Hillside CarMax Hit Twice In Two Days By Car ThievesTargeted car dealerships is becoming a trend among Chicago street gangs, according to Hillside police.
Increase In Suburban Car TheftsCar thefts in some Chicago suburbs have been on the rise with reports made in Aurora, Naperville and Burr Ridge. In the last few weeks, each incident a car has been taken from the driveway of an owner’s home and police later recovered it somewhere in Chicago.
Former Teacher Who Violated Probation Back Behind BarsProsecutors from the Will County state’s attorney’s office are seeking to revoke the probation Jeremiah Komon received following the Jan. 29 theft of a 2005 Jaguar.
Police Warn Of Crooks Using Tow Trucks To Steal CarsPolice have issued an alert to Near West Side residents, warning that thieves using tow trucks have been taking older cars off the streets at night.
East Chicago Teen May Have Been Shot By Police During ChaseLake County police are investigating a possible officer-involved shooting in East Chicago that began Tuesday night with a traffic stop in the 4500 block of Euclid Avenue, Chief Mark Becker said Wednesday.
Man Who Stole Car Using BB Gun Gets 12 YearsA man who used a BB gun to steal a restaurant employee’s car last summer in southwest suburban Orland Park has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Leaving Your Car Running To Let It Warm Up? Not A Good IdeaTwo Chicago sisters who normally leave their cars idling so the vehicles can warm up had them stolen Friday morning. CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
Chicago Driver Gives Himself The Boot To Guard Against Car ThievesCar theft is too common a crime in Chicago, with more than 16,000 last year alone. One Chicago car owner took a drastic step to prevent thieves from taking his ride.
Cops: Car Thief Was Also Burglar, CounterfeiterCall it a productive bust. When police caught a man red-handed stealing a car from a northwest suburban dealership last week, they also ended solving a business burglary and a counterfeit case.
Three Cops Hurt After Man Steals Cab, Hits 2 Police CarsThree Chicago police officers were recovering, after a car thief went on a wild ride Sunday morning through the Gold Coast neighborhood.
Thief Uses Crane To Steal Car From Dealership An Indiana car dealer is calling it "the craziest" idea for stealing a vehicle.
Murders And Car Theft Up, Overall Crime Down For JanuaryThough murders have increased 27.3 percent compared to last January, there was a “double-digit’’ drop in overall crime last month, police said.