Robbery

February 25, 2019 - 1:32 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a man who was wanted for assaulting and robbing a teenage girl forced his way into her North Carolina home, fatally shot her father and friend, then killed himself. Charlotte-Mecklenberg police said in a statement Monday that 23-year-old John Bocek was accused last...
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February 24, 2019 - 11:40 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities arrested a man suspected of shooting the security guard of a news crew that was robbed while covering the Oakland teachers strike, according to a statement by the CBS affiliate. KPIX said a reporter and a photographer were gathering interviews Sunday about the...
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February 19, 2019 - 9:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear the case of a Tennessee death row inmate who claimed his rights were violated when he was forced to represent himself at trial. The Supreme Court said Tuesday it wouldn't hear the case of Tony Von Carruthers. Carruthers and an accomplice were arrested...
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February 18, 2019 - 5:56 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Police are searching for two gunmen involved in the weekend burglary of an Atlanta jewelry store known for its celebrity clients and the manager's home. WXIA-TV reports the armed men followed the manager of Icebox Diamonds and Watches home and forced him and his wife inside their...
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Officers salute a procession as the remains of slain Detective Brian Simonsen are removed from Jamaica Hospital Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in the Queens borough of New York. A NYPD detective and a NYPD sergeant were shot while responding to an armed robbery at a T-Mobile store in Queens. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
February 13, 2019 - 12:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police detective was shot and killed by friendly fire Tuesday night as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun, Commissioner James O'Neill said. "This appears to be an absolutely tragic case of friendly fire," an...
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Investigators look over the area after a few New York City police officers were shot while responding to a robbery at a T-Mobile store in the Queens borough of New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. An official said one of them was killed. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
February 12, 2019 - 11:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal police shooting in New York City (all times local): 10:55 p.m. New York City police say a detective was killed by friendly fire while responding to a report of an armed robbery. Police say Det. Brian Simonsen was shot at a T-Mobile store in the Richmond Hill...
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February 10, 2019 - 1:24 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mourners plan to gather Monday at a memorial service in Tennessee for musician Kyle Yorlets after the frontman for the rock band Carverton was gunned down during a robbery. The service will be held at Belmont University, Yorlets' alma mater, the Nashville-based band said in...
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February 09, 2019 - 3:07 pm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Georgia police investigators believe a Gainesville philanthropist and businessman was likely killed in a robbery or carjacking gone wrong. The Times reports Police Chief Jay Parrish says Jack Hough was fatally shot in the parking lot of a CVS Pharmacy around 8 p.m. Thursday...
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February 08, 2019 - 9:21 am
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) — Police say a Texas woman used her granddaughter's scooter to defend herself against a pair of machete-wielding men wearing clown masks who attempted to rob the woman and her husband. Police say Aretha Cardinal and her husband, Joseph Nelson, were in the driveway of their...
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February 08, 2019 - 8:39 am
MIAMI (AP) — Federal prosecutors have formally charged a fugitive in the 2015 robbery of a tractor-trailer carrying almost $5 million in gold bars. U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami announced Thursday that 56-year-old Pedro Santamaria has been indicted on robbery and gun charges. The FBI is offering...
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