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Alleged robber's 'spaceship' trip defense gets him acquitted

Technically Incorrect: A San Francisco man insists that he was so high on meth that he believed he wasn't entering an apartment building but leaving Earth, which was about to be destroyed.

By April 8, 2015

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Studio Ghibli moving to TV with Ronia the Robber's Daughter

Studio Ghibli has announced its first ever TV series, based on a book by Pippi Longstocking author Astrid Lindgren.

By February 5, 2014

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Taco shop turns robbery footage into hilarious commercial

Burglars just want tacos! When robbers break into Frijoles & Frecas Grilled Tacos, the store's manager transforms the crime footage into a viral sensation.

By December 24, 2015

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Alleged bank robbers' Google search: 'What happens if you rob bank?'

Police say that three people charged in Massachusetts with robbing a bank left behind some very interesting searches on a computer.

By October 16, 2013

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NYPD uses GPS-enabled pill bottle to catch alleged drugstore robber

A man robs a drugstore on the Upper East Side in New York. Police quickly track him down because the OxyContin bottle he was given was actually a dummy bottle equipped with GPS.

By May 18, 2014

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Accused robber wants NSA phone records to prove his innocence

Terrance Brown is on trial for bank robbery. His cell phone provider, Metro PCS, doesn't have records dating back to the robbery in 2010 that will allegedly prove his innocence. But his lawyer thinks the NSA must have.

By June 13, 2013

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Alleged robbers butt-dial 911

Fresno police claim two men butt-dialed the emergency hotline, allowing a dispatcher to listen in as a crime was planned and committed.

By May 20, 2013

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Find My iPhone app delivers police to suspected robbers

Freebie gadget-tracking app leads Los Angeles Police to four suspected armed robbers, as well as a cache of stolen goods.

By November 12, 2012

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Congressman: If we ban Bitcoin, let's ban dollar bills too

"The dollar bill market has been extremely susceptible to forgers, tax fraud, criminal cartels, and armed robbers stealing millions of dollars from their legitimate owners," Rep. Jared Polis writes to federal regulators.

By March 5, 2014

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Girl posts Facebook pic of cash, robbers visit mom

A teenage girl is counting her grandmother's savings with her. She posts a picture of the cash on Facebook, and a few hours later, two men arrive at her mother's house with a knife and a wooden club.

By May 28, 2012