Armed Robbery

British female motorcyclist stays in Bolivia for a year to see the machete gang who raped and left her for dead put behind bars for total of 42 years

• <b>Vasilisa Komarova, 37, was raped, robbed and abandoned by a lagoon in Bolivia</b>• <b><br>Was brutally attacked by three men who held machetes to her neck and</b> …

Crime

Police Use of Facial Recognition With License Databases Spur Privacy Concerns

Thirty-one states now allow law-enforcement officials to access license photos to help identify potential suspects<p>Police in the small Maryland city of Hagerstown used a cutting edge, facial recognition program last week to track down a robbery suspect, marking one of the first such instances of the …

Surveillance

Jailed rap mogul Suge Knight hopes to get out for a day to attend his mother's funeral after she passed away, aged 77, due to deteriorating health

• <b>Suge Knight's mother, Maxine Chatman, died Sunday at a hospital in California</b>• <b><br>She reportedly suffered a stroke last month and her health had</b> …

Crime

Robber fled with cash drawer in Dollar General hold-up on Saturday: NOPD | NOLA.com

The Dollar General on Earhart Boulevard was robbed Saturday <b></b>morning (June 16), according to New Orleans police.<p>Around 9:15 a.m., a person entered the …

Crime

Increased patrols after juvenile crime spree

The juveniles are accused of breaking into and robbing several businesses over a month-long period. The youngest is just nine-years-old.<p>Published: …

Crime

24 YEARS AGO: The infamous O.J. Simpson white Bronco chase

(WIVB) - 24 years ago, O.J. Simpson led police in a low speed chase on a Los Angeles freeway in the now infamous white Ford Bronco.<p>Simpson had been a …

Buffalo

Investigation underway after armed robbery at Regina Travel Lodge Hotel off sale

The Regina Police Service (RPS) has conducted an investigation into an armed robbery at the Travel Lodge Hotel off sale occurring around 8:30 p.m. …

Law Enforcement

Contrasts

The loudness, the smash-and-grab editing, the relentless pacing drive every idea from your head; for young audiences “Star Wars” is like getting a box of Cracker Jack which is all prizes. This is the writer-director George Lucas’s own film, subject to no business interference, yet it’s a film …

Literature

Father’s Day is ‘brutal’ for family of murdered boxer as killer gets day passes

Family members of murdered boxer and reputed mob enforcer Eddie Melo say they're outraged that the hit man who killed him and another man for $50,000 …

Crime

Three men, one with face tattoo, wanted in alleged Halifax car robbery | The Star

HALIFAX—Police are looking for three suspects armed with a knife and baseball bat who allegedly robbed a group in Bedford.<p>Just after midnight …

Crime

Former State Star JJ Hickson Apparently Shot And Arrested In Home Invasion

This is a strange and unfortunate story: former NC State star JJ Hickson, who had an eight-year NBA career, was arrested in Georgia and was charged …

Home Invasion

Armed Robbery at Robbins Brothers near Hazard Center

A jewelry store near Hazard Center was robbed in an armed robbery Saturday evening, police said.<p>The robbery took place around 7:15 p.m. in the …

College & University

Sunday’s best TV: Atlanta; Managing England: The Impossible Job

<b>Atlanta</b><p><b>10pm, Fox</b><p>Donald Glover’s dramedy about an itinerant music promoter returns, as fluid and inscrutable as ever. This second series opens with an armed robbery, but, before long, one of Glover’s standalone, subtly meaningful shaggy-dog stories changes the tone. Earn (Glover) is tasked with …

Costa Rica

Former NBA player J.J. Hickson arrested, charged with armed robbery

J.J. Hickson, who has been out of the NBA for a couple of seasons now and had been playing overseas this past season, appears to have hit a new low …

Crime

1 Person Fatally Shot as Gunmen Steal Marijuana Plants in Lake Matthews: Sheriff’s Dept.

One person was shot and killed as a group of gunmen stole marijuana plants from a property in the Lake Matthews area on Thursday, according to the …

Riverside County

Man goes to prison for attempting to hijack web domain at gunpoint

Internet domains are becoming increasingly desirable, especially as the web becomes crowded and it becomes harder to find memorable addresses. However, one man unfortunately took this to a violent extreme. Iowa resident Sherman Hopkins Jr. has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for …

Tech Trends

Weekend Hot Clicks: It's Iceland-Mania!

Gummi Ben!<p>Iceland is the smallest nation to ever qualify for the World Cup but its first-ever goal was met with a not-so-small reaction from …

San Antonio

Breaking: Witnesses: Police shoot man outside Smith's in SE Albuquerque

Police and rescue personnel outside a southeast Albuquerque Smith’s after witnesses say they saw officers shoot a man Saturday afternoon. (Roberto …

Law Enforcement

Handcuffed gang member fell through attic floor after assaulting police dog, deputies say

An attic floor gave way as a gang member hiding in a Spanaway home was arrested Wednesday, and the handcuffed fugitive fell through the hole.<p>A Pierce …

Crime

Louisiana deputy accused of sexually assaulting two underage girls

Authorities in Louisiana arrested a deputy with the St. Bernard’s Sheriff’s office on allegations of “sexual misconduct” involving two minors.<p>Deputy …

Crime

Ron LeFlore | Society for American Baseball Research

Ron Leflore’s life story including his journey to the major leagues is truly <i>One in a Million</i>1. Defying apparently insurmountable odds — including …

Baseball

ME: Death of prison inmate during struggle was homicide

NEWTOWN — Connecticut’s medical examiner has ruled the death of a prison inmate who struggled with guards a homicide.J’Allen Jones died in March at …

Hartford Courant

Methuen Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect

Police in Methuen, Massachusetts are looking for an armed robbery suspect.<p>The man is accused of robbing the White Eagle Pantry on Merrimack Street …

Crime

Films for imprisoned fathers – reminders for the rest of us?

For those of us on “the outside,” there are reminders and cajolings to celebrate fathers, at the expense of our credit-cards: There are commercial …

Key Largo

Metro: 7 officers shot at robbery suspect who drove stolen SUV toward them

Police Investigate OIS in Northeast<p>Seven Metro Police officers opened fire on an armed robbery suspect who accelerated a stolen SUV toward them …

Las Vegas

She used a hammer in a robbery police say. Now she's behind bars

A woman has been arrested in the case of an attempted robbery in which a hammer was used as the stick up weapon.<p>On May 22 a surveillance camera at a …

Crime

Maritime Crime as a Threat to International Peace and Security - United Nations Security Council Open Arria Formula Meeting

Available languages:<p>Maritime Crime as a Threat to International Peace and Security - United Nations Security Council Open Arria Formula Meeting<p>13 Jun …

United Nations

Another Video Surfaces Of Violent Arrest By Mesa, Ariz., Police

Newly released body camera footage from January shows police officers in Mesa, Ariz., hitting and mocking a 23-year-old man they were taking into custody.<p>It's the third use-of-force controversy for the Phoenix suburb so far this month. The police chief told The Associated Press that the arrest is …

News

All the Crap I Put Up with Transitioning to Male in Prison

"Well, you’re still a she for now, anyway," the doctor told me when I started hormone therapy.<p><i>This article was published in collaboration with the Marshall Project. Sign up for their newsletter.</i><p>I finally saw a specialist one year after I decided to start hormone replacement therapy. Most prisons …

Time I

Love Island fan, 11, 'kicks off' after parents ban her from watching show sparking 999 emergency police response

Police raced to the home of an 11-year-old whose parents dialled 999 when she “kicked off” after being told she could not watch Love Island.<p>The …

Love Island