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Man who posted fake Craigslist ad, killed buyer gets max prisontime

Family members and friends of Aung Thu Bo gathered Wednesday as Steven E. Lewis was sentenced for luring Bo with a Craigslist ad, then shooting him in the head last year. Lewis was sentenced to about 24 years in prison for second-degree murder and ...
Craigslist crime: Fetus cut from womb

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: The grisly cutting of a fetus from a woman began with a Craigslist ad about baby clothes for sale.

Victim of Craigslist attack praised

- 6 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: When Longmont, Colorado, police officer Billy Sawyer responded to a 911 call from a pregnant woman who was stabbed and had her fetus ripped out, he wasn't prepared for what they would see.

Police praise pregnant woman in Craigslist attack

- 6 days ago @ fox59.com: The officer grabbed a pair of gloves and tried to find where she was injured. Michelle Wilkins was weak and in shock when police arrived. Despite her shock, Wilkins was able to tell Sawyer that she had responded to a Craigslist ad and had been attacked.

Pregnant victim of Craigslist attack praised

- 5 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: When two police officers responded to a 911 call from a pregnant woman who was stabbed and had her fetus ripped out, they weren't prepared for what they would see.

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Yarmouth Police Lot to Serve as Safe Zone for Craigslist Transactions

CapeCod.com News: Xiarhos offered a number of suggestions to those seeking to buy or sell items on Craigslist. “The preferred times to engage in transactions is in the daylight hours and we recommend that buyers or sellers should reconsider conducting business with ...

Azle car salesman finds his stolen truck on Craigslist

KVUE: "It shocked me it was on Craigslist," he said. The ad his wife found for the truck changed as the week went on, from a red Chevy to a spray-painted black one. The family reached out over Craigslist and made an appointment to buy the truck in the ...

Flint Police Department offers use of lobby for Craigslist transactions

MLive.com: FLINT, MI -- The Flint Police Department is now offering the use of its lobby for transactions arranged on Craigslist. The Flint Police Department stated in a post on its Facebook page, the goal is to provide a safe environment for the transactions ...

Rental scam leaves family without home

A Craigslist scam could end with a family left on the street.

Buying or Selling Used Gear on Craigslist? Arrange the Meetup at a Police Station

PetaPixel (blog): If you're planning on buying or selling some camera gear with the help of Craigslist, here's a simple tip: the lobby of your local police station is a safe place to arrange the meeting with the stranger. An increasing number of police stations across ...

Womb-Cutting Attack Case Reopens Fetal Rights Debate

Huffington Post: Prosecutors say Lane lured Michelle Wilkins to her home last week with a Craigslist ad for baby clothes and attacked the 8-month-pregnant woman, cutting the baby girl from her belly. Wilkins, 26, survived and was released from a hospital Wednesday.

State check is phony, Craigslist sellers' beware

Madison.com: The Wisconsin Investment Board is not buying used $50 items off Craigslist and paying with official checks for $1,900, then requesting the difference be returned, along with the item. That may seem self-evident, but just in case anyone falls for that ...

Colorado Craigslist Attack Victim Released From The Hospital

WTVC: COLORADO (CNN)- A Colorado woman whose fetus was cut from her womb in a stabbing attack last week has been released from the hospital, relatives say. Michelle Wilkins thought she was answering a Craigslist ad for baby clothes on March 18 in ...

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No murder charge in case of baby cut from woman answering Craigslist ad

CNN: The mother, Michelle Wilkins, answered a Craigslist ad for baby clothes on March 18. When she arrived at the purported seller's home in Longmont, she was attacked, beaten, cut open and her fetus was removed. The baby did not survive. Wilkins was ...

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Say what? Spoof ad on Craigslist lists BHS for sale

A bargain-hunter browsing the real estate section on Craigslist in the Burlington area recently might have noticed a fairly hefty new listing, with a multimillion-dollar price tag: Burlington High School. According to the listing posted Thursday night ...

Woman doesn't find humor in Craigslist responses: Mayfield Village Police Blotter

cleveland.com: A woman, 42, said March 23 she placed an ad on Craigslist seeking a landscaper and stated in the ad she would require a background check. In turn, she said she was receiving harassing text messages and emails from people telling her they were going run ...

