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Facebook Blind Date Leads To Supermarket Robbery

Sophos | Posted 10.07.2011 | Technology

Do you take enough care over who you make your Facebook friend? A Belgian supermarket manager learnt a lesson the hard way, after he struck up a frien...

Woman Robs Same Bank Twice In Ten Days

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.27.2011 | San Francisco

It's said that criminals always return to the scene of the crime. There are a lot of reasons why this aphorism may be at least partially true--som...

Yes, It Is That Hot Outside -- Cops Hunt For Kiddie Pool Thief

Posted 09.20.2011 | Weird News

Apparently, it is that hot outside. Police in San Antonio, Texas, are trying to track down a gunman who threatened to "bust a cap" in two Walmart e...

An Anti-Climactic Close to Hollywood Murder Investigation

Leo C. Wolinsky | Posted 09.18.2011 | Home
Leo C. Wolinsky

After nearly four decades covering and editing hundreds of crime stories, Ronni Chasen's murder struck me as the kind of random violence that often strikes after dark in many parts of Los Angeles.

Congressman Fights Off Armed Intruder

AP | Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — A home invasion at Rep. Leonard Boswell's Iowa farm ended when his 22-year-old grandson fetched a shotgun and aimed it at the...

Man Arrested After Reporting Stolen Weed To Police

Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man was arrested early Thursday after calling police to report that three men had entered his apartment, located just west of DePaul Univers...

French Bandits Hold Up Train Near Marseilles

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.07.2011 | Travel

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Watch: Disguised Thief Robs Colorado Casino

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

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WATCH: Women Fight Off Robber Armed With Assault Rifle

Posted 08.22.2011 | Crime

Police in Wheat Ridge, Colo., have released shocking video of a botched cellphone store robbery in which two female employees fought off a would-be th...

Ex-Con Sues Red Lobster For Not Hiring Him

Posted 08.20.2011 | Food

A man is suing the Times Square Red Lobster, claiming that the restaurant refused to hire him since he is a convicted felon. Robert Smith, 38, has...

WATCH: Luddites Don't Get Robbed

Posted 08.20.2011 | Comedy

We've all heard rumors that walking around with an iPhone makes you more likely to get mugged, so The Jazzie Show at BBC Comedy came up with a solutio...

David Lohr

One-Eyed, Thieving Swashbuckler Wanted In Colorado

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

Avast, ye mateys, listen up! Police in Colorado are trying to identify a one-eyed scallywag who robbed a Colorado Springs pharmacy over the weekend. ...

Beauty Queen Guns Down Home Invader

Robert Siciliano | Posted 07.11.2011 | Weird News
Robert Siciliano

An ex-con picked the wrong home to invade. Imagine you're in bed counting sheep, dreaming of clouds and flying unicorns. Suddenly there is a knock on...

Man Stuffs Shrimp Down Pants, Strikes Guard

AP | Posted 05.28.2011 | Food

DOVER, Pa. -- A central Pennsylvania man faces robbery and assault charges after he allegedly stuffed a bag of frozen shrimp down his pants and attack...

Jail Time For Man Accused Of Killing Victim And Drinking His Blood

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BARTOW, Fla. -- A central Florida man accused of killing his roommate and drinking the man's blood has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. As par...

Swedish Bank Robber Busted By Forgotten Urine

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- A Swedish bank robber forgot to cover his tracks and left three bottles of urine behind after hiding inside a bank vault in Cop...

Meatpacking Restaurant Robbed By Armed Burglars

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Trendy meatpacking district restaurant Barbuto was the unlikely spot for a late-night robbery early Saturday. The Daily News reports that three arme...

Grandma Thwarts Gang Of Thieves With Purse Beating

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A valiant British grandmother rushed into action and helped foil a jewelry store robbery in England, CBS is reporting. When a woman in Northampton s...

Scalia et al Make Up Corporate Constitutional Rights

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

The Supreme Court has divined new rights to corporations not found in the Constitution -- rights that run precisely counter to the idea of guarding against concentrated power.

Crossbow Robbers Hold Up Post Office

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two men have reportedly robbed a British post office using a crossbow, Sky News reports. The two men, who did not wear masks, robbed the Plymouth st...

Robber Gives Stuff Back To Homeless Victim

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

YORK, Pa. — Police say an armed robber gave back everything he stole from a homeless man after learning he lives at a shelter. The York Dispatch...

It's Not Raining, We're Getting Peed On (1): The Scam of the Deficit Crisis

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

The government's deficit and debt are not a big crisis. It's not even a little crisis. It's not a crisis at all. What is most disturbing is how man...

Security Gourd: Delivery Man Foils Robbery With Squash

AOLNews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

A delivery man in New Hampshire found a new way to squash crime. When a crook attempted to rob a corner store in Manchester, a worker delivering foo...

Asian Students Attacked At Indiana University

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Eight Asian students at Indiana University were subjected to racial slurs and four were subsequently battered and robbed on early Sunday morning, acco...

Bank Robber FORGETS Mask, Though Still At Large In New York

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

EDEN, N.Y. — Note to would-be bank robbers: when robbing a bank, be sure to put on your mask. Police said a robbery suspect had a dust mask arou...