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2nd arrest in robbery that led to NYPD friendly fire death

Feb. 16, 2019 1:31 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Police arrested a man Friday suspected of being the lookout during a robbery that led to the friendly fire death of a New York City police detective, an official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press. The man was taken into custody in Queens hours after NYPD Commissioner...

NYC officer wounded in friendly fire shooting returns home

Feb. 14, 2019 9:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The police officer who was wounded in a shooting that led to the friendly fire death of a New York Police Department detective has returned to his Long Island home. Sgt. Matthew Gorman emerged from a black van outside his home in Seaford Thursday afternoon. He used crutches and was...

Suspect charged with murder in NYPD friendly fire death

Feb. 13, 2019 10:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A robbery suspect with a long rap sheet and a habit of bizarre stunts was charged Wednesday with murder in the death of a New York City police detective struck by friendly fire while responding to a stick-up Tuesday night. Detective Brian Simonsen died after being hit once in the chest by...

The Latest: Robbery shooting suspect charged with murder

Feb. 13, 2019 7:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a New York Police Department detective (all times local): 7 p.m. The man suspected of a robbery that led to the friendly fire death of a New York Police Department detective has been charged with murder, aggravated manslaughter, robbery, assault and...

27 Houston residents indicted in multistate ATM robberies

Feb. 13, 2019 1:08 PM EST

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Federal prosecutors say 27 Houston residents have been indicted in the investigation of nearly $2.8 million stolen from ATMs in robberies targeting technicians servicing cash machines. U.S. Attorney Joseph Brown in Plano on Wednesday announced charges related to ATMs robberies since...

Police detective killed by friendly fire in New York City

Feb. 13, 2019 1:52 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police detective was shot and killed by friendly fire Tuesday night as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun, Commissioner James O'Neill said. "This appears to be an absolutely tragic case of friendly fire," an emotional...

The Latest: Police say detective killed by friendly fire

Feb. 13, 2019 12:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal police shooting in New York City (all times local): 12:25 a.m. New York City police say a detective was killed by friendly fire while responding to a report of an armed robbery. Police say Det. Brian Simonsen was shot at a T-Mobile store in the Richmond Hill section of...

New York City police officer fatally shot responding to reported robbery, person briefed on the matter tells AP

Feb. 12, 2019 8:44 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police officer fatally shot responding to reported robbery, person briefed on the matter tells AP.

Man who robbed bank slips and spills cash in front of cop

Feb. 12, 2019 4:33 PM EST

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Police say a man who had just robbed a bank in Maine ran across four lanes of traffic and a restaurant parking lot before slipping on ice and dropping his gun and the money in front of a state police special agent. Waterville Police Chief Joseph Massey tells the Morning Sentinel a...

American fends off, kills suspected robber in Germany

Feb. 12, 2019 2:03 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A civilian U.S. Army employee killed a suspected robber during an attempted home invasion in western Germany, authorities said Tuesday. The 43-year-old suspected burglar, who wasn't named, was among four men who tried to force their way into an American family's home Sunday in Landstuhl....