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Man Dies When Stolen Car Slams Into Car-Carrier On South Side

(STMW) — A man in a stolen car was killed in a crash with a semi truck Friday afternoon in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said. The car and semi collided about […]


One teen was killed and another was injured in a crash early Wednesday in the South Lawndale neighborhood.  (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt When Stolen Car Crashes In South Lawndale

Two 17-year-old boys crashed the stolen car into a concrete wall about 1:45 a.m. in the 3200 block of West 32nd Street, after a police chase in South Lawndale, said police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.


Howard E. Dibbern (Island Lake Police)

Man Charged With Murder In Island Lake Death, Car Theft, Crash Into House

A man suspected of stealing a car from a woman later found dead in her northwest suburban home this week has now been charged with her murder.


A stolen car was found submerged to its roof in the Fox River on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Stolen Car Found Submerged In Fox River

A car found submerged in the Fox River Tuesday morning turned out to have no one inside it, and the vehicle had been stolen the night before from an Elgin resident.


Court Generic

Evidence Of Stolen Car To Be Allowed At 2007 Murder Trial

A defense motion to exclude portions of an interrogation in which Suggs admits to stealing a car to escape the murder scene, and other statements in which says he has stolen other cars, was denied Monday


Three officers were hurt when a police car crashed while chasing a stolen vehicle near 72nd Street and St. Lawrence Avenue on Feb. 13, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

3 Officers Hurt In Crash While Chasing Stolen Car

The three officers were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Their injuries were not life-threatening.


Jeanette Holt (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Allegedly Lied About Baby’s Abduction To Get Cops To Find Stolen Car

Police rushed to a Chatham neighborhood daycare center around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, after 25-year-old Jeanette Holt called 911 to report her 1997 Chevy Monte Carlo had been stolen with her 1-year-old son inside.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

Two Dead After Driver Of Stolen Car Crashes

A Wisconsin woman suspected of stealing a car and driving on a suspended license, is blamed for a head-on crash that killed her and another driver over the weekend in the western suburbs.


Off Duty Cop Shoots Driver Of Stolen Vehicle

An off-duty Chicago police officer shot and wounded a man who was allegedly fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle on the South Side last night.



Recovery Of Stolen WBBM Newsradio Car Leads To Alleged Serial Thief

The recovery of a stolen WBBM Newsradio news car led police to stop what they say was a one-man crime-wave.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2012

File Photo Of A Gold And Diamond Wedding Band. (David Livingston/Getty Images)

Cops Save Wedding By Recovering Stolen Car, Wedding Dress

The bride wore white as an Iowa couple marched down the aisle as scheduled in Chicago Saturday, but it almost didn’t happen that way.

WBBM Newsradio–12/11/2011

Police Chase

Police Chase Car Thief For Miles Until Tire Falls Off

Three people are in police custody after a police chase through several South Side neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

A 911 dispatcher for the city of Chicago was killed when her car was struck by an SUV in the Bucktown neighborhood as she was driving home from work on July 10, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

911 Dispatcher Killed In Crash With Stolen SUV Being Chased By Cops

A 911 dispatcher for the city of Chicago was killed on her way home from work Sunday morning, when her car was struck by a stolen SUV that was being chased by police.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2011

Three people died in a single-car accident in Prospect Heights. (CBS)

Three Teens Killed, 4th Hurt In Crash Of Stolen Car

Friends and family members on Sunday were mourning the deaths of three teenagers killed in a car crash in Prospect Heights early Saturday. Police said the youths were in a stolen car.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2011

St. Charles Police Patch (Credit: City of St. Charles Website)

Convicted Felon Guilty Of Stealing Car

A man with a lengthy criminal history faces up to seven years in prison after being convicted of possessing a stolen car.


Hines Ward

Mix-Up Leads To Police Detaining Hines Ward At Gunpoint

A mix-up over a reported stolen car led to Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward briefly being detailed by police at gunpoint on Thursday. According to police, Ward released without being arrested.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011


Stolen Car Report Lands Woman In Jail

A tangled web of lies landed a South Side woman in Cook County Jail after she tried to cover up a romantic affair, prosecutors say.


Renardo Wilson

Driver Charged Four Months After Double-Fatal Wreck

A Chicago man has been charged with reckless homicide in a crash that left two people dead on the Northwest Side last November.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011