Robbery

May 20, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old boy posing as a New York police officer is under arrest for snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station — while pretending to help him. The youth was in custody Sunday, nearly a week after he fled the station at 34th Street and...
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A historical wooden mask, plundered from the graves of indigenous Alaskans, is displayed during a ceremony at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The Ethnological Museum hand over the mask and other looted items from their collection to an official of the Chugach Alaska Corporation, which represents indigenous people in the Chugach region. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 9:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin museum has returned ancient wooden masks, an idol and other spiritually significant artifacts plundered from graves by an explorer to indigenous Alaskans, ending an odyssey in which many of the items were thought forever lost. The masks, carved from spruce or hemlock, are...
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May 16, 2018 - 3:52 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin museum is returning wooden masks, a child's cradle and other items plundered from the graves of indigenous Alaskans by an explorer sent by its predecessor in the 19th century. The Ethnological Museum on Wednesday will hand over the items to an official of the Chugach Alaska...
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May 06, 2018 - 9:59 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No one disputes that a 15-year-old Ohio girl involved in the slaying of a man during a robbery five years ago was at one time, in the words of the state's Supreme Court chief justice, "a forced sex slave." What is up for debate before the Ohio Supreme Court is the impact of...
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May 06, 2018 - 9:56 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is deciding whether a juvenile judge should have considered the impact of a teenage girl's forced prostitution on her role in a fatal robbery. At issue is the 2013 slaying of an Akron man and the wounding of another in a robbery prosecutors say the girl...
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May 06, 2018 - 8:12 am
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Vermont authorities have released the names of the officers involved in the shooting of a robbery suspect from Texas. Three Brattleboro police officers and one state trooper shot at 46-year-old Mark Triolo of Lewisville, Texas, in Brattleboro on Friday night: Trooper Jason...
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May 05, 2018 - 9:29 am
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — A Texas man accused of committing robberies in several states has been shot by police in Vermont. Vermont State Police say state troopers and Brattleboro police officers confronted 46-year-old Mark Triolo of Lewisville, Texas, in Brattleboro on Friday night. Three...
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This undated, file image provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows death-row inmate Robert Butts Jr., who is convicted of robbing and killing an off-duty prison guard. A trial witness has acknowledged giving false testimony that Butts confessed to being the triggerman in a 1996 shotgun slaying for which he is to be executed this week, the inmate's attorneys said in court documents Tuesday, May 1. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP, File)
May 04, 2018 - 4:56 pm
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Supreme Court on Friday denied a stay of execution for a man convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard who gave him a ride outside a Walmart store 22 years ago. Robert Earl Butts Jr., 40, is scheduled to die at 7 p.m. Friday by injection of the compounded...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:21 pm
VERGENNES, Vt. (AP) — Police in Vermont are searching for a Texas man who they say committed robberies in several states. The Warren County Sheriff's Office in Lake George, New York, tells WCAX-TV 46-year-old Mark Triolo, of Lewisville, Texas, robbed Small City Market in Vergennes, Vermont, on...
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This undated, file image provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows death-row inmate Robert Butts Jr., who is convicted of robbing and killing an off-duty prison guard. A trial witness has acknowledged giving false testimony that Butts confessed to being the triggerman in a 1996 shotgun slaying for which he is to be executed this week, the inmate's attorneys said in court documents Tuesday, May 1. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP, File)
May 04, 2018 - 1:09 am
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia is preparing to execute a man Friday evening who was convicted of robbing and killing an off-duty prison guard 22 years ago after approaching him for a ride outside a Walmart store. Robert Earl Butts Jr., 40, is scheduled to die at 7 p.m. Friday by injection of the...
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