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Police spot robbery suspect with drone, and then arrest him

Technically Incorrect: In Wisconsin, the cops have modern ways of giving chase. In this case, it's the local fire department's drone.

By June 2, 2015

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iPod robbery suspect allegedly friends female victim on Facebook

Police say a Washington man struck a woman and stole her iPod and then had the nerve to offer his Facebook friendship.

By June 2, 2014

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Take-Two prepares for life after Grand Theft Auto V

The game maker closes out one of its strongest ever fiscal years. The next step: finding a big hit in the months and years after its most successful launch.

By May 18, 2015

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Woz meets DMX -- and they're planning a robbery?

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is strolling through LAX when a TMZ videographer introduces him to the great rapper DMX. Who? Oh, the man with whom Woz was planning a robbery. Allegedly.

By October 30, 2013

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Florida police seek to stop Craigslist crimes

The growing number of crimes and attacks related to online classifieds has states like Florida seeking ways to make these transactions safer.

By March 20, 2015

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GTA V robbery in London results in three teenagers arrested

Three teenagers have been arrested after allegedly assaulting and robbing a man of his copy of Grand Theft Auto V, on his way home from the midnight launch.

By September 18, 2013

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Two-phone standoff after cop stops man for 'walking with hands in pockets'

In Michigan, a police officer stops a man who apparently was doing nothing wrong. They both pull out their mobile phones and film each other.

By December 1, 2014

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014