Lawmakers Push Back Decision On Carjacker Penalties BillLawmakers in Springfield are pushing back against legislation aimed at tougher penalties on carjackers.
11-Year-Old Jumps Out of Car, Escapes CarjackingA young girl escaped a carjacking by leaping from the vehicle at a gas station in Aurora.
Man Charged In Carjacking Spree Ordered Held On Federal ChargesEarrious Moore, 23, faces up to 15 years in prison on a single count of violating federal carjacking laws.
CPD Unveils New Technology, More Officers To Combat CrimeThe announcement comes days after a carjacking spree in the Gold Coast neighborhood.
Two Men Shot In Gold Coast Amid Series Of North Side CarjackingsOne person was in custody after a series of carjackings Thursday evening ended with two people shot in the Gold Coast neighborhood.
One Person Injured In Carjacking, Car Chase"He hit a pedestrian and I actually saw the pedestrian go in the air."
Carjacking Victim Dragged Several Feet In Little VillagePolice say the victim held onto the rear door of the van and was dragged several feet.
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.