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.
Chicago Carjacking Epidemic: OnStar, Satellite Radio Could Help Track Down Carjacked VehiclesSix weeks into 2021, Chicago has already seen more than 220 carjackings – compared with just over 70 at this time last year. It's clear this crisis isn't going away, and it needs a solution as big as the problem itself.
New Information On Chicago Carjackings With 14-Year-Old SuspectLaw enforcement called carjacking a crime of opportunity.
Facebook Page Connecting West Town Residents In Search Of Carjacking SolutionsChicago resident Sam Royko has been pushing for answers ever since his girlfriend Erin was the victim of a carjacking just over two weeks ago.
Juvenile From Chicago Charged With Carjacking Uber Driver In Oak ParkPolice said the juvenile pulled out a handgun and told the Uber driver to get out of his car after the driver picked him up in Oak Park on Thursday.
Rideshare Drivers Teaming Up To Fight For Safety Improvements To Prevent CarjackingsWould you take a selfie before hopping into an Uber or Lyft? What if the companies gave you a discount? That's just one of the ideas that rideshare drivers in Chicago are suggesting to deter carjackers.
14-Year-Old Charged In Multiple Carjackings Expected In Court Tuesday
At Virtual Townhall, Officials Say Youngsters Are Committing Carjackings For ThrillsIt's a thrill - that's what the feds are calling the carjackings terrorizing Chicago - and 80 percent of those charged are kids.
'It Is A Community Epidemic': Chicago Carjacking Crisis Gets The Attention Of FBI And Federal Lawmakers"All economic levels and political backgrounds, social background are gathering to say it's time for this to stop and enough is enough."
'A 4 Year Old': Kilbourn Park Carkjacking Victim Sees Small Child With Suspects"There was a lady inside the car and one kid, like a four-year-old."
Carjackings Target Two Drivers On Same Street In Edgewater OvernightCarjackers targeted two drivers on the same street in Edgewater overnight.
14-Year-Old Charged In Series Of Chicago CarjackingsThe 14-year-old was charged five felony counts of vehicular hijacking with a firearm, two felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm, one felony count of unlawful use of a weapon, one felony count of possessing a stolen vehicle, one felony count of robbery and one felony count of aggravated assault with use of a deadly weapon.
Two Teens Charged With Carjacking In ChicagoOn Wednesday, a 14-year-old male was arrested by police for his involvement in a number of carjackings this month in Chicago.
As Carjackings Skyrocket In Chicago, Federal Authorities Are Stepping InSince the beginning of the year, there have been more than 150 carjackings in Chicago – amounting to five a day. Is federal pressure the answer?
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).