Woman gets 25 years for robbery in which boyfriend killed 6December 7, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman who watched her former boyfriend kill six members of his family, including two young boys, at their Chicago home then helped him steal their property was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison.
Man who shot Lady Gaga’s dog walker gets 21 years in prisonDecember 6, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who shot and wounded Lady Gaga’s dog walker while stealing her French bulldogs last year took a plea deal and was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Monday, officials said.
Wisconsin woman to use sex trafficking as homicide defenseDecember 2, 2022 GMT
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A woman charged in a Wisconsin murder plans to argue that she is not guilty because she was a coerced victim of human trafficking — after the state Supreme Court ruled in July that such a defense could be used in homicide cases.
Puerto Rico ex-cop sentenced in historic firearms robberyNovember 29, 2022 GMT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A former Puerto Rican police officer found guilty of masterminding the U.S. territory’s biggest firearms robbery in history has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, the U.S.
Gary man awarded $25.5M in lawsuit against ex-cop, HammondNovember 25, 2022 GMT
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded a Gary man $25.5 million in his lawsuit alleging that a now-retired police officer violated his civil rights and deprived him of a fair trial in a case involving a 1980 rape and robbery.
Man shot by Portland police dies of gunshot woundNovember 24, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a 30-year-old man has died after Portland police shot him Saturday in Southeast Portland.
Portland police said Wednesday that the state medical examiner’s officer determined Immanueal Jaquez Clark-Johnson of Portland died from a gunshot wound, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported.
Analysis: Russell Wilson trade looks like Herschel Walker’sNovember 22, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — The most lopsided trade in NFL history sent Herschel Walker to Minnesota for two fistfuls of players and draft picks that served as the pillars of the Dallas Cowboys' dynasty of the 1990s.
Chinese police shoot dead would-be bank robber, free hostageNovember 15, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — Police in eastern China shot dead a would-be bank robber Tuesday and freed the hostage he had taken, in a rare instance of violent crime in the tightly controlled country.
A notice on the social media account of the Tai’an city police department said Tuesday’s attempted robbery began around noon and ended with the suspect’s death about an hour later after officers issued multiple warnings.
New Mexico man convicted of trying to kill a woman in 2020November 13, 2022 GMT
TIERRA AMARILLA, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man could face up to 50 years in prison after being convicted of injecting a woman with heroin and throwing her off a bridge into the Rio Grande in February 2020.
Robber, clerk fatally shoot each other in Chicago groceryNovember 13, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — A robbery suspect and a grocery clerk fatally shot each other during an attempted holdup in the store, authorities said.
The shootings Friday evening inside the El Barakah Supermarket in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood killed would-be robber Nicholas Williams, 24, and 63-year-old clerk Ali Hassan of Berwyn, the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said.
Jury convicts Gary man in bank robbery where guard was slainOctober 27, 2022 GMT
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a Gary man of armed robbery and a weapons charge in the slaying of a bank security guard last year, prosecutors said Thursday.
Former officer helped drug dealer robberies, gets 12 yearsOctober 26, 2022 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A former officer has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for giving police information and equipment to civilians who robbed drug dealers in Memphis, Tennessee, prosecutors said.
Police: Boyfriend at Texas hospital for baby’s birth kills 2October 25, 2022 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — A man fatally shot two Dallas hospital employees over the weekend, opening fire after accusing his girlfriend who had just given birth of infidelity, authorities said.
Official: Dallas shooter was attending birth at hospitalOctober 23, 2022 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — The 30-year-old man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of two Dallas hospital employees was on parole and had been given permission to be at the medical facility for the birth of a child, a Texas prison official said Sunday.
2 arrested in California armored car robbery, guard shootingOctober 22, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men were arrested Friday after they allegedly robbed an armored car outside a Los Angeles County bank earlier this week and shot a guard several times in an ambush, authorities said.
Jury convicts 2 men in $280K heist at NYC horse trackOctober 21, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Two men were convicted Friday for an armed robbery of more than a quarter-million dollars from New York’s famed Aqueduct Racetrack, in a heist that echoed a fictional crime from an Stanley Kubrick film.
