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Here's some advice that will help prevent you from becoming a victim

Go ahead. Enjoy your BBQ. But lock your car in a safe place, because Memorial Day is the second-worst day of the year for car theft.

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Now her car has been impounded as evidence against dealer

A multi-state car theft scam is leaving car owners without their rides years after they made their purchase.

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The gadget has been discovered to be a $5 piece of technology

Police are finally starting to catch up to crafty thieves who are using a cheap wireless fob to hack into cars. The device, which has been used in other break-ins around the world, had confounded authorities until now.

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Pay attention and protect your vehicle from theft

The National Crime Information Center has declared Halloween to be the busiest holiday for car thieves, according to vehicle theft data complied by the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

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A nieghbor films entire bizarre encounter

This takes Neighborhood Watch to a whole new level.

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Police using new tracking technology to reduce crime rates

A car thief was caught red – or rather green – handed after attempting to steal from a car fitted with an anti-theft device.

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The 83-year-old car was stolen from a self storage unit

Ralph Wright received his 1930 Ford Model A as a Father's Day present from his son 15 years ago. It was stolen along with trailer it was stored in from a self-storage facility.

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Take a few preventative measures to avoid becoming a statistic

Labor Day is one of the top five holidays of the year for stolen vehicles, according to data from the National Crime Bureau. In 2011, the most recent year for which data is available, these five holidays combined saw a remarkable 10,543 thefts.

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Former football player caught returning to the scene of the crime

A Colorado woman had just finished reporting her car stolen when it literally crossed her path.

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Drugs, weapons and stolen vehicles sold to undercover investigators

An extensive crime ring in San Diego, Calif., involving over 50 people including 7 active duty Marines, 7 retired Marines and a Navy sailor was busted in a sting operation on Thursday.

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A year later, county wants him to pay parking tickets wracked up by thief

No good deed goes unpunished, and Colorado resident Jesus Rivera understands this better than most after he became the victim of a bizarre car theft and ensuing legal troubles.

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Police didn't have to look to hard to find the culprits

In Randor, PA surveillance cameras captured four men breaking into an impound lot to steal back their own car.

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Latest trend is called 'car hopping'

A new car-theft trend has police across the country worried. "Car hopping" is when thieves steal valuables from multiple vehicles in the same area.

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Residents receiving pictures of valuables left in plain sight

Motorists have heard these warnings countless times: Don't tempt thieves. Don't leave valuables in your car. Yet such common-sense advice is often ignored.

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Police say Raymond Kallenberger had carjacked taxi before high-speed chase

The car submerged. The naked suspect emerged.

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Man posing as parking attendent steals car in Center City, Philadelphia, Penn.

A South African woman was tricked into handing her keys over to a car thief in Center City, Philadelphia, according to NBC10. Madeline Vaneck, who is in the U.S. on business, said a man posing as a valet handed her a ticket when she entered the parking garage. She handed him her keys and he took off with her 2013 Toyota RAV4.

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Access to cars has become easier than ever for criminals

Just when you think that technology is making it harder for thieves to steal cars or the contents inside of them, it turns out criminals have it easier than ever.

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Police are stunned that no one is killed

Three alleged car thieves. Two smashed police cars. One wrong-way chase. And amazingly, zero injuries or deaths.

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Crooks use phony ID to obtain cars they never return

Police in one major U.S. city say they have seen a dubious trend in one particular area of theft.

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Kindness of strangers prevails. A reliable car can make all the different to someone.

We all have been there. We hear of a terrible incident, something that angers us. It is often a real injustice dealt to someone. Maybe it's a victim of a senseless crime.

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'I'm angry and sad,' victim says of Detroit-area theft

A 1979 Buick Electra 225 Limited Edition was stolen out of a grocery store parking lot in suburban Detroit on Friday night. But the thief escaped with more than the classic car.

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