Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. offered assistance a burglarized north Houston gym serves low-income families and children

U.S. 11/08/19, 20:50

Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. offered assistance after learning thousands of dollars worth of equipment had been taken from a north Houston boxing gym that serves low-income families and children, ABC13 reported.  https://twitter.com/LMcCullers43/status/1192910289123102722 Someone broke down a back door into 713 Boxing Club off the Eastex Freeway Tuesday night, Nov. 5, and ...

5 women allegedly throw chemicals at cab driver, rob him in Brooklyn

New York 11/02/19, 18:26

Police are searching for five women who allegedly threw a chemical substance at their cab driver in Brooklyn. The 47-year-old cab driver was dropping off five women on Atlantic Avenue near Brooklyn Avenue round 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 when the women threw an unknown chemical substance into his eyes. They then ...

Trump administration devises plan to combat foreign threat in research

U.S. 10/25/19, 13:09

President Donald Trump's administration is prioritizing the protection of scientific research institutions from possible theft by foreign states. Kelvin Droegemeier, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and principal scientific adviser to President Trump, said in an Sept. 16 open letter that in recent years "some nations ...

America’s Cajun Navy founder arrested for felony theft

U.S. 10/23/19, 04:13

The founder of one of the numerous versions of the Cajun Navy has been arrested for felony theft. The arrest came after an investigation that began in September into a GoFundMe account John Billiot Jr. created, according to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana. Billiot was accused of setting up a ...

Two men arrested in theft of $50,000 worth of cheese from California plant

U.S. 10/17/19, 04:22

Lemoore authorities said two men were arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 15 for the theft of cheese products worth about $50,000 from a food plant in August. Jairo Mariano Osorio, 24, was arrested for possessing the stolen property and booked into the Kings County Jail, the Lemoore Police Department said. Thirty-four-year-old Roderick ...

Woman steals $20 from 9-year-old boy at Queens pizzeria

New York 10/04/19, 04:01

Police are searching for a woman who snatched $20 right out of a young boy’s hand at a Queens pizzeria on Sept. 25. Authorities said it happened at Natalie’s Pizza, on just before 4 p.m. The 9-year-old boy was standing in the restaurant when the unidentified woman swiped the cash right out ...

NJ woman allegedly steals $28,000 Costco diamond ring after swap

U.S. 09/05/19, 18:21

Authorities said a woman stole a $28,000 diamond ring from a New Jersey Costco store by replacing it with a much cheaper ring worth $2,000 she had stolen from a different Costco. Izaebela Kolano is facing a theft charge. Police in New Jersey said the 49-year-old Nutley woman stole a $2,000 diamond ...

Man steals $17,000 from Oregon hospital ATM using a cardboard box

U.S. 09/03/19, 09:32

A man with a cardboard box and hand truck walked into a hospital in Milwaukie, Oregon, and left with an ATM containing $17,000, police said. The suspect was captured on surveillance footage around 7:18 p.m. on Aug. 17 walking into the Providence Milwaukie Hospital, police said. The man covered the ATM with ...

North Carolina watermelon thief nabbed after getting stuck in field

U.S. 08/25/19, 13:50

Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office deputies had an easier time than perhaps expected when they busted a man suspected of stealing crops near Rocky Mount, North Carolina, officials said in a Facebook post. The authorities responded to the theft report on Highway 97 on Friday morning, Aug. 23, to find the suspect ...

Florida woman charged after giving husband’s guns to police

U.S. 06/24/19, 10:58

A Florida woman's effort to protect herself from domestic violence has become a flashpoint in the debate over gun rights and victims' safety. Courtney Irby gave her estranged husband's guns to police after he was charged with domestic violence-aggravated battery, only to find herself arrested for theft. Now a Florida lawmaker and ...

Man accused of stealing WWII dog tags from National Archives

U.S. 06/19/19, 11:03

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland, at least the second theft case involving the research facility.Robert Rumsby, 29, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, told investigators he took dog tags that belonged to four U.S. airmen ...

2 men plead guilty in gun thefts from national trade show

U.S. 06/14/19, 15:11

Two former Las Vegas trade show workers have pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges in the theft of weapons from the U.S. gun industry's biggest annual convention last January.Forklift operator Jamikko Foster could face about four years in prison and co-worker Eduardo Limon faces around three years, according to plea ...

Uncle denies theft in Hawaii power couple’s corruption trial

U.S. 06/05/19, 19:07

The first question a special federal prosecutor asked a witness Wednesday in an ongoing Hawaii corruption trial: Did you take the mailbox at the home of a now-retired police chief and his wife?"Absolutely not," answered Gerard Puana.U.S. prosecutors say framing Puana was key to a conspiracy by ex-Honolulu chief Louis ...

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