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.
Rideshare Driver Says She Was Carjacked, Attacked By 14-Year-Old Girl Now Charged In Multiple CarjackingsAuthorities say a 14-year-old girl was behind at least four carjackings in Chicago.
Man Charged In Two Carjackings Blocks And Minutes Apart In Brighton ParkJuan Posos has been charged with felony counts of aggravated vehicular hijacking, vehicular hijacking, and aggravated battery to a police officer.
Carjacking Arrests Up Thanks To Community Efforts, CPD And Possibly The Weather"We cannot complain if we’re not gonna get involved."
Two Carjackings Taking Place A Half Hour From Each Other, CPD Blames Organized Criminal CrewsPolice said at 6:15 Wednesday morning, a 17-year-old tried to carjack a man. When the man didn’t want to give up his car, the teen fired a gun at him twice, hitting him once in his left hand.
Girl, 14, Charged In 3 January Carjackings In West TownA 14-year-old girl was charged Tuesday in three carjackings and with possessing a stolen vehicle.
DWAIN Carjacking Alert System Proposed By Community Leaders, Lawmakers"And the initiative that we’re hoping to get funded will be hitting Chicago and everywhere else."
Carjackings Down More Than 30% In ChicagoOn Thursday morning, CPD Superintendent David Brown tweeted that CPD has arrested 210 people for vehicle-related crimes so far this year.
Brown: Carjackings Down 35% Over Last Two Weeks As Surge Continues
Food Delivery Driver Carjacked In Auburn GreshamA food delivery driver was carjacked late Sunday in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
Trends Show Carjackings More Likely Based On What Driver Is Doing Than The Type Of CarFor the first month of 2021, carjacking reports are up a staggering 238% over the same period last year.
Law Firm Offers $10,000 Reward To Help Catch, Convict Carjackers Targeting Rideshare DriversA law firm is offering $10,000 to help catch and convict those who carjack rideshare drivers.
Man Charged In Two November Carjackings In LawndaleAnthony Blackburn, of the West Garfield Park neighborhood, has been charged with two counts of aggravated vehicular hijacking, one count of attempted aggravated vehicular hijacking, and one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm.