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Cresskill Police: Home Invasion Suspects Carried Snow Shovels As A Cover

The suspects hit two homes during Monday morning’s snowstorm, police said. Police said two white men wearing ski masks and carrying snow shovels went door to door, hoping to find nobody at home.

02/04/2014

Security experts say gates and locks may not be enough to hold off thieves that have hit a number of Upper East Side businesses. (Credit CBS 2)

Bold Thieves Bypass Security Measures In String Of Upper East Side Burglaries

The same burglars have hit thirteen small mom and pop businesses on the Upper East Side during a two month span, police said. Each time they entered through a security gate and smashed or stole the cash register.

10/17/2013

Crown Heights ATM Thieves

Police: Thieves Tricked ATM Users, Stole From Accounts

Police are asking for assistance from the public as they attempt to locate an unknown group of criminals who have tricked people into letting them withdraw from ATMs at a Brooklyn bank.

04/24/2013

Staten Island Target Thieves

Police: Thieves Stole Electronics, Stuffed Them In Filing Cabinet They Bought At Target

Police on Wednesday said they were searching for three women who stole electronics from a Target store on Staten Island, and concealed their theft by stuffing the items in a file cabinet that they legitimately bought.

04/10/2013

Four Seasons Thieves

Thieves Brazenly Steal $2 Million Worth Of Jewelry From Four Seasons Hotel

Thieves pulled off a stunning jewelry heist this weekend at one of the city’s most posh hotels.

02/17/2013

The remains of the Breezy Point neighborhood following a fire that broke out during Sunday as seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Thieves Hitting Storm-Damaged Homes In Breezy Point

As if the situation weren’t horrific enough in Breezy Point with flooding, raging fires and destruction during Superstorm Sandy, the residents have now found themselves in a theft crisis.

11/24/2012

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Copper Pipes Stolen In Latest Rash Of Vandalism To Hit N.J. Churches

An unusual rash of vandalism has occurred at several New Jersey churches and the latest case doesn’t have anything to do with anything sacred.

03/21/2012

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Ask Asa: Thieves Target Construction Sites For Easy Pickings

From tools and doors, to fixtures and appliances, crooks target construction sites, both public and private, as if they were shopping at home depot. Experts say it costs the industry millions of dollars each year, which ultimately gets passed on to the consumer.

03/21/2012

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Police: Duo Stole Elderly Connecticut Woman’s Credit Cards To Go On Shopping Spree

Police said the suspects bought over $2,000 worth of goods at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Danbury before going to The Westchester Mall in White Plains to continue their shopping spree.

03/13/2012

Crime scene at St. Charles Cemetery (Photo/Carol D'Auria)

Family Distraught After Thieves Steal Body From Cemetery

A distraught family demanded answers Wednesday after thieves vandalized a Long Island cemetery. Suffolk County Police say a group of thieves broke into a mausoleum, stealing the remains of a woman who died 12 years ago.

08/25/2010