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Abandoned Vehicles a Common Problem in Omaha, Nebraska, Neighborhoods

The blue SUV had been parked in front of the Omaha Bike Project near 33rd and California Streets, with its windows down, for more than three months. After multiple calls to the Mayor’s Hotline failed to yield results, Chris Foster, …

Car Thefts Up 60% in Southwest Georgia City

Police in one southwest Georgia city say they’re seeing a spike in stolen cars. Albany police say vehicle thefts are up 60 percent so far over the same period a year ago. That’s 159 vehicles reported stolen so far this …

Suspect in Florida Auto Theft Arrested After Stopping to Watch Eclipse

Authorities in Florida say an auto theft suspect who wanted to watch the moon blot out the sun instead has a blot on his record. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said on its Facebook page that Jocsan Rosado was arrested …

Louisiana Couple Arrested for Possessing $165K in Stolen Vehicles

Louisiana State Police announced that insurance fraud detectives have arrested a Lake Charles couple for charges relating to possession of stolen vehicles worth an estimated $165,000. In October 2011, detectives received information about suspected stolen property from a LoJack asset …

Massachusetts Sees Dramatic Dip in Car Thefts

Car thefts in Massachusetts have dropped by 88 percent since the mid-1970s, when the state had the dubious distinction of being the country’s car theft capital.Insurance experts and law enforcement officials credit the dramatic drop to antitheft features, from transponder …