Robbery

A historical wooden mask, plundered from the graves of indigenous Alaskans, is displayed during a ceremony at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The Ethnological Museum hand over the mask and other looted items from their collection to an official of the Chugach Alaska Corporation, which represents indigenous people in the Chugach region. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 8:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin museum has returned ancient wooden masks, an idol and other spiritually significant artifacts plundered from graves by an explorer to indigenous Alaskans, ending an odyssey in which many of the items were thought forever lost. The masks, carved from spruce or hemlock, are...
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May 06, 2018 - 8:56 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is deciding whether a juvenile judge should have considered the impact of a teenage girl's forced prostitution on her role in a fatal robbery. At issue is the 2013 slaying of an Akron man and the wounding of another in a robbery prosecutors say the girl...
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This undated, file image provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows death-row inmate Robert Butts Jr., who is convicted of robbing and killing an off-duty prison guard. A trial witness has acknowledged giving false testimony that Butts confessed to being the triggerman in a 1996 shotgun slaying for which he is to be executed this week, the inmate's attorneys said in court documents Tuesday, May 1. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP, File)
May 04, 2018 - 3:56 pm
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Supreme Court on Friday denied a stay of execution for a man convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard who gave him a ride outside a Walmart store 22 years ago. Robert Earl Butts Jr., 40, is scheduled to die at 7 p.m. Friday by injection of the compounded...
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May 02, 2018 - 6:04 am
BELLPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Long Island say a man who held up a string of businesses while hiding behind a surgical mask has been identified by his mother. Officials say the 50-year-old Bellport man turned himself in on Monday, two days after Suffolk County police released a picture of the...
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EDITORS AND LIBRARIANS: SOURCE HAS WITHDRAWN PERMISSION FROM USE IN MAGAZINES, TELEVISION AND THE DAILY MAIL, GUARDIAN, AND BANGOR, MAINE NEWSPAPERS. ELIMINATE FROM YOUR SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES PHOTO MEWAT10 TRANSMITTED ON SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2018 - Maine State Police detectives lead John Williams toward a police cruiser Saturday, April 28, 2018, on Norridgewock Road in Fairfield, Maine, following a four-day manhunt. Williams was wanted in the fatal shooting of Somerset County Deputy Sheriff Eugene Cole early Wednesday after the two had an encounter on a darkened roadside in Norridgewock. Officials said the 29-year-old Madison man also stole Cole's cruiser and robbed a convenience store. (David Leaming/Waterville Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 3:41 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a manhunt in a deputy killing in Maine (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A Maine sheriff says officers used the handcuffs of a slain deputy to take his accused killer into custody. Sheriff Dale Lancaster says a law enforcement team arrested fugitive John Williams...
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April 28, 2018 - 1:28 pm
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been indicted on 135 counts stemming from the fatal shooting of three men aboard a party bus. A Winnebago County grand jury Wednesday indicted 22-year-old King of Rockford on 126 counts of first-degree murder; four counts of armed robbery; four...
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This 2007 photo shows Somerset County Cpl. Sheriff Eugene Cole , who was killed early Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Norridgewock, Maine. A search is underway for a suspect who stole the deputy's cruiser and robbed a convenience store afterward. (Jeff Pouland/The Central Maine Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 12:55 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole was killed around 1:45 a.m. on U.S. Route 2 in Norridgewock, about 60...
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April 18, 2018 - 8:56 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have caught the suspected head of a European organized crime ring specializing in burglaries, robberies and extortion in France and Greece. Police said Wednesday the 57-year-old Georgian man was among 14 people arrested in the northern Greek city of...
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April 05, 2018 - 4:29 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man who robbed a New Orleans bank of $1,100 kept the money for only about 90 minutes before he called the FBI to confess, according to court documents accompanying his guilty plea this week. Eddie James, 41, entered his plea Wednesday on a bank robbery charge, according to...
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Police officers disperse the relatives of prisoners who were waiting to hear news about their family members imprisoned at a police station when a riot broke out, in Valencia, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 28, 2018. In a state police station housing more than one hundred prisoners, a riot culminated in a fire, requiring authorities to open a hole in a wall to rescue the inmates. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Hernandez)
March 29, 2018 - 9:00 am
VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on a riot and fire inside police station in Venezuela (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Authorities are beginning to notify relatives of 68 people killed in a fire at a Venezuelan police station jail. Felix Brugera says officials arrived at his home early Thursday...
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