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Charges Against US Senator's Son Upgraded
US Senator's Son
Pleads Not Guilty

US Senator's Son Pleads Not Guilty

Ian Cramer has not yet entered a plea on the most serious charges he faces, though

(Newser) - Sen. Kevin Cramer's son on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges related to alleged crimes that took place before the police chase that ended with a North Dakota sheriff's deputy dead, but Ian Cramer has yet to enter a plea on the main charges against him. The 42-year-old'...

Formula One Ferrari Swiped in 1995 Turns Up in 2024

British cops recover a sports car stolen long ago from F1 driver Gerhard Berger

(Newser) - A very fast car has made a very slow return. As the AP reports, British police said Monday they have recovered a Ferrari stolen from Austrian Formula One driver Gerhard Berger in Italy almost three decades ago. The red Ferrari F512M was one of two sports cars taken while their...

One Teen Arrested, 8 Sought After Brazen Theft of Luxury Cars

Authorities say suspects stole 9 luxury vehicles from dealership in Waukesha, Wisconsin

(Newser) - Authorities are looking for a group of car thieves in Wisconsin who broke into a luxury car dealer earlier this month and drove off the lot with nine high-end vehicles. NBC News reports that the incident took place on Feb. 18 at the Jaguar-Land Rover dealership in Waukesha, where the...

Deputy Killed in Police Chase of Senator's Son
Deputy Killed in Police
Chase of Senator's Son

Deputy Killed in Police Chase of Senator's Son

Ian Cramer charged with manslaughter as Sen. Kevin Cramer asks public to pray for officer's family, colleagues

(Newser) - This file has been updated with the charges. A deputy in North Dakota was killed Wednesday in the police pursuit of a stolen SUV being driven by a US senator's son, authorities say. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the Mercer County Sheriff's deputy was killed when a...

Cops Chasing Stolen Forklift Find Surprise Driver

Boy, 12, arrested after pursuit by Michigan police through Ann Arbor and beyond

(Newser) - A Michigan tween has been arrested after cops say they chased him on a stolen forklift through the streets of Ann Arbor. Local officers say they were called to Forsythe Middle School around 6:45pm local time on Saturday over a report of a stolen construction vehicle, and just minutes...

As Suspect Fled the Scene, Her Blonde Wig Went Flying

Driver in stolen truck rams into cop cars, leads police on chase in Orange County, California

(Newser) - A slow-moving police chase in California unexpectedly picked up speed Monday night, with the incident culminating in a suspect's arrest at a local Denny's. Orange County's La Habra Police Department reports that the pursuit began at around 8:20pm local time, with the driver of a stolen...

A Stolen Vehicle Crashed Into a Cop Car. Inside, a Surprise

The owner, a juvenile, fled the crash site and was later arrested; suspect never mentioned the cat

(Newser) - Connecticut police who found a kitten in a stolen car say they've located the animal's owner: a juvenile suspect who fled and was arrested after the car crashed. The Meriden Police Department said on its Facebook page Thursday that the gray-and-white male cat, believed to be about 7...

After Cops Arrested 6, the Arrests Kept Coming
After Cops Arrested 6,
the Arrests Kept Coming
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After Cops Arrested 6, the Arrests Kept Coming

Auto theft case goes off the rails after guardian for detained juveniles shows up in a stolen car

(Newser) - An auto theft case in Maryland took a wild turn after the guardian of four detained juveniles who came to the police station to pick them up was arrested as well. KOMO reports that on May 16, cops ran a check on two occupied Hyundais parked in a business lot...

Cops: Owner Tracks Stolen Car With App, Kills Boy in Shootout

Denver police investigating the death of Elias Armstrong, 12

(Newser) - The owner of a stolen car in Denver successfully tracked down his vehicle with an app but wound up killing a 12-year-old boy in an ensuing shootout, say police. The unidentified driver approached his vehicle once he found it and was "involved in an exchange of gunfire" with its...

