Robbery

Sandra Gonzalez, left, mother of slain 14-year-old boy shot by Tempe Police, joins another family member, right, and others in front of the Tempe Police headquarters to hold a protest and vigil for the boy shot to death as police say they were pursuing a burglary suspect who they thought had a handgun, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. It turns out, according to police, the teen had a replica gun. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
January 18, 2019 - 12:49 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Police in a Phoenix suburb say a burglary suspect shot to death by an officer was a 14-year-old boy carrying a replica gun. Authorities say officers in the city of Tempe reported a suspect burglarizing a car Tuesday and that he ran away holding what appeared to be a handgun. During...
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January 17, 2019 - 10:58 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities believe a suspect in a pair of armed robberies was armed with a knife when a police officer shot and killed him in the parking lot of a North Carolina shopping center. Lt. Brad Koch of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said Thursday that investigators...
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January 16, 2019 - 8:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a suspect in a pair of armed robberies has been shot and killed by an officer. Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told reporters that police on Wednesday afternoon spotted a car believed to have been involved in two armed robberies...
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January 14, 2019 - 7:42 am
LONDON (AP) — British actor Hugh Grant has a plea for the thief who broke into his car: Please return the script that was inside. Grant, who shot to fame in "Four Weddings and a Funeral" in 1994, tweeted about the robbery late Sunday night. He said that in "the unlikely chance that anyone knows who...
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Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz,right, far right, speaks to an audience shortly before he was stabbed in Gdansk, Poland, on Sunday Jan. 13, 2019. Adamowicz was taken to a hospital in very serious condition after the attack and underwent surgery. (AP Photo/Anna Rezulak/KFP) POLAND AUT
January 13, 2019 - 9:08 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A convicted criminal with a knife rushed on to the stage during the finale of a charity event Sunday night and stabbed a Polish mayor in the heart and abdomen before shouting that he did it for political revenge, in an attack that left doctors fighting to save the politician's...
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January 08, 2019 - 8:14 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Three people have been arrested in a scheme Georgia police say involved two escorts and an accomplice who robbed customers and killed two of them. Georgia law enforcement agencies told reporters Monday about charges against 18-year-old Kiera Williams, her 20-year-old boyfriend...
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January 08, 2019 - 7:54 am
CLARKSTON, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says an off-duty Clarkston police officer has shot and killed a burglary suspect who shot at him. News outlets report the GBI says the officer was working as a security guard Monday night and attempted to help a robbery victim when he was...
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January 06, 2019 - 3:39 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in a North Carolina city are investigating a series of robberies at restaurants or other businesses. Late Saturday night, Greensboro police said a man with a gun robbed cash from a Dunkin Donuts and fled. About an hour later, several men with handguns entered a...
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January 04, 2019 - 7:08 pm
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are holding a man they say tried to rob a San Diego County bank, then told frightened customers to call 911, stripped to his underwear and awaited arrest. Thirty-five-year-old Clint Gray was arrested Thursday at a Wells Fargo branch in Solana Beach. It's not...
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This Jan. 1, 2019 screen shot from WISN-TV shows authorities pulling out an SUV from the Kinnickinnic River, a day after it crashed into the river during a police chase. A toddler, her young mother and a man died when their vehicle drove into a frigid river while being chased by the Milwaukee Police. (WISN-TV via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 7:22 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A toddler, her young mother and a man died when their vehicle drove into a frigid river while being chased by Milwaukee police officers who suspected they were involved in two armed robberies. Surveillance video shows the vehicle speeding and the driver losing control Monday night...
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