Robbery

June 18, 2019 - 11:08 am
MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — Police say a man faked a heart attack in a Massachusetts convenience store while his accomplice hopped over the counter to steal money from the register. Malden police on Facebook say they responded to the store Sunday afternoon on reports of a theft. Officers were told two...
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June 08, 2019 - 6:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder in a drug-related robbery killing in Las Vegas after initially being identified as a suspect because a friend of the victim thought to check and preserve a Snapchat message. Jurors on Thursday convicted 25-year-old Montrell Russum of murder,...
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In this May 9, 2019 photo, Cheryl Lidel poses for a photo in the Washington Correctional Center in Shelton, Wash. Lidel is among a small group of inmates who are set to stay in Washington state prisons for life who were left out of the latest in a multi-year wave of reforms easing tough-on-crime "three strikes" laws around the U.S. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 21, 2019 - 1:13 am
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A small group of inmates, disproportionately black, are set to stay in Washington state prisons for life — left out of the latest in a multi-year wave of reforms easing tough-on-crime "three strikes" laws around the U.S. At least 24 states including Washington passed such laws...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 1981, file photo, Weather Underground member Judith Clark is handcuffed as she is escorted into Rockland County Courthouse in New City, N.Y. State prison officials say Clark was released Friday, May 10, 2019, from Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Westchester County. She became eligible for parole consideration after Gov. Andrew Cuomo granted her clemency in 2016, citing her many achievements in prison. (AP Photo/David Handschuh, File)
May 10, 2019 - 5:13 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 69-year-old woman acclaimed for her work behind bars with service dogs, AIDS patients and inmates with babies. Clark made her...
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May 02, 2019 - 12:52 pm
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a man who robbed a bank used his unwitting father as a getaway driver. An affidavit written by a police detective says Keith Tilton dropped his 39-year-old son, Joseph Donald Tilton, at a Lewiston bank Tuesday afternoon, believing his son needed to cash a...
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In this Friday, April 26, 2019 image made from video provided by KTEN, investigators inspect a pickup truck with bullet holes in its windshield in Hugo, Okla. Olivia Hill says Oklahoma police fired at William Devaughn Smith in the vehicle with her and her four children, with two of her kids suffering head wounds and another shot in the face. (KTEN via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 7:12 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Residents of an Oklahoma town were still waiting for answers Monday on what prompted police to open fire on a pickup truck last week, wounding three children and a man who authorities say was wanted in a robbery. Three days after the shooting, it remained unclear why gunfire...
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In this Friday, April 26, 2019 image made from video provided by KTEN, investigators inspect a pickup truck with bullet holes in its windshield in Hugo, Okla. Olivia Hill says Oklahoma police fired at William Devaughn Smith in the vehicle with her and her four children, with two of her kids suffering head wounds and another shot in the face. (KTEN via AP)
April 27, 2019 - 3:32 pm
HUGO, Okla. (AP) — The mother of three children wounded when Oklahoma police fired at a man in a pickup truck who was suspected of robbing a restaurant says two of her kids suffered head wounds and the third was shot in the face. "My 4-year-old daughter was shot in the head, and she has a bullet in...
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April 26, 2019 - 9:56 pm
HUGO, Okla. (AP) — A police officer in Oklahoma shot two children and a robbery suspect Friday, leaving all of them wounded, state investigators said. Brook Arbeitman, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, said gunfire broke out when detectives with the Hugo Police...
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April 22, 2019 - 3:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in an appeal involving a defamation lawsuit that alleged a television station falsely labeled three siblings as "robbers." A Columbus family sued WBNS-TV in 2016 after the station reported on a hover board robbery at Fort...
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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Patrick Murphy. Lawyers for the member of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners who is scheduled to be executed Thursday, March 28, 2019, say he should be spared because he never fatally shot a suburban Dallas police officer during a Christmas Eve robbery nearly 18 years earlier. Murphy is slated to die by lethal injection after 6 p.m. at the state penitentiary in Huntsville. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
March 28, 2019 - 10:28 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A member of the "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners won a reprieve Thursday night from execution for the fatal shooting of a suburban Dallas police officer after claiming his religious freedom would be violated if his spiritual adviser wasn't allowed to be in the death...
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