Pregnant Colorado Woman Stabbed for Baby Is Released From Hospital

KTLA: Wilkins, who was seven months pregnant, was responding to an ad on Craigslist for baby clothes on March 18 when Longmont police said the seller, Dynel Lane, attacked her, opened her womb and took the baby girl, leaving Wilkins bleeding in the ...

Realtor speaks out after falling victim to Craigslist

WAAY: Tyler says the person posted an ad on Craigslist as a rental. She says as a result of the scam she received multiple calls from potential tenants. "He was very interested and wanted to go ahead and get his keys and move in and pay his deposit and I ...

Woman doesn't find humor in Craigslist responses: Mayfield Village Police Blotter

A woman, 42, said March 23 she placed an ad on Craigslist seeking a landscaper and stated in the ad she would require a background check. In turn, she said she was receiving harassing text messages and emails from people telling her they were going run a background check on her and report her to the IRS and TSA. Although the threats seemed to be in good nature, she did not find them to be funny ...

Slain Clark Atlanta Student Lured By iPhone 6 Ad On Craigslist | The

Police in Cobb County, Georgia say that a Clark Atlanta University student was killed when he responded to an ad on Craigslist in reference to an iPhone 6. Junior year chemistry student James Jones Jr., replied to an ad to ...

First-Time Car Buyer Scammed by Man Who Placed Ad on Craigslist

Sheriff's investigators were searching Wednesday for a man who scammed a first-time car buyer from Lomita out of $5,500 after the victim answered an ad placed on Craigslist . The 23-year-old victim, “Michael,” arranged a ...

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Craigslist tells buyers and sellers: 'Take common sense precautions'

The Denver Channel: DENVER - One week after a pregnant Longmont woman was attacked responding to a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, Craigslist has updated its personal safety page. "The overwhelming majority of craigslist users are trustworthy and well-intentioned," the ...

Police praise pregnant woman in Craigslist attack

Fox 59: The officer grabbed a pair of gloves and tried to find where she was injured. Michelle Wilkins was weak and in shock when police arrived. Despite her shock, Wilkins was able to tell Sawyer that she had responded to a Craigslist ad and had been attacked.

Police praise pregnant woman in Craigslist attack

fox8.com: The officer grabbed a pair of gloves and tried to find where she was injured. Michelle Wilkins was weak and in shock when police arrived. Despite her shock, Wilkins was able to tell Sawyer that she had responded to a Craigslist ad and had been attacked.

Police praise pregnant woman in Craigslist attack

CNN: The officer grabbed a pair of gloves and tried to find where she was injured. Michelle Wilkins was weak and in shock when police arrived. Despite her shock, Wilkins was able to tell Sawyer that she had responded to a Craigslist ad and had been attacked.

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Police Departments Open Up 'Safe Lots' For Craigslist Transactions

NPR: The online classified site Craigslist updated its safety page this week, encouraging users to make exchanges at local police stations. Some police departments across the country are already offering up their headquarters as voluntary "safe zones" for ...

Northampton police offer up department parking lot for 'Craigslist transactions'

MassLive.com: NORTHAMPTON -- Before you buy a PlayStation 3 off that Craigslist guy who lives on Market Street, local police want you to consider your safety. The Northampton Police Department is offering up its business only parking lot at 29 Center Street for ...

Police Departments Offer "Safe Lots" For Craigslist Transactions

You can find some great deals on bargain automobiles on Craigslist. However, recent stories about buyers and sellers being robbed or even killed illustrates the risk you take when dealing with an online stranger. Some police departments are responding by allocating a portion of their parking lot to ensure a safe sale. Read more...

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Buying or selling stuff on Craigslist? Ebay? Law enforcement offers'safe

The Denver Channel: Are you buying or selling items on Craigslist, Ebay or other online sites? Several sheriff's offices and and at least one police department in Colorado are offering "safe zones" or "safe havens" for your transactions. They are Adams County, Weld County ...

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Park County sets up Craigslist safe zone

KRDO: The Park County Sheriff's Office set up a safe zone for people using Craigslist, after police in Longmont said a pregnant woman using the site was stabbed and her baby removed. Park County will allow people selling and buying items on Craigslist to ...

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