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.
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.
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.
Was dinner with "The Barefoot Contessa" really worth it?
It sounds almost like the background plot of the movie Fargo: a car dealership executive looking for an easy financial score and arranges the kidnapping of his own wife and daughter of the dealership owner, to line his pockets with ransom money. Only this time, in real life it was a dealership executive in suburban Pittsburgh who systematically embezzled more than $10 million to buy such absurd luxuries as a first-edition Harry Potter book and a private dinner with the celebrity chef known as "T