FILE--This photo from Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 shows New York State Police waiting with families for students to be released after a lockdown at Stissing Mountain Middle School and High School in Pine Plains, N.Y. The president of the National Association of School Resource Officers says schools regularly practice safety plans and have gotten good at taking action anytime they hear about a potential threat in or outside the building. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
November 18, 2017 - 1:47 pm
It's a familiar scenario: A school official, hearing about a potential danger that's too close for comfort, locks down the building. A nearby bank may have been robbed. Officers might be serving a warrant in the neighborhood. There are reports of shots fired in the area. For a northern California...
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November 16, 2017 - 8:11 am
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man authorities dubbed the "spelling bee bandit" because the notes he passed to tellers during multiple bank robberies in the Boston area contained the same spelling error has pleaded guilty. Federal prosecutors say 34-year-old Jason Englen pleaded guilty Wednesday to...
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November 16, 2017 - 4:56 am
GRAHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been charged with hitting and robbing an 81-year-old man. Alamance County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Randy Jones told news outlets 54-year-old Barbara Michelle Small, of Snow Camp, was arrested Tuesday on a probation violation for...
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November 13, 2017 - 6:54 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former Army reservist has pleaded guilty to stealing guns from an Army Reserve facility in Massachusetts, escaping from a Rhode Island prison and trying to rob two banks. James Morales pleaded guilty Monday to a slew of charges, including theft of government property and attempted...
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November 12, 2017 - 12:54 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police say that two men armed with a handgun and an AR-15 rifle robbed a convenience store. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that one suspect was armed with a pistol and the other suspect with the rifle when they robbed Kristy's Food Mart Saturday evening...
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November 11, 2017 - 11:34 am
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have identified the bank robbery suspect shot and killed following a chase. Salisbury police on Friday identified the man as 25-year-old Paul Jones III. Authorities told media outlets officers got a call of a bank robbery at a Wells Fargo branch on...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, steers his car during the first free practice at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Brazil will stage the Formula One Grand Prix's penultimate race of the season on Sunday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
November 11, 2017 - 8:49 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Members of Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team were robbed at gun point in their minivan while leaving the Formula One race track where Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix will be held. There were no injuries reported but a shaken Hamilton — who was not present — says on Twitter that "gun...
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Richard Browning sets the Guinness World Record for 'the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine power suit', at Lagoona Park in Reading, England, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. A British inventor billed as a real-life version of the superhero Iron Man has hit the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine power suit at 32 mph (51 kph) to set a new Guinness world record. The record keeper announced Tuesday’s feat on Thursday as part of its annual Guinness World Records day. (Tim Ireland/PA via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 11:06 am
A WORK OF FART: SUSPECT'S OVERWHELMING GAS SHUTS DOWN INTERROGATION KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A police interrogation of a Kansas City man charged with drug and gun offenses ended prematurely when an investigator was driven from the room by the suspect's excessive flatulence. A detective reported that...
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November 09, 2017 - 7:57 pm
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say the suspect in a bank robbery was shot and killed following a chase. Salisbury police told media outlets that officers received a call of a bank robbery at a Wells Fargo branch on Thursday, and that a customer had been shot. Police Chief Jerry...
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November 09, 2017 - 1:05 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A suspect robbing a Houston doughnut shop handed out doughnuts to customers whose cellphones he stole. The Star-Telegram reports that the robbery happened at 3 p.m. on Oct. 16 at a Shipley's Do-Nuts. Police released surveillance video this week that shows three men wearing hoodies...
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