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Thieves Used This Ancient Gravestone To Steal $45k Of Jewelry

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.27.2015 | Crime

A thief used an ancient granite gravestone to smash into a jewelry store and steal $45,000 worth of bangles, rings and bracelets. Police said an Art ...

There's Now A Martial Art Specifically For Selfie Stick Users

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.13.2015 | Weird News

Selfie-defense has arrived in Russia. Martial arts experts in Moscow have devised a new fighting technique specifically for selfie stick users, accor...

Ninja-Clad Robbers Run When Store Owner Pulls Out Massive Sword

Associated Press | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.18.2015 | Weird News

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two ninja-clad teens armed with a machete and expecting an easy robbery at a Pittsburgh convenience store got quite a sho...

The Reformed Prisoner That's Paying It Forward to Current Inmates

NationSwell | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact

We all struggle to find purpose and meaning in life. But few of us struggle for as long or as painfully as Raul Baez, the founder of WITO, Inc.

An Open Letter To the Person Who Robbed My Family

Amanda Mancino | Posted 05.29.2015 | Parents
Amanda Mancino

You probably don't know this, but, like you, we've seen our share of desperate moments. But the house that saw the birth of our children and the warmth of so many special moments and the struggle and resilience of a family who saw much happiness and heartache, no longer feels safe or welcoming.

If Reporting A Robbery Was Like Reporting A Rape

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.25.2015 | Women

What if law enforcement talked to people who have been robbed the same way they often treat people who have been sexually assaulted? A new video wr...

Man Accused Of Robbing Girl Scouts To Feed His Heroin Habit

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.24.2015 | Crime

A man who says he was trying to get cash to pay for drugs allegedly robbed a Girl Scout troop on Sunday as they sold cookies outside a supermarket in ...

Positive Thinking: The Key to Parmalee's Wild Ride

Daleen Berry | Posted 03.28.2015 | Entertainment
Daleen Berry

Parmalee has had a wild ride over the last four years, one that almost didn't happen, after the Thomas brothers became victims of an attempted robbery in September 2010. "They had me at gunpoint and they fired on us," Matt said, "and Scott was basically just protecting (us)."

Suspect Arrested In Brazen Diamond District Heist

AP | Posted 11.18.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a midday jewelry store robbery in New York City's Diamond District. Rond...

The King Of Credit Card Fraud

Robert Siciliano | Posted 12.13.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Gonzalez became a paid informant for the agency's office in Miami. Gonzalez's work was so impressive that he spoke at seminars and conferences, delighting in shaking hands with the head of the Secret Service. But this sly devil of deception had tricks up his sleeve all along.

How One Man Went From Honor Student To Felon To Filmmaker

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.13.2014 | Black Voices

What drives a young, 16-year-old honor student to commit robbery, and how can he repent once the deed is done? Filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe explor...

Bolster Your Belongings on TV and This Is What Happens

Robert Siciliano | Posted 11.26.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

How did a burglar know that Theresa Roemer had a 3,000 square foot, three-level closet that was crammed full of very pricey items including jewels and furs?

Michael Brown, Son, Student 'Thug'?

Ama Yawson | Posted 10.21.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

The politics of respectability in the black community may not only hinder us from acting and engaging in the constructive protest, lobbying and collective action needed to create a more just society, as it has with respect to the Ferguson protests, but it may also prevent us from simply being and living freely.

Going to Plan B for Survival

Robert Siciliano | Posted 09.30.2014 | Impact
Robert Siciliano

Forget rushing to the grocery store when disaster like a snowstorm strikes. Everyone else will have the same idea. Need I say more?

Myth: My Gated Community Is Secure

Robert Siciliano | Posted 09.17.2014 | HuffPost Home
Robert Siciliano

How many times have you heard someone say, "I don't have to worry about crime; I live in a gated community"? Yeah, the electronically-locked gate may stop criminals from driving in, but not from walking in!

Kiddie Burglary Ring Busted With 10-year-olds

Robert Siciliano | Posted 09.16.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Kids can be so cruel -- at least when they kick in the doors of homes and rob people. At least three thieves were arrested for suspected involvement in a series of Southeast Austin burglaries.

How to protect your Home from Zombies

Robert Siciliano | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

There’s all sorts of threats out there—including zombies—just waiting to get you. Today’s zombies look like the ones on TV and...

How to Choose a Video Surveillance System

Robert Siciliano | Posted 08.31.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

Before purchasing a video surveillance system, figure out exactly why you need this technology and where you'd like to have the cameras mounted.

Convict heads back to Jail for Burglary

Robert Siciliano | Posted 08.26.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Criminals do what they do because that’s their nature. Once bad, there’s hardly a chance they can be good. Jeffrey L. Patton, 43, said, &...

Stolen Business Debit Cards at Greater Risk

Robert Siciliano | Posted 08.24.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

A debit card from your business, in the virtual hands of a thief, spells a mountain of trouble. The thief can generate a duplicate of your business debit card, then splurge. A “cloned” card can be swiped in a card reader, appearing legitimate.

Astoria Characters: The Robbery Victims

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.10.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It is what the masked men did to her before they took the money that keeps Sajida Gulamrasool up at night.

Stupid Criminal of the Week Stages Fake Burglary

Robert Siciliano | Posted 07.30.2014 | Weird News
Robert Siciliano

Mondays are the pits for many people, because this day starts their work week. Dwayne Yeager was no exception; so badly did he want to avoid going in to the job on Monday, that he did something really dumb to get out of it.

Home Invasion Ends in Death

Robert Siciliano | Posted 07.22.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Can something like this be prevented? Most likely, even though we don’t have the details.

California's Best Answer to Prison Overcrowding

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Jens Erik Gould

The state's recidivism rate -- the percentage of individuals released from prison who are incarcerated again within three years -- was 61 percent last year.

Children Significantly Affected by Burglary

Robert Siciliano | Posted 07.17.2014 | Parents
Robert Siciliano

Here’s why you should never assume that burglary won’t have negative effects on your children. Victim Support, an independent charity, an...