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Father, teenage son charged in killing of rapper PnB Rock

Sep. 29, 2022 20:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was arrested in Las Vegas on Thursday, and his 17-year-old son, were charged with murder in the fatal shooting of rapper PnB Rock at a South Los Angeles restaurant, authorities said. An FBI-led fugitive task force took 40-year-old Freddie Lee Trone...

2 men arrested in robbery of pastor during church service

Sep. 28, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men were arrested Wednesday for the robbery of a flashy Brooklyn pastor who was delivering a sermon in July about keeping faith when gun-toting masked men crashed the service and stole over $1 million in jewelry from the pastor and his wife. The men processed in...

Greek police: Campus was 'staging ground' for crime gangs

Sep. 28, 2022 09:58 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A raid on a sprawling university campus complex in Athens led to the arrests of 32 people who are suspected of belonging to gangs that carried out armed robberies, drug trafficking and other offenses, police in Greece said Wednesday. The suspects are not...

Guard wounded in failed California armored truck holdup

Sep. 27, 2022 22:25 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — A guard was shot and wounded Tuesday in a failed armored truck robbery in a Los Angeles suburb, authorities said. Two people ambushed the truck at about 10:30 a.m. near a 7-Eleven store in Carson, and one of the guards was shot before the robbers fled with a...

Teen sentenced to life in slaying of off-duty police officer

Sep. 27, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 19-year-old woman was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday in the slaying of off-duty Cleveland police officer Shane Bartek during a carjacking in December and for a series of separate armed robberies in and around Cleveland the previous weeks. Tamara McLoyd,...

Condemned California inmate dies of natural causes

Sep. 26, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — A California inmate sentenced to death for killing a bartender during a robbery has died at an outside hospital of natural causes, prison officials said Monday. Thomas Lenart, 75, was pronounced dead Friday. The Kern County Coroner will determine his...

1 killed, 2 wounded in California Brink's truck holdup

Sep. 24, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — An attempted robbery of an armored car in Oakland on Friday left one suspect dead and two other people injured, including a Brink's employee, authorities said. Reports of a shooting sent officers to a parking lot outside an auto parts store at about 2 p.m.,...

Chinese man gets 24 years for brutal group attack on women

Sep. 23, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A court in northern China sentenced one man to 24 years in jail Friday for his role in a vicious attack on four women, as well as other crimes including robbery and opening an illegal gambling ring. The Guangyang Disrict People's Court in northern Hebei...

Canadian prisoner sentenced for 1992 California bank holdup

Sep. 22, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A man in a Canadian prison has pleaded guilty to robbing a Southern California bank more than three decades ago. Iridian Mishael Grenada, 56, was behind bars when he entered a plea to armed bank robbery in a San Diego federal court by video on Wednesday, the...

After 2 mistrials, man convicted of killing pastor's wife

Sep. 22, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge Thursday found a man guilty of murder, robbery and other charges in the 2015 killing of an Indianapolis pastor’s wife during a break-in. Larry Jo Taylor Jr. also was convicted after a four-day bench trial of burglary, theft, criminal confinement and...