In each case, the suspects approached someone on a train and took their cellphone by force, according to a community alert from Chicago police.
A teenage boy has been charged with beating and robbing a 61-year-old man and a passerby who tried to help him Sunday at a Red Line station in the Loop.
Charges have been filed against two of three people arrested Thursday following a robbery on a CTA Red Line train in the Loop.
Authorities received a call about 7:30 a.m. for white powder found at the station.
The man told investigators he was riding a northbound Red Line train when a group of six to 10 males and females, possibly teenagers, started harassing him.
A man is charged with allegedly stealing a Salvation Army red donation kettle from outside a Macy's in Chicago.
Four male suspects entered the store about 2:15 p.m. in the first block of North Clark Street and grabbed merchandise from inside, Chicago police said.
Someone took the unattended kettle while the bell-ringer was taking a break about 3:45 p.m. in the 100 block of North State Street, according to Chicago police and Salvation Army spokeswoman.
The men, both in their early 50s, were seriously hurt about 11:10 a.m. in the 200 block of South La Salle Street, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt.
Lonnie Painter was found unresponsive about 4:30 a.m. with life-threatening injuries at the Metropolitan Correctional Center at 71 W. Van Buren St., the U.S. Department of Justice said in a release.
Two men were stabbed during a fight Saturday in the Loop.
The trio approached the 37-year-old about 10:50 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Jackson station and attacked him, according to Chicago police. They ran off with the man’s suitcase and leather bag.
A man was found in a restroom stall Monday with a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound in the Block 37 mall in the Loop, authorities say.
A woman was critically injured after being hit by a train Friday at the Jackson station, suspending Blue Line service in the Loop for over an hour.
The debris fell about 7:40 a.m. from a construction scaffold in the 100 block of South Wacker Drive, according to Chicago police.
The man received minor injuries and refused medical treatment, police said.
A woman was hurt Thursday after she was struck by a light pole that fell over in the Loop.
Police are asking the community for help finding a missing 38-year-old man who was last seen in the Loop.
Officers responded to a string of violent robberies Sunday evening over a period of three hours on the North Side.
Red Line subway service is resuming after a reroute Sunday due to a hazmat response in the Loop.