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California home of late Steve Jobs robbed


Several computers and personal items worth more than $60,000 were stolen from the Northern California home of the late Steve Jobs in what authorities insist was a run of the mill burglary.

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487 cases of ATM frauds reported in 2011: Govt


Banks have reported 487 cases of ATM frauds in 2011, involving over Rs 7 crore — triple the amount reported four years ago, Parliament was informed on Thursday.

2 flats in Anna Nagar looted


Burglars struck two empty flats in Sakthi Apartments in Lotus Colony of Anna Nagar late on Friday night.

While breaking into the first floor flats, the thieves actually bolted the doors of the ground

Three men suspected of robberies in Russia turned out to be cops


Three of the six members of a gang suspected of carrying out high-profile robberies in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia have turned out to be police officers.

During a police manhunt i

Robbery accused sets self on fire in police station

A 46-year-old man who was detained by Kanathur police in connection with a theft committed suicide by setting himself on fire at the police station early on Monday.

Humayun, a tailor working in a le

Robber who fled Oregon tripped up by Facebook posts

James Tindell skipped out of state this spring rather than attend drug treatment and follow other conditions he accepted to avoid prison after pleading guilty to robbery in 2010.

But rather do everyt

Miscreants chop off woman's legs for robbing anklets

An elderly woman was on Wednesday found dead as miscreants chopped off her legs and allegedly robbed her heavy silver anklets and gold earrings in Hatod village near here, police said.

The deceased,

'Thief' from Bihar dies after fall from temple tower

A man from Bihar, suspected to be part of a gang, which planned to loot temples in rural areas in Tamil Nadu, succumbed to injuries after he fell down from the tower of a temple in the district, polic

LeT suspects held for gold robbery


Two Lashkar-e-Taiba suspects were held by the crime branch 10 years after the duo brutally attacked a jewellery owner and his two sons and robbed 2.25 kgs of gold in Kizhakkambalam in Ernakulam.


Robbers kill soldier, relative

Armed robbers in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday killed a soldier and a relative who resisted them after they barged into their house, police said.

The incident took place in Fatehpur, 120 km from here, wh

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