Newsom rips Oakland mayor for not using $267 million set aside to combat retail problem

Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) reportedly rebuked Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao for not utilizing the $267 million…

Walmart and Target wade into California’s Proposition 47 fight

Two of the country’s largest retailers, Walmart and rival Target, are backing a ballot measure that…

DeSantis keeps tough-on-crime policies in the spotlight with support for new penalties

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) announced a bill on Tuesday focused on combating retail theft in Florida…

Newsom recounts story about complaining to Target employee who blamed him for shoplifting

Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) claimed a Target worker blamed him for the rampant retail theft in…

Democrats want to stop retail theft crisis to boost crime claims ahead of election

Democrats are banking on solutions for shoplifting, a type of crime plaguing cities and growing in…

California finally launches plans to combat retail theft after years of ignoring problem

California has been hammered over the past few years as the spike in retail theft that…

Sacramento DA announces ‘vertical’ retail theft prosecution unit

Sacramento County District Attorney Thien Ho announced Tuesday that his office has created a retail theft…

Retailers facing unprecedented wave of fraudulent holiday returns

Retailers across the United States have been receiving post-holiday lumps of coal — finding counterfeits, fake…

Newsom gets tough on crime with calls for laws to curb retail theft as Democrats struggle to unite

Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) requested a legislation package to reduce retail theft while Democrats grow divided…