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  • Kill switch bill: Calif. lawmakers push for anti-theft smartphone 'kill switch'
    Kill switch bill: Calif. lawmakers push for anti-theft smartphone 'kill switch'
    A “kill switch” bill proposed by California lawmakers was introduced yesterday to the state Senate, reports MSN Money on Friday. The legislation is designed to deter smartphone and tablet robberies – which now account for one out...
  • Top items patrons steal from restaurants
    Top items patrons steal from restaurants
    What do you think the items are? From speaking to numerous chefs and restaurant owners from around the country and Canada nothing is sacred or safe. There are dining room sticky fingered guests and the patrons who like to pilfer out-of-plain sight...
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    Tippecanoe County news, February 1863, part 3
    The increased war taxes included a whisky tax. The tax was so hated that many locals took to distilling their own whiskey for private use.The income tax levied was explained thus. A man having earned $1000 for 1862 was to pay 3% on $400, or $12 in...
  • Arrested twice for stealing
    Outrage: TSA screener arrested twice for stealing on the job (Updated)
    How many strikes does it take before the Transportation Security Administration eliminates a bad apple from its ranks? Perhaps the story of baggage inspector Reggie Edwards will provide some light on the topic.Station WSOC-TVin Charlotte, N.C.,...
  • TSA agent busted in sting, accused of stealing iPads
    TSA agent busted in sting, accused of stealing iPads
    Several weeks ago, it wasnoted in this spacethat a cargo handler at New York’s busy John F. Kennedy International Airport was nabbed after stealing a shipment of iPads valued at $1.9 million.On ThursdayABC Newsreported that a second theft of...
  • Police: Alleged car thief made food deliveries; how dumb can you get?
    Police: Alleged car thief made food deliveries; how dumb can you get?
    How dumb can you get? This is what everyone is asking as they learn of another thief targeting the food delivery business. Delivering food just got a little bit more uncomfortable as a Chinese food delivery car was stolen. Deliveries went out as...
  • Deputies search for thief targeting American flags in Cherokee County
    Deputies search for thief targeting American flags in Cherokee County
    Someone is stealing American flags and investigators don’t know if it’s prank or someone motivated by hate.Nevertheless, investigators said the thefts are unusual.“It’s very unusual,” Cherokee County Sheriff's...
  • Tippecanoe County Courthouse
    Feb 1912, Tippecanoe County part 5
    Discussions around the dinner table might have included the high cost of living. Due to shortages, egg prices soared. Gas, oil and coal prices had also gone up. The presidential candidates all spoke of the problems caused by the high cost of...
  • Los Gatos PD
    String of catalytic converter thefts plagues Los Gatos
    The Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police department is alerting owners of Toyota trucks to be aware that their vehicles are the targets of catalytic converter thieves.Police say that 11 catalytic converters have been stolen from Toyotas throughout Los...