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Baton Rouge man convicted of rape, kidnapping, armed robbery in 2014 crime wave

Baton Rouge man convicted of rape, kidnapping, armed robbery in 2014 crime wave

A Baton Rouge man accused of spreading terror across East Baton Rouge Parish for 3½ hours the morning of July 27, 2014, was convicted Monday night on rape, armed robbery,...
Baltimore police officer fatally shoots suspect armed with shotgun in attempted 7-Eleven robbery

Baltimore police officer fatally shoots suspect armed with shotgun in attempted 7-Eleven robbery

A Baltimore police officer fatally shot an armed robbery suspect at a convenience store in northeast Baltimore early Monday, police said....
Zion armed robbery suspect held on $1 million bail

Zion armed robbery suspect held on $1 million bail

A Waukegan man is in Lake County jail on $1 million bail Thursday in connection with a Zion armed robbery earlier this month....
Aurora teen charged with armed robbery

Aurora teen charged with armed robbery

An 18-year-old resident of Aurora has been charged with robbery and armed robbery...
Woman uses online dating site to lure man to armed robbery setup

Woman uses online dating site to lure man to armed robbery setup

A man was robbed at gunpoint after he met up with a woman he met on an online dating site....
Military vet among those testifying in crime-wave trial, says armed robber told him,

Military vet among those testifying in crime-wave trial, says armed robber told him, "I ought to shoot you" after he turned over just $35

Several Baton Rouge residents testified Tuesday about the frightening and, in some cases, life-changing encounters they had with Andre Young on a Sunday morning in July 2014, when...
2 injured, 3 wanted in Opelika armed robbery shooting

2 injured, 3 wanted in Opelika armed robbery shooting

Two people were injured after two of the suspects started shooting during the robbery, police said....

"I hope I don't die tonight," recalled victim of 3½-hour crime wave in July 2014

Having just been robbed at gunpoint along with three others and told he was now free to leave, two thoughts ran through David Gradnigo's mind on July 27, 2014, as...

"Hell had broken loose" in EBR, prosecutor says at Baton Rouge man's crime-wave trial

A Baton Rouge man spread "terror" across East Baton Rouge Parish the morning of July 27, 2014, when he allegedly robbed 10 people, two of whom were kidnapped and raped,...
Waukegan police investigate two armed robberies that occurred on the same night

Waukegan police investigate two armed robberies that occurred on the same night

Two robberies, both where two men with a gun approached men walking by themselves, took place Thursday in Waukegan, police said....
Man held on $1 million bail in Zion armed robbery; police seek second suspect

Man held on $1 million bail in Zion armed robbery; police seek second suspect

Police are still looking for one man in connection with an armed robbery of a cellphone store in Zion last week....
Five armed robberies reported around New Orleans Friday

Five armed robberies reported around New Orleans Friday

A group of people standing in an area in Mid-City were robbed at gunpoint around 7:05 p.m., the NOPD reported in a daily log of crime reports....
Waukegan armed robbery suspect surrenders to tactical officers after being tracked by police dog

Waukegan armed robbery suspect surrenders to tactical officers after being tracked by police dog

A homeless man is being held on $2 million bail after being arrested for an armed robbery in Waukegan....
Robbery suspects run into Highland Park police station while fleeing: 'They were hiding behind a vending machine'

Robbery suspects run into Highland Park police station while fleeing: 'They were hiding behind a vending machine'

Three Chicago men charged with armed robbery in Lake Bluff accidentally found themselves at the Highland Park Police station...
Baton Rouge police: Man wrestles gun from repeat robber, holds him until officers arrive

Baton Rouge police: Man wrestles gun from repeat robber, holds him until officers arrive

Baton Rouge police said a man wrestled a gun away from a repeat robber and forced him on the ground until officers arrived early Wednesday morning on East Brookstown Drive....
WSU student robbed at gunpoint on campus

WSU student robbed at gunpoint on campus

Two suspects have been arrested in the alleged robbery...
NOPD: Woman attacked, robbed on porch Friday morning

