May 21, 2022

Police: Hammer-Wielding Thieves Hit Southern California Jewelry Store in ‘Smash-And-Grab’ Robbery

Police in southern California are looking for a pair of suspects they say used hammers to carry out a smash-and-grab robbery at a Kay Jewelers Friday night. The robbery occurred at the Kay Jewelers at the Brea Mall in Brea – situated southeast of Los Angeles and north of Anaheim – just before 7:srcsrc p.m.,…

Warrant issued for California Nordstrom smash-and-grab suspect previously released on bail

An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect in the Nordstrom smash-and-grab looting in Walnut Creek, California, after she was already arrested and released on bail.  Dana Dawson was arrested in connection to the smash-and-grab looting where about 80 people stormed the Nordstrom location about 25 miles from San Francisco. She is accused of using […]

Oil Rebounds Above $71 on Omicron Hopes, Iran Talks

Crude oil storage tanks are seen in an aerial photograph at the Cushing oil hub in Cushing, Okla., on April 21, 2020. (Drone Base/Reuters) LONDON—Oil rose by more than $1 a barrel to above $71 on Monday as hopes that the Omicron coronavirus variant may cause mostly mild symptoms boosted riskier assets and as the…

US Treasury Yields Bounce and Stock Futures Mixed at Start of Likely Volatile Week of Trading

Longer-dated U.S. Treasury yields rebounded and Wall Street futures were mixed in early trading Monday, with some investors apparently poised for more Omicron dip-buying after uncertainty over the new variant last week sparked sharp selloffs in risk assets and fueled interest in havens like government securities. A slightly more upbeat mood was evident early Monday,…

World Shares Mixed Amid Troubles for Chinese Property Sector

BANGKOK—European shares and U.S. futures rose Monday after a lackluster day in Asia, where shares fell in Hong Kong and Shanghai after troubled Chinese property developer Evergrande warned it may run out of money. Moving to reassure investors and keep growth from stalling, China’s central bank cut the amount of funds banks are required to…

Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Roman Statues Under Norman Village Church in England

An archeological dig in Buckinghamshire is dredging up artifacts from England’s remote past—ahead of a high-speed rail that’s laying the groundwork for UK’s rapid land-transportation future. Researchers from high-speed rail project HS2 unearthed at Stoke Mandeville a set of remarkable Roman busts from beneath what was once a Norman village church. The HS2 research team are calling…

Democrat Dov Hikind Says Ocasio-Cortez Is A ‘Danger’ For Downplaying Smash-And-Grab Robberies

Former Democratic New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind criticized Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday for downplaying crime in major cities across the U.S.Ocasio-Cortez told the Washington Times that “a lot of these allegations of organized retail theft are not actually panning out.” Hikind replied that Ocasio-Cortez was “out of control.”  “All she’s…

LA thieves attack security guard in California's latest smash-and-grab

Smash-and-grab thieves were at it again in California on the eve of Thanksgiving.  A group of five suspects stole about $25,000 in expensive purses from a Nordstrom store in the Westfield Topanga mall in Los Angeles Wednesday evening. They assaulted and used bear spray on a security guard during the smash-and-grab, police said.  “It’s unfortunate […]

California Faces Wave of ‘Flash Mob’ Smash-and-Grab Thefts

California has faced two weeks of sustained “smash-and-grab” burglaries around the state involving flash mobs of thieves running into stores, smashing glass cases, and running out with thousands of dollars worth of jewelry, purses, electronics, and other goods. While smash-and-grab burglaries have become commonplace in California — particularly in San Francisco — the quick succession…

Apple, Nordstrom Stores Hit in Last Minute Smash-and-Grab Robbery in California

The string of high-end store robberies continued in California Wednesday with a last-minute smash-and-grab operation at Apple and Nordstrom stores while shopping continued for the holidays. “Thieves rushed into a Southern California Nordstrom store the night before Thanksgiving and ran off with pricey goods in the latest in a string of organized retail thefts,” the Associated Press reported. The…

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