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  • Orlando man sentenced to 9 years in federal prison for CVS robbery

    Orlando man sentenced to 9 years in federal prison for CVS robbery
    A 32-year-old Orlando man was sentenced this week to nine years in federal prison for a March armed robbery of a CVS on Lake Underhill Road. Darin Leon Givens pleaded guilty to the charges of robbery of a retail store and carrying a firearm during...
  • Suspect's stolen gun not loaded; cop fired 9 times, report says

    The suspect at the center of the deadly confrontation at Vixen Bar in downtown Orlando on Tuesday morning was armed with a stolen but unloaded handgun, according to an arrest report released Wednesday. And although Orlando police say the woman killed...
  • Seattle man says he killed 4 in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against U.S.

    Seattle man says he killed 4 in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against U.S.
    A Seattle man who confessed to killing four people in Washington and New Jersey this year said each shooting was part of a mission of vengeance against the U.S. government for its actions in the Middle East, according to court documents released...
  • Truck driver, eBay seller stole, sold designer items, feds say

    Truck driver, eBay seller stole, sold designer items, feds say
    He was a truck driver whose job was to deliver designer merchandise to authorized stores; she was an eBay seller who peddled designer items at discount prices online. Between them, federal authorities say, they stole more than $300,000 worth of...
  • Thieves Still Favor the Honda Accord

     
    As is often the case in these "most-stolen" lists, the vehicles that are most popular with those who buy cars are commensurately popular with those who steal them. Of the top 10 popularly pilfered vehicles on the Des Plaines, Ill.,-based......
  • Thieves still love older Hondas and pickups most, says NICB [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Truck, Government/Legal, Safety, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Jeep, Nissan, Toyota No one wants to have their car stolen, but a new study by the National Insurance Crime Bureau has some bad news for older Honda owners and pickup...
  • Phone selfies help catch alleged purse-snatcher

    Phone selfies help catch alleged purse-snatcher
    Chicago Police say they nabbed a purse-snatcher after the thief dropped his cell phone—with a few selfies on it—and left it at the scene of the crime. Larry Langston, 24, of the 3500 block of West Douglas Boulevard, was arrested at home...
  • Suspect in rape attempt outside Orlando IHOP accused in 2012 attack

    Suspect in rape attempt outside Orlando IHOP accused in 2012 attack
    More than two years ago, a young woman was startled in the middle of the night by the sound of her bedroom window sliding shut. She said she awoke to find a man standing over her bed, preparing a brutal attack. The man tied her up and threatened to kill...
  • Deputies investigate stolen truck, charge man with operating chop shop in Greenacres

    While Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies were searching for a stolen truck, they stumbled across something else — a man they say was operating a chop shop in Greenacres. They also found his Franken-vehicle, which was compiled from stolen parts....
  • Police Files for Aug. 20

    Costa Mesa, Scenic Avenue: Grand theft was reported in the 1600 block at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday. Fair Drive: Identity theft was reported in the 100 block at 8:59 a.m. Tuesday. Monte Vista Avenue: Vandalism was reported in the 300 block at 9:01 a.m....
  • Bike stolen by 'lumberjack bandit' in Wicker Park

    Bike stolen by 'lumberjack bandit' in Wicker Park
    Brandon Holmes says he has no idea who stole his bike early Tuesday morning, but it must have been a lumberjack. When Holmes, 25, exited Nick’s Beer Garden in Wicker Park around 3 a.m., his bike -- his only means of transportation outside the...