Latest Robbery News

The Latest: Fans gather at site of XXXTentacion's slaying

Jun. 19, 2018 3:22 PM EDT

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a rising Florida rap star (all times local): 3 p.m. On a sidewalk near where rapper XXXTEntacion was slain, fans have gathered to place candles, flowers and teddy bears. They decorated 100 yards (91 meters) of sidewalk with chalk art...

Police: Mississippi man beat neighbor over lawn mowing job

Jun. 19, 2018 3:21 AM EDT

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is accused of beating a neighbor with a hammer and an ax handle for hiring someone else to mow their lawn. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports 39-year-old Brad Gentry had been paid to mow his neighbor's lawn but stopped halfway through and left. Leflore County...

Greece: 2 face racism charges over beatings of immigrants

Jun. 18, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have arrested one suspected extreme nationalist and are seeking a second as suspects in a pair of attacks on immigrants in Athens. A police statement issued Monday said the suspects allegedly attacked two Pakistanis on Friday, stole a mobile phone and cash, and...

Document: Faulty door lock found in Vegas hotel where 2 died

Jun. 15, 2018 6:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A broken latch was found on the door of a Las Vegas Strip hotel room where two Vietnamese tourists were killed two weeks ago, according to court documents, but hotel officials said Friday it was not clear if the lock was broken before the slayings. A filing released this week in the...

Former Western Michigan basketball player cleared of murder

Jun. 14, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a former Western Michigan basketball player of murder in the shooting death of a fellow student but convicted him of armed robbery and a weapons charge. The Kalamazoo County jury deliberated two days before returning the verdict for Joeviair Kennedy. He faces a...

Men sentenced for robbery alongside rogue police unit member

Jun. 13, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two men have been sentenced to prison for their part in robbing a store alongside a member of Baltimore Police's corrupt Gun Trace Task Force. The Baltimore Sun reports 38-year-old Thomas Finnegan was sentenced to eight years in prison. His co-defendant, 42-year-old David Rahim, was...

Man charged with 2009 killing of numbers runner in Tennessee

Jun. 13, 2018 12:29 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man who has been indicted in the 2009 suffocation of an alleged numbers runner in Tennessee. The district attorney's office in Hamilton County said Tuesday that 36-year-old Mallory Aunte Vaughn has been charged with aggravated robbery and felony...

Phoenix police standoff ends, 2nd man held with dog's help

Jun. 11, 2018 4:55 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A standoff between Phoenix police and two armed men who had holed up inside a burning house ended after the confrontation stretched into a second day and officers realized there was no third suspect inside the home as they initially believed, police said Monday. The second man was taken into...

The Latest: Phoenix police arrest 2nd suspect in standoff

Jun. 11, 2018 1:49 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a standoff between Phoenix police and robbery suspects (all times local): 10 a.m. Phoenix police say officers have arrested a second armed robbery suspect who holed up in a residence that later caught fire and have determined that there was no third suspect inside the home as...

Man hospitalized in May 30 attack at Tennessee car wash dies

Jun. 10, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a 71-year-old car wash attendant has died less than two weeks after he was attacked. Clarksville police spokesman Jim Knoll says in a news release the victim died Saturday night. The statement says the man had been hospitalized since the May 30 assault in...