Alley-lurkers arrested with tablet

02/22/2012

Police Monday recovered a number of missing items including a digital camera and computer tablet after responding to a report of people drinking in an alley in the 400 block of South Clinton St.
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Victim's panic scares off robbers

02/15/2012

A 33-year-old Chicago man reported an attempted armed robbery at 1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10 in the garage in back of his home in the 100 block of East 14th Place.
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Art student robbed

02/08/2012

A 19-year-old student from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago was riding a CTA train on the afternoon of Feb. 4 when two unknown men in the same car approached him and ordered that he empty his pockets.
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Rowdy arrestee pulls fire alarm

02/01/2012


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Thief with expensive taste

01/25/2012

Dwayne A. Clemons wound up in handcuffs after trying to steal a bottle of pricey booze from a grocery store in the South Loop.
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Prostitution sting on Wacker Drive

01/18/2012

On the evening of Jan. 16, an officer conducting a prostitution sting operation contacted a woman on the website Backpage.com and directed her to meet him at a hotel in the 100 block of East Wacker Drive.
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Mugging at Union Station

01/11/2012

On the evening of Jan. 9, police picked up Richard E. Harvey, 43, of Waukegan, after he attacked and extorted a man at a Union Station.
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Elderly woman scammed out of $15,000

01/04/2012

An 82-year-old woman from 500 block of West Roosevelt Road lost $15,000 in an elaborate scam the afternoon of Dec. 29, in which two unknown offenders impersonated police officers and actually left the victim at the 1st District police station, 1718 S. State St.
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Cab driver threatened, robbed

12/28/2011

An unknown offender threatened a cab driver with his life in a stick-up at the Jewel grocery story parking lot on Dec. 21 at 9:50 p.m. The cab driver told police that the offender approached him at 800 S. Wabash Ave. and asked for a ride. Once in the cab, the offender requested that the driver take him to buy liquor. Upon arriving at the Jewel parking lot, the offender said, Give me your money or Ill shoot you, and also told the driver, I swear Ill kill you.
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Man shot at Roosevelt el station

Gun fired after argument between two groups; victim has gang ties

12/28/2011

A 21-year-old man was shot Monday evening on the Roosevelt Green and Orange Line el platform around 7 p.m., according to police.
Police said the man suffered a single gunshot wound to the torso and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious to critical condition. Hes since been released, police said.
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