Woman Found Her Stolen SUV, Then Opened Fire, Police Say

Demesha Coleman faces murder charges after 2 men are killed, another wounded

(Newser) - A woman is facing murder charges after St. Louis police said she tracked her stolen vehicle to a gas station and opened fire, shooting three men, two of whom died. The charges filed Thursday against Demesha Coleman, 35, include two counts of murder, Fox News reports. Darius Jackson, 19, and...

School Bus Drivers Team Up to Save Toddler

Child had been in vehicle that was stolen

(Newser) - A pair of school bus drivers in Michigan teamed up to get a toddler to safety. As WZZM reports, Kentwood bus driver Dave Skinner was flagged down by a frantic man one morning last week who told Skinner that somebody had stolen his car with his 2-year-old son inside. Skinner...

For Owners of Some Kias, Hyundais, an Unusual Worry

Certain models are pretty easy to steal, as a TikTok trend reveals

(Newser) - It's one TikTok trend that owners of certain models of Kia and Hyundai vehicles should probably know about. It turns out these models are pretty easy to steal, and videos of teens doing so and going for joyrides have exploded in popularity, reports the Wall Street Journal . Police also...

Guy Who Led Cops on Low-Speed Chase Tells a Familiar Tale

Man suspected of stealing tow truck said bomb would blow up if he stopped, a la 'Speed'

(Newser) - A man in a tow truck led police on an extremely slow chase through the streets of San Diego on Monday, never hitting speeds over 10mph. The pursuit began around 7:45pm as police went after an allegedly stolen tow truck. Over the course of an hour, officers followed the...

As Tom Cruise Filmed, His BMW Was Boosted

Along with thousands of dollars in luggage stowed inside the X7 in England's Birmingham

(Newser) - Tom Cruise is out a whole lot of luggage, as well as other belongings, after someone boosted the Beemer he was using while filming the next installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise in England, reports Page Six . Sources say Cruise was "hopping mad" after the BMW X7 was stolen...

Stolen Car Had 30 Vials of COVID Vaccine

Police in Florida estimate worth at $10K

(Newser) - A car thief in Florida got away not just with a vehicle but with 30 vials of coronavirus vaccine, reports ABC News . Authorities don't think the thief knew about the vaccine, which police estimate to be worth $10,000, per the AP . The strange incident took place Wednesday afternoon...

Alleged Car Thief Crashes Into an Unlikely Spot

He drove into another stolen car, say police in Oregon

(Newser) - Police in Newburg, Oregon, recovered two stolen vehicles at the same time thanks to a strange set of circumstances, reports the Oregonian . It seems police were chasing a Toyota Land Cruiser because it had just been reported stolen when the driver crashed into another vehicle. As it turns out, that...

2 Kids Dead in Crash Involving Stolen Police SUV

Driver, accused in earlier stabbing, is hospitalized

(Newser) - "I've never seen anybody get Tased and not fall down immediately, let alone fight back with a police officer and take his vehicle." That's exactly what a witness described seeing Monday in Dayton, Ohio, before a crash that killed two children and left 10 others injured,...

Woman Drops Off Truck for Servicing. Then Sees This

Penny Ivey Thompson decided to take action

(Newser) - "Nobody drives Big Bertha like that. Nobody." So wrote a Mississippi woman in a Facebook post that lived up to its sassy attitude, the Clarion-Ledger reports. In her post, Penny Ivey Thompson says she dropped off her Dodge truck at a Mac Haik dealership in Flowood to be...

Guy Spots Doll in Truck, Ends Up Saving Real Baby

3-week-old infant recovered from stolen truck in NC

(Newser) - A man saw a doll inside a parked truck and called police about an unresponsive infant, leading to the recovery of a stolen truck and a very real baby, reports the AP . Lumberton Police Department Capt. Terry Parker tells the Fayetteville Observer that a woman reported her pickup truck stolen...

Porsche Stolen in 1991. It Just Turned Up in an Oregon Forest

Wreck discovered by man walking dog

(Newser) - Maybe Sasquatch has a thing for German engineering? The Sinclair Broadcast Group reports a 1979 Porsche 924 was found at the bottom of a wooded cliff on Tuesday in Oregon—nearly 27 years after it was reported stolen from the parking lot of a Medford movie theater. The wrecked car—...

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