Robbery

Chicago police officers gather for a candlelight vigil for police Cmdr. Paul Bauer outside the Near North District headquarters Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Chicago. The 53-year-old Bauer, who had been with the department 31 years, was fatally shot as he went to assist other officers who were pursuing the suspect, Shomari Legghette, in downtown Chicago on Tuesday. Legghette is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Bauer. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
February 14, 2018 - 9:34 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A man with a long criminal history that includes a conviction for armed robbery has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Chicago police commander, authorities announced Wednesday. Shomari Legghette, 44, was also charged with being a felon in possession of...
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February 07, 2018 - 11:26 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police in Alaska's largest city say a man robbed a restaurant and apparently attempted to avoid being identified by authorities by burying his coat in fresh snow. Anchorage police Tuesday morning received a report of a Taco Bell robbery. The suspect wore a black, hooded...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) looks around U.S. Bank Stadium before the team photo is made Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Patriots are scheduled to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 06, 2018 - 7:56 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Police say the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was robbed while he was away at the Super Bowl. Foxborough Police Chief William Baker confirmed Tuesday morning that his department is investigating a burglary at Gronkowski's home. He said officers...
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This photo provided by Broward County Sheriff's Office shows Alexander Sperber. A federal judge in Florida has ruled that Sperber., who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money into the air is so severely mentally ill, he can't be held responsible for the crime. Chief U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore found Sperber not guilty by reason of insanity following a 25-minute trial on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Sperber will remain jailed while receiving mental health treatment. (Broward County Sheriff's Office/ South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 8:00 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge says a Florida man who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money is severely mentally ill and can't be held responsible for the crime. Chief U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore found 26-year-old Alexander Sperber not...
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January 31, 2018 - 4:41 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa county agreed Wednesday to pay $285,000 to an Arizona man who was arrested, transported across the country and jailed for 68 days for a crime that he didn't commit. The payment will resolve a federal lawsuit that 23-year-old Joseph McBride filed in early January...
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January 29, 2018 - 10:21 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Two former Baltimore detectives testified Monday about a series of brazen robberies and other illegal activities by a rogue police unit as the second week of a high-profile racketeering trial got underway. Indicted ex-detectives Jemell Rayam and Evodio Hendrix, who each face a...
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This undated booking photo provided by the County of San Luis Obispo shows Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez. California prosecutors say Alarcon-Nunez an Uber driver living in the country illegally has been charged with raping, assaulting and robbing young women. San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow said Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, that Alarcon-Nunez's alleged victims are between 19 and 22 years old and three were intoxicated when they were assaulted. (County of San Luis Obispo via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 3:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally used his job as an Uber driver to target intoxicated young women and was charged Monday with raping, assaulting and robbing four victims, California prosecutors said. Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez drove women to their homes, assaulted them, and...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:57 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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This Sunday, Jan. 15, 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 - 3:17 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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January 11, 2018 - 7:59 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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