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As carjackings soar, hijackers are becoming more violent and Uber, Lyft drivers are in their crosshairs

As carjackings soar, hijackers are becoming more violent and Uber, Lyft drivers are in their crosshairs

Chicago police recorded 279 carjackings between November 1 and December 15 this year. By comparison, there were 75 during the same period in 2019, according to city data. That’s a 272% increase. Year-to-date, reports are up 140% compared to 2019. That’s bad. But there are two even more troubling trends within that...

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