Theft

August 11, 2017 - 6:01 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have cleared a police officer in North Carolina who killed a burglary suspect in May. Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said Friday that Cary police officer Andre Lopez was justified in using deadly force against 22-year-old Shaquian Johnson. A woman...
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August 10, 2017 - 9:41 am
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia barber who was shot in the head during a robbery is recovering. WMAZ-TV reports the Bibb County Sheriff's Office says two robbers entered a Macon barbershop late Tuesday night while 39-year-old Terrence Thompson was cutting a customer's hair and demanded money, leading...
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August 10, 2017 - 5:14 am
NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — A teenager has been charged in the death of a North Carolina man who was robbed and whose house was set ablaze. The Hickory Daily Record reports the 16-year-old boy appeared in Catawba County District Court on Wednesday and is charged with murder in the death of 40-year-old...
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This still image provided by Pennsylvania State Police taken from a video camera from Denise Timer shows an egg thief who’s been stealing from a roadside stand in rural Pennsylvania. Stand-owner Denise Timer said on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, that she’s set up a security camera after about 100 eggs and small amounts of cash were stolen from her Hereford Township, Pa., property over the last month and a half. Police have linked the thefts to a man who was caught on camera rummaging through the egg cooler the same day that a dozen eggs and $6 in change were taken. (Courtesy of Denise Timer/Pennsylvania State Police via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 1:01 pm
HEREFORD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are trying to crack the case of an egg thief who's been stealing from a roadside stand in rural Pennsylvania. Stand-owner Denise Timer said Wednesday that she set up a security camera after about 100 eggs and small amounts of cash were stolen from her...
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August 09, 2017 - 6:13 am
CARRBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police say two teenagers robbed two juveniles at gunpoint in North Carolina. The Herald Sun of Durham reports that Carrboro police arrested 18-year-old Xzavier D'Andre Gibson and a 17-year-old boy shortly after the Monday night robbery. Police say neither victim was physically...
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August 08, 2017 - 8:17 am
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say the suspect in a burglary at a popular music venue in Georgia who died last week committed suicide. The Athens Banner-Herald reports that Oglethorpe County Sheriff's Capt. Mike Tyndell says 36-year-old Michael Simpson Wilson took his own life at home on Aug. 3...
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FILE - This Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo shows British IT expert Marcus Hutchins, branded a hero for slowing down the WannaCry global cyberattack, during an interview in Ilfracombe, England. On Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, a computer law expert described the evidence so far presented to justify Hutchins' arrest in Las Vegas earlier in the week for allegedly creating and selling malicious banking software, as being problematic. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
August 07, 2017 - 3:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An official says a British cybersecurity researcher remains jailed in Nevada, a day before he's due to face charges in federal court in Milwaukee that he created and distributed malicious software designed to steal banking passwords. Southern Nevada Detention Center spokeswoman...
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August 07, 2017 - 3:21 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors sentenced a Phoenix woman to death on Monday in the killing of a 10-year-old cousin who was locked in a small plastic storage box and left to die as punishment for stealing an ice pop. Sammantha Allen, 29, will become the 55th woman on death row in the U.S. after the jury...
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August 07, 2017 - 2:37 am
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The suspect in a burglary at a popular music venue in Georgia has died while out on bond. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that 36-year-old Michael Simpson Wilson died Thursday, two days after he was arrested after police say he tried to sell equipment stolen from the 40...
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August 06, 2017 - 4:27 pm
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy was hit and killed while walking on a North Carolina interstate after stealing a car. North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. J.R. Fleming says the boy from Kannapolis apparently sneaked out of a Statesville hotel where his family was staying...
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