In each incident five to six males used an object to break the front glass door of a business and stole property, Chicago police said.
A 36-year-old man was wounded when in a shooting Friday in Lake View on the North Side.
In one of the hold-ups, the suspects hit an employee in the head with a handgun and stole his cellphone, police said.
In each case, three or four people approached distracted passengers and snatched cellphones from their hands as Brown Line trains were approaching stations.
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The 28-year-old told investigators she was at a bar about 7:40 p.m. in the 3300 block of North Sheffield Avenue when the driver picked her up.
An armed person was shot to death by Chicago police Sunday after allegedly shooting someone outside of a bar in Lake View on the North Side.
During the conversation, he allegedly exposed his genitals and “touched himself inappropriately,” police said.
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.