A team of crooks saw thousands of pockets ripe for picking at Lollapalooza. And as CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports, distance did not deter the group.

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Pickpockets Targeted People's Phones At LollapaloozaA team of crooks saw thousands of pockets ripe for picking at Lollapalooza. And as CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports, distance did not deter the group.
Pickpockets Came In Targeting Phones At LollapaloozaWe all saw it – a sea of people descending upon Grant Park for four days during Lollapalooza. But a team of crooks saw thousands of pockets ripe for picking. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Person Ends Up On Ramp From I-57 To Bishop Ford After ShootingA person ended up on the ramp between Interstate 57 and the Bishop Ford Freeway Monday afternoon after being shot.
1-Year-Old Boy, Teenager Shot In Gary, IndianaA 1-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were seriously wounded in a shooting Monday afternoon while the man was watching three children play in the yard of a home in Gary, Indiana.
Fight Over Counterfeit Tickets Sends People Crashing Through Hotel Window Near LollapaloozaThree men got into the fight at the Congress Hotel after one of the men sold the other two -- and two women -- counterfeit tickets, police say.
Racist Graffiti Found On Front Of West Side Takeout RestaurantIt has been painted over already, but racist graffiti was discovered on the front of a West Side takeout restaurant Sunday morning.
Chicago Police Report 461 Shootings In JulyChicago police Sunday released their crime data for the month of July, and while murders in the city are about equal to 2020, the number of shootings has increased nearly 15% since last year.
Teen Injured In Shooting Near Playground In Gage Park NeighborhoodAn 18-year-old man was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood, just yards from a park full of children.
Gunmen Shoot, Kill Barber, Customer In Front Of Multiple People At Lawndale BarbershopChildren and seniors were inside a West Side barbershop this week when two men walked in, found their target, and opened fire. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Mayor, Fire Commissioner Infuriated By Revelation That Firefighter-EMT Charged With Rape Remains On JobThere was major fallout from city officials Wednesday, amid revelations that a firefighter-EMT is still on the job after being charged with raping a woman he knew. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Cook County Jail Inmates Pledge To Change Ways And Help Fight Violence In ChicagoIn an unorthodox approach to fighting violence in Chicago, a motivational speaker is taking a message directly to the maximum-security inmates at the Cook County Jail. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports, the approach involves people accused of committing crimes being motivated to try to stop them.
Woman Who Dragged Police Officer And Crashed Into Dolton Bicycle Shop Identified As Alexis WilsonA 19-year-old woman is dead and a Dolton police officer was in serious condition Tuesday afternoon, after a wild confrontation in the parking lot of a drive-through in Dolton hours earlier. She has been identified a Alexis Wilson.
Chicago Firefighter-EMT Charged With Raping Someone Is Still On The JobA Chicago firefighter-EMT stands charged with raping someone he knows – but call 911 for help, and he may still be the one who responds. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Woman Dead After Police Shooting; She Dragged Dolton Officer With Her Car And Crashed Into BuildingA woman is dead and two police officers are in serious condition after a confrontation at a drive-thru restaurant that ended with shots fired by police and a crash in Dolton early Tuesday morning. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Search On For Escaped Inmate Hugo Avila In St. CharlesHugo Avila, 21, escaped from a transport vehicle near Randall Road and Route 64 in Saint Charles while en route to the Kane County Sheriff's Department.
Family Seeks Justice In Murder Of National Guardsman Chrys CarvajalThree weeks ago, a National Guardsman was killed at the corner of Lockwood Avenue and Palmer Street in Belmont-Cragin. On Monday night, there were signs and encouragement from the family to find the shooter. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Crest Hill Couple Charged With Taking Part In U.S. Capitol RiotJohn and Amy Schubert were arrested on federal charges on Monday, accused of taking part in the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar talked with some of the Schuberts' neighbors.
Driver Makes It To Chicago Skyway Toll Bridge After Being ShotA child was in the back seat of the car when it stopped.
Woman Taken For Scary Ride In Edgewater As Carjacking, Auto Theft Crisis Persists In ChicagoCarjackings are still soaring in Chicago and there was a rash of them this weekend – one of which involved a woman being taken for a scary ride. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Man Killed In Shootout In East Side NeighborhoodA 26-year-old man is dead, after police said he was part of a group that fired shots from a car on the Southeast Side, at a group of men who fired back.
Community Members In North Lawndale Take Action In Wake Of Recent ShootingsThree mass shootings transpired over a period of four days recently on the city’s West Side – leaving two teenagers dead and 13 other people injured after gunshots rang out in North Lawndale and Austin. As CBS 2’s Jackie Kostek reports, community members say the violence does not sit well with them.
Attorney General Merrick Garland Announces Gun Trafficking Strike Force; Some Chicago Advocates Disagree With ApproachAttorney General Merrick Garland announced a strike force that will go after gun trafficking in Chicago and four other cities. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, there are community group leaders who say the program is not the answer.
Federal Strike Force Strategy Goes After Gun Trafficking In Chicago And Four Other CitiesU.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland visited Chicago on Thursday amid a troubling spike in violent crime in the city. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
AG Merrick Garland Visits Chicago As Feds Announce Strike Force Amid Violent Crime SpikeViolence in Chicago has risen to the point where the feds are stepping in, with U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland paying a visit on Thursday. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.

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