Theft

December 08, 2017 - 10:53 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman accused of robbing three banks while she was more than eight months pregnant pleaded guilty to robbing two of them and was sentenced to four years in prison. The State Journal reports that 32-year-old Lisa Harding of Madison was also ordered to pay back money...
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Michael Lee Nivens is seen in an undated photo provided by the Hoke County, N.C., Sheriff's Office. Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said Nivens was wanted in connection with the attack Monday, Dec. 3, 2017, on a teacher who was attacked after school at West Hoke Elementary School near Raeford. Nivens is charged with attempted first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. Peterkin said Nivens was also wanted for unrelated sexual assault and church thefts. (Hoke County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 3:57 pm
RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) — A man who beat a teacher inside a North Carolina elementary school after asking about a former employee has been arrested, authorities said. Michael Lee Nivens is charged with attempted first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in the attack after school Monday...
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December 06, 2017 - 4:11 pm
Is LaVar Ball pulling his son from the UCLA basketball team sending the right message or is it the right thing? Check out Newell Normand's HOT TAKES: These overseas trips are a huge opportunity for the student-athletes. While they're over there, these young men are representing not only their...
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December 06, 2017 - 4:05 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a prominent Florida eye doctor used a statistician to challenge the government's assertion that he stole $100 million from the federal Medicaid program. The amount Dr. Salomon Melgen stole will help determine the length of his sentence. The government said...
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FILE- In this April 28, 2017 file photo, Dr. Salomon Melgen arrives at the federal courthouse in West Palm Beach, Fla. Prosecutors say Melgen, a prominent Florida eye doctor who was accused of bribing New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, should get a 30-year sentence for Medicare fraud. A three-day sentencing hearing for Melgen is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in West Palm Beach on 67 counts. Prosecutors say the 63-year-old doctor stole more than $100 million from the federal government. He was convicted in April after a 2 1/2- month trial.(Lannis Water/Palm Beach Post via AP, File)
December 05, 2017 - 11:28 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for a prominent Florida eye doctor accused of bribing U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Former patients critical of a prominent Florida eye doctor convicted of Medicare fraud told a judge that they...
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In this Nov. 3, 2017 photo provided by the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center, is the front of an uncovered sphinx featuring ornate detail, including a detailed necklace in Guadalupe, Calif. Archaeologists working in sand dunes on the central California coast have dug up an intact plaster sphinx that was part of an Egyptian movie set built more than 90 years ago for filming of Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 epic "The Ten Commandments." (Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center via AP)
December 02, 2017 - 11:27 am
'POSSUM ON A GUM BUSH:' OPOSSUM BREAKS INTO LIQUOR STORE, GETS DRUNK AS A SKUNK FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An opossum that apparently drank bourbon after breaking into a Florida liquor store sobered up at a wildlife rescue center and was released unharmed. Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge...
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FILE - This April 14, 2017 file photo shows the Bellagio casino and resort in Las Vegas. Police in Las Vegas say they are looking for an armed suspect who fled from the Bellagio casino-resort after he demanded money from a cashier area. Police say the man wore a mask when he approached the poker cage on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
December 01, 2017 - 3:21 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A getaway vehicle was found but a man who wore a wig and facial bandages was still sought after the armed robbery of a poker room casino cashier at the Bellagio resort, a Las Vegas police spokesman said Friday. The silver Chevrolet Cruz was found near a gravel pit about 8 miles (13...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington. The Supreme Court is hearing a case on Nov. 29, 2017, is taking up a case about privacy rights that could limit the government’s ability to track Americans’ movements in the digital age. The justices are hearing an appeal from Timothy Carpenter. He was sentenced to 116 years in prison after being convicted of robbing electronics stores in Michigan and Ohio. Records from cellphone towers near the stores helped place Carpenter in the vicinity of the crimes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 29, 2017 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court argument over digital-age privacy (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The Supreme Court is signaling it could impose limits on the government's ability to track Americans' movements through collection of their cellphone information. The justices heard 80...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington. The Supreme Court is hearing a case on Nov. 29, 2017, is taking up a case about privacy rights that could limit the government’s ability to track Americans’ movements in the digital age. The justices are hearing an appeal from Timothy Carpenter. He was sentenced to 116 years in prison after being convicted of robbing electronics stores in Michigan and Ohio. Records from cellphone towers near the stores helped place Carpenter in the vicinity of the crimes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 29, 2017 - 8:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up a case about privacy rights that could limit the government's ability to track Americans' movements in the digital age. The justices are hearing an appeal Wednesday from Timothy Carpenter. He was sentenced to 116 years in prison after being convicted...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, a self-driving Uber sits ready to take journalists for a ride during a media preview in Pittsburgh. A federal criminal investigation into alleged espionage at Uber has indefinitely delayed a trial over whether the beleaguered ride-hailing service stole self-driving car technology from Waymo, a spinoff from Google. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
November 28, 2017 - 5:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals. The revelation triggered a delay in a high-profile trial over whether the beleaguered ride-hailing service stole self-driving car technology from a...
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