DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — A third person was arrested in the off-duty killing of a rookie Southern California police officer during an attempted robbery, authorities said Friday.
Gerardo Magallanes, 18, of the San Pedro area of Los Angeles, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of murder, Downey police said.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a man who tried to rob a bank got into a scuffle with an off-duty police officer on the way out and fired one round after grabbing the officer’s gun, but no one was hurt.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison on federal bank robbery charges in a case that tested the constitutionality of broad search warrants that use Google location history to identify people who were near the scene of a crime.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rookie Southern California police officer slain in an off-duty shooting was the victim of an attempted robbery, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón revealed the alleged motive as his office filed charges against a man and a 17-year-old boy in the killing of Monterey Park police Officer Gardiel Solorio, 26.
WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Investigators searching for a Georgia man missing since 2016 may have found human remains buried in the mud at the bottom of a pond near Augusta.
Officials have been looking for Simon Powell, a logger known to carry large amounts of cash, since his truck was found on fire several miles from his home six years ago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At least two robbers ambushed an armored vehicle in broad daylight Thursday and opened fire on the armed guards, injuring one critically in a Southern California casino's parking lot before fleeing with cash, police said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspect mistakenly released from a Los Angeles County jail where he was being held on suspicion of shooting Lady Gaga’s dog walker and stealing her French bulldogs has been recaptured, authorities said.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman was convicted Wednesday of murder in the shooting of an off-duty Cleveland police officer during a carjacking on New Year's Eve.
Tamara McLoyd, 19, of Garfield Heights, faces a potential life term with no chance for parole when she is sentenced later this year.
BELDEN, Miss (AP) — A Mississippi man said his pet cat helped prevent a robbery at his home, and he credits the calico with possibly saving his life.
Bandit, a 20-pound (9.1-kilogram) cat, lives with her retired owner Fred Everitt in the Tupelo suburb of Belden.
NORCO, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with a rifle was shot by a quick-acting convenience store owner who pulled a shotgun out from behind the counter and opened fire during an attempted robbery in Southern California.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a 28-year-old man is in custody in an Arizona jail after being sought in Las Vegas, where video showed an apparent attempt to shoot a fleeing man during a botched robbery outside a suburban home.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 80 men suspected of the gang rapes of eight women and the armed robbery of a video production crew in the South African town of Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, appeared in court on Monday.
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A Rochester police officer fatally shot a robbery suspect who was armed with an ax, authorities said Saturday.
Police say the man stole cash from a Rochester business about 11 p.m.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Nevada man was arrested after police said he committed two brazen home invasion robberies, then stole an Amazon delivery truck and crashed into multiple cars as he led authorities on a chase throughout a Southern California city.
OXFORD, Miss (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in federal court to robbing a bank in the northeast part of the state.
Jasper Michael Wagner, 56, of Tupelo, entered the plea onTuesday before U.S.
CHICAGO (AP) — The person who was stabbed to death while taking part in the attempted armed robbery on a Chicago commuter train was a 15-year-old boy, authorities said.
The Cook County Medical Examiner's office said Monday that Darin McNair, who was stabbed in the chest during the attack earlier that day, was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The teenage cousin of Amir Locke was sentenced to more than 16 years on Monday for his role in a January murder that prompted police to execute a no-knock warrant on the Minneapolis apartment where Locke was killed by a SWAT team officer.
CHICAGO (AP) — Four people were stabbed on a Chicago Transit Authority train early Friday after six men followed another man onto a train and attacked him before he pulled a knife and fought back, police said.
HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a 9-year-old Houston girl who died after she was shot by a man who had opened fire when he was robbed at an ATM said Wednesday they remain angered by a grand jury’s decision to not indict the man.
WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man arrested in a nearly two-decade old cold case will have an initial court appearance Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors plan to charge a Los Angeles man in connection with three murders across Southern California as part of a deadly string of robberies last week at a half-dozen 7-Elevens and a doughnut shop.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Millions of dollars worth of gems and jewelry were stolen in an armored truck robbery last week in Southern California, authorities said Sunday.
The Brink’s truck was robbed in the early morning on July 11 near Los Angeles, said Dana Callahan, a spokeswoman for the security company.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Police said a convenience store customer shot and killed an armed robber in a St. Louis suburb early Saturday.
The QuikTrip customer, who St. Charles police identified only as a 26-year-old man from St.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men were arrested Friday in connection with a series of robberies at Southern California 7-Eleven stores that left two people dead and three wounded. Police said the men are suspected in another killing and other crimes in the region.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A person opened fire at Los Angeles police on Thursday evening as officers responded to a robbery, prompting at least one to shoot back, authorities said.
