Latest Robbery News

Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 4-2, keep pace in NL West race

Sep. 25, 2021 01:12 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Tony Gonsolin's second pitch of the game was smoked by Arizona's Josh Rojas before Los Angeles left fielder A.J. Pollock robbed a potential extra-base hit, leaping at the warning track to snag the line drive. Gonsolin raised his arms in the air, then...

FBI seeks Albuquerque bank robber with white-framed glasses

Sep. 24, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — FBI agents have joined Albuquerque police in the search for a man who robbed a bank on the southwest side of the city. The FBI says the white male 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-7 with a slender to medium build was wearing white-framed sunglasses when he...

Investigators hope for new leads in Boston museum robbery

Sep. 23, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The chief investigator for a Boston museum still working to recover $500 million worth of art stolen in 1990 said Thursday he was hoping for new leads to emerge following the death of a highly scrutinized figure in the case. A Connecticut mobster...

Police arrest man in Subway shop robbery caught on video

Sep. 23, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Police arrested a man who allegedly took a Subway shop employee's purse during an Illinois robbery attempt that was caught on surveillance video. The case garnered attention this month after video of the Subway shop employee fighting with the man...

3 McNeese FB players among 5 arrested after campus shooting

Sep. 22, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Three freshmen defensive backs on the McNeese State football team are among five 18- and 19-year-old men accused of various crimes, including one linked to a drive-by shooting near a campus apartment complex, authorities said Wednesday. The...

Teen pleads guilty in killing of college student in NYC park

Sep. 21, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of two teens charged as adults in the fatal stabbing of a college student in a New York City park pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and robbery charges. Luchiano Lewis was accused of holding Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors in a headlock and...

Iowa teen gets probation, deferred judgment in fatal robbery

Sep. 21, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A judge on Tuesday gave an 18-year-old Cedar Rapids man probation for a botched drug robbery that ended in the shooting death of his cousin last year. Tyrell Gaston was sentenced to three years’ probation for his conviction of second-degree...

3 suspects arrested minutes after Carson City armed robbery

Sep. 21, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — State troopers have arrested three suspects in an armed robbery at a Best Buy in Carson City. The troopers stopped the suspects' car in Reno near U.S. Interstate 580 on Monday just eight minutes after the robbery was reported in Carson City, the Nevada...

Woman convicted for role in shooting death during robbery

Sep. 21, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman has been convicted for her role in the fatal shooting of a man during a drug robbery at a motel in Ballantine, a community northeast of Billings. China Rose Dawn Davis was charged under the state's felony murder law with the...

Ex-armored truck driver sentenced to 2 years in fake robbery

Sep. 20, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A former armored truck driver admitted he staged a phony robbery with two others in Alabama was sentenced to two years in federal prison Monday. Jonah Bessard, 26, had pleaded guilty earlier this year to the Jan. 5 scheme, according to WALA-TV. The...