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Massachusetts Considers Changing Larceny Law

Massachusetts may soon fall in line with the majority of U.S. states that have changed their approach to prosecuting theft in recent years, by increasing the dollar threshold for which larceny is considered a felony. The level at which any …

$8,000 in Merchandise Stolen From North Dakota Wal-Mart

Authorities have arrested two Minneapolis residents who they say stole roughly $8,000 worth of merchandise from a Wal-Mart in Minot, N.D. Police said Sunday they arrested the 22-year-old and 24-year-old on Friday after responding to a report of a stolen …

Arizona Family Members Arrested in in $15,000 Shoplifting Case

Five members of a Phoenix-area family are accused of stealing more than $15,000 worth of lingerie and other clothing from retail stores, and authorities said the group also might have shoplifted in northern Arizona. Some of the lingerie and other …

New Regional Group Formed to Combat Retail Theft

The head of the Retail Merchants Association of New Hampshire says a new organized retail crime alliance in the region is a big help in allowing members to communicate and share information about crimes. Nancy Kyle in Concord says a …