Latest Burglary Stories

2008-12-11 13:53:39

Authorities in St. Louis said an alleged burglar's Santa-style mode of entry left him trapped for more than seven hours in the flue of a pawn shop's chimney. Police said Charles Bryant, 35, was foiled in his alleged burglary attempt when he found the base of the chimney at St.

2008-11-18 15:13:41

A New York woman said a burglar stole so many large items from her house that he would have needed a moving truck to remain inconspicuous. Tammy Gould, 45, said she returned in May to her apartment in Brooklyn after two days of visiting her ill mother and found her home had been trashed and looted, the New York Post reported Tuesday. Everything was gone.

2008-11-18 14:49:21

Several people who said they couldn't be impartial hearing actor Lillo Brancato's second-degree murder trial were eliminated as potential jurors in New York. The 32-year-old actor, who starred in the film A Bronx Tale and who had a supporting role on TV's The Sopranos, is accused of killing an off-duty police officer in 2005.

2008-11-06 18:00:09

Four New Jersey residents were charged Thursday with stealing money and musical instruments from churches, including the one three of them attended.

2008-10-10 03:00:13

PASADENA - The Police Department has added a new feature to its Web site that will allow residents to report crimes online.

2008-10-02 18:00:12

BRAINTREE - A laptop computer was stolen during a burglary at a Weston Avenue apartment, police said. The resident told police that she believed the theft occurred between 8 and 11 p.m. Friday. The thief is believed to have entered the apartment through an unlocked bathroom window.

2008-09-12 15:00:11

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - Judges on Thursday revised pre-trial release conditions for two of four men charged in connection with June burglaries and vandalism at 27 camps on Porter Lake in Strong and New Vineyard.

2008-09-07 00:00:16

A Swansea man suffered serious injuries to his head and abdomen when he was attacked with a sword in the city's Penlan area. The incident happened at a flat in Bluebell Way, Swansea Crown Court heard yesterday.

2008-09-01 09:00:15

Call it an open and shut-eye case. After stealing a wallet from a Holladay apartment, a burglar was caught sleeping in the hallway of the building recently, according to charges filed in 3rd District Court. On Aug.

2008-08-20 21:00:10

POINT MARION, Pa. - An 85-year-old woman went for her gun and captured a would-be burglar inside her home, then forced him to call police while she kept him in her sights. "I just walked right on past him to the bedroom and got my gun," Leda Smith said.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.