In each case, a group of two or three men targeted lone pedestrians on the street and either beat or threatened to beat them while taking their property.
A 35-year-old woman was allegedly approached by a man who struck her, snatched her belongings, then fled west on Diversey Parkway on a bicycle, police said.
She was last seen taking a train to Chicago from Glencoe and never made it to her destination, police said.
A father confronted his 21-year-old son about his drug use then stabbed him to death in the bathroom of his Lake View home because “he could not death with his meth use” and the tension between them, prosecutors say.
The stabbing, which police say is possibly domestic-related, happened about 11:45 a.m. in the 800 block of West Dakin Street, Chicago police said.
Abelardo Escriba Omar, the man’s nephew, filed the eight-count suit on behalf of his uncle Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court, naming Jewel Food Stores, Inc. as the defendant.
Lake View residents are being warned to lock their windows after four homes were burglarized.
The FBI has released surveillance photos of a man who allegedly robbed a Chase Bank branch last week in Lake View.
Officers responded about 6:45 p.m. to reports of a theft at a business in the 3500 block of North Broadway and found a 55-year-old man who was unresponsive, Chicago police said.
One of the males pulled out a knife and stabbed a 15-year-old boy in the thigh, police said.
Police are warning residents about a pickpocket who has struck four times this month in Lake View and Lincoln Park on the North Side.
A man is accused of calling in a bogus report of a man with a gun Tuesday at the DeVry University Lake View campus.
An off-duty Chicago police officer faces misdemeanor charges after she allegedly hit an on-duty officer in the face last week in Lake View on the North Side.
A 19-year-old woman reported missing from Lake View on the North Side has been located safely.
Chicago police are looking for a person who sexually abused a 12-year-old Monday in Lake View.
Chicago police are warning North Side residents about a series of garage burglaries that have occurred in September in Ravenswood, North Center and Lake View.
Chicago police are warning bar-goers in Lake View about a series of recent pickpocket thefts at establishments in the North Side community area.