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Newark Honors Officers Involved In Ending Violent Car Jacking, Crime Spree

Newark’s chief of police read out the names of the 26 officers who were honored for their roles in arresting five suspects on Tuesday.

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Newark carjacking

5 Teens Charged In Carjacking, Crime Spree That Left 1 Suspect Dead

Five teens were charged Wednesday in connection to a crime spree that left an 18-year-old dead in Newark.

09/02/2015

Newark carjacking

Police: 1 Suspect Dead, 5 Others In Custody Following Carjacking, Crime Spree In Newark

Police said six suspects when on a morning crime spree in Newark.

09/01/2015

New Carjacking Method

Police: Man Steals Car With Child Sleeping In Backseat

Police later found the car but did not find the man.

08/16/2015

Alexander Wachmyanin is charged with shoplifting at an East Rockaway CVS drugstore and carjacking a woman. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Man Charged With Shoplifting From CVS, Carjacking Woman In East Rockaway

A man was charged this week with shoplifting numerous items from a CVS drugstore in East Rockaway, Long Island, and carjacking a woman to make his getaway.

06/30/2015

An alleged carjacker held up a woman in this East Rockaway driveway. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Long Island Woman Was Carjacked By Suspect In Midst Of Crime Spree

A Long Island woman was recently carjacked steps from her front door, and police said the frightening encounter was all part of a disturbing crime spree.

04/23/2015

Westchester Philharmonic violinist Mary Whitaker, 61, was shot and killed in her upstate home. (Credit: Westchester Philharmonic)

Two Suspects Plead Not Guilty In Death Of New York City Violinist

Two men have pleaded not guilty to state charges stemming from the slaying of a New York City violinist who was killed at her upstate summer home last year.

01/27/2015

Yusuf Ibrahim (credit: New Jersey State Police)

Jersey City Man Accused In Murder Of 2 Sentenced For Unrelated Robberies

A Jersey City man charged with murdering and decapitating two men was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday for two unrelated robberies.

01/08/2015

Surveillance video from Short Hills Mall of  carjacking, murder suspects (Credit: Handout)

Video Shows Murder, Carjacking Suspects Casing Short Hills Mall 3 Days Prior

Newly-released video shows suspects making their getaway following a murder and carjacking at an upscale New Jersey mall.

11/13/2014

(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)

Grand Jury Indicts 4 Suspects In Short Hills Mall Slaying Last Year

Four men were indicted Wednesday on charges that they shot and killed a man during a carjacking at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey last December.

09/22/2014

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Indictment: N.J. Man Lied About Being Carjacked

State authorities say a northern New Jersey man fabricated a story about being carjacked so he could get about $38,500 from his insurer.

09/10/2014

Police found a 2-year-old girl about an hour and a half after the car she was sitting in was stolen in Corona, Queens. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Find 2-Year-Old Girl After Queens Carjacking

The mother had stopped at a bodega around 12:30 a.m., reportedly to buy diapers, leaving the keys in the ignition and the child in her car seat.

09/07/2014

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

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