How did Hayes manage to steal 10 cell phones without anyone catching her in the act?
What can you do to reduce your chances of having your home burglarized while you are away?
Burglar crews have targeted Chicago’s North Shore suburbs once again. In addition to the number of homes that have been burgled in the last few weeks you can also add dozens of unlocked cars sitting in driveways just asking to be robbed. Why do North Shore residents leave their cars unlocked when they are sitting […]
Potential victims aren’t too hard to find on the CTA. They are the ones who have their heads down reading their emails, surfing the web, or possibly watching a video on their smartphones or other electronic devices.
On Thursday afternoon a teenager attacked a 58-year old man as the CTA purple line train approached the South Blvd station in Evanston, and stole his laptop computer. Police responded to the incident at about 4:16 p.m. March 31 in the 800 block of Chicago Avenue. The victim, a 58-year-old Evanston man, said he was […]
While you are out buying presents or visiting with friends and loved one’s keep in mind that there are criminals looking to take advantage of your absence. One or possibly two crews of grinches visited the North Shore suburb of Wilmette last week. They came in the form of burglars who broke into 6 Wilmette […]
Sharp-eyed bike patrol officers patrolling the downtown area stumbled upon a strong arm robbery in the 500 block of South Dearborn on September 20, 2010, just after 7 p.m. Officers Adrian Navarro and Erik Escalante came across a 56-year-old woman about 7 p.m. in the 500 block of South Dearborn Street running after a 16-year-old […]
For years I have taught high school seniors, and incoming college freshmen, not to fight over “stuff.” If you are attacked or threatened with attack, throw the money in one direction and run in the other. Your ego might get bruised, but you will come out in better physical shape than you would if […]
You may be heading to college for the first time, or maybe it will be the start of your 4th, and hopefully last year as an undergrad. Whichever it may be, you are still going to be a major target for property theft. The latest statistics for this crime have not gone down on college […]