Robbery

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 - 1:08 am
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia is preparing to execute a man convicted of robbing and killing an off-duty prison guard 22 years ago. Robert Earl Butts Jr. is scheduled to die at 7 p.m. Friday at the state prison in Jackson. The 40-year-old inmate was sentenced to death along with Marion Wilson Jr. in...
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May 02, 2018 - 9:43 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a man sent to state prison for bank robbery has robbed the same Cleveland bank branch the day after his release. Federal prosecutors in Cleveland say 40-year-old Markiko Sonnie Lewis was indicted Tuesday on a single count of bank robbery for robbing a Cleveland Key...
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May 02, 2018 - 9:41 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a man sent to state prison for bank robbery has robbed the same Cleveland bank branch the day after his release. Federal prosecutors in Cleveland say 40-year-old Markiko Sonnie Lewis was indicted Tuesday on a single count of bank robbery for robbing a Cleveland Key...
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May 02, 2018 - 7:04 am
BELLPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Long Island say a man who held up a string of businesses while hiding behind a surgical mask has been identified by his mother. Officials say the 50-year-old Bellport man turned himself in on Monday, two days after Suffolk County police released a picture of the...
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April 30, 2018 - 1:30 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An 11-year-old boy accused of stealing a 68-year-old man's bicycle has been arrested in central New York. The man told Syracuse police that that he was walking with his bike Saturday afternoon when the boy tried to take it from him. He says he tried to resist, but the boy...
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EDITORS AND LIBRARIANS: SOURCE HAS WITHDRAWN PERMISSION FROM USE IN MAGAZINES, TELEVISION AND THE DAILY MAIL, GUARDIAN, AND BANGOR, MAINE NEWSPAPERS. ELIMINATE FROM YOUR SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES PHOTO MEWAT10 TRANSMITTED ON SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2018 - Maine State Police detectives lead John Williams toward a police cruiser Saturday, April 28, 2018, on Norridgewock Road in Fairfield, Maine, following a four-day manhunt. Williams was wanted in the fatal shooting of Somerset County Deputy Sheriff Eugene Cole early Wednesday after the two had an encounter on a darkened roadside in Norridgewock. Officials said the 29-year-old Madison man also stole Cole's cruiser and robbed a convenience store. (David Leaming/Waterville Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 4:41 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a manhunt in a deputy killing in Maine (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A Maine sheriff says officers used the handcuffs of a slain deputy to take his accused killer into custody. Sheriff Dale Lancaster says a law enforcement team arrested fugitive John Williams...
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April 28, 2018 - 2:28 pm
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been indicted on 135 counts stemming from the fatal shooting of three men aboard a party bus. A Winnebago County grand jury Wednesday indicted 22-year-old King of Rockford on 126 counts of first-degree murder; four counts of armed robbery; four...
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This 2007 photo shows Somerset County Cpl. Sheriff Eugene Cole , who was killed early Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Norridgewock, Maine. A search is underway for a suspect who stole the deputy's cruiser and robbed a convenience store afterward. (Jeff Pouland/The Central Maine Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 6:47 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said. The fatal shooting of Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole around 1:45 a.m. on U.S. Route 2 in Norridgewock...
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This 2007 photo shows Somerset County Cpl. Sheriff Eugene Cole , who was killed early Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Norridgewock, Maine. A search is underway for a suspect who stole the deputy's cruiser and robbed a convenience store afterward. (Jeff Pouland/The Central Maine Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 2:00 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said. Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole was killed around 1:45 a.m. on U.S. Route 2 in Norridgewock, about 60...
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This 2007 photo shows Somerset County Cpl. Sheriff Eugene Cole , who was killed early Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Norridgewock, Maine. A search is underway for a suspect who stole the deputy's cruiser and robbed a convenience store afterward. (Jeff Pouland/The Central Maine Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 12:51 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A gunman in Maine killed a sheriff's deputy, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store early Wednesday, triggering an intensive manhunt in a heavily wooded rural town, officials said. Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole was killed around 1:45 a.m. on U.S. Route 2 in...
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