Theft

Police closed two westbound lanes of 10th Avenue South Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, after a triple homicide at the Emerald City Casino in Great Falls, Mont. (Traci Rosenbaum/The Great Falls Tribune via AP)
December 18, 2019 - 7:40 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man connected to a casino shooting that left three people dead had a long criminal history and was being sought by police before the attack, according to public records and court documents filed Wednesday. Deputy U.S. marshals shot and killed 41-year-old Ricky Lee...
Read More
FILE - In this May 28, 2019, file photo, California attorney Michael Avenatti leaves a courthouse in New York following a hearing. The California Bar is holding a hearing Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, to determine whether attorney Michael Avenatti should be banned from practicing law while fighting criminal charges that include allegations of embezzling from clients. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
December 18, 2019 - 6:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti should be prevented from practicing law for pocketing a client's settlement and covering his tracks through “deceit, dishonesty and lies,” a lawyer for the California State Bar said Wednesday. Attorney Eli Morgenstern said Avenatti poses a threat to...
Read More
Christopher Lee Melder is taken back to custody after appearing before Judge Chuck Silverman at the Harris County 183rd District Criminal Court on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Houston. Melder, 19, allegedly broke into the abandoned Geochem Laboratories, Inc. building and stole the mercury that caused Sunday's mercury spill. He is charged with burglary of a building and the illegal disposal of hazardous waste. (Yi-Chin Lee/Houston Chronicle via AP)
December 18, 2019 - 3:03 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for a 19-year-old man accused stealing mercury and spilling it at several locations in Houston tried Wednesday to downplay the danger that the public faced from exposure to the liquid metal. During a brief court appearance by Christopher Lee Melder, his attorney, Patrick...
Read More
December 18, 2019 - 2:19 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl was arrested Wednesday after authorities say she sneaked into a small plane at an airport in central California and drove it into a chain-link fence. The teenager breached the fence of Fresno Yosemite International Airport, started up the plane and crashed...
Read More
December 18, 2019 - 12:35 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A British man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges alleging that he and co-conspirators in a hacking group called The Dark Overlord stole data from health care and accounting companies in the U.S. and threatened to release the information unless the companies paid ransom. Nathan...
Read More
December 18, 2019 - 10:44 am
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A thief stuffed a total of 30 bags of frozen shrimp down his pants in back-to-back burglaries of a Southern California grocery store, police said Wednesday. The man took the shrimp from a Vons market in the city of Riverside by entering the store three times in a span of 15...
Read More
December 17, 2019 - 8:56 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man robbed a credit union and then went shopping and dropped spare change in a donation bucket, authorities said. Michael B. Jensen, 34, faces a federal bank robbery charge for taking $947 from the Alaska USA Federal Credit Union in Anchorage Friday, The Anchorage...
Read More
December 17, 2019 - 8:53 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man robbed a credit union and then went shopping and dropped spare change in a donation bucket, authorities said. Michael B. Jensen, 34, faces a federal bank robbery charge for taking $947 from the Alaska USA Federal Credit Union in Anchorage Friday, The Anchorage...
Read More
December 17, 2019 - 8:49 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man robbed a credit union and then went shopping and dropped spare change in a donation bucket, authorities said. Michael B. Jensen, 34, faces a federal bank robbery charge for taking $947 from the Alaska USA Federal Credit Union in Anchorage Friday, The Anchorage...
Read More
A police officer stands in front of the Faena Art Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina, hours after assailants trying to rob two British tourists shot and killed one of them and wounded the other, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
December 16, 2019 - 12:52 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Police in Argentina have arrested four men suspected in the killing of a British tourist who was shot during a robbery attempt, authorities said Monday. Authorities were searching for a fifth suspect in the murder of Briton Matthew Charles Gibbard in Buenos Aires on...
Read More

Pages