Robbery

FILE- In this Aug. 8, 2015 file photo, devotees of Hindu god Muruga get the head of their child shaved as part of rituals at a temple in Bangalore, India. Indian police say three men posing as customers robbed a small New Delhi workshop and fled with a valuable commodity: Hair. Lots of hair. Hair is big business in India, estimated to bring in more than $300 million a year, with wigs and hair extensions exported around the world. Much of the hair is collected at Hindu temples in South India where devotees have their heads shaved as a form of religious sacrifice. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)
August 02, 2018 - 5:18 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Posing as customers, the three men entered a little New Delhi workshop early one morning. Then one pulled out a gun, and the trio demanded the most valuable thing there: Hair. They fled a half-hour later with 200 kilograms (500 pounds) of wigs and raw hair worth more than $20,000,...
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In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018 photo workers clean up a home where a homeowner shot and killed an intruder and was then killed by police responding to calls of a disturbance in Aurora, Colo. just outside Denver. Police have released few details about the shooting so far, saying they need to balance transparency with ensuring a credible investigation. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin)
August 01, 2018 - 10:44 pm
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A decorated Vietnam War veteran woke up to the sound of his front door crashing in and saw a naked intruder attack his grandson, so he acted to protect his loved ones, according to his family's lawyer. As the man tried to choke and drown the boy in the bathroom, Richard Black...
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July 28, 2018 - 3:30 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Glass cases being smashed during an attempted robbery at a jewelry store in a popular Texas mall on Saturday were misconstrued as gunfire and sent people running for the exits, according to the authorities and witnesses. All known suspects in the attempted robbery at the La...
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July 27, 2018 - 9:19 pm
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for pistol-whipping and robbing a U.S. Navy sailor before abandoning him naked on a Georgia road. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the Cobb County District Attorney's office announced Friday that Cortlyn Javon Martin is...
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July 26, 2018 - 4:01 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a female worker at a strip club was sexually assaulted and a second worker robbed after leaving work. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Lt. Muriel Hughes told a news conference a woman left work at Club Onyx, went home and heard voices outside her...
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July 20, 2018 - 4:05 pm
GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for murder after an investigator says he asked for a copy of the autopsy photo of the victim's body. Prosecutors said a jury on Friday convicted 27-year-old Demorris Andrews of murder and armed robbery for the...
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FILE - This undated photo released by the Miami-Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of XXXTentacion. Court records show that the Broward County panel formally charged 24-year-old Dedrick Williams, 22-year-old Michael Boatwright, 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome and 22-year-old Robert Allen on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Miami-Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP, File)
July 19, 2018 - 8:17 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion. Broward County panel formally charged Dedrick Williams, 22; Michael Boatwright, 22; Trayvon Newsome, 20; and Robert Allen...
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An image from video provided by the Durham Police Department shows a suspect in the robbery of a bank Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Durham, N.C. Police say the robber shot and wounded a teller before getting away with money. (Durham Police Department via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 7:44 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a bank robber wearing a big wig and a pink jacket shot and wounded a teller before getting away with money. Durham police spokeswoman Kammie Michael says in a statement that the holdup occurred Wednesday afternoon at a SunTrust branch in that area...
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Seth Stokes
July 18, 2018 - 10:12 am
Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office are seeking assistance from the public in identifying the pictured suspect. On July 7th, the suspect entered SC Outdoors LLC, located at 8545 White Horse Road, using a white box van and removed multiple pieces of equipment, valued in excess...
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This June 13, 2018, photo shows death-row inmate Christopher Young outside death row during an interview at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Polunsky Unit near Livingston, Texas. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has refused to stop the scheduled execution of Young, who was convicted of fatally shooting San Antonio convenience store owner Hasmukh "Hash" Patel in November 2004. He is scheduled to die Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike Graczyk)
July 17, 2018 - 12:50 am
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate was set for execution Tuesday evening as lawyers argued in the courts that the state parole board improperly refused his clemency request because he's black. Christopher Young was condemned for fatally shooting a San Antonio convenience store owner...
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