Robbery

March 10, 2019 - 9:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A student who is the son of an Oakland, California, city councilwoman was shot and killed in what might have been a robbery attempt near the University of Southern California campus, officials said. Victor McElhaney, who was studying at USC's Thornton School of Music, was killed...
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March 10, 2019 - 11:47 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police are searching for five suspects involved in an overnight robbery at a hookah bar near the UT campus. Police were called to the Kasbah Moroccan Lounge at 2714 Guadalupe Street just after 1:45 a.m. Sunday morning. University of Texas Police say witnesses told APD...
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March 01, 2019 - 5:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A review of a former Texas death row inmate's case has determined he is innocent of fatally shooting a Houston police officer nearly 16 years ago, blaming his wrongful conviction on prosecutorial misconduct, a district attorney announced Friday. A nine-month review by a special...
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February 25, 2019 - 2:40 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two men have been arrested in the shooting the security guard for a news crew that was robbed while covering the Oakland teachers' strike, authorities said Monday. KPIX said a reporter and a photographer were gathering interviews Sunday afternoon at the Oakland Library when a...
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February 19, 2019 - 8:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear the case of a Tennessee death row inmate who claimed his rights were violated when he was forced to represent himself at trial. The Supreme Court said Tuesday it wouldn't hear the case of Tony Von Carruthers. Carruthers and an accomplice were arrested...
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Officers salute a procession as the remains of slain Detective Brian Simonsen are removed from Jamaica Hospital Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in the Queens borough of New York. A NYPD detective and a NYPD sergeant were shot while responding to an armed robbery at a T-Mobile store in Queens. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
February 12, 2019 - 11:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police detective was shot and killed by friendly fire Tuesday night as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun, Commissioner James O'Neill said. "This appears to be an absolutely tragic case of friendly fire," an...
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Investigators look over the area after a few New York City police officers were shot while responding to a robbery at a T-Mobile store in the Queens borough of New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. An official said one of them was killed. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
February 12, 2019 - 10:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal police shooting in New York City (all times local): 10:55 p.m. New York City police say a detective was killed by friendly fire while responding to a report of an armed robbery. Police say Det. Brian Simonsen was shot at a T-Mobile store in the Richmond Hill...
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February 10, 2019 - 11:56 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mourners plan to gather Monday at a memorial service in Tennessee for musician Kyle Yorlets after the frontman for the rock band Carverton was gunned down during a robbery. The service will be held at Belmont University, Yorlets' alma mater, the Nashville-based band said in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, Team Flash running back Jerrion Ealy, left, gets snagged by a defender during the Under Armour All America Game in Orlando, Fla. Some drama on signing day might be drummed up around the few remaining unsigned five-star prospects. Darnell Wright, an offensive lineman from West Virginia, is expected to choose between Tennessee and Alabama. Ealy, a running back from Mississippi, will pick between Clemson and Ole Miss. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File)
February 06, 2019 - 3:12 pm
The Latest on national signing day (all times Eastern): 4:15 p.m. Tennessee has added a pair of top-50 recruits with offensive tackle Darnell Wright and linebacker Henry To'oto'o both choosing the Volunteers. Wright entered the day as the nation's top remaining unsigned prospect. He's rated 10th...
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February 06, 2019 - 6:26 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say a man entered a fast-food restaurant and tried to swipe some cash but couldn't open the register so he made off with some fried chicken instead. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the man entered the Popeyes in eastern New Orleans on Monday morning and...
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