auto theft

OnStar Chase, Crash

OnStar Halts Stolen Car During Chase From West Dundee To Chicago

A dangerous high-speed police pursuit ended when a high-tech tracking device found a stolen car and shut it down.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012


Recovery Of Stolen WBBM Newsradio Car Leads To Alleged Serial Thief

The recovery of a stolen WBBM Newsradio news car led police to stop what they say was a one-man crime-wave.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2012

Paul Brock

Indiana Man Threatens To Eat Cops, Families And Dogs After Arrest

Authorities say an Indiana man got so angry when he was arrested for stealing a car that he threatened to eat the police officers who arrested him, as well as their entire families and their dogs.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

A Chicago traffic scene. (CBS)

Auto Thefts Surge In Chicago

The good news: Many Chicago crime rates have dropped. The bad news: Auto theft has spiked. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman talks to a victim.


Car Crusher

17 Stolen Cars Found In Gary, But Many Crushed

Authorities in Gary, Ind., have found a number of stolen cars, but not all of the news is good.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Photo Of Parking Space (AP Photo)

Disabled Park Forest Man’s Van Stolen On His Birthday

Loss of his wheelchair-accessible van from Metra station lot is an unwelcome 50th birthday surprise.