Robbery

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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February 07, 2019 - 7:43 am
HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina have arrested a suspect in a shooting death earlier this week. Darlington County sheriff's Lt. Robby Kilgo said in a news release that 24-year-old Terrele Rashon Bailey of Hartsville was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder, robbery...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, Team Flash running back Jerrion Ealy, left, gets snagged by a defender during the Under Armour All America Game in Orlando, Fla. Some drama on signing day might be drummed up around the few remaining unsigned five-star prospects. Darnell Wright, an offensive lineman from West Virginia, is expected to choose between Tennessee and Alabama. Ealy, a running back from Mississippi, will pick between Clemson and Ole Miss. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File)
February 06, 2019 - 4:12 pm
The Latest on national signing day (all times Eastern): 4:15 p.m. Tennessee has added a pair of top-50 recruits with offensive tackle Darnell Wright and linebacker Henry To'oto'o both choosing the Volunteers. Wright entered the day as the nation's top remaining unsigned prospect. He's rated 10th...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:26 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say a man entered a fast-food restaurant and tried to swipe some cash but couldn't open the register so he made off with some fried chicken instead. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the man entered the Popeyes in eastern New Orleans on Monday morning and...
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