CHICAGO (AP) — An 11-year-old boy has been charged in an armed carjacking last fall where he and other males allegedly stole an SUV at gunpoin…
HOUSTON (AP) — A suspect led Houston police on a chase Thursday that ended with him wounding three officers in a shootout, stealing a car and barricading himself inside a home for hours before surrendering, authorities said.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man accused of stabbing a police dog and wanted for questioning in the death of his father, whose body was found hidden in his home's garage, was arrested Tuesday after evading capture for several hours, according to authorities.
As many as 15 gunshots were reported when the husband of Illinois state Sen. Kimberly Lightford exchanged gunfire last month with carjackers who sped off in the senator’s loaner Mercedes-Benz SUV, according to a police report.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The twin sister of slain Cleveland police officer Shane Bartek said at his funeral Tuesday she knew as children her brother wanted to be a cop as they played with their first set of walkie talkies using call signs “Peanut Butter” and “Jelly.”
CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman arrested and charged with aggravated murder in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Cleveland police officer during a carjacking has told authorities she shot the officer, a Cleveland city prosecutor said during the woman's first court appearance Monday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — An off-duty Cleveland police officer was shot and killed in a parking lot carjacking, and multiple people were arrested, authorities said Saturday.
Chicago has recorded nearly 800 criminal homicides just before the New Year’s Eve holiday, according to police, marking a small increase over last year and a more than 60% increase from 2019.
CARLYLE, Ill. (AP) — Police have arrested a Kentucky man in connection with the fatal shooting of an eastern Illinois deputy early Wednesday and a carjacking in neighboring Missouri a couple of hours later.
MILL SHOALS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a person in the shooting of an eastern Illinois deputy early Wednesday and a carjacking in …
An 18-year-old man was charged Christmas Day in the vehicular hijacking of a 69-year-old man Friday in the Beverly neighborhood, Chicago police said.
Chicago’s gun violence proved unrelenting in 2021, as the fear and unease many neighborhoods have long felt spread into wealthier, traditionally safer parts of the city.
Chicago police said an 11-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with “several” recent carjacking cases.
The boy was arrested and charged as a juvenile after he was identified as the person who took a vehicle by force from a 34-year-old man Friday in the 2600 block of West Maypole Avenue, police said.
The teen was pointing a gun at her but became distracted, the woman said, so she grabbed her gun and shot him. He was in stable condition.
A good Columbus Day Monday to all.
Through September's end there were nearly 44% more carjackings in Cook County this year than in the same time period last year when the number was also high, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
Two Quad-Cities men have been federally indicted for allegedly committing five armed robberies and an armed carjacking between July and October of 2020.
Fairview Heights caller reported to police that her juvenile cousin stole her 2016 Ford Fusion last Thursday, according to St. Clair County Sheriff's Capt. Matt Jany, who is the director of the Metro East Auto Theft Task Force.
Two women were victims of carjackers Friday night about the same time in different areas of the city, Chicago police said.