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Carjacking Suspect Dies In Crash After High-Speed Chase

The driver tried to turn into an alley in Gary, Ind., but lost control of the car and richocheted off two large trees before stopping.

03/26/2014

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Gary City Employee Carjacked; 2 Teens, 2 Men Charged

Authorities in Gary arrested and charged two men and two teen boys in connection with the carjacking of a city building inspector late Tuesday morning.

03/25/2014

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Man Charged After Cops Thwart Armed Carjacking

Darius Walker, 24, got into a gray Oldsmobile Alero sedan and forced an elderly woman to drive away at gunpoint near Cermak Road and California Avenue.

03/04/2014

Deangelo Fountain. (Credit: Park Ridge Police)

Man Arrested In Park Ridge Carjacking, Kidnapping

An Evanston man has been arrested in Thursday’s abduction of a 5-year-old boy, Park Ridge police said Saturday morning.

02/22/2014

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5-Year-Old Boy Found Safe In Skokie After Abduction In Park Ridge

A 5-year-old boy who was the subject of an AMBER Alert was found safe in Skokie on Thursday, after he was taken in a carjacking earlier in Park Ridge.

02/20/2014

Lionel Vazquez, 36, was in critical condition at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center on Thursday, a day after carjackers shot him and stomped on his face. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Man Shot, Critically Injured In Logan Square Carjacking

Lionel Vazquez was sitting in his Chevy Tahoe around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 2000 block of North Richmond Street, when two men approached and ordered him out of the vehicle. One of the men was wielding a handgun.

01/23/2014

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Cops Foil Carjacking Suspect As He Tries To Rob Victim

A Skokie man was ordered held on $500,000 bond Thursday for allegedly carjacking a woman in the North Side Edgewater neighborhood.

01/02/2014

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Alleged Serial Carjacker Captured At McDonald’s Drive-Thru In Wisconsin

The man who allegedly committed a series of carjackings this weekend in Chicago, leading to the death of an 11-year-old South Side boy, has been captured in Wisconsin, police said Tuesday morning.

12/24/2013

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Friends, Family Hold Vigil For 11-Year-Old Killed In Carjacking Wreck

A little boy’s school has become a place for his family and friends to express sorrow, and heartache.

12/23/2013

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Church Remembers Slain Deacon

Deacon Willie Cooper, 74, was found in a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds early Thursday.

12/22/2013

Rockie Douglas. (Chicago Police Photo)

Police Searching For Carjacking Suspect

Chicago and state police officials are still searching for a serial carjacking and robbery suspect blamed for causing a fatal traffic accident that killed an 11-year-old boy this weekend.

12/22/2013

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11-Year-Old Killed In Carjacking Crash On South Side

The accident victim was identified as Donovan Anthony Turnage, a fifth-grader at Morrill Math & Science School.

12/21/2013

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Nuclear Engineer Convicted Of Carjacking Recaptured After Fleeing

Michael Buhrman is currently in custody of federal officials and is expected to be brought back to DuPage County “in the near future.”

11/01/2013

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Police Still Searching For Suspect Who Carjacked Off-Duty Cop

It’s been almost a week, but Chicago Police still don’t know who beat an off-duty police sergeant, and carjacked the officer’s sport-utility vehicle — escaping with his gun, star, and bulletproof vest.

09/13/2013

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Chicago Police Sergeant Carjacked On South Side

Police are searching for suspect who carjacked an off-duty Chicago Police sergeant in the South Shore neighborhood late Friday.

09/07/2013

Hammond Carjacking Leads To Chase, Crash In Chicago

A state trooper saw a vehicle connected with an earlier Hammond carjacking and notified Chicago police, who helped Hammond police chase the vehicle.

09/06/2013

A motorist's Mustang was totaled after a suspect carjacked the vehicle this week at a Gary, Ind. train station. (CBS)

Motorist Carjacked At Gary Train Station

You better pick your parking spot carefully. That’s the message from police about the Miller train station in northwest Indiana. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

08/23/2013

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Baby Taken In Gas Station Carjacking Found Unhurt

Police are searching for a man who stole a car — with a baby girl inside — from a Humboldt Park gas station Wednesday night.

04/25/2013

Eric Taylor (Credit: Chicago Police)

Alleged Killer’s Mom: ‘I Didn’t Raise Him Like That’

When Patricia Howard realized she was standing next to the cousin of the taxi driver her son is accused of fatally shooting, she looked him in the eye and repeatedly told him she was sorry.

03/25/2013

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Carjacking Victim Doesn’t Want To Press Charges

The victim of an alleged abduction and carjacking that began in Chicago’s River North area early Friday and ended in northwest suburban Schaumburg wants police to stop their investigation and will not pursue charges if the alleged offender is found, according to police.

02/15/2013

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