Peoria And Lake Carjacking

Police Impersonators Carjack Driver On Near West Side

Two men are on the loose right now, after apparently impersonating police officers to steal a car.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

Little Village Carjacking

Video From Bus May Help Solve Brutal Carjacking

Surveillance video from a CTA bus may provide new clues in a brutal carjacking and shooting in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Little Village Carjacking

Man Escapes After Being Carjacked, Shot In Little Village

A man was hospitalized in serious condition Tuesday morning after escaping a carjacking in progress, and being shot, in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Fredrick T. Smith, 23, left; Kerwin P. Murry, 22, are charged in connection with a a fatal carjacking in Waukegan. (Waukegan Police Dept.)

2 Charged With Murder In Waukegan Carjacking

Two men have been charged with murder after a violent carjacking left a man dead Thursday morning in Waukegan.


Carlos Hernandez, 44, was shot and killed in a carjacking in the driveway of his home in Waukegan on Dec. 29, 2011. (Family Photo)

Man Killed In Carjacking In Waukegan, 3 In Custody

A man on his way to work with his nephew was shot and killed when he was attacked by a group of carjackers early Thursday morning in Waukegan. His nephew escaped unharmed.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

(Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

4 Hurt After Driver Resists Carjacker, Crashes

Four people were hurt Thursday night during an attempted carjacking on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011


Woman Suffers Minor Injuries In Tinley Park Carjacking

An elderly woman suffered minor injuries during a carjacking Wednesday in southwest suburban Tinley Park, Mayor Ed Zabrocki said Thursday.


94th Street Shooting

Gas Station Attendant Shot During Carjacking Attempt

Police are looking for two suspects who shot a gas station attendant during an attempted carjacking on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

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Armed NW Indiana Man Nabs Teen Carjackers

A northwest Indiana man who was out walking a dog Saturday night helped nab the two boys, who were running from a stolen SUV.


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Cops Investigating String Of Carjackings At SW Side Car Dealers

It started as a test drive, but within seconds a Chicago car salesman was knocked to the ground when a carjacker hit him with the car and drove away. It was the third in a string of carjackings at auto dealerships in the area in recent weeks.

CBS 2–11/15/2011

State Street Carjacking

Man Attacked, Carjacked In Loop

Police are searching for the carjackers who stole a car in the Loop early Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Darrell Magee, 20, (left) and Van Robinson, 17, (right) are accused of robbing an off-duty Chicago police officer and then carjacking a second victim a short time later. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Duo Nabbed For Robbing Off-Duty Cop, Carjacking Second Victim

Two men have been charged with robbing an off-duty Chicago Police officer of his badge and wallet early Wednesday on the Far South Side, then carjacking another man shortly afterwards.


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Carjacking Suspect Arrested After Crashing Into Building

A man suspected of carjacking an SUV has been arrested and taken to a hospital after crashing the vehicle into a Logan Square building while fleeing from police.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

Parnell Avenue Carjacking

Women Carjack, Beat 80-Year-Old Man In Englewood

An 80-year-old man was carjacked and beaten by four women whom he gave a ride Wednesday evening in the Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Van With Eight Occupants Carjacked, Three Held

The owner of a tricked out conversion van was carjacked on the West Side early Saturday, but the three suspects didn’t get far because he was able to remotely turn off its ignition.


Carjacking Scene

Carjacking Suspect Escapes Despite Police Gunfire

Police are searching for a carjacking suspect who ran away while police shot at him in the South Side’s Burnside neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Attempted Carjacking Ends With Van Hitting Police Station

A man jumped out of a moving vehicle to escape a carjacking but the van plowed over a small tree and hit the side of a West Side police station early Saturday. No one was hurt.


Baby Carjacking

1-Year-Old Found Safe After Carjacking

There was a frantic search early this morning for a car stolen at gunpoint on the city’s South Side, with a 1-year-old boy in the back seat.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

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Police Catch Carjackers After Man Spots Own Car

Suspected carjackers made one miscalculation early Monday morning after allegedly taking a car from a man on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011

Kenneth Starr was convicted of murdering an elderly man (Mugshot: Chicago Police Dept.)

Man Convicted In Carjacking That Killed Elderly Indiana Man

Carmine Calderazzo had made a quick pit stop at a Southwest Side Walgreens to buy some chewing gum for her elderly father before a trip to Midway Airport where the octogenarian was to meet his fiancée.