Burglary

Property Crimes Rise In Places You Wouldn't Expect

Overall property crime was down in 2010 according to the FBI, despite the rough economy. But in rural and suburban areas, the larceny and burglary rates actually rose. Here's why crime is shifting away from the big cities -- and what you should do to avoid being a victim.

Web site 'helps' thieves rob homes

I'm not one to usually use salty language, but my first thought when I saw this Web site was WTF? That's because PleaseRobMe.com looks and acts like...

$15 million lesson for Saudi princess

Along with "passports, tickets, money," every traveler ought to repeat a second mantra: "Don't bring it if you can't afford to lose it."A Saudi...

Deter burglars with flower power

In Tokyo, it's called "Operation Flower." I, too, have observed the phenomenon: Pretty flowers deter crime. And in Suginami City, a district of...