Robbery

January 18, 2018 - 9:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri, man who was thousands of dollars in debt from a drunken driving case has pleaded guilty to a Kansas bank robbery that netted just $615. Prosecutors say 41-year-old Ryan Michael Cothern pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing a U.S. Bank in Overland Park...
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January 18, 2018 - 6:32 am
MIAMI (AP) — Police in Florida have arrested a man in the armed robbery and shooting of an off-duty officer in his driveway. Late Wednesday, Miami-Dade police arrested 22-year-old Kionne Bell in connection with the Tuesday night shooting of Doral police Lt. Gary King. News outlets report the 70-...
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January 17, 2018 - 8:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A security guard who was arrested after a prostitute fell out of his car is suspected of raping more than a dozen women or girls as young as 15 at gunpoint in Los Angeles County, police said Wednesday. Ferdinand Ervin Flowers, 35, of Long Beach, pleaded not guilty Wednesday with...
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In this Jan. 12, 2018 photo, inmates build the chairs that will be used during events with Pope Francis in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios province, Peru. Prisoners convicted of crimes like robbery and drug trafficking at the prison in the Peruvian Amazon are using their time behind bars to build simple wooden chairs that indigenous leaders will use while meeting with Pope Francis. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
January 17, 2018 - 10:13 am
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) — Prisoners convicted of crimes like robbery and drug trafficking at a prison in the Peruvian Amazon are using their time behind bars to build simple wooden chairs that indigenous leaders will use while meeting with Pope Francis. More than a hundred inmates were...
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January 16, 2018 - 8:39 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on the robbery suspect killed by officers on school grounds. (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Vermont State Police say law enforcement officers fatally shot a robbery suspect on high school grounds after he refused their orders to drop his weapon and made threatening...
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CORRECTS DATE TO JAN. 14 FROM JAN. 15 - This Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, photo released by the Tucson Police Department shows suspect Robert Francis Krebs, an 80-year-old man they say robbed a credit union at gunpoint. Police announced Sunday that a tip led to the arrest of Krebs after police circulated surveillance photos of him entering the Pyramid Credit Union and at a teller's window. They say Krebs had a handgun, demanded money from the teller and was given cash before running out of the bank. (Tucson Police Department via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 4:17 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Arizona have arrested an 80-year-old man they say robbed a credit union at gunpoint. Tucson police said Sunday that a tip led to the arrest of Robert Francis Krebs after authorities circulated surveillance photos of him entering the Pyramid Credit Union and at a...
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This Dec. 8, 2017, photo provided by the National Aviary shows a female Linnaeus' two-toed sloth born Aug. 21, 2017, named Vivien after "Gone with the Wind" actress Vivien Leigh and hand-raised to serve as an educational ambassador for the National Aviary in Pittsburgh. Caretakers at Pittsburgh's indoor zoo dedicated to birds began displaying the baby sloth for National Aviary visitors on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, with public appearances scheduled during a regular feeding time at 12:30 p.m. daily. (Jamie Greene/National Aviary for AP)
January 12, 2018 - 10:32 am
A LOFTY PROPOSAL: 'MARRY ME' ETCHED IN SNOW, SEEN FROM ABOVE NEVIS, Minn. (AP) — An aviation student in northern Minnesota pulled off a sky-high marriage proposal by writing "Marry Me" in the snow, then flying his long-time girlfriend over his handiwork. Gavin Becker enlisted his family's help to...
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FILE - In this April 12, 1976 file photo, accompanied by deputy U.S. Marshal John Brophy, Patty Hearst, center, leaves the Federal building in San Francisco, hours after her sentencing on a bank robbery conviction. Twentieth Century Fox Film says on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, it is canceling the studio's planned movie based on Jeffrey Toobin's Patricia Hearst book "American Heiress." Toobin’s non-fiction book chronicled the saga of Hearst’s kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974 and her eventual bank robbery conviction with the radical group. (AP Photo, File)
January 11, 2018 - 9:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twentieth Century Fox Film says it is canceling the studio's planned movie based on Jeffrey Toobin's Patricia Hearst book "American Heiress." Toobin's non-fiction book chronicled the saga of Hearst's kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974 and her eventual bank...
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A police car drives past the Ritz hotel in Paris, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Paris police have recovered some jewels stolen from the Ritz Hotel in a multimillion-euro robbery attempt, but are still searching Thursday for two thieves and the rest of the missing luxury merchandise. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
January 11, 2018 - 4:05 pm
PARIS (AP) — Paris authorities recovered all the jewels stolen from the Ritz Hotel in a dramatic heist, but were still searching for two thieves who got away, officials said Thursday. Though ultimately unsuccessful, the robbery on Wednesday evening raised questions about security in one of the...
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In this image made from video, French police attend the scene outside the Ritz Hotel in Paris, France, after a robbery Wednesday evening Jan. 10, 2018. Police said Wednesday that five people, at least some armed, entered the luxury Ritz Hotel and made off with goods, likely to be jewels, worth “an important” sum, and reported that three robbers were arrested and two escaped capture.(Clement Lanot via AP)
January 11, 2018 - 4:30 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the theft of jewelry at the Ritz Hotel in Paris (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Police say some of the jewels stolen from the Ritz Hotel in Paris have been found but that two thieves are still on the run. A police official said Thursday that one perpetrator dropped a bag...
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