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3 Things you can do to attract a robber.

What is the best way to attract the attention of robbers when going to or from work or school in the city? It’s really very simple, just follow these 3 simple rules. 1. Walk down the sidewalk, stand on L platforms or at bus-stops and focus all your attention on your smartphone or tablet. 2. […]

4th woman attacked in Midlothian:

It has been just over a week since the last attack took place near the Metra Station in Midlothian. It was the fourth attack in as many weeks. The first attack took place July 20th and the most recent on August 10th. According to ABC News the victims said their attacker punched and beat them […]

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?

Store employees beaten during robberies in Lincoln Square

“He was told to go to the back room. Then the guy roughed him up,” she said. “It was awful. Terrible. There was only $80 in the drawer.”

Homeowner walks in on burglars and is sexually assaulted

What would you do if you came home and found your door open, or signs of the lock being forced?

Using a public restroom can be very dangerous

What can you do to keep from becoming the victim of a robbery or crazed attacker while using a public washroom?

Good Samaritans: Coming to the aid of a victim is not without risk Part-2

How can we safely respond to a cry for help?

Good Samaritans: Coming to the aid of a victim is not without risk Part-1

Black Friday brought out millions of shoppers and also a number of thieves looking for potential victims who might not be paying enough attention to what is going on around them. One such victim was walking on East Erie Street near North Wabash Avenue when she was attacked. The suspect, Richard D. Mendoza, 31, came […]

Armed robbers picked wrong woman to attack

What follows is a great example of what to do when faced with this type of life threatening situation.

What’s a good way to draw burglars to your neighborhood?

In cases where criminals have smashed windows to enter locked vehicles it was because valuables, like wallets or laptop computers, have been left in plain view, King said.