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Facebook Robbers

Police Seek 4 Suspects Who Set Up Sales On Facebook, Robbed Would-Be Sellers

Police have launched a search for four teenage boys and/or young men who set up meetings on Facebook with younger boys, only to rob them when the meetings took place.

CBS New York–10/24/2012

Sneakerheads

Sneaker Couture: The Latest Fashion Craze

Some people dig purses, watches or jewelry – but more and more men and women are getting their kicks…from kicks.

CBS New York–07/12/2012

Sneakers on display at Propel, a sneaker store on lower Broadway. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYC Store Owners Combat Thieves Making Off With Display Shoes

High-priced sneakers have apparently been disappearing off display shelves across city stores thanks to a new trend.

06/25/2012

Generic Police Photo (credit: Clipart.com)

Police: Suspects Wanted For Stealing Sneakers From L.I. Teen

Police in Nassau County are looking for two suspects who they said stole a pair of Nike sneakers from a 14-year-old boy who had listed the shoes for sale online.

05/23/2012

(credit: NYPD)

Police In Queens Hunt Suspect Allegedly Behind 11 Cell Phone Robberies

The suspected bandit, who flashes a gun when stealing the phones, wears a pretty distinctive pair of shoes.

09/02/2011

Shoes are seen at the Hawthorne Avenue School - Newark, NJ - Feb 10, 2011 - Photo: Levon Putney / WCBS 880

Needy Newark Students Get Free Sneakers

Sometimes the simple things in life make a big difference. A Tennessee-based charity has come to help some needy students in Newark, who can’t afford new footwear.

02/11/2011

Footprints in Snow - File / Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Snow Footprints Helped NJ Cops In Thief Case

Police said the prints led to the doors of several cars in driveways and ultimately to the home of 18-year-old Joseph Schofield.

01/26/2011