Prosecutors say a northern New Jersey teenager who died after attempting to carjack an off-duty Newark police officer was killed by a gunshot wound sustained during a shootout with the officer, not by a subsequent car crash.
Authorities say the off-duty officer was sitting in his personal car on Avenue A when two men walked up to him Saturday morning and tried to carjack him.
A Jersey City man charged in the shooting death of a U.S. Marine during a carjacking this week has turned himself in to authorities.
A terrifying ordeal for any driver was made even worse Friday for one Queens father when his car was stolen – with his son still in the backseat.
Law enforcement officials say 42 people have been charged in over 100 carjackings that had terrorized Newark and Essex County around the turn of the year.
Police have arrested the suspect wanted in the murderous stabbing spree that started early Friday morning in Brooklyn and ended in a Midtown subway station.
Authorities say an investigator with the state Attorney General’s was unharmed after being carjacked at gunpoint outside a store in Newark Wednesday night.
Family and loved ones were mourning a New Jersey church trustee, who died after being struck by a vehicle police said was carjacked in West Orange Friday morning.
There was chaos on the streets of Brooklyn Monday following a robbery attempt, shootout and carjacking.