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Oxnard woman gets 4 years for $400K charity theft

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A Ventura County woman accused of stealing more than $400,000 from a charity where she worked has been sentenced to four years and eight months in prison. The Ventura County Star […]

01/31/2014

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Answers to questions about the Target data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — With less than a week until Christmas, a real-life Grinch has stolen the credit and debit card information of about 40 million Target shoppers. Target says anyone who made purchases by […]

12/19/2013

Dog electrocuted by exposed wires in LA park

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say copper thieves may be to blame for the death of a dog that was electrocuted when he stepped on an electrified utility box cover in a Los Angeles park.

03/27/2013

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Calif police nab 4 in nationwide theft spree

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Four people from Chicago are facing charges stemming from a nationwide theft spree at electronics stores that police say resulted in $3 million in losses.

03/18/2013

8 plastic thieves arrested with $115K products

INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say they’ve arrested eight people in connection with the theft of $115,000 worth of trademarked plastic products in South El Monte and Lynwood.

01/04/2013

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Crime down 2 percent in LA during 2012

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Overall crime in Los Angeles has dropped for a 10th consecutive year, but there were slight increases in murders and petty thefts.

12/28/2012

Information you need for the holidays on Money 101

The discussion on today’s Money 101 with guest host Ron Kilgore will include: How you can help LA’s Midnight Mission this holiday season. How to be secure for the holidays — a private investigator and an attorney have advice.

12/20/2012

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LA team fights costly plastic thefts

INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) – The humble milk crate is the focus of a crime that’s costing Southern California businesses millions of dollars a year. With plastic selling for around 15 cents per pound, thieves are […]

11/26/2012

Brazen daytime iPad theft in SF ends in crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco police say three men were taken into custody in the brazen daytime theft of an iPad during which the suspects crashed into a minivan, injuring its driver and a […]

09/27/2012

Thefts of iPhones, other Apple gadgets spike in NY

NEW YORK (AP) – Apple’s iPhones and other products are so popular in New York City they’re flying off shelves – and into the hands of thieves. New York Police Department statistics show more than […]

09/25/2012

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