Latest Robbery News

Man charged with shooting at police after mall robbery

Nov. 21, 2020 4:27 PM EST

TRUMBULL, Conn. (AP) — A man accused of robbing a jewelry store at a Connecticut mall was taken into custody early Saturday after crashing his car during a police chase and shooting at officers during an hours-long standoff, authorities said. The man also struck and wounded a pedestrian while fleeing,...

FILE- In this April 11, 2019, file photo, television personality Jonathan Cheban attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual Most Powerful People in Media cocktail reception in New York. On Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, federal authorities in New York City charged a man for stealing Cheban's $250,000 watch at gunpoint. The holdup occurred in August 2020, when Cheban was arriving at a friend's house in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., police said. Two men approached and asked for the time before pulling a gun and making off with the victim's Richard Mille timepiece, police said. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Feds charge man in armed robbery of Kardashian pal Cheban

Nov. 20, 2020 6:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities in New York City have brought charges in the armed robbery of Jonathan Cheban, a reality TV pal of Kim Kardashian. Victor Rivera is accused of stealing a $250,000 watch at gunpoint from Cheban, the self-styled culinary influencer known as “Foodgod.” Cheban...

2 suspects arrested after man fatally shot during robbery

Nov. 19, 2020 8:49 AM EST

FIFE, Wash. (AP) — Two suspects are in custody after a man was shot and killed Wednesday evening in a residential neighborhood in Fife. KING5 News reports officers responded after receiving reports of “multiple shots being fired” just after 6 p.m., according to a statement from Fife police....

Hospitalized Mississippi inmate dies, autopsy is set

Nov. 18, 2020 6:25 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections says an inmate who had been in and out of hospitals for the past year and a half has died. Demarico Antwan Wolf, 28, also known as Demarco A. Wolfe, died Saturday at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, the department said in a news...

Man convicted in slaying during robbery, faces life term

Nov. 18, 2020 3:25 PM EST

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in a northeastern Pennsylvania slaying during a robbery two years ago that prosecutors allege was plotted in collaboration with a teenage girlfriend. Jurors in Luzerne County deliberated for less than two hours Wednesday before...

FILE - New York Giants rookie DeAndre Baker talks to reporters during NFL football rookie camp in East Rutherford, N.J., in this Friday, May 3, 2019, file photo. in East Rutherford, N.J. Former New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker was cleared of robbery charges in Florida on Monday  Nov. 16, 2020, after his alleged victims' attorney was arrested on extortion charges. The Broward County State Attorney's Office announced it was dropping all charges against Baker shortly after the county sheriff's office arrested attorney William Dean, 50, and charged him with extortion. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Chiefs signing 2019 1st-round pick Baker to practice squad

Nov. 18, 2020 2:18 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are signing safety DeAndre Baker, taking a chance on the 2019 first-round draft pick after he was let go by the New York Giants amid legal problems, but subsequently had all charges against him dropped this week. The Chiefs are signing Baker to the practice...

Elderly cyclist attacked, robbed in northern Colorado dies

Nov. 17, 2020 3:54 PM EST

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in northern Colorado say an elderly man who was knocked off his bicycle and robbed has died from injuries sustained in the attack. The 71-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was biking near the Longmont Recreation Center when he was attacked the evening of...

Phoenix police: Robbery suspects arrested after runway crash

Nov. 17, 2020 3:38 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Two robbery suspects have been arrested after crashing onto the runway at Deer Valley Airport in north Phoenix, authorities said. Police said officers responded to a report of a robbery at a Phoenix business around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Two people allegedly robbed a store at gunpoint and fled...

Police officers escort a person for an identity check in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Almost a year after the art theft in Dresden's Green Vault, police arrested three suspects on Tuesday morning in Berlin. Since the early morning, a total of 18 objects have been searched. (Annette Riedl/dpa via AP)

Raids, arrests as German police probe Dresden jewelry theft

Nov. 17, 2020 11:51 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — More than 1,500 police carried out a series of searches in Berlin and arrested three people in a massive operation connected to the spectacular theft of 18th-century jewels from a unique collection in Dresden last November, authorities said Tuesday. The operation was coordinated by police and...

Rapper Benny the Butcher shot in robbery attempt in Houston

Nov. 16, 2020 10:11 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — New York rapper Benny the Butcher was shot during a robbery attempt outside of a store in Houston, authorities said Sunday. Houston Police spokeswoman Jodi Silva said the 35-year-old performer, whose real name is Jeremie Pennick, was shot in the leg around 4:30 p.m. Saturday in a Walmart...