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The iPhone 5C is seen on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store on September 20, 2013. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Upstate Congressman Joins Push For Kill Switches On Smartphones

An upstate congressman has joined New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman a call to require require smartphone makers to install “kill switches” on phones to render them useless if stolen.

04/11/2014

Queens Check Theft Suspect

Police Search For Suspect In Thefts Of Checks From Queens Building Mailboxes

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a suspected thief who has been taking checks from a Queens apartment building.

04/07/2014

Denis Marvin Solis (credit: Handout)

Prosecutor: New Jersey Landscaper Stole Nearly $180,000 From Elderly Customer

A landscaper in New Jersey is accused of stealing about $180,000 from a 96-year-old customer over a four-year period.

04/01/2014

Brooklyn Construction Vehicle Theft

Search On For Thieves Who Took Construction Vehicles From Brooklyn Site

Police were asking the public Friday to help them find four or five persons of interest in the theft of a construction vehicle, a truck and a construction trailer from a Brooklyn site.

03/28/2014

Bergdorf Goodman Theft Suspect

Search On For Suspect Who Stole Pricey Jacket From Midtown Bergdorf Goodman Store

Police were searching Wednesday night for a suspect who stole a pricey jacket from the Bergdorf Goodman store on Fifth Avenue in Midtown.

03/26/2014

Brooklyn Pigeon Drop Suspect

Police: Suspects Made Off With $13,000 In ‘Pigeon Drop’ Scams In Brooklyn

Police Wednesday night were searching for two suspects who allegedly pulled pigeon drop scams on two women in Brooklyn.

03/19/2014

Fake East Village Apartment Listing Suspect

Police: Man Took Big Deposits For Fake East Village Apartment Listings

Police on Monday were searching for a suspect who put up fake ads for apartments for rent on Craigslist, and took deposits of more than $2,000 from 10 people who responded.

03/10/2014

Suffolk County Police Sgt. Scott Greene was arrested following an undercover sting showing him stealing from a driver after pulling him over. (credit: Suffolk DA surveillance video)

More People Come Forward, Accuse Veteran Suffolk Cop Of Stealing During Traffic Stops

Sgt. Scott Greene did not say a word as he appeared in court to face charges that he stole money from drivers. He was arrested in January.

03/06/2014

Surveillance image of a man suspected of stealing a donation box from St. Anthony's Church in East Northport, LI (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Parishioner: Suspect Accused Of Stealing LI Church Donation Box Will ‘Answer To A Higher Power’

Suffolk County police are asking the public’s help in identifying the suspect. They say he entered St. Anthony’s Church in East Northport around 1:45 p.m. on Feb. 2 and stole the box.

02/27/2014

Space Saving Bags (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Brooklyn Credit Card Info Theft Suspect

Police: Suspect Used Fraudulent Card With Victim’s Info Twice At Liquor Store

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them identify and find a suspect who stole someone’s credit card information and made unauthorized purchases at a Brooklyn liquor store.

02/24/2014

The Jewelry Center

Thieves Make Off With $250,000 Worth Of Jewelry In Brazen Theft In Paramus

Thieves made off with $250,000 worth of loot, when they used a stolen pickup to smash into a jewelry store in Paramus, N.J., Friday morning.

02/15/2014

7-11 store (file/credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for 7-Eleven)

Man Charged With Stealing Leukemia Research Donation Jar From Long Island 7-Eleven

A man has been arrested and charged with stealing a donation jar for leukemia research from a 7-Eleven store on Long Island.

02/13/2014

7-11 store (file/credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for 7-Eleven)

Leukemia Research Donation Jar Swiped From Long Island 7-Eleven

A donation jar for cancer research was stolen from the counter of a 7-Eleven in Lindenhurst, Long Island.

02/07/2014

East Village Bank Account Theft Suspect

Police: Man Stole $800 From Stranger’s Bank Account In East Village

Police Tuesday night were searching for a suspect who stole $800 from a man’s bank account in the East Village last month.

01/28/2014

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