A look at what happens when regular folks stand up to crime.
On Tuesday, three suspects attempted to rob some people at a gas station outside São Paulo, Brazil. Two approached their targets, a pair of gas station attendants, while a third waited in a getaway car. In the middle of rifling through the pockets of a victim, 25-year-old Luiz Antônio Teixeira collapsed and died.
People really do steal the darndest things.
Police in Grand Prairie, Tex., are hoping photos of a warm winter hat will help them find a suspect who they say shot a man in cold blood.
A man intending to rob a gas station convenience store in Germany got the shock of his life when the intended victim not only defended himself, but fought back — hard. The upset and overwhelmed thief was very soon in desperate need of a hug. He then sits down and cries.
Actors, musicians and celebrities deprived of their personal property.
It was Christmas 2012, at about 1:30 in the afternoon and, luckily, The Ranch daycare center was closed and completely devoid of children when alleged naked-guy Brad Bell decided to take the tour.
On December 12, 1978, the New York Times reported that $3.0 million in cash, and jewelry worth about $2.0 million were stolen from John F. Kennedy international airport. After that report, the grand total was revised to $5.0 million in cash and $850,000 in jewelry and the heist was declared the largest cash robbery in history.
Last week we brought you the story of a terrified burglar who, held at gunpoint by an angry homeowner, called 911 on himself. Today we bring you the story of a would-be robber, who got the smack down of his life when he broke into the home of a personal trainer, who specializes in boxing and kickboxing.
Organized, overwhelming and, often, gone in 60 seconds.