Brother of suspect in slaying of family pleads not guiltyOctober 21, 2022 GMT
MERCED, Calif. (AP) — The younger brother of a man charged in the kidnapping and killing of a family in central California pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he helped his brother.
Mall of America testing metal detectors due to gun incidentsOctober 18, 2022 GMT
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis is testing metal detectors at one entrance following two incidents of gunfire and an armed robbery within the last year.
Mall spokeswoman Laura Utecht said Tuesday the trial is taking place over the next month at the mall's north doors, although that could change as testing continues.
Armored car guard wounded during Los Angeles-area robberyOctober 18, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — An armored car guard was shot and wounded Monday in Los Angeles County by robbers who fled with an undisclosed amount of money, authorities said.
The guard had parked the Loomis armored car to pick up money at a Bank of America in the Harbor City area, south of downtown Los Angeles near Carson.
Police: Armored guard was killed, robbed by ex-colleagueOctober 14, 2022 GMT
SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — A fired armored truck employee was arrested and charged with killing his former colleague during a robbery last month in San Leandro, court records show.
Akbar Bey, 27, was charged Thursday with murdering 60-year-old John Mendez, with enhancements alleging the crime involved “planning, sophistication, or professionalism," court records show.
Man gets 86 years in prison for murder of pastor’s wifeOctober 14, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man found guilty of murder, robbery and other charges in the 2015 killing of an Indianapolis pastor’s wife during a break-in was sentenced Friday to 86 years in prison.
Robinson plays for Commanders 6 weeks since getting shotOctober 9, 2022 GMT
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Brian Robinson Jr. soaked in the ovation from fans when he ran out of the tunnel for his NFL debut, then he was ready to put what happened in late August behind him.
“Multiple” youths detained after Portland armed robberiesOctober 9, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND (AP) — Police said “multiple” youths were detained after attempting to flee an area of northeast Portland where they allegedly had robbed pedestrians at gunpoint early Sunday morning.
Police: 4 killed in drug related shooting in Fort WorthOctober 9, 2022 GMT
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth police on Sunday continued searching for the individual responsible for what is being described by authorities as a drug related shooting that killed four people.
California homicide arrest; body exhumed in Arizona desertOctober 8, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in a Southern California homicide after sheriff’s deputies exhumed a body in the Arizona desert about 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Las Vegas.
Garrett Cole, 31, was arrested on Friday in California’s Riverside County and booked into jail on suspicion of murder, kidnapping and robbery, Bakersfield police said.
Commanders’ Robinson practices for 1st time since shootingOctober 6, 2022 GMT
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The moment doctors told Brian Robinson Jr. he would be able to play football again after being shot in an attempted robbery, his thoughts shifted to what it would take to get back on the field.
3 men charged with $2.6M Beverly Hills jewelry store robberyOctober 6, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three men were charged Wednesday with stealing more than $2.6 million in a brazen smash-and-grab robbery at a Beverly Hills jewelry store, federal prosecutors said.
Jimmy Lee Vernon III, 31, Ladell Tharpe, 37, and Deshon Bell, 20, all of Long Beach, were each indicted on one count each of conspiracy and interference with commerce by robbery, which carry a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison for each count, the U.S.
Brian Robinson Jr. medically cleared 5 weeks since shootingOctober 3, 2022 GMT
Brian Robinson Jr. has been cleared to practice with the Washington Commanders just over five weeks since being shot in an attempted robbery, and there's a chance he plays as soon as this weekend.
Albuquerque man, 12-year-old nephew accused of robbery spreeSeptember 30, 2022 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Albuquerque man and his 12-year-old nephew are behind a string of recent armed robberies at retail clothing stores.
Albuquerque police said Thursday night that Jason Pete Roper and his nephew were both taken into custody on multiple robbery-related charges.
Father, teenage son charged in killing of rapper PnB RockSeptember 30, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was arrested in Las Vegas on Thursday, and his 17-year-old son, were charged with murder in the fatal shooting of rapper PnB Rock at a South Los Angeles restaurant, authorities said.
2 men arrested in robbery of pastor during church serviceSeptember 28, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Two men were arrested Wednesday for the robbery of a flashy Brooklyn pastor who was delivering a sermon in July about keeping faith when gun-toting masked men crashed the service and stole over $1 million in jewelry from the pastor and his wife.
