The popular breed has become one of the most expensive in the United States. Some owners have started carrying guns for protection.
Namibian investigators tracing money transfers by men suspected of stealing wads of cash from President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa say their cross-border calls for help went unanswered.
Two sleuths — a curator and a librarian — in New Paltz, N.Y., helped the F.B.I. track down 200-year-old paintings that were stolen from a historical society in 1972.
Federal law requires banks to reimburse customers for unauthorized electronic transfers, but they often refuse, stranding victims.
After a fortune in cash was stolen from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s farmhouse, he kept it secret. Now that word is out, critics ask what he was hiding.
A Brooklyn congregation condemned the desecration of their sacred sanctuary in a burglary that the pastor called “one more blow” to a struggling church.
Someone apparently armed with a power saw broke into the church and walked off with the solid-gold, bejeweled tabernacle, the police said.
When “Woman-Ochre” goes on view at the Getty Museum after its conservation, the painting will have a new mystique. But competing interpretations remain.
She had a role in the Brink’s heist by the Weather Underground that left two police officers dead. But she became a model prisoner and, after being freed, helped former inmates.
The watch, made as a gift in 1910, has been returned to the maker’s family in the Netherlands. It still works.
For four years, the man, Nathan Rodney Nelson, 46, acted at night, stealing carts from golf courses and driving them to a getaway vehicle, prosecutors said. Then his phone number gave him away.
Thieves made off with thousands of pounds of cheese, worth about $23,000, from a Dutch dairy farm last week.
The authorities said they connected Harry Edward Greenwell, who died in 2013, to at least three murders in Kentucky and Indiana, using genetic genealogy.
For a decade, a Yale School of Medicine administrator used university funds to buy computer equipment, which she resold to pay for luxury cars, real estate and vacations, the authorities said.
The cannabis industry, designed in part to help communities upended by the war on drugs, is being threatened by theft, racism and a market that is stacked against small operators.
The case concerned a federal law that calls for stiff sentences for gun crimes when the defendant had committed three felonies “on occasions different from one another.”
Equipment valued at more than $300,000 was stolen from the set of the hit series during filming in a Paris suburb last week.
William Anthony Spivey, who resigned last year as the Chadbourn, N.C., police chief after a misconduct investigation, has been charged with more than 70 felonies, the authorities said.
In New York City, neighborhood stores are struggling to confront the crimes that have cascaded from the disruptions of the pandemic.
Welcome to “Bike Hunters,” a Dutch YouTube series that promises to recover stolen e-bikes — but really makes you want one of your own.
The arrests of Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan left the world of cryptocurrency incredulous: Could this goofy young couple have been Bitcoin’s Bonnie and Clyde?
The couple were accused of conspiring to launder Bitcoin that had been stolen in 2016 from Hong Kong-based Bitfinex, one of the world’s largest virtual currency exchanges.
The crime occurred in the first year of the pandemic, according to U.S. attorneys in Florida, and involved equipment that the U.S. was sending to El Salvador to treat critically ill Covid patients.
Alvin Bragg clarified — and in some cases reversed — his earlier guidance on prosecuting gun possession and other crimes.
Studies show public safety improves when prosecutors turn to alternatives to jailing some offenders.
Patrick Baker’s family hosted a fund-raiser for the former governor, Matt Bevin, before he was pardoned in 2019. He was convicted by a federal jury this summer and sentenced to 42 years in prison.
A Union Pacific rail hub is strewn with the castoffs from goods looted from train cars that dip below street level. The company put losses, claims and damages at about $5 million.
Seth Andrew, 42, pleaded guilty to charges that he had devised a scheme to steal from a network of charter schools he founded. He faces up to 20 years in prison.
Todd Jones and his sister, Laurel Hoffman, were charged with grand theft for chopping down a black walnut tree near their property outside Cleveland, according to the police.
Daniel Sturridge lost his Pomeranian in a 2019 break-in. A man who returned the dog sued for breach of contract after Mr. Sturridge reneged on a promised reward, according to court records.
The former football star served nine years in prison for robbery before he was granted parole in 2017. His supervision ended two months early because of good behavior.
The discovery was revealed when the plumber called into a Houston radio show on Thursday.
In recent months, robberies have been more visible, with several involving large groups rushing into stores and coming out with armloads of goods.
Leaders of the nation’s military academies say swiping one another’s mascot animals is strictly forbidden, but that hasn’t seemed to deter glory-seeking raiders.
Fortunately, there’s a solution.
The failed lethal injection for Mr. Hamm, who was terminally ill, amounted to what his lawyer said was a case of cruel and unusual punishment.
“Their plan was to overwhelm us,” Chief Bill Scott of the San Francisco police said after about a dozen stores were stolen from in one night.
Law enforcement authorities in two states had been pursuing a former Baltimore County police officer and a female accomplice, who they said kidnapped the officer’s children.
Travis McMichael, who has pleaded not guilty to murder charges, took the stand in his own defense on Wednesday.
David Gilbert, whose 75-year prison sentence was commuted in one of Andrew Cuomo’s last acts as governor, was granted parole.
One of the stores was targeted at least five times by the same man, who drew widespread attention for raiding the store on a bike and was later arrested, the authorities said.
Robbers are targeting them in the city, and thefts of their electric bikes have risen. Many are banding together to protect one another.
Maria Ambrocio, 58, who worked through the pandemic in a New Jersey hospital, was knocked down by a man who was fleeing after snatching a cellphone, the police said.
DNA evidence found at the two museums after the burglaries led investigators to the suspect, who has now been sentenced to eight years in prison by a Dutch court.
Hobby Lobby, the craft chain that helped build a collection for the Museum of the Bible, has sued a former Oxford lecturer, asserting he sold it stolen artifacts.
Dutch prosecutors said that DNA evidence tied a man to the thefts of a van Gogh and a Frans Hals painting; he denies the charges.
Too often, seniors who use opioids become targets for exploitation and abuse.
Students are taking things like soap dispensers, fire alarms and bathroom mirrors. TikTok and educators are trying to stop it, but it’s gone viral.
Christopher Naples is accused of hiding 46 devices used for mining cryptocurrency in Suffolk County offices, costing the county thousands of dollars in electricity.
A suspect is in custody after seven robbers made off with jewelry with an estimated value of millions from the luxury jewelry store in central Paris.