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Photo Of Man Who Beat Store Clerk Over XXXL Tank Tops Released

Posted 07.22.2013 | Chicago

Chicago police over the weekend released a photo of the man who attacked a Northwest Side store clerk with a baseball bat because his store did not ca...

Cops: Clerk Beaten With Bat For Not Stocking 3X Tank Tops

Posted 07.17.2013 | Chicago

A clerk at a Northwest Side convenience store was beaten with a baseball bat after he told a man requesting 3x-sized tank tops there were none availab...

PHOTO: Man Stabs Teamsters' Giant Inflatable Rat: Police

Posted 07.12.2013 | Chicago

Story by Erin Meyer, courtesy of DNAinfo Chicago Scabby is a mainstay of union protests in Chicago, a giant inflatable rat meant to shame companies...

Police Recover $500K In Stolen Chocolate, Booze, Fountains?!

Posted 06.03.2013 | Chicago

Chicago police made an unusual discovery Saturday when their execution of a search warrant at a warehouse on the city's South Side led to the discover...

Woman Steals Piggy Bank From Boy Who Solicited Her For Sex: Police

Posted 05.03.2013 | Chicago

Like a version of "Risky Business" gone wrong, police say a Milwaukee woman robbed a suburban Chicago teenager of his piggy bank when she came to his ...

Man Chomps Off Half Of Another Man's Ear During Fight: Police

Posted 04.22.2013 | Chicago

An ear-to-ear grin is a strange look for anyone to have after being charged with a violent crime, but one Chicago-area man was all smiles in a mugshot...

Fake Lawyer Who Tried More Than 60 Cases Heading (Back) To Prison

Posted 09.18.2011 | Chicago

A 47-year-old Skokie, Ill., man who tried over 60 cases though he never obtained a law degree was sentenced Monday to serve two years in prison. Ta...