Latest Robbery News

Brinks driver and Samaritan shot during botched ATM robbery

Dec. 6, 2019 8:33 PM EST

BRANDON, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities were searching Friday for a man after a botched ATM robbery left two people wounded by gunfire east of Tampa. Deputies swarmed a Brandon apartment complex about a mile from the shooting, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. They believed the robbery...

Slain UPS driver's family questions police response to chase

Dec. 6, 2019 5:26 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Relatives of a UPS driver killed after robbery suspects took him hostage on a wild police chase across South Florida questioned Friday why officers had to unleash a torrent of gunfire when the truck got stuck in rush-hour traffic. Both suspects, 41-year-old cousins Lamar Alexander and Ronnie...

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Dec. 6, 2019 6:37 AM EST

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Chase with stolen UPS truck ends with shootout, 4 dead

Dec. 6, 2019 4:56 AM EST

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy South Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said. Both robbers were shot and killed, and the fourth victim was in a...

Officials: Parolee arrested in fatal Iowa bank shooting

Dec. 5, 2019 4:30 PM EST

LU VERNE, Iowa (AP) — A violent Iowa convict who was on parole drove across the state in a rental car and fatally shot a small-town female bank employee during a robbery, prosecutors said Thursday in documents charging him with murder. Valentino Williams, 35, of Coralville, was charged with first-degree...

Suspect in kidnap-slaying won't seek bond in separate case

Dec. 5, 2019 1:49 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man held in the abduction and slaying of an Alabama college student isn't fighting for bond in a separate kidnapping case, his attorney said Thursday. News outlets reported that Ibraheem Yazeed, 29, appeared in Montgomery County court on kidnapping, attempted murder and robbery...

Kansas City man charged with killing woman, wounding man

Dec. 5, 2019 8:13 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been charged with killing a woman and wounding a man after breaking into a home. Jackson County prosecutors announced Tuesday that 28-year-old Jonathan Campbell is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 52-year-old Evelyn Frazier. He also faces...

Woman dead, suspect in custody after bank robbery in Iowa

Dec. 4, 2019 6:15 PM EST

LU VERNE, Iowa (AP) — A woman was fatally shot Wednesday during a bank robbery in a small northern Iowa town and a suspect is in custody, investigators said. Mitch Mortvedt of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said the suspect was detained hours after the robbery and shooting at the Security...

Review of Tennessee juvenile facility escape underway

Dec. 2, 2019 4:46 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several staff members at a juvenile detention center in Tennessee have been placed on leave while a court reviews the escape of four teenagers. News outlets report Davidson County Juvenile Court Administrator Kathryn Sinback said in a statement Monday that “critical...

Police: Man called out of work drunk, tried to rob workplace

Dec. 2, 2019 8:11 AM EST

OAKWOOD, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say a man called out of his Steak ‘n Shake job because he was “intoxicated,” then showed up anyway and demanded money while holding a co-worker at gunpoint. The Gainesville Times reports 20-year-old Kentarias Gowans, of Flowery Branch, is charged...