Robbery

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September 08, 2019 - 3:45 pm
An LSU graduate student killed during a gas station robbery was months away from returning home to Bangladesh to get married. The Advocate reports that friends say 29-year-old Md Firoz-Ul-Amin planned to get married in December and bring his bride back to Baton Rouge. He had been working on his Ph...
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This undated photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction shows Larry Via. Larry Via, an Ohio inmate whose writing published in biker magazines was cited by police in charging him with the shooting death of a motorist found along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in 1972, police said Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. ( the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction via AP)
September 06, 2019 - 11:46 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An Ohio prison inmate's writing published in biker magazines was cited by police in charging him with the shooting death of a motorist found along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in 1972, police said Friday. Larry Joseph Via, 75, was charged with criminal homicide and robbery in...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2019, file photo, Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder announces that 39-year-old Zachary David O'Neill has pleaded guilty to the brutal 1998 killing of 18-year-old Miranda Fenner, during a news conference in Billings, Mont. The case garnered national attention at the time of the killing but frustrated law enforcement when it remained unsolved. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
August 22, 2019 - 6:43 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — More than 17 years after he slashed the throat of a teenage clerk while robbing a Montana video store, Zachary O'Neill says guilt overcame him and he tried to tell authorities. But it was another three years after he first confessed in a psychiatric hospital, and later to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2010 file photo, people walk along Ramblas Street in Barcelona, Spain. Police officials in Spain said on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2019, that muggings or street robberies, employing violence or intimidation have spiked sharply in Barcelona. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
August 22, 2019 - 11:40 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Robberies involving violence or intimidation have spiked sharply in Barcelona, one of Europe's most attractive summer vacation destinations, Spanish police officials said. Officials from the regional police force for Catalonia said muggings or street robberies that include...
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Garden Grove police leave the scene of a stabbing in Garden Grove, Calif., Thursday., Aug. 8, 2019. A man killed four people and wounded two in a string of robberies and stabbings in California's Orange County before he was arrested, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
August 09, 2019 - 5:57 pm
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The suspect in a Southern California stabbing rampage that left four people dead and two injured pleaded not guilty Friday to murder, attempted murder and other counts. Zachary Castaneda was arrested Wednesday by police responding to two hours of slashing and stabbing...
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Garden Grove Police Chief Tom DaRe, center, and PIO Carl Whitney address the media next to a booking mug shot of Zachary Castaneda posted outside of the Garden Grove Police Department headquarters in Garden Grove, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. Investigators believe Castaneda, a documented gang member, stabbed several people to death and wounded a few others as he targeted his victims at random during a bloody rampage across two Southern California cities, authorities said. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 08, 2019 - 3:57 pm
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The man who killed four people and wounded two others in random stabbings across two Southern California cities is a gang member with a violent criminal record who had served time in prison, authorities said Thursday. Zachary Castaneda "could have injured or killed many...
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Garden Grove police stand watch at the scene of a stabbing in Garden Grove, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. A man killed multiple people and wounded others in a string of robberies and stabbings in California's Orange County before he was arrested, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
August 08, 2019 - 1:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was "full of anger" stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were apparently targeted at random, authorities said. The 33-year-old man from Garden Grove robbed more...
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Garden Grove police stand watch at the scene of a stabbing in Garden Grove, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. A man killed multiple people and wounded others in a string of robberies and stabbings in California's Orange County before he was arrested, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
August 08, 2019 - 1:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was "full of anger" went on a two-hour stabbing and robbery rampage in Southern California, killing four people and wounding two others, authorities said Wednesday. The 33-year-old Garden Grove man was taken into custody after he came out of a 7-Eleven in Santa Ana,...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base and onto his Bedminster, N.J., golf club. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
August 02, 2019 - 10:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Rep. Elijah Cummings (all times local): 4 p.m. President Donald Trump says he was not intending to send a "wise guy tweet" when he chimed in Friday on the attempted robbery at the house of Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings. The president had tweeted: "Really bad news!...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 01, 2019 - 9:04 am
New Orleans Police say a very tall man robbed a victim at a Garden District ATM, and the victim bit the criminal. It happened shortly after midnight at Jackson Ave. and Saint Charles Ave. "Perpetrator demanded money from victim at ATM & snatched it," according to a police report. The 32-year-...
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