Theft

February 14, 2018 - 11:20 pm
GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) — The body of a missing man was found in an abandoned motel after someone breaking into the property stumbled upon it. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quotes the Spalding County Sheriff's Office as saying Wednesday that Timothy Johnson was last seen Dec. 6. Griffin Police...
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February 14, 2018 - 3:17 pm
ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A star player on the national champion University of Connecticut field hockey team accused of stealing $34 in makeup from the campus bookstore has applied for a probation program that could clear her record. Charlotte Veitner applied for accelerated rehabilitation Wednesday...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:49 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis judge who sentenced a teenager to more than 240 years in prison says she "deeply" regrets her ruling and is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to give him the opportunity for reform. Evelyn Baker sentenced Bobby Bostic in 1997 for the 1995 robbery of people delivering...
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This undated photo provided by the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office in Norristown, Pa., shows Richard O'Rourke of Warrington, Pa., a former senior analytical chemist for Merck & Co. charged with causing or risking catastrophe, theft, receiving stolen property and recklessly endangering another person. Prosecutors say O'Rourke stole potassium cyanide from a laboratory at the pharmaceutical firm to use for pest control at home, but poured it down a suburban Philadelphia storm drain Dec. 15, 2017, when he learned there was an investigation. (Montgomery County District Attorney's Office via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 1:05 pm
WARRINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A chemist stole potassium cyanide from his workplace to use as pest control at home and poured it down a suburban Philadelphia storm drain when he learned there was an investigation, prosecutors said. Richard O'Rourke, 60, has been charged with risking a catastrophe, theft,...
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February 13, 2018 - 8:10 am
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman who claims to be a psychic has been convicted of scamming people — again. WRC-TV reports Gina Marie Marks, who worked under the name Natalie Miller, pleaded guilty Friday to multiple counts of felony theft for stealing $340,000 from five people who sought help...
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February 12, 2018 - 3:29 pm
KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have accused two North Carolina teenagers of breaking into a home on Super Bowl Sunday, killing two pets and stealing a car and setting it on fire. The Lenoir County Sheriff's Office says it charged 18-year-old Jordan Alexis Ruiz and a 17-year-old girl with multiple...
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February 11, 2018 - 10:54 am
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (AP) — Police say an arrest has been made after suspects fired a shot into the ceiling of a North Carolina convenience store they were robbing. Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Chuck Hasty tells the Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald that the robbery happened Thursday night. Hasty said two...
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FILE--In this May 6, 2015 file photo, Kateri and Jay Schwandt stand outside their Rockford, Mich. home. The couple, who have 13 boys, are expecting their 14th child, due in April of 2018. They've decided not to know until the baby is born whether it's a boy or girl. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
February 10, 2018 - 8:27 am
ROMANIAN STUDY: HALF-DAY OLD SNOW IS SAFE TO EAT BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — How safe is it to eat snow? A Romanian university has published the results of just such a study. The 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow that was a half-day old, and safer to eat it in the colder months. But by...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the Waymo driverless car is displayed during a Google event in San Francisco. Uber is settling a lawsuit filed by Google’s autonomous car unit alleging that the ride-hailing service ripped off self-driving car technology. Both sides in the case issued statements confirming the settlement Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, morning in the midst of a federal court trial in the case. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
February 09, 2018 - 7:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is paying $245 million to Google's self-driving car spinoff to end a legal brawl that aired out allegations of a sinister scheme that tore apart the once-friendly companies. The surprise settlement announced Friday came as lawyers for Uber and Waymo, a company hatched from...
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This combination of photos provided by the Lancaster City Bureau of Police in Lancaster, Pa., shows a 2018 sketch drawn by an unnamed witness, left, of a suspect in the Jan. 30, 2018, theft of an undisclosed amount of cash from a farmers market in Lancaster, Pa.; and a July 11, 2017, photo of Hung Phuoc Nguyen, right, identified by police as the suspect in the theft. The witness provided the simple hand-drawn, black-and-white sketch to officers, and police say while the drawing was cartoonish it helped remind an investigator of a potential suspect. WHP-TV reports a photo of the suspect was given to the witness, who made a positive identification. (Lancaster City Bureau of Police via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 3:33 pm
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say an extremely simple sketch helped investigators identify a suspect in a theft from a Pennsylvania farmers market. Lancaster police say the suspect pretended to be an employee before stealing an undisclosed amount in cash from a stand inside Central Market last month...
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