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Former high school wrestling star Lukas Iorio is charged with carjacking an electric buggy and going on a violent rampage on the Jersey Shore. (Credit: Gettysburg College/CBS 2)

New Jersey High School Wrestling Champ Accused In Bizarre Rampage

Lukas Iorio was a high school wrestling champion and a good student, but now he has been arrested and brought up on serious charges.

05/28/2014

New Carjacking Method

Experts: Carjackers Are Tricking Drivers Into Hopping Out With Cars Running

Carjacking has become disturbingly common in the Tri-State Area, with hundreds of cases terrifying drivers.

05/27/2014

Police at the scene following a robbery and shootout in Elizabeth, N.J. on Apr. 18, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

4 Suspects Held, 1 At Large Following Elizabeth Police Shootout

The incident took place at around 3:30 p.m., when officers received a description of a vehicle following a robbery, police told CBS 2.

04/18/2014

Garden State Mall Parking Lot

Boys, 16, Accused Of Trying To Carjack Woman At Garden State Plaza Mall

Two 16-year-old boys were arrested Tuesday and accused of trying to carjack a woman at the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J.

04/08/2014

Gavel

New Jersey Woman Gets 12 Years In Carjacking, Kidnapping Case

Floribert Nava, of Wildwood, pleaded guilty in February, admitting that she used a fake gun on March 22, 2013, to carjack the then-17-year-old victim.

03/27/2014

Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Widow Sues After Deadly Carjacking At Short Hills Mall In New Jersey

The woman whose husband was shot and killed in a carjacking at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey in December has filed a lawsuit.

03/14/2014

Workers at Manhattan Armor add security to protect a car from carjackers. (credit: CBS 2)

Owners Fortify Vehicles As Carjackings Rise

A man got away with his life in another carjacking in New Jersey this past weekend, but armed thieves made off with his new BMW.

01/16/2014

Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Millburn Police Chief Defends Response To Fatal Carjacking At Short Hills Mall

Millburn Police Chief Gregory Weber said in a statement that the young lawyer received medical treatment within minutes of the shooting.

01/16/2014

Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Call For Answers About Delayed EMS Response In Short Hills Mall Shooting

Questions have been mounting about the delayed response time by EMS crews to a deadly shooting at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey last month.

01/14/2014

Short Hills mall shooting suspects appear in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspects In Fatal Carjacking At Short Hills Mall Plead Not Guilty

Hanif Thompson, 29, of Irvington; Karif Ford, 31, of Newark; Basim Henry, 32, of Newark; and Kevin Roberts, 33, of Newark, face a series of charges, including murder.

01/08/2014

Snowy Christopher Street where police say a carjacking occurred, Jan. 3, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Man Clearing Snow In The Village Carjacked In Broad Daylight

According to police, a man was shoveling snow next to his blue Dodge Ram on Christopher Street when another man appeared, pulled out a gun and demanded the keys. He drove off without firing a shot, police said.

01/03/2014

Basim Henry, suspect in the deadly carjacking at the Short Hills mall. (credit: Handout)

Prosecutors Drop Charge Against Suspect In Fatal Carjacking At Short Hills Mall

Basim Henry was arrested in Pennsylvania. The 32-year-old was accused of violating the conditions of his supervised release from a 2006 robbery.

12/23/2013

(Clockwise from top left): Hanif Thompson, Basim Henry, Karif Ford, and Kevin are charged in a shooting and carjacking that left a Hoboken attorney dead at the Short Hills Mall. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Report: Getaway SUV In Deadly Short Hills Mall Shooting Belonged To Suspect’s Mother

The sport-utility vehicle that the suspects used as a getaway vehicle in the deadly carjacking and shooting at the Short Hills Mall last weekend actually belonged to a suspect’s mother, according to a published report.

12/22/2013

(Clockwise from top left): Hanif Thompson, Basim Henry, Karif Ford, and Kevin are charged in a shooting and carjacking that left a Hoboken attorney dead at the Short Hills Mall. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

4 Charged In Deadly Short Hills Mall Shooting

Police and federal authorities captured four suspects overnight in the shooting that killed a Hoboken attorney at the Short Hills Mall last weekend.

12/21/2013

Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Family, Friends Bid Final Farewell To Short Hills Mall Carjacking Victim Dustin Friedland

Services for Dustin Friedland, 30, were held Wednesday at Beth Am Shalom in Lakewood.

12/18/2013

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