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Cops: Burglar Came Back for Stuff Left Behind

Namely, his car keys, car

(Newser) - If only Caleb Shay Funke had invested in a clap-automated key finder . The 22-year-old showed up at the scene of a home burglary in Twin Falls, Idaho, on Saturday and was arrested shortly thereafter for the crime—all because cops say he left his car keys in the house, the... More »

Cheap 'Bump Keys' Ease Break-Ins

With bump of a hammer, tool opens most doors

(Newser) - A special key now widely available online can make it simple to break into homes, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. The $3 “bump key”—a longtime tool of locksmiths—can open most locks with the aid of a bump from a hammer. “A motivated individual with some... More »

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