Theft

Chicago police officers gather for a candlelight vigil for police Cmdr. Paul Bauer outside the Near North District headquarters Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Chicago. The 53-year-old Bauer, who had been with the department 31 years, was fatally shot as he went to assist other officers who were pursuing the suspect, Shomari Legghette, in downtown Chicago on Tuesday. Legghette is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Bauer. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
February 14, 2018 - 9:34 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A man with a long criminal history that includes a conviction for armed robbery has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Chicago police commander, authorities announced Wednesday. Shomari Legghette, 44, was also charged with being a felon in possession of...
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FILE - These undated file photos provided by the City of Westerville, Ohio show Officers Eric Joering, 39, left, and Anthony Morelli, 54, who were fatally shot while responding to a hang-up 9-1-1 call on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Police in the Columbus suburb of Westerville on Monday, Feb. 12 will escort the bodies of two slain officers as they're moved from a coroner's office to separate funeral homes. Officials invited the public to line the route as the bodies are transported Monday to honor the officers. (City of Westerville via AP, File)
February 12, 2018 - 1:40 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man was charged by federal authorities Monday with providing the gun used to kill two Ohio policemen, as the officers' bodies were escorted in a procession to funeral homes in the suburban community they served. Gerald Lawson, 30, of suburban Cleveland, is accused of buying...
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This photo taken Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, shows Michelle Carr, a nurse and new mother living in Kittery, Maine, holding a dead lizard that she found and while eating a fresh salad, recently. Carr said she bought a bag of store-brand romaine lettuce at a supermarket in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Jan. 26. The lettuce was distributed by a California company. A supermarket spokeswoman said it notified the supplier.. (Rich Beauchesne/Portsmouth Herald via AP)
February 10, 2018 - 7:27 am
ROMANIAN STUDY: HALF-DAY OLD SNOW IS SAFE TO EAT BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — How safe is it to eat snow? A Romanian university has published the results of just such a study. The 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow that was a half-day old, and safer to eat it in the colder months. But by...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the Waymo driverless car is displayed during a Google event in San Francisco. Uber is settling a lawsuit filed by Google’s autonomous car unit alleging that the ride-hailing service ripped off self-driving car technology. Both sides in the case issued statements confirming the settlement Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, morning in the midst of a federal court trial in the case. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
February 09, 2018 - 6:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is paying $245 million to Google's self-driving car spinoff to end a legal brawl that aired out allegations of a sinister scheme that tore apart the once-friendly companies. The surprise settlement announced Friday came as lawyers for Uber and Waymo, a company hatched from...
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February 07, 2018 - 11:26 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police in Alaska's largest city say a man robbed a restaurant and apparently attempted to avoid being identified by authorities by burying his coat in fresh snow. Anchorage police Tuesday morning received a report of a Taco Bell robbery. The suspect wore a black, hooded...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, then-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kalanick is poised to testify Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in a high-stakes trial focused on charges that his company stole self-driving car technology from Waymo, a Google spinoff. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
February 06, 2018 - 6:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took the witness stand Tuesday, offering his initial response to allegations that he cooked up a scheme to steal self-driving car technology from Google. Kalanick's testimony centered on his dealings with Anthony Levandowski, a former star...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) looks around U.S. Bank Stadium before the team photo is made Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Patriots are scheduled to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 06, 2018 - 7:56 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Police say the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was robbed while he was away at the Super Bowl. Foxborough Police Chief William Baker confirmed Tuesday morning that his department is investigating a burglary at Gronkowski's home. He said officers...
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February 03, 2018 - 2:12 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Police say burglars stole $165,000 in jewelry from a room at the Beverly Hills Hotel that was occupied by actor John Stamos' fiancee. A police statement says Caitlin McHugh was away from her room Friday evening when a crook or crooks got in and took several items of...
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Robot barista named "Sawyer" makes a coffee at Henn-na Cafe, Japanese meaning "Strange Cafe"in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The cafe's robot barista brews and serves coffee as the rapidly aging country seeks to adapt to shrinking workforce. The arm robot "Sawyer" debuted this week in Tokyo‘s downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
February 03, 2018 - 10:54 am
FAMILY'S DOG TURNS UP 10 YEARS AFTER VANISHING FROM HOME APOLLO, Pa. (AP) — A family has been reunited with its dog 10 years after the dog went missing. Debra Suierveld and her family assumed their dog Abby had died after she ran away in 2008 from their home in Apollo, but decade-old sadness turned...
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This photo provided by Broward County Sheriff's Office shows Alexander Sperber. A federal judge in Florida has ruled that Sperber., who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money into the air is so severely mentally ill, he can't be held responsible for the crime. Chief U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore found Sperber not guilty by reason of insanity following a 25-minute trial on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Sperber will remain jailed while receiving mental health treatment. (Broward County Sheriff's Office/ South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 8:00 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge says a Florida man who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money is severely mentally ill and can't be held responsible for the crime. Chief U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore found 26-year-old Alexander Sperber not...
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