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Deputy's son accused of stealing cruiser, pulling over ex-girlfriend

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Robber holds up gas station with handgun

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2 women accused of trying to rob bank while dressed as nuns

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West Chicago Police Seek Public’s Help In Finding Masked Armed Robbery Suspects

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West Chicago police search for masked armed robbery suspects

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Police: Man, 70, beaten and robbed on CTA Red Line

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2 suspected in Pennsylvania bank heist while dressed as nuns

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Marijuana robbery motive for killing in West Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) - Authorities have identified an 18-year-old Seattle man and three juveniles as suspects in the stabbing death of a 15-year-old boy who police say was lured to a West Seattle park so he could be robbed of marijuana he allegedly had. The Seattle Times reports the 18-year-old was arrested Tuesday afternoon at his house less than a mile from Westcrest Park, where, jail and court records say, Derek "Peachy" Juarez-Lopez was jumped, stabbed and robbed on Sept   Read More ...
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Smash-and-grab thief targets Loop store; 7-Eleven robbed at knifepoint hours apart
An armed robbery and a burglary were reported hours apart early Thursday near City Hall in the Loop.   Read More ...
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Sketch shows man who held up Atlanta councilman, candidate
Police have released a sketch of the man they are seeking in connection with the carjacking and armed robbery of an Atlanta city councilman and a council candidate. C.T. Martin and candidate Andrea Boone were robbed Sept. 30 about 9:45 p.m. as they left Boone’s campaign headquarters on Lynhurst Drive, police said. A man approached them and demanded money as well as their car keys, police spokesman Carlos Campos told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution at the time   Read More ...
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Deputy's son accused of stealing cruiser, pulling over ex-girlfriend
Teen is son of Palm Beach County sheriff's office lieutenant. . WEBVTT TED: THE SON OF A PALM BEACHCOUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICELIEUTENANT IS FACING SOMESERIOUS CHARGES.BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFF'SDEPUTIES ARRESTED CHRISTOPHERCOMBS.HE FACES CHARGES OF ROBBERY WITHA WEAPON, IMPERSONATING A LAWENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND SEVERALCOUNTS OF FALSE IMPRISONMENT.INVESTIGATORS SAY COMBS STOLEHIS FATHER'S UNMARKED PBSOPATROL CAR AND DROVE TO POMPANOBEACH.THAT'S WHERE DETECTIVES SAY HEPULLED OVER HIS EX-GIRLFRIEND,HER NEW BOYFRIEND, AND ROBBETHEM AT GUNPOINT   Read More ...
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Robber holds up gas station with handgun
Suspect took cash, police say. . Robber holds up gas station with handgun Suspect took cash, police say OMAHA, Neb. — A gas station near 72nd and Blondo streets was robbed early Thursday morning. Omaha police said a man walked in around 5 a.m., showed a handgun and demanded cash. He left after a clerk handed some over. The man was last seen driving eastbound from the store, investigators said   Read More ...
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Hotel Robbery In Maspeth, Queens
An armed robbery at a hotel in Maspeth, Queens.   Read More ...
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2 Suspects Sought In Queens Hotel Robbery
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are investigating a robbery at a hotel in Queens. It happened just after 5 a.m. Thursday at a hotel along Maurice Avenue near 54th Avenue in Maspeth. Two suspects, one possibly armed with a gun and the second with a knife, robbed the front desk of the hotel of about $200 in cash, CBS2’s Jim Smith reported   Read More ...
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Neighbors on alert following rash of armed robberies in Fairmount
Police are investigating four armed robberies that occurred in the area just over the past week. The description in each armed robbery is the same and so is the way the assailant approaches his victims.   Read More ...
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2 women accused of trying to rob bank while dressed as nuns
TANNERSVILLE, Pa. Melisa Aquino Arias, 23, of the Dominican Republic, and Swahilys Pedraza-Rodriguez, 19, of New Haven, Connecticut, were actually charged with robbing two banks in New Jersey while wearing head scarves, but law enforcement officials say the two women are also suspected in the attempted robbery of the Citizens Bank in Tannersville, Pennsylvania, on Aug. 28. The Tannersville heist — which reportedly was carried out by two young women wearing black nun’s habits and veils — ended in failure when the perpetrators fled the scene without any money after an alarm was triggered   Read More ...
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Caught On Tape: Armed Robbers Hit Verizon Store Ordering Clerks To The Floor
The Verizon store in San Marino was hit for the third time in seven months. Elsa Ramon reports from the location and explains why it's such a popular target for thieves -- despite being doors down from a police station.   Read More ...
