City Council Honors 'Great Hero' Dwain Williams, Retired Firefighter Killed In Attempted Carjacking“He spent his life dedicated to protecting the residents of this city, and it’s my pledge to Lt. Williams’ family that we will do all that we can to stop this senseless violence in the city of Chicago,” said Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29th).
Off-Duty Officer Carjacked In North Kenwood; 2 Other Carjackings Reported OvernightThree more carjackings were reported overnight.
Chicago Carjacking Crisis Brings Together Citizens And City Officials; 'Should There Be Penalties? Yes'"This is a very sensitive matter, because those same young people are young men from neighborhoods like Englewood, like Back of the Yards, like Chatham, like Park Manor."
Police Hope Education Is First Line Of Defense In Fighting CarjackingsWith a dramatic spike in carjackings in Chicago, police are hoping education can provide the first line of defense.
Amid Rash Of Carjackings, Rideshare Drivers Call On Uber And Lyft To Help Protect ThemRideshare drivers are calling on Uber and Lyft to help protect them from crime after seven drivers were carjacked on the Near North and Near Northwest sides going back to late December.
Carjackings Reported In South Chicago, Uptown, River North This Weekend; Police Hold Safety WebinarChicago Police on Saturday were searching for the culprits in a pair of carjackings the night before.
Police Issue Warning About String Of Carjackings In Little Village Going Back To Mid-DecemberPolice on Saturday warned the public of a string of carjackings going back to mid-December in the Little Village neighborhood.
'Operation Safe Pump' Patrolling Chicago Gas Stations To Thwart CarjackingsOperation Safe Pump eventually plans to use social media to post times and locations where they'll be stationed.
'People Are Terrified;' Chicago Carjacking Crisis Prompts City Hall To Hold Virtual Meetings To Find Solutions"I didn't live in a very violent district. These carjackings have made it a very terrible place to live."
City Council Public Safety Committee Holding Hearing On Carjackings FridayFour more carjackings were reported within four hours across the city overnight.
'Operation Safe Pump' Offering Protection To Drivers At Gas StationsA group in Chicago isn't going to wait for the city to do something about the carjackings.
4 More Carjackings Reported Within 4 Hours OvernightFour more carjackings were reported within four hours across the city overnight.
Police Supt. David Brown Says There Have Been 144 Carjackings In Chicago In First 21 Days Of YearPolice Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago in the first 21 days of January – placing the city on track to record 2,000 carjackings this year if the trend continues.
Many Chicago Carjacking Arrests Involve Juveniles -- Are Penalties Sufficient To Solve Problem?Carjackings have pretty much dominated our headlines over the last few months, and the CBS 2 Investigators have learned the majority of the arrests have involved juveniles.
Woman Carjacked On Weed Street Near Goose Island; Man And Woman Carjacked Earlier In AvondaleThe Goose Island area on Thursday became latest part of the city to be hit by the carjacking epidemic.