Man Charged In January Carjacking, Armed RobberyA 19-year-old man who already was behind bars in another case has been charged with committing a carjacking and an armed robbery less than a week apart in January.
Woman Carjacked In Chicago LawnPolice said a man forced the woman out of her vehicle at gunpoint around 11:10 p.m. Monday near 62nd and Albany.
Man Charged With Murder In Fatal DUI Crash In Carjacked VehicleA Streamwood man has been charged with carjacking and murder in a crash that killed a 69-year-old woman in the Goose Island neighborhood earlier this week.
Woman Killed By Carjacker Who Crashed Stolen CarThe carjacker, a 29-year-old man, approached a 31-year-old man in his vehicle about 10:45 p.m. in the 200 block of West Walton, police said.
Woman Carjacked While Sitting In Unlocked Car In Logan SquareThe woman ran away in fear and the suspect drove off in her vehicle, police said. No injuries were reported, and the suspect did not appear to have a weapon.
Teen Carjacking Suspect Arrested Again With Gun, Stolen CarThat arrest came the same day Police Supt. Eddie Johnson announced the formation of a new task force to combat the rise in carjackings in the Chicago area.
Carjackers Steal Elderly Woman’s Car After Evanston CrashThe woman was driving her gray 2011 Lexus north just after 2 p.m. on Sheridan Road near Davis Street when it was rear-ended by a black Acura, according to a statement from Evanston police.
Off-Duty Cop CarjackedThe incident happened around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Bucktown.
2 Carjacking Suspects Arrested After High-Speed Chase In Stolen MustangPolice said the two suspects stole a lime green 2014 Ford Mustang from two men in their 20s around 9:15 p.m. Thursday near 115th and Church streets.
2 Arrested After 18-Year-Old Woman Carjacked At Gunpoint In AustinJust after 10 p.m., three people went up to the woman’s white Volkswagen in the 500 block of North Austin and took it at gunpoint, according to Chicago Police.
Pair Carjacked Victim At Gunpoint, Used Vehicle To Commit Armed RobberyOfficers later saw the vehicle speeding, but didn’t chase it, instead finding it crashed into a building at 3000 N. Laramie, police said.
Carjackers Steal Mercedes SUV In ChinatownThe carjacking came on the heels of a series of purse snatchings in the Chinatown area.