Theft

July 31, 2017 - 7:40 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have arrested five Romanian men suspected of stealing iPhones worth 500,000 euros ($590,000) in a dangerous heist on a moving truck. Police said Monday that the five men, aged from 33 to 43, allegedly stole the iPhones in a late-night raid a week ago by...
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July 31, 2017 - 7:36 am
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A burglary at a popular music venue in Georgia has rallied prominent musicians to provide a reward. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Athens-Clarke County police spokesman Sgt. Jim Schultz says the 40 Watt Club in Athens was burglarized in the early hours of Friday. A...
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July 26, 2017 - 7:28 am
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police say a man attacked woman hitting her in the head and pointing a gun at her before stealing her car in suburban Atlanta. Gwinnett County police Cpl. Michele Pihera told local news media Tuesday that police are searching for 35-year-old Jeffery Merritt in the June 22...
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
July 21, 2017 - 3:13 am
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Nine years after trying to snatch sports memorabilia in a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, O.J. Simpson will walk free as soon as Oct. 1. The former football star and one-time defendant on Los Angeles murder...
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
July 20, 2017 - 8:45 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star. Simpson, 70...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 1968 file photo, Southern California's O.J. Simpson (32) runs against California during a college football game in Los Angeles. Simpson won the Heisman Trophy at Southern California in 1968. Simpson will have a lot going for him when he asks state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, to release him after serving more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/hf, File)
July 20, 2017 - 5:19 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. A beloved football hero in the 1960s and '70s, he transitioned effortlessly to movie star, sports commentator and TV pitchman in the years that followed. He kept that...
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CORRECTS SPELLING FROM ARIELLE TO ARNELLE - O.J. Simpson's sister Shirley Baker, center, daughter Arnelle Simpson, left, and friend Tom Scotto react after O.J. Simpson was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
July 20, 2017 - 3:58 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A Nevada parole official says if O.J. Simpson is cleared to be supervised in Florida, he would report to a Florida parole officer. Capt. Shawn Arruti of the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation told...
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
July 20, 2017 - 2:13 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local): 11:10 a.m. One of the sports memorabilia dealers who was robbed by O.J. Simpson has told a Nevada parole board that the former sports star was misled about what was going to be at a Las Vegas hotel for him to...
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
July 20, 2017 - 2:06 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local): 11:05 a.m. O.J. Simpson's attorney says he has talked to the sports memorabilia that was robbed and that the two had made things right. Malcolm Lavergne told a Nevada parole board that Bruce Fromong called his...
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears with his attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, left, via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Lovelock Correctional Center via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 1:40 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A Nevada parole official has told O.J. Simpson that the board has received hundreds of letters in support and opposition to his release from prison. Parole Commissioner Susan Jackson said Thursday that...
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