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Remorseful Groper With Foot Fetish Arrested When He Apologizes To Victim

Posted 10.09.2011 | Crime

A man infatuated with a neighbor broke into her home and grabbed her thigh while she slept, but was caught when he returned later to apologize. Sa...

Burglar On Mission 'From God'

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

A man accused of breaking into a Farmington, Conn., home used one of the oldest excuses in the book -- make that the Good Book. That's right -- sus...

David Lohr

Fugitive Nabbed at Home Depot After Trying To Cut Off Handcuffs

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

A handcuffed suspect in Florida escaped police custody and fled to a Pensacola Home Depot, where he was spotted shortly after shopping for bolt-cutter...

David Lohr

Naked And Bloodied Burglar Breaks Into Home, Devours Raw Chicken

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.19.2011 | Weird News

If you are what you eat, then this alleged burglar is a rare bird, according to police in Texas. When East Dallas resident Jennifer Espinoza left h...

David Lohr

Crime Writer Catches Flying Burglar With Fishing Net

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Since I make my living writing about crime, I have developed a keen sense of my surroundings. Call it paranoia if you will, but I certainly notice eve...

Police Investigating Man Who Lived With Corpse

Santa Cruz, CA Patch | Brad Kava | Posted 06.27.2011 | Los Angeles

Santa Cruz Police arrested I. John Clauer, 63, of the 1100 block of East Cliff Drive Tuesday after they were called to his apartment to investigate a ...

Cops: Burglar Ran Into Wall During Escape

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

A burglary suspect accidentally ran into a brick wall and was arrested early Monday morning after attempting to break into an Atlanta middle school, a...

Robbers Put Gun To Baby's Head During Home Invasion

Robert Siciliano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Siciliano

Learn from this incident. It is much better to learn from others mishaps than to learn from your own.

Crime-in-Progress: Should Writer Grab Gun or Notebook?

Paul Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Paul Levine

I was watching the Dolphins hang a loss on the Vikings when the phone rang. "Paul, hurry! Someone's breaking into the house next door." It was St...

Burglary Ring Uses Facebook To Target Victims

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Jeff Jarvis has posted additional information on the alleged "Facebook burglaries." Jarvis writes on his blog BuzzMachine, I emailed Nashu...

Thief Nabs $2,000 Worth Of Garden Gnomes

9news.com | Jeffrey Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ARVADA - When Mardean Gibson awoke Wednesday morning, she was shocked to see her front yard empty. "You can't have anything nice anymore," she said. ...

Drug Dealer Robbed, Suspects Located Via Parole-Mandated GPS Ankle Bracelet

Durango Herald | Shane Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Four men broke into a Durango home earlier this month with masks and guns to rob a suspected cocaine dealer of his cash and supplies, according to an ...

Colorado Springs Man Invades The Wrong Home, Corrects Himself

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police said a man entered the bedroom of a home while the residents were asleep, woke them up and showed them a handgu...

Stephanie Benatatos, Zifiris Valsamis Fake Kidnapping

nydailynews.com | By Erik Badia | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Long Island man and his girlfriend wound up in handcuffs after they allegedly staged a fake kidnapping - for a mere $400 ransom. The plot unfolded ...

Burglars Stumble On $400 Million Fortune In Derelict Mansion, Then Call Cops

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — Spanish police have recovered most of a reported euro300 million ($400 million) trove of antique jewels and other valuables stolen from a m...

Burglar Enters Kitchen, Cooks, Flees

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HILLSDALE, N.J. — Police in a New Jersey town say someone broke into a restaurant and cooked a chicken and rice dish before fleeing – leav...

Teens Leave Detention Slip At Scene Of Burglary, Get Caught

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two teenage boys have been charged with a burglary in Northlake after police found a high school detention slip inside the home of the victim. ...

No Murder Charge In Chicago Cop's Death

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Police in Chicago have made an arrest in the burglary that Sgt. Alan Haymaker was responding to when he crashed on Lake Shore Drive and was killed ear...

Lingerie Thief Steals From Victoria's Secret

brooklynpaper.com | Stephen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A thief who favors sexy undergarments stole $3,200 worth of lingerie from the Victoria's Secret on Flatbush Avenue on Jan. 16....

Outpouring Of Support From Seattle Community After Food Bank Burglary

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. Last Tuesday night, the R...

Taleon Goffney, Gay Porn Star, Gets Three Years For Burglary

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CAMDEN, N.J. — A man known to police as "Spider-Man" for his daring escapes and who starred in gay porn videos with his twin brother has been se...

Burglary Reported At Nicky Hilton's LA Home

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Police say they are investigating a burglary at the Los Angeles home of Nicky Hilton. Officer Gregory Baek says police were calle...

Even In NYC, Some People Leave Their Doors Unlocked

nytimes.com | JOYCE WADLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The No Lock People: You may doubt their existence, particularly in big cities like New York, but people who do not lock the doors to their houses and ...

Johns Hopkins Student From New Jersey Kills Intruder With Samurai Sword

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

A Johns Hopkins student from Wall, N.J., killed a man who broke into his Baltimore garage with a samurai sword, according to a report in the Baltimore...