Robbery

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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May 12, 2019 - 7:50 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a robbery suspect in coastal Georgia fatally shot a police officer and wounded his colleague before running away and being fatally shot afterward by another officer during a manhunt. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says 50-year-old Savannah Police Sgt...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 1981, file photo, Weather Underground member Judith Clark is handcuffed as she is escorted into Rockland County Courthouse in New City, N.Y. State prison officials say Clark was released Friday, May 10, 2019, from Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Westchester County. She became eligible for parole consideration after Gov. Andrew Cuomo granted her clemency in 2016, citing her many achievements in prison. (AP Photo/David Handschuh, File)
May 10, 2019 - 6:13 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 69-year-old woman acclaimed for her work behind bars with service dogs, AIDS patients and inmates with babies. Clark made her...
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May 08, 2019 - 9:42 am
Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday at Advance America, located at 7486 Augusta Road. Early reports indicate that two suspects, who police describe as black males, entered the store at around 1:30pm, demanding cash. At...
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