Robbery

February 06, 2019 - 7:26 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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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2003 file photo, people pass a jewelry store in the diamond quarter in Antwerp, Belgium. Police in Antwerp are looking for clues in a robbery in the Belgian city’s famous diamond district that had all the hallmarks of a classic Hollywood heist movie. Though police have so far as Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 been unable to quantify what the robber or robbers made off with from the deposit boxes, they do know how they got into the BNP Paribas bank _ a hole into the vault led to a tunnel and the city’s sewage system. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe, File)
February 04, 2019 - 10:13 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — It was anything but a false alarm. When police reacted to a warning call at a bank in Antwerp's famed diamond center, they found the vault door still secured. It was only after they forced their way inside that they realized the sheer audacity of the robbery that had taken place —...
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This undated photo released by Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Robert Jennings. The 61-year-old Texas man on death row was set to be executed Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, for killing a Houston police officer more than three decades ago. Jennings would be the first inmate put to death this year both in the U.S. and in Texas, which is the nation's busiest capital punishment state. Jennings was condemned for the July 1988 slaying of Houston Police Officer Elston Howard during a robbery of an adult bookstore. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
January 30, 2019 - 9:31 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 61-year-old Texas inmate was executed Wednesday evening for killing a Houston police officer more than three decades ago. Robert Jennings received lethal injection for the July 1988 fatal shooting of Officer Elston Howard during a robbery at an adult bookstore that...
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This Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 surveillance image released by the Fall River, Mass., Police Department on its Facebook page shows a female suspect in an attempted robbery of the Fall River Municipal Credit Union, who got cold feet and left without a penny. The police are looking for the suspect. (Fall River Police Department via AP)
January 30, 2019 - 11:42 am
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are looking for a woman they say intended to rob a bank but got cold feet and left without a penny. Fall River police tell the Herald News the woman walked into the Fall River Municipal Credit Union on Monday afternoon and approached a teller. Police...
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This photo provided by the Orland Park Police Department shows Jakharr Williams. Police say the suspect they are searching for in the fatal shooting of a teenager at a suburban Chicago mall is a 19-year-old acquaintance of the victim. In a news release Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, Orland Park Police said they are searching for Jakharr Williams of University Park in the shooting at Orland Square Mall. The attack Monday left 18-year-old Javon Britten of Richton Park dead and a bystander suffered a graze wound to the leg. (AP Photo/Orland Park Police Department)
January 22, 2019 - 3:18 pm
ORLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A man identified by authorities Tuesday as the suspect in the fatal shooting of a teenager at a suburban Chicago mall was previously convicted of armed robbery and had been an acquaintance of the victim. Orland Park Police identified the suspect as 19-year-old parolee...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, file photo, Manny Pacquiao, right, fights Adrien Broner in a welterweight championship bout in Las Vegas. A spokesman for Pacquiao says the famed fighter's Los Angeles home was robbed at about the time he was in the ring with rival Adrien Broner in Las Vegas. Spokesman Mike Quinn confirmed the burglary to NBC News. Los Angeles police said a burglary was reported about 4:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. in the Larchmont neighborhood. (AP Photo/John Locher, File
January 21, 2019 - 6:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spokesman for boxer Manny Pacquiao says the famed fighter's Los Angeles home was robbed at about the time he was in the ring with rival Adrien Broner in Las Vegas. Spokesman Mike Quinn confirmed the burglary to NBC News. Los Angeles Police Department public information officer...
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Sandra Gonzalez, left, mother of slain 14-year-old boy shot by Tempe Police, joins another family member, right, and others in front of the Tempe Police headquarters to hold a protest and vigil for the boy shot to death as police say they were pursuing a burglary suspect who they thought had a handgun, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. It turns out, according to police, the teen had a replica gun. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
January 18, 2019 - 12:49 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Police in a Phoenix suburb say a burglary suspect shot to death by an officer was a 14-year-old boy carrying a replica gun. Authorities say officers in the city of Tempe reported a suspect burglarizing a car Tuesday and that he ran away holding what appeared to be a handgun. During...
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Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz,right, far right, speaks to an audience shortly before he was stabbed in Gdansk, Poland, on Sunday Jan. 13, 2019. Adamowicz was taken to a hospital in very serious condition after the attack and underwent surgery. (AP Photo/Anna Rezulak/KFP) POLAND AUT
January 13, 2019 - 9:08 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A convicted criminal with a knife rushed on to the stage during the finale of a charity event Sunday night and stabbed a Polish mayor in the heart and abdomen before shouting that he did it for political revenge, in an attack that left doctors fighting to save the politician's...
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January 04, 2019 - 7:08 pm
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are holding a man they say tried to rob a San Diego County bank, then told frightened customers to call 911, stripped to his underwear and awaited arrest. Thirty-five-year-old Clint Gray was arrested Thursday at a Wells Fargo branch in Solana Beach. It's not...
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This Jan. 1, 2019 screen shot from WISN-TV shows authorities pulling out an SUV from the Kinnickinnic River, a day after it crashed into the river during a police chase. A toddler, her young mother and a man died when their vehicle drove into a frigid river while being chased by the Milwaukee Police. (WISN-TV via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 7:35 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A toddler, her young mother and a man died when their vehicle drove into a frigid river while being chased by Milwaukee police officers who suspected they were involved in two armed robberies. Surveillance video shows the vehicle speeding and the driver losing control Monday night...
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