In both cases, the suspects approached someone on a train, displayed or implied a handgun and took the person’s money.
In each case, the suspects approached someone on a train and took their cellphone by force, according to a community alert from Chicago police.
In each incident, the burglar used a tool to pry open the front doors of the businesses and stole property from inside.
In each incident, someone either snatched the victim’s property or used force to take it from them, Chicago police said.
Authorities are investigating multiple reports of bomb threats Wednesday in the Loop and Gold Coast.
In four robberies in the last month, people have reported entering fake ride-share cars and having their bank and credit cards taken by force, Chicago police said.
Firefighters and police were called for an animal in the water about 11:20 a.m. in the 100 block of North Lake Shore Drive, according to police and fire department officials.
Burglars are targeting businesses on the Near North Side, police said.
Police were not able to specify exactly how far the spill extends.
Tiffany Leavell, a 34-year-old woman who was last seen April 1, 2019, in the 1100 block of North Orleans Street, has been located safely, Chicago police said.
Some Chicago residents may have been exposed to the measles thanks to a visitor who was infected.
A thief stole sell phones right out of the hands of CTA passengers on the Near North Side.
The robberies happened during afternoon hours.
The suspect entered the bank, 1122 N. Clark St., about 5 p.m. and demanded cash from a teller, according to Chicago police and the FBI.
About 7:15 a.m., officers and fire officials responded to calls of a vehicle in the water in the 900 block of North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago police said.
The employee, a 22-year-old woman, surrendered a bag containing an unknown amount of money after the man announced a robbery and implied he had a weapon, police said.
Officers responded to the fallen light pole about 1:05 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Goethe Street, according to Chicago police. No injuries were reported.
The parents of Rylan Wilder, 15, say they are facing mounting medical bills after he was shot at a Chicago music school by suburban police chasing a bank robbery suspect.
A missing woman who was last seen on the Near North Side has been located.
Chicago police are warning residents of three armed robberies reported in September in Near North Side neighborhoods.