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Carjacking suspect wounded during shootout with deputies in north Harris County
Deputies shot and wounded an armed robbery suspect in north Harris County on Wednesday night after he allegedly carjacked a man, led them on a chase and opened fire on the officers, according to the Precinct 4 Constable's Office. The chase ended at an apartment complex entrance in the 13000 block of Ella, the constable's office said in a news release   Read More ...
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String of Hartford Armed Robberies Linked to Buy-and-Sell Apps
Hartford police are investigating several recent armed robberies related to a pair of online buy-and-sell applications. Police have received reports of six robberies related to Offer Up and Let-Go apps over the past month. Four incidents took place in the Blue Hills neighborhood and two more in the area of Deerfield Avenue. In all of the cases, customers went to a certain location expecting to purchase an iPhone or car but instead, they were forced to give up their personal possessions at gunpoint, according to Hartford police   Read More ...
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Police: Marijuana robbery was motive for teen’s killing in West Seattle last month
An 18-year-old Seattle man and three juveniles have been identified as suspects in the September stabbing death of a 15-year-old boy who police say was lured to a West Seattle park so he could be robbed of marijuana he allegedly had. The 18-year-old was arrested Tuesday afternoon at his house less than a mile from Westcrest Park, where Derek “Peachy” Juarez-Lopez was jumped, stabbed and robbed on Sept   Read More ...
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Several armed robberies reported after victims used “OfferUp” and “LetGo” apps
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–Hartford police are investigating several armed robberies that took place when victims used the “OfferUp” or “LetGo” phone apps. The apps are used to allow people to meet to buy and sell items. Police are investigating four separate incidents in the Blue Hills neighborhood of Hartford, and two at 68 Deerfield Avenue. All six incidents have similar suspect descriptions   Read More ...
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2 armed robbers demand $1 from Brockton convenience store
2 armed robbers demand $1 from Brockton convenience store BROCKTON, Mass. — Two men who robbed a city convenience store while armed on Tuesday afternoon could face much higher penalties than the potential reward they sought, the Enterprise reports. Police say that’s because they only asked for a single dollar. Officers responded to Brockton Market and Deli, at 238 Forest Ave   Read More ...
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Violent crime victims struggle to get restitution
Once robbed by a teenager, an Alabaster man feels victimized again. He hasn't seen a dime of the thousands of dollars ordered in restitution. "He put the gun to her head and said give me the keys," Donald English says as he recalls the horrifying night he and his wife faced an armed 14-year-old. They were working late cleaning the parking lot of a Bessemer Waffle House   Read More ...
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Seekonk police investigating Santander robbery
SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) – Seekonk police are looking for a man who they say robbed the Santander Bank on Central Avenue Wednesday morning. Police say a man with a dark complexion walked into the bank just after 9 a.m. and handed a note to the tellers, claiming he had a weapon and demanded money. He was last seen running out of the bank towards Baker’s Corners and Newman Avenue   Read More ...
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man convicted of 2014 Sauk County bank robbery
Julian Thomas, 41, was found guilty of armed bank robbery and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence after a jury deliberated for 10 hours. The U.S. Attorney's Office said that the evidence showed that Thomas and James Thompson, 29, also of Madison, robbed People's Community Bank in Plain on Oct. 7, 2014. Thompson, who pleaded guilty about two weeks ago to robbing the bank and to the same gun charge as Thomas, testified that he and Thomas both committed the robbery   Read More ...
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Rockford woman wanted in connection with attempted armed robbery
Police are searching for a woman they say attempted to rob a Rockford cafe Monday afternoon. Rockford Police are searching for Jean O’Neil, 53, of Rockford. She is wanted on attempted aggravated robbery charges. Police say officers were called out to Wired Cafe, 414 East State Street, around 1:30 p.m. Monday on a report of an attempted armed robbery. When officers arrived, they learned that a suspect came into the business and gave an employee a note demanding money and claiming she had a weapon   Read More ...
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2nd teen arrested after 3 fatally shot in Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police say they've arrested a second teenager in connection with the robbery and fatal shootings of three men in an Indianapolis apartment. Police say 18-year-old Devante Gilbert was arrested on a warrant for robbery after he surrendered with his attorney Tuesday at police headquarters. He is being held in the Marion County Jail awaiting his initial hearing   Read More ...
