With modern cars becoming more connected, with smarter features, hacking is a real danger. It’s rare, but it’s already happening. We’re not in the “stop your engine” world yet, but it’s easy to break into a car with keyless entry and steal everything inside without the owner ever knowing the car was unlocked.
From 2007 to 2012, a Georgia man rolled through various events at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida and stole from team trailers and motorhomes. This week, his conquest culminated in a 10-year jail sentence.
A Houston car salesman had an unpleasant surprise on a routine test drive when he was reportedly beaten and stuffed into the trunk by customer interested in a five-finger discount on a Dodge Challenger.
Geneseo, NY Fire Chief Andrew Chanler told WHAM “alcohol fueled incidents take up most of his crew’s activity from Thursday night through weekend.” At least some of the drunks are taking it upon themselves to drive the ambulance. No, wait, that’s terrible.
Looks like SOME people in Texas couldn’t wait for the inevitable Black Friday sales at their local Chevrolet dealership! Or they just needed some new wheels. More than 180 wheels, to be specific.
On Thursday we told you about thieves stealing a custom Mustang from a California retiree, and today we’re happy to report that the car has been returned, safe and sound.
I have written previously about what to do if your car is damaged while in for service. The Garagekeeper Liability Act is the law in Michigan which shifts the burden onto the shop for damage that happens to your car while it is in their possession, and many states have similar statutes. But what about stuff stolen…
Alec Cortez of Canberra Australia was cautious enough to install a CCTV security system in his home, but not cautious enough to keep his rare Porsche locked up.
It may not be as real as Ballaban's Kebab-guy joining ISIS, but an armed roadside gold heist took place earlier this week in Wilson, North Carolina - which is just an hour away from my house. It is, quite literally, highway robbery.
About twenty of the over sixty stolen trophies from Red Bull Racing's factory in Milton Keynes have been recovered from the bottom of Horseshoe Lake on Monday.
You know how it goes. It's late. You're a little randy. You're looking for some kicks, but you don't have a ride. What's a lonely guy to do? Hey! Is that an unmanned ambulance idling in front of a hospital? To the strip club!
This video of a new (?) lock-picking tool for the internally cut keys that first appeared on Volkswagens is making the rounds, and since I know as much about lock-picking as animal husbandry, someone please explain.
Copper theft has been running rampant across the U.S for years, with everything from plumbing to cabling being stolen and sold as scrap. So as security tightens at building sites, thieves and junkies are turning to the copper cabling in electric car chargers to make a buck.
NYPD wants help finding the joker who made off with this adorable little steamroller back on April 17th, having just released this surveillance footage of the theft that went down at sloth-pace in broad daylight almost two months ago.
Chris Snow bought his son a '66 Mustang as a 16th birthday present. He and his son worked on the car together. Now it's been stolen and he is offering no less than $10,000 to get it back.
Prepare to be outraged. If you've ever traveled with a large sum of money, police can legally confiscate it. It's a burgeoning trend known as "policing for profit," and law enforcement agencies are using it to bolster their budgets.
Indiana State Police have reached out to Jalopnik readers to help find the 1987-96 Ford pickup shown in an image captured from a homeowner's surveillance camera on Monday morning. Its driver had entered a Lynnville, Ind. home on Monday, taking a gas can and an undisclosed sum of cash.
My friend Dave was pretty surprised when he walked outside to jump in his car yesterday morning. There it was, sitting on four small bricks, lug nuts clustered in little piles around each hub, missing its wheels. It's not like the car was in a crappy neighborhood; it was a couple of blocks away from the Denver…
Americans love Corvettes and, unfortunately, so do a few unsavory characters. The National Insurance Crime Bureau found that, since the fiberglass two seat debuted in 1953, more than 90,000 have been stolen. That's 6 percent of the 1,526,747 'vettes ever built, or one in 10 over the past 30 years.
This is Michael Baker. Michael is 20 years old, lives in Kentucky, and likes The Bucket List on Facebook. I know these things because Michael has not activated his Facebook privacy settings, which is something that's recommended in most cases but absolutely essential if you're going to post pictures of yourself…