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911 Tape Proves Inmate's Innocence, But DA Won't Release Him: Lawyer

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.19.2015 | Crime

A Louisiana man imprisoned for a carjacking he says he didn't commit has served nine years behind bars, even though the prosecution's file contained ...

Police Shoot Carjacking Suspect To End Los Angeles Hostage Situation

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 09.11.2015 | Crime

Los Angeles-area police shot and likely killed an armed man who had barricaded himself inside a restaurant with several hostages after alleg...

Man Who Carjacked Woman In Labor Gets 5 Years

Associated Press | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.12.2015 | Crime

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for carjacking a woman who was in labor and on her way to the hospital in Annapoli...

'The Fraud,' -- A Conversation with Brad Parks

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.14.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

In The Fraud, a rash of carjackings is terrorizing Newark. When one theft results in the murder of a banking executive, Ross begins investigating the case. He soon learns that a Nigerian immigrant was also killed in another carjacking only days apart from the executive's murder.

Manhunt Underway In Kansas After Police Officer Shot In The Head

AP | Posted 05.29.2015 | Crime

LIBERTY, Kan. (AP) — Two men and a woman have been arrested in southeastern Kansas in the shooting of a police officer in neighboring Oklahoma, afte...

INCREDIBLE ESCAPE: Boy, 4, Bails Out Of Moving Vehicle To Escape Carjacker

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.12.2015 | Crime

Authorities say a 4-year-old California boy narrowly escaped serious injury over the weekend when he jumped from a moving vehicle during a carjacking....

Police: Millions In Jewels Stolen In Brazen Heist On French Highway

AP | By ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

PARIS (AP) — About 15 gunmen ambushed two vans carrying jewels worth millions on a French highway in the dead of night, ejecting their drivers and s...

This 'Car-Thieving' Koala Is The World's Cutest Criminal

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.25.2015 | Green

He can barely drive, but that didn't stop him from trying. This koala thought he could make a clean getaway with a Land Rover near Maude in Victori...

Armed Carjacking Suspect Shot, Wounded By LAPD (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 02.11.2015 | Crime

MONTEBELLO, Calif. (AP) -- A gunman leading police on a wild chase east of Los Angeles smashed into cars, veered into oncoming traffic, stole a vehicl...

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Suspected Carjacker's Wild Spree At Miami Hotel

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.26.2014 | Crime

A suspected carjacker was caught on video stealing a vehicle from a Miami hotel on Wednesday and then slamming into cars and people as he made his esc...

2 Questioned In Carjacking That Killed 3 Children

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 09.27.2014 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men who carjacked a woman and sexually assaulted her in her SUV before plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corne...

3 Kids Killed After Carjacked Vehicle Plows Into Crowd

AP | Posted 09.24.2014 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group se...

Suspects Charged With Killing Man In Carjacking Plead Not Guilty

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Four men charged in the fatal carjacking of a young lawyer outside an upscale New Jersey mall pleaded not guilty Wednesday to fe...

Man Killed In Mall Carjacking, Suspects Sought

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are searching for two suspects wanted in the deadly shooting of a man who had just finished holiday shopping wi...

1 Shot During Carjacking At Upscale New Jersey Mall

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say one person has been shot during a carjacking at The Mall at Short Hills. Essex County Chief Assistant Pros...

Carjacked Kidnap Victim Chauffeurs Suspect To Police Station

Posted 11.22.2013 | Los Angeles

Talk about keeping calm under pressure. A carjacking and kidnapping victim in Los Angeles, Calif. managed to outsmart his alleged attacker by chauf...

Manhunt After Carjacker Crashes Into Canal, Shoots Good Samaritan

Posted 10.24.2013 | Crime

Police are searching for a carjacker who wreaked havoc and violence on Detroit's east side, shooting a bystander, stealing a car and crashing a miniva...

Witness to a Theft: Thoughts on Simple Proactivism

Kimann Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Kimann Schultz

However safe we feel in our most familiar environments, we must be vigilant and simply aware of who is present in our immediate area.

Man Shot By D.C. Police Dies After Ambulance Breaks Down

Posted 05.30.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A 34-year-old man shot by D.C. police after allegedly stealing a car at gunpoint died Wednesday following a shootout with responding off...

Queens Carjacking Spree By Gunpoint Sparks Wild Police Chase

| Posted 05.09.2013 | New York

By Alan Neuhauser and Trevor Kapp QUEENS — A brazen thief went on a carjacking spree in Queens Thursday morning — boosting three luxury cars at...

First Date Ends In Carjacking

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.23.2013 | Weird News

Nemeha Millen had a first date she'll never forget: good conversation, a long walk in the park, and getting carjacked. On her 21st birthday, the Fl...

Carjack Victim: Boston Bomb Suspects Let Me Live Because He 'Wasn't American'

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 04.23.2013 | Crime

A man who claims to have been carjacked by the men authorities suspect were responsible for the Boston bombings told authorities that the duo spared h...

Man Admits Role In Fatal Taj Mahal Casino Carjacking

AP | Posted 03.13.2013 | Crime

MAYS LANDING, N.J. -- A southern New Jersey man has admitted he fatally shot a man and wounded a woman during a carjacking inside an Atlantic City cas...

WATCH: Naked Man Steals Minivan, Wet Mayhem Ensues

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.04.2013 | DC

What can shake up a small Pennsylvania town with just over 950 residents? How about a naked man standing on top of a floating minivan headed down t...

Boys, Aged 7 And 11, Accused Of Attempted Robbery

AP | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Two boys, ages 7 and 11, are accused of trying to rob a woman with a loaded gun, police said Sunday. The boys tried to carjack a 22...