NOPD: Woman attacked, robbed on porch Friday morning

A 23-year-old woman was sitting on a porch around 11:38 a.m. on the 8700 porch of Green Street when an unknown woman approached and began physically fighting her, the New...
Sheriff: 3 teens escape Baton Rouge youth facility before stealing car, attempting armed robbery

Sheriff: 3 teens escape Baton Rouge youth facility before stealing car, attempting armed robbery

Three teenagers are in custody after having escaped from a Baton Rouge youth facility, stealing a car and driving to St. Bernard Parish, where they stole a gun and tried...
Video shows 5 gun-toting robbers holding up Dearborn beauty supply store

Video shows 5 gun-toting robbers holding up Dearborn beauty supply store

Dearborn police say the five men caught on surveillance video robbed the Kay Beauty Supply shop at gunpoint....
A couple guilty of armed robbery have put Pauline Hanson in hot water

A couple guilty of armed robbery have put Pauline Hanson in hot water

A MELBOURNE couple have been charged following a controversial armed robbery where a woman used a burqa to conceal her identity....
La Grange Park police arrest 17-year-old in armed robbery

La Grange Park police arrest 17-year-old in armed robbery

La Grange Park police say a 17-year-old from Chicago was charged with armed robbery after a hold-up at a 7-Eleven....
Naperville police probe 3rd armed robbery in 5 weeks

Naperville police probe 3rd armed robbery in 5 weeks

Naperville police are investigating the early Monday morning armed robbery of a teenage boy outside a restaurant on Route 59, the third armed robbery in the city since mid-July....
Man walks into gas station posing as a customer. Then he pulls a gun and demands cash.

Man walks into gas station posing as a customer. Then he pulls a gun and demands cash.

A man recently walked into a Valero Gas station north of Coconut Grove, walked up to the cashier, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money....
Police: Annapolis man robbed 7-Eleven implying he had a weapon

Police: Annapolis man robbed 7-Eleven implying he had a weapon

A 46-year-old Annapolis man is facing possible charges of armed robbery after police said he robbed a 7-Eleven in the city Thursday....
Baton Rouge man pleads guilty, sentenced to 39 years in 2015 killing of Prairieville man

Baton Rouge man pleads guilty, sentenced to 39 years in 2015 killing of Prairieville man

A Baton Rouge man was sentenced to 39 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday in a 2015 drug-related shooting death that the victim's father and aunt said sparked a...
Columbia man charged in two gas station armed robberies

Columbia man charged in two gas station armed robberies

Mancel Mbossa-Mbolla was charged with two counts of armed robbery, robbery and theft as well as multiple counts of assault....
Sheriff's Office warrant sweep nabs 16

Sheriff's Office warrant sweep nabs 16

The Hudson County Sheriff's Office arrested 16 people during a warrant sweep dubbed Operation Safer Streets last week including a fugitive from New York who was arrested after a...
Store clerk bear-sprayed during armed robbery in Saskatoon

Store clerk bear-sprayed during armed robbery in Saskatoon

Police say they're not ruling out a connection between an armed robbery in Saskatoon last night and one last week....
Teen answered door to armed duo that blindfolded him and robbed his home, cops say

Teen answered door to armed duo that blindfolded him and robbed his home, cops say

Miami-Dade police are searching for two robbers who forced their way into a home with a 14-year-old inside, blindfolded him on the floor with his own shirt and then made off with...
Dundalk man charged with alleged string of armed robberies

Dundalk man charged with alleged string of armed robberies

A Dundalk man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly committed several armed robberies, including one in Westminster...
More details emerge about trucker killing, how suspect was ID'd, linked to other robberies

More details emerge about trucker killing, how suspect was ID'd, linked to other robberies

The Baton Rouge teen arrested in the Tuesday morning armed robbery and shooting death of a Tennessee truck driver is also accused in a string of nighttime armed robberies in...
Video: Cellphone store employees wrestle with gun-wielding robber

Video: Cellphone store employees wrestle with gun-wielding robber

The surveillance video shows one suspect leap over a store counter, gun in hand, where he grappled with the store's owner and son...
With another appeal denied, man will be 75 before release on robbery conviction

