Maryland gun shop robbery leaves 1 dead; 4 at large

U.S. 06/13/19, 11:29

Maryland Police responding to a burglary at a Rockville gun shop say one person is dead and four others are at large and "armed and dangerous" after a clash with authorities.News outlets report five men used a stolen vehicle to smash into the gun shop early Thursday morning. Investigators responded ...

Update: Alabama inmate executed for killing preacher

U.S. 05/30/19, 19:40

The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 7:35 p.m. A man convicted of using a sword and knife to kill a country preacher during a robbery has been executed in Alabama, weeks after he was initially scheduled to die. Christopher Lee Price was killed by lethal injection ...

After delay, Alabama set to execute man for pastor’s slaying

U.S. 05/30/19, 18:50

A man who was nearly put to death before an execution warrant expired last month amid disagreements between U.S. Supreme Court justices is again set to die by injection in Alabama.Christopher Lee Price's execution was scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at Holman prison, but officials said it had been temporarily ...

Alabama set to execute man for pastor’s slaying

U.S. 05/30/19, 00:13

A man who was nearly put to death before an execution warrant expired last month amid disagreements between U.S. Supreme Court justices is again set to die by lethal injection in Alabama.Christopher Lee Price's execution is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at Holman prison.The 46-year-old was convicted of using a ...

Prosecutor to decide if police who shot kids can be charged

U.S. 05/23/19, 13:34

A prosecutor is reviewing an investigative report to determine if two police officers who shot into a truck injuring three children and a robbery suspect in southeast Oklahoma should face criminal charges.The Hugo police officers opened fire April 26, wounding 21-year-old William Devaughn Smith and the children, ages 5, 4 ...

‘3 strikes’ sentencing reform leaves out Washington inmates

U.S. 05/21/19, 00:13

A small group of inmates, disproportionately black, are set to stay in Washington state prisons for life — left out of the latest in a multi-year wave of reforms easing tough-on-crime "three strikes" laws around the U.S.At least 24 states including Washington passed such laws during the 1990s, embracing tough-on-crime ...

Funeral planned for Georgia officer who was fatally shot

U.S. 05/15/19, 08:54

A weekend funeral is planned for a Georgia police officer who was fatally shot as officers hunted for an armed robbery suspect.Savannah police announced the funeral for Sgt. Kelvin Ansari is scheduled for Saturday. Ansari will be buried at Savannah's historic Bonaventure Cemetery following a church service.A news release from ...

Savannah police mourn sergeant killed by robbery suspect

U.S. 05/13/19, 13:42

Police Sgt. Kelvin Ansari had just arrived for his evening shift when he greeted Lt. Gregory Mitchell with a joke and laugh. A few hours later, the lieutenant was driving his co-worker's wife to the hospital after Ansari got shot while responding to an armed robbery call. Ansari, 50, didn't survive. The ...

Oklahoma officers in shooting that hurt children named

U.S. 05/03/19, 19:51

Authorities in Oklahoma on Friday identified two police officers present when at least one of them shot into a pickup truck last week and wounded three children and a man suspected in a robbery.Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Brook Arbeitman confirmed that Hugo police detectives Billy Jenkins and Chad ...

Suspect arrested in fatal attack on North Texas woman, 91

Texas 05/02/19, 12:07

A North Texas man has been charged with capital murder in the death of a 91-year-old acquaintance who police say was attacked and her vehicle taken. Wichita County jail records show 42-year-old Byron Rickard of Wichita Falls was being held without bond Thursday. Online records don't list an attorney representing Rickard, ...

Update: Agency: Oklahoma police shooting probe ongoing

U.S. 04/29/19, 18:37

The Latest on a police shooting in Oklahoma that left three children and a man suspected in a robbery injured (all times local):6:30 p.m.The state agency investigating an Oklahoma police shooting that left three children and a robbery suspect injured has given few details but says the probe is ongoing ...

Residents of Oklahoma town demand answers in police shooting

U.S. 04/29/19, 12:33

Residents of an Oklahoma town are demanding answers after police opened fire on a truck, wounding three children and a robbery suspect.It isn't clear why two Hugo officers opened fire Friday on the truck that 21-year-old William Devaughn Smith and the children were in. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation ...

Man jailed after hospital release following police shooting

U.S. 04/28/19, 14:34

A man who was arrested on a robbery warrant after police opened fire on the truck he was in, injuring three young children, has been released from a Texas hospital.Choctaw County Jail records indicate that 21-year-old William Devaughn Smith was being held Sunday on an aggravated robbery complaint. The records ...

Non-life threatening wounds for 3 kids in Oklahoma shooting

Texas 04/27/19, 17:21

The injuries suffered by three children when Oklahoma police fired at a robbery suspect in a pickup truck are non-life-threatening, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Saturday. OSBI spokeswoman Brook Arbeitman said the 5-, 4- and 1-year-old children were taken to a Tulsa-area hospital. Their names and conditions were not ...

Mo Farah’s hotel room robbed at training camp

World 04/24/19, 09:36

When Mo Farah entered his hotel room on his 36th birthday last month in Ethiopia, he quickly noticed he had been robbed.A locked case had been opened. Two phones were taken. A watch given to him by his wife was gone. So, too, was his cash.The four-time Olympic champion said ...

Prison term Ok’d for man acquitted in ‘Goodfellas’ heist

U.S. 04/23/19, 14:53

A judge properly considered a legendary airport robbery recounted in the movie "Goodfellas" when she sentenced a reputed mobster to eight years in prison for an unrelated road rage arson, an appeals court said Tuesday.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan made the determination as it upheld the ...

Parole granted for driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist

U.S. 04/17/19, 17:24

Former left-wing revolutionary Judith Clark was granted parole Wednesday after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role as getaway driver in a 1981 Brink's armored truck robbery that left two police officers and a security guard dead."You were wrong. Your behavior was criminal. Your callous disregard for ...

Albania prosecutors seize properties of airport money robber

Europe 04/12/19, 08:48

Albanian prosecutors have confiscated the properties of a man who was shot dead during an airport robbery that saw armed men take a large sum of cash as it was loaded onto a passenger plane.Prosecutors said Friday they seized 300,000 euros ($340,000) as well as apartments, a villa and nine ...

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