Theft

May 17, 2017 - 2:10 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The bee industry is buzzing over the arrest of a California man accused in one of the biggest thefts of beehives on record. Authorities say the 51-year-old defendant from the Sacramento suburbs stole thousands of hives worth nearly $1 million from California's almond orchards...
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May 15, 2017 - 2:44 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A former Cabot cheese employee suspected of stealing machine parts from the company and using them in his side business selling maple syrup production equipment is being investigated by federal authorities. Randall Swartz is accused of buying parts for Cabot Creamery with...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2006, file photo, Team USA coach John McLaren, left, presents supervisor of umpires Steve Palermo, right, with a statue he bought with Palermo in mind several years ago in Venezuela, as manager Buck Martinez, center, looks on during practice in Phoenix. Former big league umpire Palermo, whose accomplished career ended when he was shot trying to break up a robbery in 1991, has died. He was 67. (AP Photo/Paul Connors, File)
May 14, 2017 - 5:41 pm
Former big league umpire Steve Palermo, whose accomplished career ended when he was shot trying to break up a robbery in 1991, has died. He was 67. Major League Baseball announced Sunday that Palermo had died, without providing details. Palermo, who lived in the Kansas City area, had been in poor...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:47 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida police dog that was wounded by a bullet during a shootout with a robbery suspect is recovering and has been released to his handler. Local news outlets reported Sunday that Palm Beach Sheriff's Office K9 Casper was released from veterinary care after the...
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May 12, 2017 - 8:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh rowing team says their uniforms were among items stolen from team vans as they prepare for a big race in Philadelphia. The team says the vans were broken into Thursday on a road running along Philadelphia's Schuylkill River, where the Dad Vail...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, a self-driving Uber car stops at a red light on Liberty Avenue through the Bloomfield neighborhood of Pittsburgh. In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robocars and is slowing their development. But experts say eventually the cars will coexist with human drivers on real roads. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 12, 2017 - 7:58 am
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has referred trade secret theft allegations made against Uber by Google's autonomous car unit to the U.S. Attorney's office for investigation. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco made the referral in an order posted Thursday night. Waymo has sued Uber...
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May 09, 2017 - 6:21 am
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office says a man has died after carrying out a botched robbery. The Gaston Gazette reports ( http://bit.ly/2peSW8m ) that Lincoln County Sheriff David Carpenter says 51-year-old Marion Palmer Yarborough and another man, both from Gastonia, tried to...
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This undated Photo provided by Badisches Landesmuseum in Karlsruhe shows a gold and platinum tiara adorned with 367 diamonds that once belonged to a duchess has been stolen from a state museum. Baden-Wuerttemberg criminal police said Monday, May 8, 2017 the theft of the tiara, valued at 1.2 million euro (US dollar 1.31 million), was discovered on April 29 and they’re looking for any witnesses who may have seen anything out of the ordinary at around that time. (Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 11:10 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a gold-and-platinum tiara adorned with 367 diamonds that once belonged to a duchess has been stolen from a state museum. Baden-Wuerttemberg criminal police said Monday the theft of the tiara, valued at 1.2 million euros ($1.31 million), from the Badisches...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2008, file photo, Conrad Hilton, left, Kathy Hilton, center, and Rick Hilton arrive at the launch party of new MTV series "Paris Hilton's My New BFF" in Los Angeles. Paris Hilton's younger brother, Conrad Hilton, has been arrested in Los Angeles for allegedly stealing a car and violating an ex-girlfriend's restraining order. Police say the 23-year-old Hilton Hotel heir was arrested shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday, May 6, 2017, at a home in the Hollywood Hills. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
May 06, 2017 - 5:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paris Hilton's younger brother, Conrad Hilton, has been arrested in Los Angeles for allegedly stealing a car and violating an ex-girlfriend's restraining order. Police say the 23-year-old Hilton Hotel heir was arrested shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday at a home in the Hollywood...
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May 05, 2017 - 12:08 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It was a four-legged kidnapping under the cover of darkness at a Minnesota park. Police say two St. Paul officers were patrolling Indian Mounds Park about 1 a.m. Friday when their squad car was nearly struck by a speeding SUV which had blown through a stop sign. The officers...
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