Bank Robbery

Misty Holt-Singh was fatally injured during the shootout between Stockton police officers and bank robbers on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Her sister, Dawn Holt, center, speaks during the family's news conference on Friday, July 18, 2014 with the support of Holt-Singh's husband Paul Singh, left, and son Paul Jr. Singh, 19. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Brian Nguyen)

Robbers’ families say police acted appropriately

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — The families of two slain bank robbery suspects said that police in the Northern California city of Stockton acted appropriately when they engaged in a gunbattle with their sons. Gregory Jon Martinez […]

07/19/2014

Stockton Police officers investigate the scene after a vehicle involved in a suspected bank robbery was stopped on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Stockton, Calif. (AP Photo/The Record, Craig Sanders)

Stockon police: Gang of bank robbers intended to kill

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A gang of bank robbers who took three women hostage during their getaway attempt and waged a deadly, high-speed gunbattle with police were heavily armed, had ammunition magazines taped or strapped […]

07/17/2014

Stockton Police officers at the scene where bank robbery suspects with hostages were stopped at Thornton Road and Otto Drive Wednesday July 16, 2014. Cars and houses were riddled with bullets during a high-speed chase and hostages were thrown from a fleeing SUV after a bank robbery Wednesday that led to the deaths of a hostage and two robbers, police said.   (AP Photo/The Record, Craig Sanders)

3 dead in Stockton bank robbery, gunbattle

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Cars and houses were riddled with bullets during a high-speed chase and hostages were thrown from a fleeing SUV after a bank robbery Wednesday that led to the deaths of a […]

07/17/2014

Colt Smart Gun

Southern California no longer bank robbery capital

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Southern California used to be known as the “Bank Robbery Capital of the World.” No more. The Los Angeles Times reports the number of robberies has declined, part of a larger […]

03/22/2014

The Valley Bandit (Photo: LABankRobbers.org)

FBI releases photos of LA-area bank robbers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The FBI today released security photos of two men wanted for two unrelated series of bank robberies in the Southland. The “Valley Bandit” is Middle Eastern or Hispanic, 25-35 years old, […]

01/17/2014

Palm trees frame the Anaheim City Hall in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Anaheim bank robbery leads to suspect death

ANAHEIM (CNS) – A bank robbery in Anaheim today led to a pursuit that left one suspect dead and another hospitalized. The robbery occurred about 1:45 p.m. at a Bank of the West branch at […]

01/10/2014