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Dec 10 2021
Dozens of high-profile retail thefts across the United States are raising questions as prosecutors seek to balance criminal justice reform and combating modern-day organized crime.
Walk down Rodeo Drive with Todd Johnson, and he’ll point out security measures that are helping one of the world’s luxury centers prevent “smash-and-grab” thefts assailing shopping districts from New York toChristian Science Monitor
Dec 07 2021
A wave of "smash-and-grab" crimes is plaguing upscale stores in major US cities, with mobs of thieves making off with expensive goods in brazen, nighttime raids.
At least 18 people broke into a Nordstrom department store in Los Angeles Monday night and stole thousands of dollars in merchandise, the city's police chief said.
The thefts followed a rash of similar incidents over theCNN (Online News)
Dec 07 2021
Democratic California political leaders have remained silent on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s comment appearing to doubt the existence of smash-and-grab robberies.
"We have to talk about specifics because, for example, we’re actually seeing a lot of these allegations of organized retail theft are not actually panning out," Ocasio-Cortez told The Washington Times in an interview lastFox News (Online News)
Aug 14 2022
As news of record-breaking heat around the world makes its way onto our screens, it’s clear some heat waves are made to matter more than others. The general dearth of TV news reporting on climate disruption in the Global South is particularly stark when it comes to heat waves, a conversation that is centered around Britain and Europe, as opposed to India and other non-Western countries.FAIR
Jun 21 2022
Republican voters will effectively pick the next member of Congress for a handful of open, deep-red congressional seats in Tuesday’s primaries — including a Senate seat in Alabama that’s been the subject of one of the strangest and most dramatic races of 2022.
There, the fight to replace retiring GOP Sen. Richard Shelby has come down to Rep. Mo Brooks and Katie Britt, Shelby’s formerPolitico
Feb 11 2022
Shoplifting has gotten so bad nationally that chains like Rite Aid are closing hard-hit stores, sending terrified employees home in Ubers and locking up aisles of seemingly mundane items like deodorant and toothpaste.
Why it matters: Retailers are already reeling from the pandemic, supply chain woes and the labor shortage. Now they're combating systematic looting by organized crimeAxios
May 04 2017
House Republicans passed a revised version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Thursday.Breitbart News
Jun 10 2022
The battle lines in golf have been drawn, pitting the PGA Tour against some of its biggest stars who have decided to join the LIV Golf tour. LIV Golf Investments, which is backed by the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), its majority shareholder, was launched last year with golf legend Greg Norman as its chief executive officer. PIF recently pledged a $2 billion investment to expand theQuartz
Jun 07 2022
Voters in California, the nation’s most populous state, head to the polls on Tuesday to cast ballots in primary elections where the issue of crime is playing an outsized role in many of the key races.
"Murder up 54%. Nearly 1,500 shooting victims. A wave of property crime. There’s one candidate for mayor who can turn it around. Rick Caruso," says the narrator in a TV ad by Caruso, a proFox News (Online News)