Asia: China: Former Police Official Detained
A former deputy police chief in Chongqing, Tang Jianhua, has been placed under detention for taking nearly $3 million in bribes, according to the online version of People’s Daily.
Robbers Target Bieber's South Africa Concert, Steal $330,000
Robbers equipped with ropes, hammers and chisels broke into a strong-room at Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium after a Justin Bieber concert and made off with 3 million rand ($330,000) in cash, local media and police said on Monday.
$2M bail for man charged with murder after police chase
A judge set bail at $2 million today for a Far South Side man who has been charged with murder in connection with a police chase and crash that killed a woman driving to work, authorities said.
Credit card criminals arrested after multimillion-dollar theft
A global-scale fraud ring is thought to have stolen a total of $45 million. Now, the police have busted the ring's New York cell
Heat fan suddenly famous for 'saluting' Joakim Noah
The Miami Heat fan who gave the one-finger salute to Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has become an Internet sensation overnight. The Sun Sentinel reported that the woman is Filomena Tobias, the widow of former CNBC commentator and financial wizard Seth Tobias, according to her daughter, Victoria Racanati. "She's embarrassed, but she is being a good sport," the daughter told the Sun Sentinel today. "She was having fun just like any other fan. All she has to say is that people need to get a life." The daughter said her mom did not want to comment. Racanati said the family are Miami Heat season ticket holders who attend every game. Tobias was captured giving Noah the bird after he was ejected from the game. The photo has been widely posted all through Internet. Racanati described Tobias as an ardent Heat fan, but was fuming by some of the less-than-flattering comments left on Internet stories about the incident. "I have to say she still looks really hot," the daughter said. The game was a ...