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Find my iPhone app leads to arrest of very busy cell phone thief

How did Hayes manage to steal 10 cell phones without anyone catching her in the act?

La Grange family returns home to find unwelcome visitors

What can you do to reduce your chances of having your home burglarized while you are away?

Black Friday brings bargains and criminals: Avoid becoming a victim

10 things you can do to get your precious bargains safely home.

What can we learn from Kelli O’Laughlin’s murder?

A 14-year old girl arrived at her house last Thursday afternoon after a long day at school, looking forward to enjoying the comforts of home, but unfortunately that was not to be. Instead she walked into, what police believe was a burglary in progress. The life of an innocent young girl ended that afternoon from […]

GPS smash and grabs on the rise!

Do you want to take the time and incur the expense of having your driver’s side window repaired? If the answer to the question is no then keep on reading because we are going to discuss how to keep this from happening to you. To continue reading click here!

North Shore targeted by opportunistic burglars

What methods do they use to decide which houses are ripe for picking and how to gain entry?

Burglars find Chicago’s north suburbs ripe for picking

Burglar crews have targeted Chicago‚Äôs 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 […]

Apple Pickers on the CTA don’t always get away!

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.

Wolf Packs vs. Apple Pickers

In the red corner are the opportunistic thieves looking for passengers so engrossed in their i-Phones or i-Pads that they fail to notice their apple product is about to be picked, and in the blue corner Chicago Police officers, on the hunt for ‘apple pickers’ hoping to catch them in the act or at least […]

CTA robberies not limited to Smartphones or Chicago

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 […]