With another appeal denied, man will be 75 before release on robbery conviction

A man convicted of brazen 2007 armed robbery will continue to spend decades behind bars after losing another appeal in court....
Federal charges filed in Munster armed robbery that led to officer-involved shooting

Federal charges filed in Munster armed robbery that led to officer-involved shooting

The robbery case, originally investigated by Munster police, was transferred to the FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office, according to officials....
Meeting to sell festival tickets ends in armed robbery, Naperville police say

Meeting to sell festival tickets ends in armed robbery, Naperville police say

An attempt to sell festival tickets went awry Wednesday in Naperville, when the "buyer" drew a weapon and robbed the seller of the tickets, police said....
15-year-old boy shot by Gary officer following armed robbery: officials

15-year-old boy shot by Gary officer following armed robbery: officials

A 15-year-old boy was in "serious condition" Wednesday after police shot him during an armed robbery pursuit, according to police....
Time added to man's sentence for using profanities in court

Time added to man's sentence for using profanities in court

A judge added 18 months to a Gary man's armed robbery and battery sentence for a profane tirade in court Wednesday....
NOPD: Two robbed at gunpoint while taking photos in 7th Ward Sunday night

NOPD: Two robbed at gunpoint while taking photos in 7th Ward Sunday night

Two people taking photos in the 7th Ward on Sunday night became victims of an armed robbery, New Orleans police said....
Man beaten in French Quarter asking for directions; 4 other robberies reported across New Orleans, police say

Man beaten in French Quarter asking for directions; 4 other robberies reported across New Orleans, police say

A 29-year-old man was robbed near the intersection of Decatur and St. Peter streets about 4:30 a.m. Saturday, after a group he asked for directions brought him to another location...
New Orleans police investigate armed robbery, armed carjacking overnight

New Orleans police investigate armed robbery, armed carjacking overnight

New Orleans police are investigating an armed robbery and an armed carjacking that occurred overnight....
Gun-toting bandit terrorises shop worker

Gun-toting bandit terrorises shop worker

A TERRIFIED milk bar worker was forced to hide for cover behind a counter as a gun-wielding robber stormed the Deer Park store....
Teen arrested in connection with armed robbery in New Orleans East park, police say

Teen arrested in connection with armed robbery in New Orleans East park, police say

A teenager was arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened Monday afternoon in a New Orleans East park, according to local police....
NOPD: One robbed in French Quarter by man posing as parking lot attendant

NOPD: One robbed in French Quarter by man posing as parking lot attendant

A 67-year-old man was robbed early Sunday by a man posing as a parking lot attendant in the French Quarter, New Orleans police said....
Two arrested in armed robberies at Wildwood, The Exchange apartments near LSU

Two arrested in armed robberies at Wildwood, The Exchange apartments near LSU

A 19-year-old and 20-year-old were arrested Monday in two armed robberies of cellphones at Wildwood and The Exchange apartments, two complexes located near LSU, according to Baton...
Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star

Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star

A beloved football hero in the 1960s and '70s, he transitioned effortlessly to movie star, sports commentator and TV pitchman in the years that followed. Here's a timeline of...
Teens charged after handbags snatched

Teens charged after handbags snatched

FOUR teenagers have been charged with a string of offences after three women were allegedly assaulted and robbed on Sunday....
Police searching for bodega robbers caught on video snagging cash and dragging customers

Police searching for bodega robbers caught on video snagging cash and dragging customers

Broward police are searching for an armed robbery pair who hit a Los Paisas Groceries store at 1851 S. State Road 7 on June 27....
BRPD: Planned romantic rendezvous turns to robbery

BRPD: Planned romantic rendezvous turns to robbery

A Baton Rouge man facing allegations that he and a woman conspired to set up two men for an armed robbery with promises of sex was captured Wednesday after more...
Video: Man pulls out gun during robbery of Slidell American Cash Advance store Monday

Video: Man pulls out gun during robbery of Slidell American Cash Advance store Monday

Slidell Police are searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of American Cash Advance around noon Monday....
Missing pug dog Egg dead, police confirm

Missing pug dog Egg dead, police confirm

POLICE have confirmed that missing pug Egg was never missing but died at his owner’s home on February 9....