HOPE YEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/20 — Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft,
MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — A pet squirrel named Joey prevented a burglary attempt in Idaho last week by scratching the teen suspect when he tried to break into a gun safe,
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) 02/14 — The Latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam (all times local):
HOUSTON (AP) 02/06 — Tom Brady thinks his Super Bowl jersey has been picked off.
The Patriots quarterback, selected the MVP of New England’s 34-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday night,
REYNOLDS, N.D. (AP) 02/05 — The Latest on the manhunt for a suspect accused of shooting at a North Dakota state trooper, stealing a car with a baby inside (all times local):
PHILIPPE SOTTO, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 01/31 — A co-defendant in one of the world’s biggest art heists testified in court Monday that he destroyed and threw away five art masterpieces worth more than $100 million that were stolen by a thief nicknamed “the spider-man.”
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 01/22 — A South Florida sheriff’s deputy arrested last month in an identity theft case has been formally indicted by a federal grand jury.
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) 01/22 — Transit police say they’ve arrested a New Jersey man who avoided paying tolls nearly 900 times and owes more than $56,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.
BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 01/19 — The former business manager for Alanis Morissette admitted embezzling more than $7 million from the singer and other celebrities and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges,
WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) 01/13 — Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police have arrested a man who owes $12,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.
FRANCES D’EMILIO and RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press ROME (AP) 01/10 — Police have arrested a brother-and-sister team suspected of conducting an ambitious, years-long campaign of hacking that targeted thousands of accounts belonging to some of the leading political and business figures in Italy.
DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) 01/06 — A man who climbed through razor wire to escape from a detention center in Rhode Island,
WASHINGTON (AP) 12/28 — A Maryland man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Washington, D.C., actress and yoga teacher who went missing on Christmas.
By Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES 12/23 –
…As Internet retailers make big gains against shopping malls this holiday season,
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) 12/24 — Manchester Police say a suspect in a theft from a department store swam across the Merrimack River while fleeing state and local officers before being apprehended soaking wet.
KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) 12/23 — A Louisiana appeals court has tossed out the life sentence for a man convicted of grabbing $15 from a parked car.