KIRSTEN GRIESHABER, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 07/12 — Some 300 German special police raided several buildings in Berlin early Wednesday in connection with the brazen heist of a 100-kilogram (221-pound) Canadian gold coin stolen from one of the city’s most famous museums earlier this year.
KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) 06/21 — A pet squirrel named Joey who gained fame as a crime-fighter might be more of the lover type.
PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) 05/16 — Police say a man donned an orange Home Depot apron and posed as an employee to steal air conditioners in New Hampshire.
BOSTON (AP) 05/03 Police in Massachusetts say officers found fentanyl, cocaine and pills at a church and arrested the pastor.
Willie Wilkerson, of Dorchester,
MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/30 — A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black.”
MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/29 — A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black,”
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) 04/25 — Dozens of teens robbed and assaulted passengers on a regional transit train in Oakland over the weekend in an apparently orchestrated attack,
MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 04/22 — A federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cybercrime case to the son of a member of the Russian Parliament convicted of hacking into more than 500 U.S.
GRETCHEN EHLKE, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 04/14 — A fugitive accused of stealing numerous weapons from a Wisconsin gun store and sending an anti-government manifesto to the White House has been arrested after nine days on the run,
BERLIN (AP) 03/27 — Berlin police say thieves broke into the German capital’s Bode Museum and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions.
JOE MANDAK, Associated Press NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) 03/27 — A 124-year-old Pennsylvania fireworks business is set to plead guilty to failing to report more than 63,000 fireworks that were apparently stolen.
BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) 03/25 — A flamboyant Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as “Mr. Social Security” pleaded guilty Friday for his role in what prosecutors portrayed as a long-running scheme to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments.
NEW YORK (AP) 03/20 — The search for Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey is over.
The NFL says it was in “possession of a credentialed member of the international media.”
ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 03/18 — Stealing a $230 pair of eyeglasses would land you a misdemeanor conviction in most states.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) 03/14 — It’s three strikes and take your seat — in a cell — for a thief with a sweet tooth.
New Jersey prosecutors say a Newark man pleaded guilty Monday to robbing the same 7-Eleven store three times in four days.
STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/09 — The IRS strikes back: The tax agency reports that the number of identity theft victims plummeted last year after agents struggled for years to combat what has become a multibillion-dollar industry.
PARIS (AP) 03/07 — A zoo director says a 5-year-old rhinoceros at the wildlife park he runs near Paris has been shot three times in the head by poachers who stole the animal’s ivory horn.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 03/05 — Former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva has been arrested at the San Francisco International Airport, where he arrived from vacation South American.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) 02/25 — A Maserati is missing after police say a man conned a salesman during a test drive.
Boca Raton police say 45-year-old Michael McGilvary II went to a dealership to test drive a $150,000 Maserati GranTurismo.
ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 02/21 — Two suburban Los Angeles police officers thought they were helping a driver after a car crash.