Car Thieves Looking For A Special PartThree incidents this month for one piece of car equipment: the catalytic converter.
Police Warn Of Catalytic Converter Thefts In Lincoln ParkPolice are warning residents about a recent string of catalytic converters thefts in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the North Side.
Off-Duty Cop Fires Shots At Catalytic Converter Thief Who Tried To Run Him OverAn off-duty Chicago police officer fired his gun at two suspects Thursday morning, after he caught a man vandalizing a car in Norwood Park.
Police: West Side Recycling Center Bought, Sold Stolen Catalytic ConvertersSix suspects were arrested Wednesday in "Operation Hot Pipe."
Catalytic Converter Thieves Lead Police On Chase On South SideAt least two people were in custody Friday morning, after leading police on a chase when officers responded to reports of someone stealing the catalytic converter from a car in the Chatham neighborhood.
Vehicles Stripped Of Catalytic Converters In Brazen Daytime TheftsOne victim learned that replacing the converter will cost an estimated $1,800. The thief will probably get less than $200 when he sells the stolen device, CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.