As Carjackings Drop In Chicago, Activists Believe Violence Interrupters At Gas Stations Have HelpedCBS 2’s Marissa Parra digs into the numbers, and shows how arrests and awareness might be key.
Yates Device -- Developed By Local Doctor's Company -- Employs Lights, Sirens, Cameras To Deter CarjackersA local doctor and his company have developed a new solution to help curb Chicago’s carjacking crisis.
With Spike In Chicago Carjackings, Rideshare Drivers Rally For Protections For Their SafetyA fresh spike in carjackings has been seen across the city – and rideshare drivers who pick up passenger after passenger say they are worried.
Antonio Butler, 18, Is Accused Of Going On Crime Spree That Included Stealing Judge's Car, Bragging About RobberiesPolice and Cook County prosecutors say Antonio Butler is an 18-year-old carjacker who recently went on a crime spree.
Ride Share Drivers Want More Protections After Chicago Uber Driver Was Carjacked And Killed"They should be changing their apps. They should be changing their policies. They should be ensuring safety for everyone."
Ridshare Drivers Call On Uber And Lyft To Do More To Protect Them Against CarjackingsThe drivers' demands include passenger background checks, a panic button for drivers, special victim crime insurance, and a passenger verification process linking credit card information with a selfie taken by the passenger.
Data Show Carjackings Are Down In Chicago, But Still High Compared With A Year AgoNew numbers reveal carjackings in Chicago are down, but attacks are still unusually high compared with last year.
After Carjackings And Even Murders, Rideshare Drivers Call On Lawmakers To Require Stronger App Security RegulationsWith Chicago caught in a carjacking epidemic, frightened rideshare drivers across the city are always in fear that their next pickup could be their last.
Carjacking Crisis Takes Horrific Turn As Rideshare Driver Is Shot Dead By His Own Passenger On West SideThe city's carjacking crisis took a chilling turn this week, after a rideshare driver was murdered by his own passenger.
Facebook Group Reunites Owners With Stolen Or Carjacked Cars That Were Dumped In Englewood AlleyWe have told you about case after case of carjackings in Chicago over the past several months, and some victims have now been reunited with their cars.
West Town, Ukrainian Village Neighbors Demand Action In Carjacking EpidemicNear Northwest Side residents fed up with carjackings took matters into their own hands Thursday night.
13-Year-Old Charged In Calumet Heights CarjackingsThe teen is facing two felony counts of vehicular hijacking with a firearm.
Police Announce New Tools In Fight Against Carjackings; Supt. David Brown Says Carjackers Aren't Facing ConsequencesChicago Police announced Wednesday that they made dozen arrests in a joint operation with other law enforcement agencies to combat carjackings this past weekend, and have also launched a new website with information about that category of crime.
Rideshare Drivers Demand Better Safety Measures From Uber And Lyft As Carjacking Epidemic PersistsIn the newest figures in the city’s carjacking crisis, carjackings now total 367 so far this year, and Chicago Police said they have made 73 arrests.
Police From City, Suburbs Hold Seminar To Help People Avoid Becoming Carjacking VictimsThe carjacking spike in the Chicago area was a motivation for police from Chicago and the suburbs to hold a seminar Sunday night – all to help people avoid becoming victims.