Robbery

July 29, 2019 - 12:43 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are still looking for a man who they say killed the father and son owners of a coastal South Carolina bingo parlor during a robbery. Horry County Police said the man covered his face as he entered Waccamaw Bingo just off U.S. Highway 501 near Myrtle Beach on...
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Los Angeles police officers guard an apartment where a shooting occurred in the Canoga Park area of Los Angeles on Thursday, July 25, 2019. Police say a gunman shot five people, killing three, in two attacks in Los Angeles before he tried to rob someone outside a bank. (Dean Musgrove/The Orange County Register via AP)
July 26, 2019 - 1:23 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man fatally shot his father, brother and two other people Thursday during a 12-hour rampage across suburban Los Angeles, eluding a manhunt until he was arrested after gunning down a bus passenger, authorities said. Police said they did not know what motivated Gerry Dean...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:17 pm
Good evening! Here's a look at how AP’s news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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July 18, 2019 - 7:19 am
NEWPORT, N.C. (AP) — A sex offender working at a North Carolina convenience store is accused of locking children inside the shop and robbing them. Newport police Chief Keith Lewis tells reporters two children entered the shop near closing Sunday to buy candy and were trapped by 60-year-old Hector...
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July 11, 2019 - 12:21 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police have charged an ex-convict and a woman with murder in a fatal Steak 'n Shake robbery attempt. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said that 30-year-old Eddie Doh also was charged with attempted murder, assault and armed robbery. They say more charges could come...
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June 27, 2019 - 11:28 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a 10-year-old and a teen tried to rob a group of pedestrians before fleeing on BMX-style bicycles. The North Carolina State University Police issued a news release saying the children approached three pedestrians early Thursday along a sidewalk on...
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June 18, 2019 - 12:08 pm
MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — Police say a man faked a heart attack in a Massachusetts convenience store while his accomplice hopped over the counter to steal money from the register. Malden police on Facebook say they responded to the store Sunday afternoon on reports of a theft. Officers were told two...
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May 22, 2019 - 3:16 pm
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Arrest warrants say a woman charged in the death of an 8-year-old boy during a home invasion deleted text messages from her phone shortly after the shootout. Authorities said 23-year-old Linda Lyn Monette planned to have someone break into the Lexington home where she lived...
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In this Oct. 17, 2018 photo, provided by the Nicaraguan National Police, prisoners detained and imprisoned during the recent uprisings against the government of President Daniel Ortega, are shown to the press in Managua, Nicaragua. At left is Eddy Antonio Montes Praslin, who was killed on Thursday, May 16, 2019, by a bullet in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison officials injured, Nicaragua's interior ministry said. (Nicaraguan National Police via AP)
May 17, 2019 - 9:17 pm
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Seventeen people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old Nicaraguan-American dual national was shot dead, a lawyer for several inmates said Friday. Attorney Yonarqui Martínez also said three student...
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May 13, 2019 - 3:00 am
HALIFAX, N.C. (AP) — The state's highest court will hear cases involving murder, robbery and a pirate ship when it holds sessions in eastern North Carolina as part of its bicentennial. The court will hear two cases each in Halifax on Monday; in Greenville on Tuesday and in New Bern on Wednesday. In...
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