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Photos released in robbery of 81-year-old at Loop CTA 'L' station
Police on Wednesday released photos of an attacker who seriously injured an 81-year-old man during a robbery on a Loop CTA platform this week. The man was on a Brown Line train approaching the Washington/Wabash station at 29 N. Wabash Ave. when the robber “ripped the victim's cell phone from his hand’’ as the doors opened about 9:30 p.m. Monday, police said   Read More ...
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2nd teen arrested after 3 fatally shot in Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indianapolis police say they've arrested a second teenager in connection with the robbery and fatal shootings of three men in an Indianapolis apartment. Police say 18-year-old Devante Gilbert was arrested on a warrant for robbery after he surrendered with his attorney Tuesday at police headquarters. He is being held in the Marion County Jail awaiting his initial hearing   Read More ...
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Mom Arrested For Bank Robbery While Baby Waits In Car
SHIRLEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Suffolk County Police arrested a 20-year-old woman who allegedly attempted to rob a bank while her baby waited outside in a vehicle. Police say Madison Munoz, 20, was arrested and charged with Robbery 3rd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Witnesses at Bridgehampton National Bank in Shirley say a woman entered around 9:50 a.m. and presented a note demanding cash from a bank teller, then left after in a vehicle after the teller complied   Read More ...
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FBI: 'Fashion Forward Bandit' suspected of robbing Valley banks, businesses
PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Authorities are looking for the "Fashion Forward Bandit," who's accused of committing a series of nine armed robberies in the Valley. The FBI says the suspect, dubbed the "Fashion Forward Bandit," committed a series of nine armed robberies at banks and businesses in Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Glendale, Surprise, Gilbert and Mesa between August 4 and October 11. During each robbery, the FBI says the suspect posed as a customer before going to the front counter and presenting a threatening note or showing a handgun and demanding money to a store employee   Read More ...
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Surveillance Cam Captures Moment Victim Of Hialeah Robbery Struck By Getaway Car
HIALEAH (CBSMiami) – Shocking surveillance video shows a juvenile victim chasing his robber before being struck by the getaway vehicle. The victim was walking home and texting, in the area of West 34th Lane and 76th Street, when someone came up behind him, snatched his phone and ran. The victim ran after him and was struck and nearly run over by the getaway driver   Read More ...
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VIDEO: Victim Of Hialeah Armed Robbery Struck By Getaway Car
Hialeah Police arrested the driver and his accomplice.   Read More ...
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Police release sketch of Spartanburg armed robbery suspect
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - The Spartanburg Police Department is asking for help identifying a suspect in an armed robbery. On Oct. 12, officers said a male suspect entered a business at 115 Southport Road and demanded possessions from a victim. According to the incident report, the suspect was armed with a handgun and pointed it at the victim's face. A K-9 team attempted to track the suspect but was unsuccessful   Read More ...
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Trumbull man charged after bank robbery in Monroe
MONROE — A Trumbull resident was charged Wednesday after police say he committed armed robbery at a bank in Monroe in September. Police charged Joseph Grosso, 33, of Trumbull, with first-degree robbery, second-degree robbery and criminal possession of a firearm. On Sept. 14, police said Grosso robbed the People’s Bank at 435 Main St. and displayed a handgun. Police said over $11,000 was taken   Read More ...
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Teen robbed of clothes outside home in Little Rock's Hillcrest neighborhood, police say
A 17-year-old Little Rock resident reported being robbed of thousands of dollars worth of clothes and shoes that he was trying to sell through a phone app after the would-be buyers showed up, grabbed the items and fled, authorities said. It happened about 11 p.m. Tuesday outside a home in the 300 block of Ridgeway Drive, which runs north off Markham Street west of Kavanaugh Boulevard in Little Rock's Hillcrest neighborhood   Read More ...
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Police: Little Rock sandwich shop robbed at gunpoint while teen employee hid under counter
A Little Rock sandwich shop was held up at gunpoint Tuesday by robbers who stole cash while a 17-year-old employee hid under the counter, police said. Shortly after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the Subway at 7212 Geyer Springs Road, according to a report from the Little Rock Police Department. Two female employees, ages 34 and 17, told police that two male assailants wearing black masks and black shirts came into the restaurant, pointed handguns at them and demanded money, the report said   Read More ...
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Kardashian Family on Blac Chyna's Lawsuit: 'This Is Why They Warned Rob in the First Place,' Says Source
