carjacking

A police officer walks past the wreckage of a carjacked vehicle that police say hit a group of people on a corner in Philadelphia on Friday, July 25, 2014, killing two children and critically injuring three other people. One of the children was pronounced dead at the scene and another at a hospital, Homicide Capt. James Clark said.  (AP Photo/Philadelphia Daily News, Alejandro A. Alvarez)

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

  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 selling fruit to raise money for their church, […]

07/25/2014

First victim in shooting had online alter-ego

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — The 20-year-old woman who was the first victim in a shooting rampage across Southern California was an aspiring actress who had a social media alter-ego named “Kitty Kitanna.”

02/22/2013

Police block Highway 38 during hunt for Christopher Dorner. (AP Photo)

Carjacking victim says fugitive ex-cop was calm

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A man whose truck was taken by a carjacker believed to be ex-Los Angeles cop Christopher Dorner says the fugitive appeared calm and didn’t want to hurt him.

02/13/2013

(AP Photo)

Right place, right time for cops to grab suspect

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck was at a housing project distributing gifts to children as part of a toy drive, when a car chase landed right in his lap. Listen to this interview with Commander Andrew Smith that was on the air this morning.

12/13/2012

Police: Boys, 7 and 11, attempt robbery with gun

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — 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-year-old woman who was in her family’s truck waiting for her parents in a church parking lot.

12/09/2012

Jail escapee sought in L.A.

SOUTH EL MONTE (CNS) – Authorities today continued their hunt for a jail escapee and his wife wanted for wounding of a Los Angeles County sheriff‘s deputy with a shotgun during a crime spree that […]

09/04/2012

Toddler's wild ride

(AP) – A Southern California thief stole a car with a toddler inside. The girl was dropped off unharmed a short time later. Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators say the thief got into the silver […]

04/25/2012

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