Robbery

January 03, 2018 - 2:03 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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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 - 8:33 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 - 5:50 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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December 27, 2017 - 6:28 am
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man who tried and failed to rob an Ohio convenience store with a fake gun made from pieces of furniture has been charged with robbery. Akron police say the man walked into a local Circle K store Monday afternoon waving what appeared to be a rifle and demanding cash...
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This photo released Friday Dec. 15, 2017 by Italian Carabinieri shows a man identified as Norbert Feher, from Serbia, arrested near Cantavieja, Spain, after he allegedly shot and killed a civilian and two Civil Guard police Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Spanish authorities on Friday arrested Feher, a homicide suspect wanted for months by Italy after three people were killed a day earlier in Spain, including two Civil Guards. (Italian Carabinieri, HO/ANSA via AP)
December 17, 2017 - 6:39 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court says that a man suspected of killing three people in Spain has agreed to eventually being extradited to Italy to face more charges of homicides and robberies. Spain's National Court said Sunday that Norbert Feher, a 36-year-old from Serbia, will be sent back to Italy...
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December 15, 2017 - 7:27 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities on Friday arrested a homicide suspect wanted for months by Italy after three people were killed a day earlier in Spain, including two Civil Guards. Norbert Feher, a 36 year-old from Serbia, was arrested near Cantavieja, a town in northeastern rural Spain, after he...
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December 14, 2017 - 4:24 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police believe the same group of masked men is responsible in the thefts of ATMs from the lobbies of five hotels over the past six days, including four in the last four nights. Police Robbery Division Lt. Cathy Richards said Thursday that in all five heists — the last three...
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December 11, 2017 - 2:07 pm
The New Orleans Police Department has arrested two men in connection with a carjacking in Uptown New Orleans early Sunday morning. Around 1:45 a.m. Sunday, two men had parked their car in the 1000 block of Milan St. and were walking towards their home when two other man approached them and...
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December 08, 2017 - 10:53 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman accused of robbing three banks while she was more than eight months pregnant pleaded guilty to robbing two of them and was sentenced to four years in prison. The State Journal reports that 32-year-old Lisa Harding of Madison was also ordered to pay back money...
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Michael Lee Nivens is seen in an undated photo provided by the Hoke County, N.C., Sheriff's Office. Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said Nivens was wanted in connection with the attack Monday, Dec. 3, 2017, on a teacher who was attacked after school at West Hoke Elementary School near Raeford. Nivens is charged with attempted first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. Peterkin said Nivens was also wanted for unrelated sexual assault and church thefts. (Hoke County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 3:57 pm
RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) — A man who beat a teacher inside a North Carolina elementary school after asking about a former employee has been arrested, authorities said. Michael Lee Nivens is charged with attempted first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in the attack after school Monday...
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