Theft

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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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014 photo, new pipelines to carry gas from Texas to Mexico, eventually reaching the city of Guanajuato, are laid underground near General Bravo, in Nuevo Leon state, Mexico. In Mexico's Puebla state, gunmen using local residents as a human shield opened fire on a Mexican army patrol investigating fuel pipeline thefts, killing two soldiers and wounding a third, the military said Thursday, May 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
May 04, 2017 - 7:58 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gunmen using local residents as human shields opened fire on Mexican army patrols investigating fuel pipeline thefts in clashes that left four soldiers and six attackers dead, the military said Thursday. The confrontations late Wednesday in the central state of Puebla marked an...
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May 03, 2017 - 6:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Georgia man who stole a truck while drunk and crashed it into a New York City transit bus, killing the driver, has been sentenced to up to 8½ to 25 years in prison. Domonic Whilby, of Griffin, Georgia, was given the maximum sentence Tuesday in state Supreme Court in Manhattan,...
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May 03, 2017 - 6:13 am
CANTON, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia police officer has been convicted on six of seven charges related to falsely claiming he received a military Purple Heart. News outlets report that Shane Ladner was found guilty Tuesday of five counts of making false statements to the Cherokee County Sheriff's...
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May 02, 2017 - 3:14 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The third time was not the charm for a North Carolina man jailed without bond after police say he robbed a bank he'd hit twice before. A news release from the Greensboro Police Department said 36-year old Devaughn Damar Jones was taken in to custody Monday after police used...
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