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  • Police lobbies an ideal site for Craigslist swaps

    When Branden Kerr recently arranged to sell a video game console on Craigslist, he suggested to the buyer that they conduct the swap at a Milwaukee police station. The buyer, who'd previously agreed to the deal, replied by text that he was no longer interested.


  • In this undated photo provided by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra  concertmaster Frank Almond plays a 300-year-old Stradivarius violin that was on loan to him during a concert in Milwaukee. Police said Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of the multi-million-dollar instrument.   (AP Photo/Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra)

    Police: Art thief among 2 held in violin heist

    The mystery of what happened to a multimillion-dollar Stradivarius violin stolen in a stun gun attack was answered Thursday when Milwaukee police recovered the instrument and blamed the heist at least in part on an art thief who once stole a statue from a gallery and then tried to sell it back.


  • $100K reward for stolen Stradivarius violin

    An anonymous source is offering $100,000 for the safe return of a nearly 300-year-old Stradivarius violin stolen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's concertmaster.


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