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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 […]


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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 […]


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.



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.


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.


LA skyline

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.


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.


milk crate

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]




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