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Teen pleas to lesser charges in Olathe shooting death

Nov. 14, 2019 4:42 PM EST

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy originally charged with murder in a high school student’s death in Olathe has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. Rolland Kobelo pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated robbery and distribution of Xanax. The plea deal calls for him to be sentenced to 10 years in...

Former Missouri officer sentenced for bank robbery

Nov. 14, 2019 1:45 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Lee’s Summit police officer has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison without parole for robbing a bank. Richard Hagerty, of Independence, was sentenced Wednesday for armed bank robbery and brandishing a firearm during a violent crime. Prosecutors say...

Men with hammers rob jewelry store during business hours

Nov. 14, 2019 12:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say that two men armed with hammers robbed a Pennsylvania jewelry store while employees were helping customers that included young children. KDKA-TV reports employees told police the men went into Kay Jewelers at the Tanger Outlets on Wednesday evening. They told everyone to...

Honolulu police shoot, kill suspect in stolen vehicle

Nov. 13, 2019 6:55 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police say an armed robbery suspect is dead after five officers shot at him while he tried to flee in a stolen vehicle. Chief Susan Ballard says police spotted two men at a Kapolei gas station Tuesday night in a vehicle that was stolen in an armed robbery days earlier. The men were...

Gunman opens fire on carful of people after robbery attempt

Nov. 13, 2019 3:33 PM EST

LILBURN, Ga. (AP) — Police say a group of motorists fired upon after leaving a metro Atlanta freeway made up a story about how road rage led to the gunfire. Police initially said road rage that began on the freeway Tuesday night led a gunman to open fire into a carload of five people after they turned onto...

Oklahoma City police fatally shoot suspect in death of clerk

Nov. 13, 2019 1:55 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say a man suspected of fatally shooting a convenience store clerk during a robbery was himself fatally shot minutes later. Police Capt. Larry Withrow says 39-year-old Justin Anderson was shot to death outside a home in southwest Oklahoma City shortly before 2:30...

Man charged in Hastings slaying pleads to lesser charges

Nov. 13, 2019 1:47 PM EST

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A Hastings man initially charged with murder has pleaded guilty to attempted robbery and being an accessory to a felony. Adams County District Court records say 21-year-old Deante Mullen entered the pleas Monday after prosecutors dropped the first-degree murder count. He faces up to...

Woman accused of attacking victim with board

Nov. 13, 2019 1:06 PM EST

WATERFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have charged a woman from Louisiana who is accused of holding another woman against her will and repeatedly attacking her with a board at a Watford City home. Prosecutors charged 18-year-old Nytera Staten with felonious restraint and robbery with a dangerous weapon....

Man beaten, shot after setting up online phone transaction

Nov. 13, 2019 10:59 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teen has been charged with shooting, robbing and carjacking a man who was apparently lured with an online offer of a cell phone sale. The Durham Police Department said in a news release that the attack happened Tuesday afternoon after the 19-year-old victim arranged to...

Man gets 15 years for dragging worker by hair, stealing safe

Nov. 13, 2019 8:05 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 39-time convicted felon racked up six more felony convictions Tuesday for dragging a Southeast Portland BottleDrop employee by the hair to a back office and then fleeing with a safe containing thousands of dollars. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 47-year-old Gerald Greenwood Jr....