Guard wounded in failed California armored truck holdupSeptember 28, 2022 GMT
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — A guard was shot and wounded Tuesday in a failed armored truck robbery in a Los Angeles suburb, authorities said.
Two people ambushed the truck at about 10:30 a.m. near a 7-Eleven store in Carson, and one of the guards was shot before the robbers fled with a third person in a getaway car, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies told KTTV-TV.
Condemned California inmate dies of natural causesSeptember 26, 2022 GMT
CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — A California inmate sentenced to death for killing a bartender during a robbery has died at an outside hospital of natural causes, prison officials said Monday.
1 killed, 2 wounded in California Brink’s truck holdupSeptember 24, 2022 GMT
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — An attempted robbery of an armored car in Oakland on Friday left one suspect dead and two other people injured, including a Brink's employee, authorities said.
Reports of a shooting sent officers to a parking lot outside an auto parts store at about 2 p.m., where they found two people with gunshot wounds, police said.
Chinese man gets 24 years for brutal group attack on womenSeptember 23, 2022 GMT
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A court in northern China sentenced one man to 24 years in jail Friday for his role in a vicious attack on four women, as well as other crimes including robbery and opening an illegal gambling ring.
Canadian prisoner sentenced for 1992 California bank holdupSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A man in a Canadian prison has pleaded guilty to robbing a Southern California bank more than three decades ago.
Iridian Mishael Grenada, 56, was behind bars when he entered a plea to armed bank robbery in a San Diego federal court by video on Wednesday, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.
After 2 mistrials, man convicted of killing pastor’s wifeSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge Thursday found a man guilty of murder, robbery and other charges in the 2015 killing of an Indianapolis pastor’s wife during a break-in.
Larry Jo Taylor Jr. also was convicted after a four-day bench trial of burglary, theft, criminal confinement and carrying a handgun without a license.
3 suspects arrested in $5 million California jewelry heistSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Three suspects were arrested this week in connection with a brazen smash-and-grab robbery where $5 million worth of jewelry was stolen from a high-end Beverly Hills store earlier this year, police said.
Man declared competent for trial in Walmart shooting deathSeptember 18, 2022 GMT
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of shooting a customer to death in an Ohio Walmart store following an attempted theft has been ruled competent to stand trial.
Anthony Freeman Brown, 32, of Hamilton is charged in Butler County with aggravated murder, murder, aggravated robbery, felonious assault and having weapons under disability.
Police search for man convicted in death of Cummings’ nephewSeptember 16, 2022 GMT
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia are searching for a man found guilty earlier this week of conspiring to kill a college student who was a nephew of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland.
Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot in Los Angeles restaurantSeptember 13, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper PnB Rock was fatally shot during a robbery at a South Los Angeles restaurant where police believe a social media post may have tipped the assailant to his location.
The Philadelphia artist, whose real name is Rakim Allen, was gunned down Monday at a Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles restaurant while eating with his girlfriend.
Convenience store shooting leaves teen dead, 3 others hurtSeptember 5, 2022 GMT
CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland are investigating a shooting at a convenience store that left one 15-year-old boy dead and another teen in critical condition.
Prince George's County police said two suspects walked into a convenience store in Capitol Heights on Saturday night and opened fire, then fled.
Robinson to miss 1st 4 Commanders games after being shotSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Brian Robinson Jr. will miss at least the Washington Commanders’ first four games of the NFL season after being shot during at attempted robbery last weekend.
Commanders prepare to play without Robinson after shootingAugust 31, 2022 GMT
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Brian Robinson Jr. is out of the hospital and on the road to recovery after being shot twice in his right leg during an attempted robbery last weekend.
Aubameyang says ‘violent cowards’ injured his jaw in robberyAugust 31, 2022 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang injured his jaw when armed robbers broke into his house this week, the player said Wednesday.
He posted a message on Instagram thanking everyone for their support after the attack by a group of masked men early Monday.
Commanders’ Robinson says he had surgery after shootingAugust 29, 2022 GMT
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson Jr. said Monday he underwent surgery a day after being shot in what the NFL team described as an attempted robbery or carjacking.
