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Colorado Officer Slips on Ice, Accidentally Shoots Auto Theft Suspect

December 21, 2015
Officers followed the Acura several blocks. After crossing into Denver, the officers performed a PIT maneuver in order to stop the pursuit. The Acura made an evasive move and ended up on a snowbank.

Collateral Damage

November 17, 2015

This April we commemorated the 20-year anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. And the repercussions from that day have reached farther than anyone could have expected. The aftereffects are just as real in the lives of some today as if they were present when the homemade bomb in the Ryder truck exploded. The bombing even wrecked the life of one of the conspirators' children, who himself was innocent of the crime.

Tesla Owner Tracks Car Thief in Real Time, Leads to Arrest

November 5, 2015
As the thief swerved into courtyards and busted U-turns, the Pinkowskis relayed the car's location to a 911 operator.

California City Looks at Using Garbage Haulers to Catch Car Thieves

August 20, 2015
The noisy garbage trucks that lumber down San Jose, Calif., streets every week could soon pick up more than just trash -- they might also scan license plates, too, in a proposed city-wide sweep for stolen vehicles.

California Car Thief Paints Face Black in Attempt to Escape Police

March 17, 2015
A suspected car thief spray-painted his face black in an attempt to camouflage himself after fleeing the scene in Madera, Calif., police said.

Video: Man Stole Ambulance to Get to Strip Club

December 5, 2014
Newly released police dash cam video shows the arrest of a Michigan man accused of stealing an ambulance to get to a strip club.

Man Stole Ambulance to Get to Strip Club

December 5, 2014
Newly released police dash cam video shows the arrest of a Michigan man accused of stealing an ambulance to get to a strip club. More Here.

Video: Citizens Stop Man Who Stole Houston Squad Car

November 13, 2014
Several bystanders tackled a Houston man accused of stealing and crashing a patrol car and exchanging gunfire with police.

Citizens Stop Man Who Stole Houston Squad Car

November 13, 2014
Several bystanders tackled a Houston man accused of stealing and crashing a patrol car and exchanging gunfire with police. More Here.

Video: Machete-Wielding Man Killed by Arizona Police After Ramming Patrol Car, Seriously Injuring Officer

October 23, 2014
Avondale, Ariz., police shot a man Thursday morning after he rammed a patrol car while driving a stolen truck then got out of the vehicle with a machete.

Video: Man Arrested After Stealing Ferrari Twice

September 9, 2014
A 39-year-old man was arrested by Fontana, Calif., police after allegedly stealing a Ferrari twice, authorities announced Monday.

Man Arrested After Stealing Ferrari Twice

September 9, 2014
A 39-year-old man was arrested by Fontana, Calif., police after allegedly stealing a Ferrari twice. The suspect allegedly broke into the impound facility and stole the Ferrari for a second time. Read More Here.

Conn. Officer Run Over by Stolen Car, Seriously Injured

January 21, 2014
The injured officer, identified Tuesday morning as Brett Morgan, 28, underwent nine hours of surgery Monday at a Hartford trauma center.

Woman in Stolen Truck Flees Mich. Police, Crashes, Goes into Labor

January 20, 2014
The drama started when two men and two women boosted a Dodge pick-up in Dearborn Heights just outside Detroit on Saturday.

Video: Woman's Meth-Fueled Joy Ride in Stolen Cruiser

January 17, 2014
As deputies scoured the crime scene, Axmaker climbed behind the wheel of a responding deputy's patrol car and led the cops on a "Dukes of Hazzard" pursuit down back roads and around blind curves.

Woman's Meth-Fueled Joy Ride in Stolen Cruiser

January 17, 2014
As Clackamas County, Ore., deputies scoured the crime scene, a woman high on meth who had just stabbed a man climbed behind the wheel of a responding deputy's patrol car and led the cops on a "Dukes of Hazzard" pursuit down back roads and around blind curves. Read the full story here.

Passenger in Stolen Car Dies in California After Police Pursuit

November 25, 2013
A passenger in a stolen car died in Long Beach, Calif., on Sunday night after a police pursuit that ended on California 103 with the car veering down an embankment, the Long Beach Police Department told the Los Angeles Times.

Investigating Identity Theft and Car Rental

October 2, 2013

Loyalty rewards programs offered by certain rental car companies are designed with convenience in mind—in one case, all too convenient for a car thief. By using fake credit cards and stolen drivers' licenses, a woman in Orange County, Calif., engineered the theft of 42 rental vehicles in 2012 from a major rental car company.

Police: Teen Stole Jeep, Killed Family In Pursuit Crash

August 16, 2013
A teenager accused of killing six members of a Hidalgo County family Monday while fleeing from a state trooper in a stolen truck was out on bail for a separate crime at the time of the fatal wreck,.

Ford F-250 Most Stolen Vehicle, Modesto Hottest Spot

July 9, 2013
The all-wheel Ford F-250 crew cab pickup truck has surpassed the Cadillac Escalade as the most stolen insured vehicle and Modesto, Calif., again became the jurisdiction with the most per-capita auto thefts, according to two insurance associations.
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