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Desperate Woman Sells Wedding Ring To Pay Husband’s Medical Bill And Gets Ripped Off

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 03.15.2017 | Crime

When her husband took a nasty fall and Megan Starich had no other way to pay the bills, she turned to the very symbol of her love ― her wedding ring...

Rookie Cop Accused In Stop-And-Frisk Theft Scheme

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 03.13.2017 | Crime

A rookie Miami police officer has been accused of stealing money from motorists he pulled over for traffic infractions. Miami Officer Jose Acosta was ...

Accused Carjacker Caught Because He Couldn't Drive Stick

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.06.2017 | Weird News

It was a clutch situation. A Cleveland man accused of carrying out three carjackings in a 10-day period was arrested because he couldn’t drive a sti...

Man With Car Sex Fetish Allegedly Steals 4 Cars For Joy Ride

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.15.2017 | Weird News

He’s auto control! A Michigan man awaiting trial on charges that he used a county-owned vehicle for sexual gratification has now been accused of ste...

Man Returns Stolen Mortuary Van After Finding Body Inside, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.14.2017 | Crime

A suspected car thief got way more than he bargained for when he drove off in a mortuary’s van that had a body inside, police say. He was gone for o...

Art Thief Busted Seeking Presidential Pardon In Stolen Car, Cops Say

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.19.2017 | Crime

A convicted art thief’s last-ditch attempt to request a presidential pardon from the Obama administration landed him behind bars, authorities said. ...

Charges Dropped Against Teen Accused Of Stealing Milk Carton From School

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.13.2017 | Black Voices

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a teen who was arrested last year for allegedly stealing a 65-cent milk carton from his school cafeteria. In ...

Here Are The Worst Parts Of DOJ's Damning Chicago Police Investigation

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics

CHICAGO ― Federal investigators have found the Chicago Police Department routinely violated civil rights of citizens, according to a report issued F...

Lost & Found

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 11.30.2016 | Good News
Sarah Sweeney

Fun fact: a switchblade against your throat is a really fast way to sober up. I live uptown in a peaceful little nook of Washington Heights. We are n...

No Need to Pout: Home Insurance Can Cover That Holiday Disaster

NerdWallet | Posted 11.28.2016 | HuffPost Home
NerdWallet

By Alex Glenn Behind their charming facades, our homes hide an inner holiday Grinch. Flickering candles? Fire hazard. Snow-dusted walkway? Think slip...

Man Steals $600 From Bra Of 93-Year-Old In Wheelchair

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.09.2016 | Crime

A man suspected of reaching into the bra of a 93-year-old woman in a wheelchair and stealing $600 at a New York City store was arrested early Friday, ...

5 Items Every Business Needs to Protect Themselves from Theft

Zak Mustapha | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
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Zak Mustapha

Whether we like it or not, theft happens. While the majority of consumers are honest, hard-working people, there is always somebody who feels the need...

I Left My Heart (And Phone/Wallet/Camera) In Barcelona

J.J. Stranko | Posted 07.20.2016 | Travel
J.J. Stranko

Now that I've become a source of recommendations and itinerary planning for the Catalan capital, I've become ever more aware that the city has developed a deserved and depressing reputation for opportunistic theft.

Burglars Ram Truck Into Gun Store, Loot Stash Of Weapons, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.11.2016 | Crime

A group of burglars used a stolen truck to ram the side of a gun store and loot an arsenal of weapons, according to police in Texas. The suspects left...

Violence

Lucas Spangher | Posted 05.25.2016 | Home
Lucas Spangher

If I had left my friends earlier, or if I had taken the stairs instead of the ramp, or if I had not greeted the curly haired woman, then maybe the man...

Seagull Steals Potato Chips From Coffee Shop Like It's No Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.22.2016 | Weird News

Don't get in the way of a hangry seagull. The seabirds are well-known for their bad behavior, especially when peckish. So that's presumably why no on...

The Tools of an Election Thief

Jenna Brownson | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Jenna Brownson

Every April, political lawn signs pop up like daffodils in my small town. These straightforward, usually bi-colored, endorsements appear along the roads over the course of three weeks.

One Man's Masterpiece

Anthony Amore | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Anthony Amore

The best advice for those who have art in their homes is to be leery of who you let into your residence, especially contractors with whom you don't have an established relationship. Keep track of who does work in your house. And don't share information with others about the value of your art and other valuables.

The Panama Papers: When Will We Finally Do Something About Corruption and Theft?

Wahab Raofi | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home
Wahab Raofi

The Panama Papers scandal triggered tsunami waves of shock throughout the world's media, as if this were an unprecedented event. It is not. The concea...

How The Internet Takes The Stakes Out Of Theft

Steven Shehori | Posted 03.16.2017 | Technology
Steven Shehori

Theft has become a lot more complicated in the 21st century. In fact, I dare say victims are far more vulnerable than any time in history. These days,...

Dealing With Theft: 10 Ways to Protect Yourself as a Traveller

Mirna Segal | Posted 03.01.2017 | Travel
Mirna Segal

Knowing how to protect yourself is the most important part of travelling. It's not fun preparing yourself for the worst, but it sure is a better stra...

Missing Woman Now A Wanted Fugitive

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.18.2016 | Crime

WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authority In an unusual twist to an already bizarre case, a Kentucky woman who disappeared after le...

How Passenger Laptops Go Missing At The Airport

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 02.15.2017 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

We waited and watched until he passed through the security line at the airport, the same way we always did after one of his visits home. Seeing him across those barriers, far from my reach, never failed to remind me that he was an adult, and that most of what happened to him was out of my control.

Someone Stole A Ton Of Very Valuable Bull Semen

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 01.27.2016 | Weird News

Bullshit may not be worth much, but bull semen is another story. Fifty thousand dollars worth of bull semen was stolen out of a truck in Turlock, Cal...

Does This Sound Un-American to You?

Jackie DeHon, Ph.D. | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Jackie DeHon, Ph.D.

I was born and raised in Texas, so I feel I have a right to complain about a rotten thing that is happening here. Texas used to be the best place in...