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CTA thefts up, but robberies decline, police say
Thefts on the CTA, a category that includes the snatches of smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices from transit riders, increased 16 percent in the first nine months of the year compared with the same period in 2011, according to the Chicago police data.
By Jon Hilkevitch and Joe Germuska
October 26, 2012