An 18th century instrument finds its way back to its owners amid an investigation by the Somerville Police Department into a spate of burglaries in the Massachusetts city.
The Boston Globe and WBUR radio have joined forces to produce a 10-part look at the biggest art theft in history, still unsolved after 28 years.
A man sneaked in a side door, lifted the $38,000 print and walked away. The police have released surveillance video of the burglar.
The fictional detective Sherlock Holmes solved crimes. Now the actor who played him appears to have stopped one.
A Mafia turncoat said that a painting taken nearly 50 years ago in Palermo may have been cut into pieces and sold by a Swiss art dealer.
Kirk Wallace Johnson’s “The Feather Thief” recounts “the natural history heist of the century.”
Witnesses reported seeing the thieves break a first-floor window on Tuesday at the Museum of East Asian Art and steal items of “priceless” significance, the police said.
No sooner had Ms. McDormand’s Oscar been engraved than a man was filming himself with it, and by Monday morning the suspect was in custody.
“The Chorus Singers,” worth nearly $1 million, was taken from a museum in Marseille. Customs officials found the artwork in the bus’s luggage compartment.