Criminal Carpool In West Suburbs Steals Items From Inside Unlocked Cars, And Sometimes Cars ThemselvesOne could call it a criminal carpool – thieves jump out and start checking for unlocked doors, and grab whatever they can get.
At Least 10 Cars Reported Stolen In Homan Square Neighborhood On West SideAt least 10 cars have been stolen in the past month, mostly in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side.
North Lawndale Car Thefts Prompt Police To Issue Community AlertChicago police are warning residents of the North Lawndale neighborhood about a series of car thefts reported during February.
Thieves Take Off With 15 Cars In Oak ParkPolice say the lock on the gate was cut and someone broke into the Oak Park Hertz office through the glass door.
CPD Deploys Dozens Of Vehicles With Automatic License Plate ReadersThe Chicago Police Department is upping the ante to catch car thieves by spending a bundle for automated license plate readers.
10 Vehicles Stolen From Northwest Side In The Last MonthSeven of the vehicles were legally parked when they were stolen, and three were left running with the keys in the ignition.
4 Vehicles Left Running, Unattended Stolen From AustinEach time, the victim left their vehicle unattended with the engine running and someone got in and drove away,
Police Warn Of Bump And Run Car Thefts On North SidePolice were warning motorists in the Lincoln Park neighborhood and on the Near North Side about a recent string of “bump and run” car thefts
Thieves Make Off With Multiple Cars From Kenosha DealershipWhen Chicago was recently hit by a rash of car dealerships thefts, a Kenosha dealership was theft-proof. Now, that dealership isn't so lucky.
Cold Weather Leads To Car Thefts, 8 Reports In South Bend In One DaySouth Bend police are warning residents not to warm up their cars unattended after a rash of thefts.
Thieves Break Into Cars Using Mysterious 'Black Box'A mysterious device is being used by criminals to easily break into locked cars across the country, including here in Chicago.