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2 charged in robbery of Blues prospect at Gateway Arch

Sep. 17, 2021 08:11 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal charges have been filed against two people accused of robbing a St. Louis Blues hockey prospect on the grounds of the Gateway Arch. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 19-year-old Christopher Franklin and 18-year-old Kaniya Sloan are...

Feds charge 55 in 'takedown' of California prison-based gang

Sep. 16, 2021 20:53 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Fifty-five people were charged with conspiracy and racketeering-related crimes as part of a sweeping “takedown” of a California prison-based gang that federal authorities said was responsible for brutal street violence in northern and central parts of the state....

Two people arrested in robbery of Blues hockey prospect

Sep. 16, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two suspects have been arrested in the robbery of a St. Louis Blues prospect and a woman on the grounds of the Gateway Arch, police said Thursday. The suspects, who are 19 and 18, were booked on suspicion of first-degree robbery robbery and two counts...

Today in History

Sep. 16, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 16, the 259th day of 2021. There are 106 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Sept. 16, 1974, President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for...

Inmate says conscience led to cold-case killing confession

Sep. 15, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri inmate who admitted to a long-unsolved killing while serving time for robbery says he confessed to the crime because his conscience was nagging him. DeAngelo Thomas said he felt relief when he penned his admission to police from his prison...

Three shootings result in one death in North Carolina city

Sep. 15, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — One of three people shot in separate incidents in a North Carolina city has died, police said Wednesday. Winston-Salem police said Charles Edward Anderson Jr., 27, died at a local hospital after he was shot on Tuesday, the Winston-Salem...

Police: Initial info indicates employee fatally shot robber

Sep. 14, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Preliminary information indicates an armed person attempting to rob a Subway restaurant in Albuquerque early Tuesday was fatally shot by an employee, the Albuquerque Police Department said. No additional information was released about the dead...

Subway worker: Franchise owner suspended her after robbery

Sep. 14, 2021 12:05 PM EDT

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A woman who struggled with a robber inside an Illinois Subway shop said the owner suspended her from work after surveillance video of the fight became public. Araceli Sotelo told The Rockford Register Star that she was working alone in the...

Man, 28, dies in Oregon State Penitentiary custody

Sep. 14, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 28-year-old Oregon man serving a sentence for criminal mischief and robbery died in custody Sept. 6, officials said this week. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Devin Michael Stephen Harris, of Lyons, who had been incarcerated at the Oregon State...

Police investigate abduction of woman from parking lot

Sep. 12, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

MARLBOROUGH, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police said Sunday that they are investigating the abduction, assault and robbery of a 64-year-old woman in a business parking lot in Marlborough. The woman had left the business and was getting into her vehicle when two men...