“They knew it was coming,” says the insider of the family’s reaction to the lawsuit, which Chyna, 29, filed on Tuesday against her ex-fiancé Rob, 30, for allegedly damaging her brand and verbally and physically abusing her. “They didn’t know that everyone in the family would be named in the suit, but it’s still not shocking news,” says the source. “This is how they know Chyna — she is dramatic and will do everything to still be attached to the Kardashian name   Read More ...
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West Chicago Police Seek Public’s Help In Finding Masked Armed Robbery Suspects
CHICAGO (CBS) — West Chicago police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down three men who robbed a store at gunpoint on Monday night. West Chicago Police Commander Eric Shipman said three masked men burst into the AT&T Store on Route 59. WBBM’s Jim Gudas reports. “One lone employee in the store at the time had been taken at gunpoint into a back room   Read More ...
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Judge grants request to delay trial for man charged in deadly Conway bank robbery to next term
FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – A U.S. District Court judge has granted an order to delay the trial until the next term for the suspect accused of shooting and killing two employees during a Conway bank robbery in August. This order comes after Brandon Council chose to waive his right to a speedy trial and “have my case continued beyond the next term of court,” according to documents filed Monday   Read More ...
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Woman gets 20 years for string of crimes in multiple states
Brittany Harper, 32, along with Blake Fitzgerald, carjacked Alabama couple during crime spree. . Woman gets 20 years for string of crimes in multiple states Brittany Harper, 32, along with Blake Fitzgerald, carjacked Alabama couple during crime spree PENSACOLA, Fla. — A Missouri woman has been sentenced in Florida to 20 years in prison for part of a string of crimes in multiple states   Read More ...
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Kardashians Urge That Blac Chyna Was High On Coke, Booze When She Attacked Rob Kardashian
The Kardashians are responding to Blac Chyna’s lawsuit by saying that it wasn’t Rob who attacked Blac Chyna in the domestic violence incident, they are saying it was Chyna who put the beatdown on Rob as she was drunk and on cocaine after a wild night at a strip club. Blac Chyna is suing all the Kardashians, including Rob, Kris, Khloe, Kourtney, and Kim, plus two Jenners, Kylie and Kendall, saying they sabotaged her reality show (with Rob Kardashian)   Read More ...
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Reckless driving by victim leads to arrest of gas station robbers in Dodge County, police say
A woman stopped for reckless driving in West Bend early Tuesday morning led to the arrest of three people who allegedly robbed the woman at gunpoint near Lomira. The three suspects from Milwaukee were stopped for a traffic violation by a Washington County Sheriff's Office deputy, with the deputy finding out the three were suspects in the robbery. It started at about 1 a   Read More ...
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2 men get 100-plus year sentences for violent home robberies
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two men have each been sentenced to more than a century in prison for a string of violent robberies in Rochester, New York, three years ago. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 37-year-old Matthew Nix, of Rochester, and 36-year-old Earl McCoy, of Brooklyn, were sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Rochester to prison terms of 155 years and 135 years, respectively   Read More ...
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Fleeing Stoughton bank robbers crash near Madison church, police say
A high speed chase that reached up to 120 mph on the Beltline Tuesday afternoon ended on a frontage road when the pursued car crashed near a church. Two bank robbery suspects in the car fled on foot but were arrested a short distance away. The incident started about 12:45 p.m. at Home Savings Bank in Stoughton, when two armed suspected robbed the bank and fled in a silver-colored Chrysler bearing Michigan plates   Read More ...
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Man accused of carjacking veteran sentenced to prison
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of carjacking a military veteran and dragging the 67-year-old about 30 feet down a roadway has been sentenced to prison. Thirty-two-year-old Eddie Quick was sentenced Tuesday to a total term of 26 to 52 years in state prison. WFMZ-TV reports that Quick was accused of stealing a car in 2015 in Mount Pocono and threatening to stab to the victim when he resisted   Read More ...
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Suspects caught on camera trying to rob pot shop
DENVER - Three would be burglars probably should have "scoped out" the Sweet Leaf marijuana dispensary on South Federal Boulevard in Denver. They might have seen the "smile you're on camera" and "no weapons allowed" signs on the front of the building.Instead, they were caught on a security camera trying to shoot their way into the back of the shop. Denver Police officers were there within three minutes and arrested all three people about a block away from the store   Read More ...
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