He didn't get the car, he just got a beatdown.
A pair of young Cleveland carjackers were defeated by an extremely rare and arcane piece of automotive technology – a manual transmission.
An alert, quick-thinking driver avoided a potentially dangerous situation this week in New Mexico when he evaded and attempted car jacking.
Motor City, Motown, and then, Carjack City.
Warrants were issued Monday for a trio of Cleveland carjackers who, after beating up a limo driver and stealing his car, livestreamed themselves joyriding around the city in the stolen limo.
A simple car wash turned ugly for a Louisiana man when he was jumped by carjackers while washing his car.
Gas station surveillance footage shows a woman fighting off two armed carjackers in Hialeah, Florida.
Detroit has a serious problem with carjackings. Even with police programs improving matters, there's still bad news about the numbers for the citizens of the Motor City.
Often the key to a gripping story is being at the right place at the right time. An Australian news cameraman proved that when he stopped by the side of the road by a clearly distraught man with motorcycle, and it turned into a high-speed pursuit.
As the saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention. Faced with a family member's carjacking, entrepreneur Kelvin Macharia Kuria wanted to do something to stem the massive problem with vehicle thefts in Nairobi, Kenya. Still in his early 20s, he founded a company called Sunrise Tracking in 2012 to do just that, and Macharia has come up with a novel way to potentially get people's cars back, according to CNN.
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 involving a weapon) or a theft (the lack of a weapon).
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 entire Detroit area, just "parts of the bankrupt metropolis," one of the symptoms being that motorists are afraid to get out and pump gas.