committed a series of holdups in Bucktown and the North Side, then crashed into a truck in Lincoln Square as Chicago police officers closed in on them Monday morning. Four suspects are in custody after running from the flaming wreckage, and police recovered at least two firearms.
Armed men rob at least 14 people during 2-hour crime spree, Chicago police reports say
Armed robbers strike at least 9 times in about an hour on North, Near West Side
Robbery team mugs at least 5 women during Monday morning spree
Armed robbers shot a man, went on cross-city robbery spree overnight, Chicago police say
An armed robbery crew shot a man during a carjacking attempt on the West Side, then went on a cross-city crime spree that left at least 15 victims in their wake overnight, according to Chicago police. The same group committed five robberies on the north and near west sides last week, according to CPD.