Woman Arrested for Not Returning J.Lo VHS for 9 Years

A South Carolina woman was arrested on Thursday for the most egregious crime known to man: keeping a home video of Monster In Law nine years after it was due back at the video store. Kayla Michelle Finley was taken into custody when she attempted to report a crime at the local police station and learned that she had… » 2/15/14 12:45pm 2/15/14 12:45pm

Is Giant Folk Art Company Cody Foster Stealing From Small Artists?

Cody Foster, a company that does a big game selling wholesale holiday baubles and other tschotskes to retailers nationwide, appears to be stealing artist Lisa Congdon's work and turning it into ornaments, which they're then selling for money. Money that they're not giving any of to Congdon. Yuck. » 10/15/13 8:30pm 10/15/13 8:30pm

Monster/Genius Charged with Stealing Nearly $20K Worth of Girl Scout…

Thirty-seven-year-old South Carolina man Christopher Maurice Morton has been charged with stealing nearly $19 thousand worth of Girl Scout cookies from a warehouse in Spartanburg. The theft was noticed on February 26th when workers at the Carey Moving and Storage company did inventory and discovered that over 50 cases… » 3/07/13 10:25am 3/07/13 10:25am

Nurses’ Assistant Purloins Wedding Rings, Sentenced to Five Years in…

Things tend to disappear in Roanoke, which probably makes the community's legal apparatus all the more sensitive to instances of theft. A former nurses' assistant has been sentenced to five years in prison after she was found guilty on Tuesday of stealing four wedding bands from patients she helped care for at the… » 9/26/12 10:00am 9/26/12 10:00am

The Best Way to Steal Prawns From Costco Is Not to Shove Them Up Your…

Stealing something by stuffing it up your skirt is an age-old criminal trick, but for some reason a woman in Staten Island recently decided to employ it to steal a bunch of prawns from Costco, which just seems nasty. After all, who wants to eat a prawn that's been between your legs? Apparently Krystal Douglas, 26, and… » 6/15/12 9:30am 6/15/12 9:30am

Teen Girl Forced to Stand on Busy Corner Holding an 'I Steal From My…

Kids usually don't think before they steal, but you can bet 13-year-old Natia Wade never thought she'd end up standing on the corner of a busy intersection holding up a hand-written sign that read, "I steal from my family." Wade, who lives in Memphis, ended up there after she racked up a record of taking things—mostly… » 2/15/12 10:30pm 2/15/12 10:30pm

Tiny Little Monkey Returned Safely To Zoo After He Was Stolen


In a nice turn of events (for once!), last night an adorable squirrel monkey who'd been stolen from the San Francisco Zoo was returned to his owners unharmed after missing for two days. The monkey, whose name is Banana Sam (which might be the perfect monkey name) was "hungry, trembling and thirsty" when he was returned… » 1/01/12 6:30pm 1/01/12 6:30pm

Does Eating In The Grocery Store Count As Stealing?

You've had enough time to consider whether it's wrong for a man to steal a loaf of bread to feed his starving family, and now there's a new question to ponder: Is it wrong for a tired and hungry pregnant lady to consume a chicken salad sandwich in the grocery store before she gets to the checkout? Though it was a… » 11/04/11 9:50am 11/04/11 9:50am

Airlines, Liver Disease, Horrible Strangers Coming For Your Pets

Good news and terrible news, pet owners. The good news is that even if your pet gets lost by an airline, there's a chance that it will be found alive, living in the ventilation ducts months later. The bad news is that once your pet gets found, it might be almost dead. And if your pet's never found, it might be because… » 10/27/11 7:45pm 10/27/11 7:45pm