Commanders rookie RB Brian Robinson Jr. shot in WashingtonAugust 29, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson Jr. was shot during an attempted robbery or carjacking, the NFL team said Sunday night.
The 23-year-old former Alabama player was taken to a hospital with what the team called non-life-threatening injuries.
Police: Man committed when found with machete at restaurantAugust 28, 2022 GMT
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police say a man was involuntarily committed after he was found armed with a machete and experiencing a mental crisis in a Taco Bell restaurant in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Man with rifle arrested after robbery at Mall of AmericaAugust 26, 2022 GMT
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A man with a rifle was arrested at the Mall of America on Friday after what police said was an armed robbery, just three weeks after the mall was locked down after shots were fired near a store.
Eastern Kentucky player charged with robbing postal carrierAugust 26, 2022 GMT
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Eastern Kentucky defensive back Marquae Kirkendoll has been charged with robbing a postal carrier in New Mexico and is no longer enrolled at the school.
According to documents filed in federal court in New Mexico this week, the 21-year-old Kirkendoll was also charged with stealing a key from the carrier used to open mail bags and lock boxes, as well as brandishing a gun, aiding and abetting, and conspiracy.
Review: Michael K. Williams’ final film role in ‘Breaking’August 24, 2022 GMT
"Breaking,” Abi Damaris Corbin’s lean and heartfelt first feature, is a lackluster bank-robbery thriller with noble intentions enlivened by an impassioned performance by John Boyega and an elegiac final appearance by the late Michael K.
Man charged with robbing 10 stores in California, ArizonaAugust 22, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Phoenix man was charged Monday with robbing 10 stores in Southern California and Arizona before accidentally shooting himself after a bullet-punctuated high-speed chase, federal prosecutors said.
Man hiding in port-a-potty pleads guilty to bank robberyAugust 22, 2022 GMT
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A 52-year-old man found hiding in a port-a-potty in a Detroit-area hotel parking lot has pleaded guilty to bank robbery.
Charles Woolery appeared Monday in federal court, the U.S.
Oregon man faces federal charges in casino robbery, shootingAugust 19, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man is facing federal charges for allegedly robbing the Wildhorse Resort and Casino on the Umatilla Indian Reservation at gunpoint on Wednesday.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office — District of Oregon said Friday that Javier Francisco Vigil, 51, was charged with committing a Hobbs Act robbery and using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.
38 years in prison for Mexican man in fatal Arizona robberyAugust 19, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — A Mexican man was sentenced to 38 years in prison for killing an Arizona convenience store clerk during a 2015 robbery that was cited by former President Donald Trump and other Republicans in complaints about immigrants who commit crimes while in the U.S.
Robbery victim who fatally shot 7-year-old guilty of murderAugust 19, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — A man who opened fire after being robbed outside a mall has been convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl who was riding in a car with her family while Christmas shopping.
Hate crimes alleged in robberies of Sacramento Asian womenAugust 18, 2022 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man and a teenager arrested in connection with robberies that targeted Asian women in Sacramento are now facing hate crime allegations, police said.
Sacramento County prosecutors this week added a hate crime enhancement to robbery charges filed against both suspects, who have been in custody since June, the Sacramento Police Department said in a press release Wednesday.
Miami officer shot pursuing robbery suspect dies days laterAugust 18, 2022 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — A 29-year-old police officer who was shot in the head while trying to stop a robbery suspect in Miami has died, officials said.
Man gets 27-year jail sentence in Detroit dating app murderAugust 17, 2022 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — An Indiana man who prosecutors said used a dating app to target members of the LGBTQ community has been sentenced to at least 27 years in jail for the killing of a Michigan man.
Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Kevin Cox sentenced Diabolique Paris Johnson on Wednesday to 25 to 45 years for second degree murder and two years on a felony firearm charge.
Man dies in shootout with would-be robber in Alabama woodsAugust 17, 2022 GMT
ASHLAND, Ala. (AP) — A Florida college student exploring the Alabama wilderness with his girlfriend was fatally wounded during a shootout with a would-be robber who appeared to be living with others in the woods, authorities said.