Authorities say that 26 people have been indicted for taking part in an international carjacking and theft ring in New Jersey and New York that sent high-end cars to West Africa.
It happened about 11pm Thursday, at 18th and Rockland Streets.
Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a daylight carjacking in Philadelphia Wednesday.
A man who carjacked a vehicle at knife point and then led police on a high-speed chase in southern New Jersey last year has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.
A woman injured in a deadly carjacking and crash in North Philadelphia remembers the young victims and talks about the horrifying ordeal.
Anti-violence groups led a rally at the North Philadelphia intersection where three children were killed in last week’s carjacking and crash.
The two suspects in the deadly carjacking and hit and run crash were arraigned shortly before two on Tuesday morning. Both were denied bail.
Defense Attorney Christopher Warren says of his client, “He is cooperating. He is trying to do everything in his power to erase the image of those poor children going over the hood of that car.”
The manhunt continues for the pair responsible for the deaths of three children who were run down Friday in the city’s Tioga section by a carjacked SUV. Their mother remains in critical condition as well.
Police say two suspects are still on the loose after a carjacking crash that killed three children.
Three siblings, a 7-year-old boy, a 10-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl, were killed after a stolen car plowed into a crowd in North Philadelphia Friday morning, police said.
Prosecutors say defendant Jason Kohler, 42, already on probation with a suspended license because of an earlier DUI crash, was high on drugs and booze last year when he ran a stop sign, crashed, then tried to flee the scene.
Three suspects have been taken into custody after the wife of Chester Mayor John Linder was carjacked.
Lamar Rayson was serving a 32 year federal sentence for carjacking and armed robberies in 2005 and 2006, when DNA from that case linked him to an armed 2004 rape and robbery.
It happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday at 21st and York Streets.