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Tag: Crime

Awful Dad Uses Toddler to Steal from Prize Machine

Awful Dad Uses Toddler to Steal from Prize Machine
Some dads don’t instill the best values into their kids, and this is one of them. Police are looking for a man who got his toddler to crawl up inside of a BarBerCut Lite game machine at a Salem, New Hampshire mall in order to grab some expensive prizes, including…

Apple Store Robbed Of $27,000 In Products In 30 Seconds

Apple Store Robbed Of $27,000 In Products In 30 Seconds
Some criminals don’t care if it is broad daylight, or how many people are around. They just want to steal things. And with the open concept and lack of real security at Apple Stores, I guess it doesn’t matter what time of day it is or how many people are…
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Hawkeye Crime Surveillance System: The Eye in the Sky

Hawkeye Crime Surveillance System: The Eye in the Sky
Many people are worried about the government being able to monitor whatever they are up to. Now, there is a new kind of system that will be able to surveil America’s cities from above – with incredible precision. And no, it’s not “The Machine” and it won’t acquire sentience anytime…

Crime Scene Body Coffin: Lay Them to Rest the Way You Found Them

Crime Scene Body Coffin: Lay Them to Rest the Way You Found Them
You’ve seen it drawn on actual crime scenes. Heck, I’m sure you’ve spotted it a couple of times on crime television shows or on related novelty products. I’m talking about the crime scene body outline where the victim’s limbs look like they’re all sprawled out in all sorts of directions.…

Robot Prison Guard Being Tested, Swears It’s Not Preparing to Enslave Humanity

Robot Prison Guard Being Tested, Swears It’s Not Preparing to Enslave Humanity
While it isn’t quite as bad-ass as Alex Murphy, South Korea’s robot prison guard promises to uphold its prime directives: watch over prisoners and snitch to their human colleagues if needed.…

Robot Prison Guards Headed to Korean Jails

Robot Prison Guards Headed to Korean Jails
South Korea is set to test some new robot prison guards in their jails by as early as next year. The idea is to free up some of the human guards for other duties. The question is, how long will these robo-guards last before they get shived in the circuits…

6,000 Copies of CoD: Modern Warfare 3 Stolen

6,000 Copies of CoD: Modern Warfare 3 Stolen
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 comes out tomorrow, but it looks like someone couldn’t wait. A band of theives stole 6,000 copies of the game, which is kinda stupid since it is about to arrive and it’s not like they can get away with selling them or giving them…

Protect Yourself, Safeguard Your Neighborhood with the City Scars Crime-stopping App

Protect Yourself, Safeguard Your Neighborhood with the City Scars Crime-stopping App
How many times have you heard of stories that involved thieves or rapists involving people you know or victims who live around your neighborhood and thought: Hey, that could’ve been me if I had gone home ten minutes later.…

Rape Victim Uses Tactics from CSI to Help Catch Her Attacker

Rape Victim Uses Tactics from CSI to Help Catch Her Attacker
I remember watching an episode of CSI a few years back and worrying about how the show could be teaching criminals and would-be masterminds how to cover up their tracks properly after committing a crime. What I didn’t consider though, was how victims could also use tips and tactics from…

Wacko Arrested with PS2 in His Pants

Wacko Arrested with PS2 in His Pants
This is a very bizarre story. Apparently, a man named Timothy Jones Sr. from Lincoln, Mo was walking in traffic. I would hazard a guess that he was on something that affected his cognitive abilities at the time. Not only do normal folk generally not walk in traffic, they also…

Sex Offender Busted Using Apple Store Mac to Check Facebook

Sex Offender Busted Using Apple Store Mac to Check Facebook
I can just hear the gears in sex offender Robert Nicholas McGuire’s perverted mind turning. I bet this guy thought that if he used the computers in the Apple Store in downtown San Luis Obispo that authorities would never know he was violating his parole. Apparently, the convicted sex offender…

Stupid is Robbing a Store with a PS3 Controller

Stupid is Robbing a Store with a PS3 Controller
Stealing is bad. Personally, I think all thieves should have their gonads stomped into a little pile of goo. Cameron Pittman should be the first recipient of said punishment to remove his DNA from the gene pool. Pittman made the brilliant decision to walk into a store in Florida with…

Researchers Developing Software That Matches Mug Shots with Police Sketches, Can’t Help Witnesses with Bad Memory

Researchers Developing Software That Matches Mug Shots with Police Sketches, Can’t Help Witnesses with Bad Memory
A group of Michigan State University researchers led by Computer Science and Engineering professor Anil Jain and doctoral student Brendan Klare are working on a program that can match mug shots of known criminals to police sketches. Since sketches are not always reliable, instead of striving to match images pixel-by-pixel,…

Darth Vader’S Crime Spree

Darth Vader’S Crime Spree
There’s been a story floating around the news lately about a guy dressed as Darth Vader robbed a bank in New York. Now it turns out Darth has been seen perpetrating all sorts of nasty business in keeping with his whole “Evil Empire” thing.…

Perps to Get a Cheap Thrill During Patdowns

Perps to Get a Cheap Thrill During Patdowns
Police officers in England now have a strange new trick up their sleeves in the war against crime. The Roboglove is a special glove that police can wear when patting down suspects that contains a miniature metal detector. The battery-operated glove vibrates to alert officers when it comes across knives,…
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