Two suspects fled in a vehicle and remained at-large hours later, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to federal charges in a 2013 armored car robbery that left a guard dead was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison.
Curtis Johnson Jr., 30, of New Orleans, was sentenced by U.S.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia have arrested two people in connection with a shooting in which they say the pair robbed a man as he lay on the ground dying.
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NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was convicted of murder in connection with a 2019 robbery in New York City that led to a police officer's shooting and death was sentenced Thursday to 30 years to life in prison.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A man pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for a botched robbery that ended with the fatal shooting of an undercover Cleveland detective and his informant.
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a life sentence imposed on a local man over the killing of two Czech tourists during a carjacking robbery in 2015.
Sokol Mjacaj, 27, was convicted of fatally shooting the two tourists in Prekal village, 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of the capital Tirana, according to the verdict made available by the court's spokeswoman.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man who was convicted in a violent Tennessee home invasion robbery that took place 11 years ago has been sentenced to more than 120 years in prison, prosecutors said.
A criminal court judge has sentenced Giorgio Lakeith Jennings to 132 years in prison, including 126 years without the possibility for parole, the Shelby County district attorney's office said in a news release Saturday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two people are dead and a third is in critical but stable condition after a robbery and related standoff Saturday in the Sioux Falls area, officials said.
Police said two people were shot at a business in Hartford, just outside the city, around 9:30 p.m.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man was sentenced to life in prison in the 2018 fatal shooting of an undercover Fort Worth, Texas, police officer, prosecutors said.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island resident previously convicted of bank robbery pleaded guilty Wednesday to being in possession of a gun that a juvenile used to accidentally shoot himself in the knee, federal prosecutors said.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police on Wednesday released without charge two Belgians who were arrested a day earlier on suspicion of involvement in a daring smash and grab jewelry heist at a prestigious art fair.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Smartly dressed robbers wielding what appeared to be weapons and a sledgehammer snatched jewelry in a brazen heist Tuesday at an international art fair in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Charlotte say they shot and seriously injured an armed robbery suspect after he opened fire on officers.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said it received a call Sunday before 1 p.m.
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man pardoned by former Gov. Matt Bevin, who said the man will do “great things with his life,” is facing assault and strangulation charges.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two teenage boys in Glendale are accused of opening fire on police officers in an unprovoked attack.
Glendale authorities said Wednesday both boys, ages 13 and 14, have been booked on several felony charges including aggravated assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm and attempted murder.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A 17-year-old boy pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an Israeli man who was visiting Baltimore for a wedding last year.
Rasheed Morris, 17, is the second of three people charged in the May 2021 shooting death of Efraim Gordon, 31, to enter a guilty plea, The Baltimore Sun reported.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday limited the reach of a federal statute that requires stiff penalties for crimes involving a gun.
The 7-2 decision united both conservative and liberal justices, though one dissenting justice compared the result to "Alice in Wonderland." The justices said the law can’t be used to lengthen the sentences of criminals convicted of a specific attempted robbery offense.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and two counts of attempted robbery in the 2020 shooting death of an AutoZone store employee.
Lamonte Lucas entered the pleas last week and will be sentenced on July 22 for the killing of 40-year-old Nick Blue inside the store, television station KAKE reported.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Supreme Court reinstated a man's murder and robbery convictions in the death of his co-worker on Friday, reversing an appellate ruling that had declared the circumstantial evidence at trial was too weak for guilty verdicts.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa could face criminal charges and is already facing calls to step down over claims that he tried to cover up the theft of millions of dollars in U.S.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A sharply divided Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday that police violated a robbery suspect's constitutional protections by accessing his cellphone without a warrant, calling use of the phone as a tracking device “profoundly invasive."
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Authorities searched Tuesday for a Louisiana teenager serving a sentence of juvenile life who escaped for the third time and is on the run.
The Caddo Parish District Attorney's Office, in a news release, said the 17-year-old escaped Monday while in transport from the Acadiana Center for Youth in Avoyelles Parish to a hospital for treatment to injuries on his hand, when he attacked the driver and fled.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thieves broke into a freight storage area at the Pacific coast seaport of Manzanillo and stole 20 freight containers loaded with partly refined gold and silver ore and television sets, the Mexican Employers Federation said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A jury on Monday convicted a man of murder in connection to a 2019 store robbery that led to the death of a New York City police officer hit by crossfire from other officers' guns.
Jagger Freeman, 28, faces 25 years to life in prison when he is sentenced on June 30, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said.