Some hostages assaulted in clothing store robbery

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Police say some of the 14 workers held hostage overnight during a robbery at the Nordstrom Rack in Westchester store were assaulted, and one was stabbed.


FBI: 'Bucket List Bandit' caught in Okla.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – An FBI agent from Pennsylvania says a suspect dubbed the “Bucket List Bandit” who is believed to be responsible for bank robberies in nine states has been arrested in Oklahoma. Jason Crouse, […]


Irish tourist charged with cannoli caper

BOSTON (AP) – A tourist from Ireland apparently couldn’t wait to get his hands on an Italian pastry in Boston. Prosecutors say just hours after 25-year-old Robert McTernan landed in Boston for a two-week vacation, […]


3 of 4 robbery suspects in custody

(CNS) – Three of four bank robbery suspects who led sheriff’s deputies on a wild morning chase that sparked a circus-like scene in South L.A. are in custody. Two suspects tossed money out of the […]


Suspects sought after Hollywood-style bank heist

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Two masked gunmen managed to evade authorities and are still at large after a bizarre bank heist in Los Angeles. Police say the men strapped what they said was a bomb […]


FBI seeks bank robber dubbed 'Bucket List Bandit'

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The FBI is hunting for a serial bank robber suspected in heists in eight states and whom the agency dubbed the “Bucket List Bandit” after he passed a note to a […]


Calif. bank robbed; device strapped to manager

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Two masked gunmen kidnapped a bank manager, strapped what they said was a bomb to her midsection and forced her to order employees to empty cash drawers when her Bank of […]


2 gunman rob East LA bank after kidnapping woman

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities are searching for two gunmen who allegedly kidnapped a young woman and strapped a device to her stomach before robbing a Bank of America in East Los Angeles. Los Angeles […]


The dollar bandit

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) – An armed robber mugged two Southern Californians within two hours and walked off with $1 from each victim. Fontana police Sgt. Bob Morris says a 62-year-old man was walking on a […]


Distraction burglaries in Torrance target elderly

(CNS) – Suspects posing as legitimate workers have been targeting elderly homeowners in the west end of Torrance in the last two weeks, police said today. Claiming to be from electric companies, water departments or […]


'Plain Jane' arrested

(CNS) – The FBI today announced the arrest of the alleged “Plain Jane” bandit, who is accused of committing eight bank heists in  Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties in the past several weeks. Sylvia […]