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Over $70K raised for pregnant mother seriously injured in violent carjacking where toddler was abducted near Libertyville

The community has raised over $70,000 for a seriously injured pregnant mother who was beaten, run over and had her two-year-old abducted during a carjacking near Libertyville. The incident happened around 3:35 p.m. on February 23 in the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli […]

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Detectives making progress, pregnant mother improving after violent carjacking where toddler was abducted near Libertyville

A seriously injured pregnant mother remains hospitalized and has a “long road ahead” after she was beaten, run over and had her two-year-old abducted during a carjacking near Libertyville. The incident happened around 3:35 p.m. Thursday in the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli […]

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Volkswagen says company requiring payment for location of abducted child near Libertyville was ‘serious breach of policy’

Volkswagen said it was a “serious breach of policy” after they required police to pay to obtain the location of a carjacked vehicle, which had an abducted two-year-old Libertyville boy inside. The incident happened around 3:35 p.m. Thursday in the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief […]

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Neighbors raising money for pregnant mother who was carjacked, run over and had child abducted near Libertyville

Neighbors are raising money for a pregnant mother seriously injured¬†after she was beaten, run over and had her two-year-old abducted during a carjacking near Libertyville. The incident happened around 3:35 p.m. Thursday in the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said deputies received a […]

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Seriously injured pregnant mother remains hospitalized after being carjacked, having child abducted near Libertyville

A pregnant mother has undergone medical procedures and remains hospitalized after she was beaten, run over and had her two-year-old abducted during a carjacking near Libertyville. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3:35 p.m. Thursday to the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli […]

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Woman seriously injured after offender carjacks her, abducts child and runs her over near Libertyville

A woman is in serious condition after she was beaten and run over as a suspect stole her car, abducting her two-year-old child who was inside the car near Libertyville. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3:35 p.m. Thursday to the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Man carjacked woman at knifepoint, tried to stab her in North Chicago, prosecutors say

An 18-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly carjacked a woman at knifepoint in North Chicago and tried to stab her, prosecutors said. Alijah A. Hawkins, 18, was charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking with a weapon, a Class X felony, and vehicular hijacking, a Class 1 felony. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Lillian Lewis said […]