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    Video: Hear this 911 operator delay response, debate caller about 'carjacking' vs. theft
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    An emergency dispatcher in DeKalb, GA is under fire following a 911 call from a good Samaritan that had just witnessed a man rip a woman from her car and take off. In the call, the dispatcher proceeded to argue with the man over whether what he'd just witnessed was a carjacking (a type of robbery ...

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    Report: Is Detroit becoming 'Carjack City'? [w/video]
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    You know things are getting ridiculous with Detroit when Dan Gilbert, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers (!), is talking you-know-what about the Detroit Pistons. Now a story from the Associated Press piles on, declaring Detroiters "under siege in 'Carjack City.'" The nickname doesn't refer to the ...

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    Video: Nude carjacking spree in AZ leaves seven injured
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    Police say a man in Scottsdale, Arizona went on a carjacking spree that left a trail of destruction behind him. John Brigham was reportedly in an accident with another motorist at around 1:30 PM Saturday. Rather than exchange insurance information, Brigham allegedly stripped naked and jumped onto ...

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    Report: Carjacker who can't drive stick gets ride from victim
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    Note to budding carjackers: Learn to drive a stick shift before heading out to boost a car. Note to potential carjacking victims: If the thief can't drive a stick, run away and call the cops. Unfortunately our advice is a little too late for a couple of guys in St. Louis. According to the ...

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    PSA: If you're a car thief, you'd best know your diesel from your gasoline
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    2010 Audi A3 TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When stealing a vehicle, we imagine the last thing on a thief's mind is thinking is about type of fuel their "new" car requires. However, that's something Daniel Boxall should have considered after acquiring a new set of wheels ...

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    VIDEO: TN Senator Corker's daughter carjacked, suspects apprehended via OnStar
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    Senator Corker praises OnStar -- Click above to watch the video
    Tennessee Senator Bob Corker had this opinion of OnStar a month ago: "Each month I get the bill for OnStar and [I think], 'I don't want to pay this again.'" Then his daughter Julia was carjacked in Washington D.C. last week driving ...

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    Nigerian goat held by police, accused of armed carjacking
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    There aren't enough police in some areas of Nigeria, so vigilante groups have formed to take up the slack. When vigilantes in Kwara State saw two men trying to carjack a Mazda 323, they went after the baddies. One of the men escaped, but the other man, cornered... um, how do we say this... turned ...

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    Ganked CA Senator's dubbed-out Charger on eBay
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    Click for more high-res images of the taxpayer-funded blingmobile You may remember the December story involving 62-year-old California State Senate President Pro Tem, Don Perata (D - DUB City Oakland), who got his name in the paper after being jacked at gunpoint for his red 2006 Dodge Charger ...

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    Carjackers beware! New bill in Tennessee allows "deadly force" against attackers
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    Apparently the increase in violent crimes in Tennessee is leading legislators to take some unprecedented actions. They have filed bills that would increase the rights of citizens to bear arms and use those arms with deadly force in certain situations. Like during a carjacking. One bill in ...

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    Gunmen ambush Toyota F1 team members in Sao Paulo
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    It's no secret that Sao Paulo can be a dangerous place. Business travelers who frequent the city will be able to tell you about the precautions companies recommend they take to protect themselves. Don't leave the hotel. If you do, don't walk alone. Don't carry a laptop (it makes you an instant ...

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    Quartet of women in formalwear carjack California man
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    In what can only be described as an unconventional auto theft, a Suisun City, California man was beaten and carjacked by four formally-dressed women while parking at a 7-Eleven Sunday night. The gang of four females, estimated to be in their early 20s represented having a gun to the victim's back, ...

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