Police Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago since the beginning of January. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.

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Police Say There Have Been More Than 100 Carjackings In Chicago Since Jan. 1Police Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago since the beginning of January. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
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. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Police Supt. David Brown On CarjackingsPolice Supt. David Brown said Thursday there had been 144 vehicular hijackings in Chicago since the beginning of January.
Police Search For Crew Of Carjackers, Many Victims Of Carjacking Epidemic Say They Don't Feel SafePolice on Thursday continued to investigate and search for a crew of carjackers who are wanted in an elaborate crime spree that hit multiple corners of the city and suburbs. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Wacker Drive CarjackingSurveillance video of a carjacking at South Wacker Drive and Adams Street early on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.
Garfield Ridge RobberySurveillance video of an armed robbery in the 5600 block of South Harlem Avenue in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood at 7:21 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 17.
David Pasulka, Former Guardian Ad Litem, Arrested AgainDavid Pasulka, the powerful attorney accused of sexually assaulting female employees, as well as women whose children he represented in custody cases, was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting two women. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Hyde Park Woman Recruits Men In Effort To Stop CarjackingsCarjacking is an epidemic in Chicago, and police are frustrated. One Hyde Park woman is taking action, recruiting men to join her efforts to stop it. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Amid Carjacking Epidemic, Woman Asks Men To Stand Up And Keep WatchEvery day lately, there are headlines about carjackings in Chicago. Now, one woman is taking matters into her own hands to protect other women. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Car involved In Jefferson Park Crash May Have Been Carjacked A Night EarlierThe car crashed on Lawrence Avenue near the Kennedy Expressway.
Mom May Be Paralyzed After Being Shot During Carjacking In AuroraAnyone can be the victim of a carjacking, and this past weekend, it was a mother of two who was just out getting something to eat in Aurora. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Nooses Found Hanging From York High School Stadium Bleachers In ElmhurstTwo rope nooses were found hanging from the top of the bleachers at the football field at York Community High School in Elmhurst, police said.
Grandmother Speaks After Being Carjacked At Knifepoint In Chicago LawnChilling video shows a grandmother getting cornered and carjacked in broad daylight in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Package Thief May Be Impersonating Police Officer In Orland ParkA man captured on a Ring doorbell camera in Orland Park appears to be a police officer in first glance, but he isn’t.
Some Carjacking Victims Have Lost All Sense Of SecurityThe rise in carjackings in Chicago has certainly left many of us uneasy. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Neighbors Demand Action After Carjackings Soar In 2020, Crisis Continues Into 2021This past weekend saw another rash of violent carjackings across the city – and that came after 2020 saw a jump of more than 135 percent in the number of carjackings compared to the year before. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey is pushing for answers.
Deadly Shooting In Belmont CentralA male victim of an unknown age was shot dead near Fullerton and Mason avenues.
Fourth Person Dies Following Last Weekend's Shooting SpreeA woman who police said was held hostage and shot by Jason Nightengale at an IHOP in Evanston has died.
Aurora Police Search For 2 Men After Woman Was Shot During CarjackingPolice in Aurora are searching for two men and a vehicle taken in a carjacking outside a Wendy’s on Orchard Road this weekend.
With Another Rash Of Carjackings This Weekend, Victims Want SolutionsIt remains a growing epidemic within the coronavirus pandemic – carjackings were up 132 percent in 2020, and they show no signs of slowing. CBS 2’s Marissa Parra heard from two carjacking victims from this weekend.
Man Killed, Bus Driver Injured In North Austin ShootingA man was shot and killed, and a CTA driver was injured when a stray bullet struck his bus and shattered glass, in the North Austin neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
Kevin Lyons Of Northwest Side Accused In Capitol AttackA criminal complaint says Lyons admitted to going into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
More Chicago Drivers Being Terrorized By Out-Of-Control CarjackingsPolice issued a warning Wednesday after four carjackings happened within a period of hours on the North and Near Northwest sides. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Man Arrested On Northwest Side, Accused Of Taking Part In Capitol RiotKevin Lyons was arrested at his home in the Gladstone Park neighborhood. A criminal complaint said he admitted to entering House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office, as CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.

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