• chicago robberies Jan 17

    Woman Robbed 4 Chicago Convenience Stores in Less Than an Hour: Prosecutors

    A woman charged with robbing four convenience stores in Chicago in less than an hour this week was ordered held on $50,000 bond on Saturday. Jessica Short, 21, is charged with two counts of aggravated robbery and two counts of robbery after she allegedly participated in the robberies of the four stores on Thursday morning. Police said Short, who allegedly…

  • chicago robberies Dec 25, 2020

    Armed Robberies, Carjackings Reported in Lincoln Park, Lake View Neighborhoods: Police

    Chicago police warned Lincoln Park and Lake View residents Thursday of string recent robberies and car jackings. In each incident, two to four men approached someone on the sidewalk and demanded their property at gunpoint or by use of force, police said. After taking the person’s property, the men fled on foot or to a nearby parked dark or...

  • chicago robberies Nov 1, 2020

    2 Charged in Connection With String of Robberies

    A man and woman have been charged in connection with a string of robberies in October in Chicago. Davon McCoy, 20, is facing four counts of robbery and one count of attempted robbery, Chicago police said. Alexus Crutcher, 21, is facing three counts of robbery and one count of attempted robbery. An investigation identified McCoy and Crutcher as the pair…

  • CTA Red Line Dec 11, 2019

    CTA Red Line Passengers Targeted in Robberies: Police

    Chicago police are warning residents of a string of robberies committed against CTA Red Line passengers in December in Near South Side neighborhoods. In each incident, the robbers approached Red Line passengers and demanded their property or took it by force, according to a community alert from Chicago police. The robberies happened about 8 p.m. Dec. 6 in the 200…

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