Robbery

January 17, 2018 - 8:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A security guard who was arrested after a prostitute fell out of his car is suspected of raping more than a dozen women or girls as young as 15 at gunpoint in Los Angeles County, police said Wednesday. Ferdinand Ervin Flowers, 35, of Long Beach, pleaded not guilty Wednesday with...
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This Sunday, Jan. 15, 2018 photo released by the Tucson Police Department shows suspect Robert Francis Krebs, an 80-year-old man they say robbed a credit union at gunpoint. Police announced Sunday that a tip led to the arrest of Krebs after police circulated surveillance photos of him entering the Pyramid Credit Union and at a teller's window. They say Krebs had a handgun, demanded money from the teller and was given cash before running out of the bank. (Tucson Police Department via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 4:17 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Arizona have arrested an 80-year-old man they say robbed a credit union at gunpoint. Tucson police said Sunday that a tip led to the arrest of Robert Francis Krebs after authorities circulated surveillance photos of him entering the Pyramid Credit Union and at a...
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January 11, 2018 - 8:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twentieth Century Fox Film says it is canceling the studio's planned movie based on Jeffrey Toobin's Patricia Hearst book "American Heiress." Toobin's non-fiction book chronicled the saga of Hearst's kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974 and her eventual bank...
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In this image made from video, French police attend the scene outside the Ritz Hotel in Paris, France, after a robbery Wednesday evening Jan. 10, 2018. Police said Wednesday that five people, at least some armed, entered the luxury Ritz Hotel and made off with goods, likely to be jewels, worth “an important” sum, and reported that three robbers were arrested and two escaped capture.(Clement Lanot via AP)
January 11, 2018 - 4:58 am
PARIS (AP) — Paris police have recovered some jewels stolen from the Ritz Hotel in a multimillion-euro robbery attempt, but are still searching Thursday for two thieves and the rest of the missing luxury merchandise. The dramatic heist Wednesday evening raised questions about security in one of the...
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In this image made from video, French police attend the scene outside the Ritz Hotel in Paris, France, after a robbery Wednesday evening Jan. 10, 2018. Police said Wednesday that five people, at least some armed, entered the luxury Ritz Hotel and made off with goods, likely to be jewels, worth “an important” sum, and reported that three robbers were arrested and two escaped capture.(Clement Lanot via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — Armed thieves entered the luxury Ritz Hotel in Paris and stole valuable jewels and other goods from a hotel boutique Wednesday, officials said, carrying out an unusually brazen heist in one of the world's most prestigious neighborhoods. Three suspects were quickly arrested near the...
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A Ryanair passenger who apparently got fed up waiting to get off a plane stands on the wing of a Ryanair plane at Malaga airport, Spain, Monday Jan. 1, 2018, filmed by another passenger. After various delays in the flight from London's Stansted Airport, the passenger, who has not been named, used the emergency exit to climb onto the wing after landing in Spain New Year's Day. (Fernando del Valle Villalobos via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 2:55 pm
FLORIDA MAN CALLS 911 TO REPORT HIMSELF DRUNK DRIVING WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. Polk County Sheriff's officials say the dispatcher kept him talking...
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January 03, 2018 - 3:03 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer for a man accused of strangling a friend during a robbery and throwing her body off a New Jersey bridge claims his client made up stories about planning to rob and kill the victim as part of a horror film an acquaintance was making. Liam McAtasney's attorney, Charles...
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December 30, 2017 - 2:16 pm
OLD FORGE, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor has determined that police were justified in shooting and killing an armed bank robbery suspect following a chase in Pennsylvania. Lackawanna County District Attorney Shane Scanlon says officers had "no choice" but to shoot 40-year-old John Souder after he...
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ADDS THAT ROBINSON IS AT LEFT - In this Dec. 23, 2017, image made from a video provided by Honolulu news station KHON, Alan Robinson, left, and Walter Macfarlane are interviewed in Honolulu. The two Hawaii men grew up as best friends and recently learned that they're actually brothers. They revealed the surprise to family and friends over the holidays. The two, who have been friends for 60 years, were born in Hawaii 15 months apart and met in the sixth grade. (KHON via AP)
December 30, 2017 - 9:33 am
POLICE: SUSPECT WEARING "TRUST ME" T-SHIRT STEALS CAR FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A suspect wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with "Trust Me" allegedly stole a car with an accomplice in Fairfax County, Virginia. The Washington Post reports that the two suspects from Falls Church were arrested by police in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2015, file photo, Vincent Asaro, center, leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, after he was acquitted of charges he helped plan a legendary 1978 Lufthansa heist retold in the hit film "Goodfellas." The legendary airport robbery has come back to haunt Asaro, an 82-year-old mobster who's been sentenced to eight years in prison for an unrelated road rage arson by a New York judge who cited the heist. He reacted to his sentencing Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, with disgust, calling it a "death sentence." (AP Photo/Mike Balsamo, File)
December 28, 2017 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A legendary airport robbery recounted in the movie "Goodfellas" came back to haunt an 82-year-old mobster on Thursday, when a judge cited evidence of his role in it while sentencing him to eight years in prison for an unrelated road rage arson. Vincent Asaro, balding and...
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