| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:51 PM
A man handed a note to a bank teller today demanding $20,000 but he fled after the teller declined to give him any money.
The unsuccessful bank robbery occurred about 1:45 p.m. at the Chicago Community Bank at 1110 W. 35th St., in the Bridgeport...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:36 PM
“I hear over and over again that a lower unemployment figure will lead to the Federal Reserve introducing a policy that would raise interest but lower stock prices. So why would companies knowing this ever consider hiring people? They would end up...
| Jun 7, 2013
Like a bullet train, the French thriller "The Prey" is a model of breathless efficiency, its stuffed cargo of chases, brawls and twists delivered with admirable speed.
It also willfully genre-hops, from prison melodrama to escape flick to policier to...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:16 PM
I'm awash in readers' Grammar Police submissions, so it's time to start to catch up.
One reader's comment about an awkwardly ambiguous sentence — "Troopers are investigating after the body of a 21-year-old was found by a Delaware roadway" —...
| May 11, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Two men whose accomplice was shot to death by law enforcement in far northwest suburban Richmond on Friday have been charged with attempted bank robbery after FBI agents investigating a series of robberies cornered them, according to the FBI.
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:37 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 15-year-old boy released from police custody on Friday was among five people shot through early Saturday morning, according to police. Read more
• A 33-year-old fugitive wanted for...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The robber of the Benson post office on Connolly Road Saturday is believed to be the same man who robbed that post office in December 2012, police investigators say..
An attempted robbery that also occurred Saturday, at the Sovereign Bank branch just...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:15 AM
A Wichita man will serve ten years in federal prison for robbing a bank in February of last year. 41-year-old Christopher Vangessel of Wichita pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery.
In his plea, Vangessel admitted that on February 28, 20012, he...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The FBI is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a Bank of America branch this morning in west suburban Norridge.
About 11:15 a.m., a man walked into the branch located at 8422 W. Lawrence Ave. and approached a teller's window and...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Police apprehended a Hagerstown man in a dressing room in the Eddie Bauer store and caught another Hagerstown man near the Timberland store in the Hagerstown Premium Outlets Monday afternoon following a robbery at the Washington County Teachers Federal...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:27 PM
A repeat bank robber dubbed the "Bully Bandit" because of his sometimes rude behavior struck today in Riverside, marking at least his 12th heist in less than a year, police and the FBI said.
About 12:30 p.m. a robber entered a Bank of America branch at...