PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say a man used a potato to pretend he had a gun while trying to rob a Rhode Island business. WPRI-TV reports that the man entered a convenience store Monday […]
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A former Miss Venezuela and her ex-husband were shot and killed and their 5-year-old daughter was wounded after they resisted robbers by locking the doors of their broken-down car, police said […]
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (AP) – Los Angeles County authorities are searching for three people, including one who posed as a police officer, in a home-invasion robbery in Diamond Bar. Sheriff’s Sgt. Christina Baker tells City […]
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy pleaded not guilty to murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery charges Wednesday in the killing of his high school math teacher. Philip Chism is accused in the Oct. […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery after he responded to a Craigslist ad. City News Service reported Sunday that 41-year-old Rene Balduena was killed in […]
PARIS (AP) — Outrage is growing in France over the decision to bring voluntary homicide charges against a jeweler who shot and killed an escaping robber, but the country’s top security official on Tuesday urged […]
DETROIT (AP) — A man awaiting sentencing in an armed robbery was on the run Monday after stabbing a sheriff’s deputy several times in the neck, stealing his uniform then carjacking a motorist in a […]
LA MIRADA (CNS) – Two gunmen in ski masks who tried to rob cash from a closed In-N-Out restaurant in La Mirada this morning instead stole the cell phones of customers and employees when they […]
MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A masked robber apparently thought the 96-year-old owner of a neighborhood grocery store in Marshfield would be an easy target for his crime. But, he was so wrong. Margaretta Wolf has […]
HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – At least eight people were behind bars this morning after they and dozens of others marauded through Hollywood, taking purses, phones, jewelry and other items from pedestrians in a crime spree that […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – After an internal review, the Pasadena Police Department has concluded that officers responding to a robbery report acted lawfully and within department policy when they fatally shot a 19-year-old suspect who turned out to be unarmed.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) – Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a Pasadena jewelry store at gunpoint while dressed in a FedEx uniform.