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Chicago Weird Crime

Naked Man Tasered After Putting Rear Through Window

Posted 09.01.2013 | Chicago

A naked man Chicago police suspect was intoxicated or "high on a hallucinogenic drug" spent Saturday night having shards of glass removed from his but...

Tide Detergent Theft Could Land Shoplifter Life In Jail

Posted 08.28.2013 | Chicago

A Chicago man accused of boosting a coveted brand of laundry detergent before brandishing a knife on a store employee could now face life in prison fo...

Man Admits To Police He Was Hiding Loaded Gun In Buttocks

Posted 08.09.2013 | Chicago

Story by Quinn Ford, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE — A Little Village gang member is being held on $20,000 bail after...

Parolee With Sox Face Tattoo Charged In Wrigleyville Shooting

Posted 04.24.2013 | Chicago

A man's distinctive tattoo — the Chicago White Sox logo, inked on his face — helped Chicago police identify and ultimately charge the 26-year-old ...

White Cowboy Hat, White-Clad Intruder Breaks Into Woman's Bedroom

Posted 04.02.2013 | Chicago

A bizarrely-dressed find a man dressed in white shoes, white jacket and a white cowboy hat standing in her bedroom, CBS Chicago reports. The Cook ...

Boy Shoots Self In Groin, Blames It On Men In 'Ninja-Like Masks'

Posted 03.16.2013 | Chicago

After playing with a gun and accidentally shooting himself in the groin Friday, one Chicago-area teen was left with injuries both his body and his pri...

Home Invasion Suspect: 'God Told Me To Shed Some Blood'

Posted 07.17.2012 | Chicago

A 21-year-old Stone Park, Ill. man believed to be suffering from mental illness was arrested in unincorporated Addison Saturday after residents say th...

Ex-Boyfriend Named 'Person Of Interest' In Dead Dog In Oven Case

Posted 07.16.2012 | Crime

Police in Illinois say that the ex-boyfriend of an Arlington Heights woman who returned from vacation to find her home burglarized and pet dog dead in...

Family Discovers Dead Dog In Oven After Returning From Vacation

Posted 07.14.2012 | Chicago

An Arlington Heights, Ill. family made a gruesome discovery after returning from vacation: Coco, their family dog, dead inside an oven. The Daily H...

Intruders Allegedly Bit Off Part Of Man's Ear During Quarrel

Posted 06.15.2012 | Chicago

Two suburban Chicago men were charged this week with allegedly breaking into a man's house and biting off part of his ear. Cody Loeffelmann, 21, an...

Man With Pork Chops In Pants Accused Of Shoplifting

Posted 03.28.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago man was arrested last week and charged with misdemeanor retail theft after he was caught with allegedly stolen pork chops in his pants. T...

Drunk Driver Wearing Only Underwear Crashes Into Cop Car

Posted 01.16.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago man was charged with drunk driving, among a number of other charges, after he crashed into a police squad car -- all while wearing little cl...

Prosecutors: Man Fatally Stabbed Friend, Hid Body In Closet In His Apartment

Posted 11.13.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man charged with stabbing his friend to death and hiding him in a closet in his apartment was denied bail Sunday. Bednago Harper, 46, h...

Police: Man On Drugs Crashed Car Before Jumping Into Another Car

Posted 12.31.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man was arrested Friday after allegedly speeding his Dodge Durango through a red light into a stopped car and leaping headfirst into a passi...

Home Invader In Search Of Beer Stabs Man With Corkscrew

Posted 12.31.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man allegedly broke into two apartments in the city's Bucktown neighborhood early Saturday demanding beer and stabbing one man with a corksc...

Cops: Man Stole, Crashed Ambulance While Inebriated

Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man was charged Sunday with taking an ambulance for a late night joyride and causing more than $100,000 in damages -- all while inebriated. ...

Man Robs Friends, Is Immediately Identified

Posted 10.15.2011 | Chicago

The two victims of an armed robbery this weekend welcomed their assailant into the parked car where they sat chatting in Ford Heights, and the three c...

Naperville Man Charged With Abducting, Licking Children

Naperville, IL Patch | Naperville, IL Patch | Posted 10.16.2011 | Chicago

A Naperville man was arrested and charged with child abduction and battery after police said he lured two children into his apartment on Sunday. Jo...

Woodridge Man Allegedly Murdered Father With Weed Trimmer

Woodridge, IL Patch | Woodridge, IL Patch | Posted 10.15.2011 | Chicago

A 21-year-old Woodridge man has been arrested for allegedly murdering his father, Woodridge police and DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin...

Chicago Repairman Accused Of Swallowing Stolen Diamond Ring

Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago

A man who had been performing remodeling work on a Cicero couple's home was charged with felony theft Tuesday after the homeowners accused him of swal...

Cop Catches Baby Thrown At Him By Alleged Kidnapper

Posted 09.24.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man was arrested early Monday after allegedly stealing a baby and throwing the abducted child at a police trying to apprehend him. Polic...