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  • Robbers smashed game machine with machete, stole hundreds of dollars, police say

    Robbers smashed game machine with machete, stole hundreds of dollars, police say
    Two Hollywood men were arrested Wednesday after a trail of surveillance video and witness accounts led police to one man's doorstep. Jeremy Toylor, 24, and Kevon Mowatt, 21, walked into the Sunoco gas station at 7201 Sheridan St. at 11:24 p.m. Tuesday,...
  • Three, including girl, charged in Bangor home-invasion robbery

    Three, including girl, charged in Bangor home-invasion robbery
    Three people, including a girl, are charged in a home-invasion in Bangor last week, police said. Police said the three forced their way into a home at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 20 and held a woman down, according to Bangor police. The woman escaped the home in...
  • Police Files

    Costa Mesa Fairview Road: Vandalism was reported in the 2600 block at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. Monte Vista Avenue: Commercial burglary was reported in the 300 block at 9:02 a.m. Tuesday. Anaheim Avenue: Robbery was reported in the 1800 block at 9:07 a.m....
  • Former Isle of Wight Education Association head pleads guilty to embezzlement

    The former president of the Isle of Wight Education Association pleaded guilty to embezzlement Wednesday for siphoning thousands of dollars from organization, which she said she gave away to those in need. Stephanie Bailey, a one-time school nurse...
  • Scott Keenan, detective and children's advocate, dies at 67

     Scott Keenan, detective and children's advocate, dies at 67
    While working as a detective in the Chicago Police Department in 1994, Scott Keenan was diagnosed with cancer and had to undergo major neck surgery. Mr. Keenan, who investigated violent crimes against women and children, was given a choice: a surgery...
  • In case you needed another reason to use cash

    In case you needed another reason to use cash
    The call came from our bank: Someone in Chicago was using my husband's debit card to purchase booze at a liquor store while we were in Florida. Since then, I've tried to use cash for purchases. Carrying cash can be risky too, if I lose my wallet or it's...
  • Police make arrest in $50,000 fur coat heist in Connecticut

    Police have arrested one of two men suspected of grabbing $50,000 worth of fur coats on Wednesday from a high-end clothing shop in Greenwich, Connecticut, and then speeding off in a getaway car to New York. State troopers pulled over the pair on a...
  • Riot damage to Ferguson businesses could be covered with insurance

     Riot damage to Ferguson businesses could be covered with insurance
    The images were inescapable: businesses in Ferguson, Mo., damaged or destroyed by rioting in the wake of the Michael Brown grand jury decision. What happens now to those livelihoods? Small-business owners who had what are commonly called a "business...
  • Woman tried to hide plethora of stolen IDs in leggings, Plantation police say

    Woman tried to hide plethora of stolen IDs in leggings, Plantation police say
    A Fort Lauderdale woman caught with 18 driver's licenses, 14 credit cards, 10 debit cards, six Social Security cards, five checkbooks and one birth certificate that did not belong to her landed briefly behind bars. Brittany Lashae Prince, 22, was...
  • Two Men Arrested After New Britain Robbery

    Two Men Arrested After New Britain Robbery
    NEW BRITAIN — Two men were charged Wednesday after they robbed a clothing store on East Main Street, police said. Officers responded to Rainbow, about 9:30 a.m. and were able to see the two men fleeing the store. The police had received reports...
  • Fake police officers arrested in Fresno robberies, authorities say

    Fake police officers arrested in Fresno robberies, authorities say
    Two men have been arrested on suspicion of posing as law enforcement officers, stopping Fresno residents and stealing cash from their wallets, police said. The suspects were driving to Los Angeles in the rental car they allegedly used during their...