A group of robbers rode the Brown Line across the North Side on Sunday afternoon, hopping off at stops along the way to rob nearby stores. Their luck ran out when Chicago cops moved in after the third holdup.
A former employee at a Chicago private school has been charged with attempted production of child pornography after federal authorities became curious when he tried to re-enter the country from Argentina with a 17-year-old boy.
A man who worked as a Chicago Public Schools contract worker even after children accused him of sex crimes, has been sentenced to 31 years for assaulting three young girls, including one at Bell School in North Center.
For the second time in less than a week, Chicago police officers witnessed an armed robbery in progress but did not try to catch the offenders, who continued to rob innocent victims on the street freely.
At least five people were robbed during a midday robbery spree yesterday, with victims reporting holdups from Bucktown and Humboldt Park to Ravenswood. And three people were robbed at gunpoint during a single incident in Lakeview early Saturday.