Little Sarah Patel was on hand when her family’s electrical shop in Auckland was attacked by robbers, at least one of whom was threatening people with an axe, the Guardian reports. Let’s give this little girl a round of applause for being brave as hell.
Ryan Lochte is getting a lot of attention for being some kind of gas station pissing criminal mastermind, followed by teammates Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger, who were pulled off a plane in a moment of dramatic intrigue, but everyone is forgetting the fourth misfit in this crackpot team—James Feigen.
On Saturday, Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, James Feigen and Jack Conger reported a robbery at gunpoint at a gas station by muggers posing as police officers. The Rio police took umbrage with reports of crime in their fair city, and the story began to fall apart.
Ryan Lochte and James Feigen, two US Olympic swimmers who claimed they were robbed at gunpoint in Rio, are set to have their passports seized by a Brazilian court because, it seems, no one can back up their mugging-at-gunpoint story.
True social equality is hard to measure and progress for women can be achingly slow, especially economically. But finally, we’ve done it. We’re here. As of 2016, women are making gains in one crucial sector: bank robbery.
Last December, Betty Reid Soskin was honored at the White House for her service as National Park Ranger—at 94, she is the country’s oldest ranger—and given a commemorative coin by President Obama. Early in the morning June 28, that coin was stolen from her when she was attacked and robbed in her Richmond, California…
Police in Hollywood are investigating whether the same thief or thieves could be responsible for a rash of celebrity home robberies, as a new Bling Ring of sorts.
A 24-year-old woman suspected of a string of robberies at jewelry stores across the South has been arrested in Atlanta. She’s facing up to 20 years behind bars, so now is certainly not the time to feel a little inspired, maybe, or to consider that capitalism is the real thief, in a way?
More than 500 criminal cases were committed on New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany, with 40 percent involving sexual assault.
Earlier this week in Apple Valley, California, a man robbed an auto-parts store while using a Maxipad to conceal his face. The disguise didn’t work—thanks to a clear surveillance video and a familiarity with the suspect, police were able to track him down quickly.
Shania Foster, 18, was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday for robbing an 84-year-old man who she met on an online dating service.
Last December, a Yorkshire terrier named Sushi ran away from her Houston home and popped up not in a “Missing Dog” sign, but rather for sale online. Sushi’s not alone—the pup’s part of a wave of pets that have been kidnapped and resold on Craigslist and other sites, either back to their owners or others. It’s like …
An Iowa City burglar was apprehended on Friday after robbing a store and leaving behind a trail of snacks.
Many cat owners have seen those cat cameras, fantasized briefly about spending workdays watching our cats do whatever it is cats do, and immediately dismissed the expense as a step too far. But not one New York woman. She forged ahead, and now she has footage of some dude robbing her apartment.
A woman in Harris County, Texas has been treated for injuries after being shot in the head for not handing over her cell phone during a mugging. Was a phone really worth it?
He thought he was on vacation from all the usual battling that goes on in the Supreme Court, but little did Justice Stephen Breyer know, he was in for a much bigger fight. He and his wife, along with two other guests, were in their vacation home on the Caribbean island of Nevis last week when an intruder came in with…
So much for tennis fans being polite. Earlier today, Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal in an epic match to win the Australian Open, which lasted nearly 6 hours—the longest Grand Slam singles final in history. He decided to celebrate by throwing one of his extra shirts up to a fan in the stands, but it didn't quite go…
Police in Milwaukee are offering a unique service: they'll let you conduct your Craigslist transactions inside the police station, to prevent you from being robbed. Handy! The idea came about after a big uptick in robberies that occurred during the hand-off of goods sold on Craigslist. Police officer Lisa Staffold…
A pregnant woman in South Carolina was trying to lift a few things from a beauty supply store when one of the store's employees caught her red-handed. Rather than admit she was wrong and return the goods, Alexis Sade Hayes went on the attack. She hit the employee in the head with a can of hairspray she'd been…