By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 02/07 — Astronomers have become the latest victims of Mexico’s violence with activities at two observatories being reduced because their staff suffered crimes while travelling to the remote mountain sites,
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) 01/07 — A Vermont man who is reported to have escaped from from a substance abuse rehabilitation center, forced a woman and her child into a car in New Hampshire,
DALLAS (AP) 07/06 — A woman shot a man in the head and injured him after he tried to steal her sport utility vehicle with her two children inside,Read more »
TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) 06/18 — A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store.Read more »
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) 04/14 — Tucson police say a woman shot and wounded a man who demanded her car keys and threatened her with a hatchet outside a store.Read more »
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) 01/25 — Police in southern New Mexico say an armed robbery suspect’s apparent inability to drive a vehicle with a standard transmission helped lead to his arrest.Read more »
JOSEPH WILSON and AVITZ PARRA, Associated Press BARCELONA, Spain (AP) 08/21 — The fugitive who mowed down tourists in Barcelona then stole a car and stabbed its owner to death as he made his getaway,
MOSCOW (AP) 08/01 — Five defendants at a Moscow courthouse attacked their guards in a bungled escape attempt, leading to a shootout that killed three people and wounded five others,
CANTON, Miss. (AP) 05/22 — Three Mississippi teenagers charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy are expected to make initial court appearances.
JEFF AMY, Associated Press GLUCKSTADT, Miss. (AP) 05/19 — Three young Mississippi men were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead Thursday in his mother’s stolen car and the suspects will be charged with capital murder,
KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 05/18 — A Las Vegas police officer used a stun gun seven times and an unapproved mixed martial arts chokehold to subdue an unarmed man who died after a foot chase through a casino,
Swedish PM says Stockholm truck crash was a “terror attack.”
STOCKHOLM (AP) 04/07 — A truck crashed into an upscale department store in central Stockholm on Friday,
NICOLAS GARRIGA and JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press ORLY, France (AP) 03/19 — Yelling that he wanted to kill and die for Allah, a suspected Islamic extremist attacked a French soldier Saturday morning at Paris’
NICOLAS GARRIGA and JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press ORLY, France (AP) 03/18 — Soldiers at Paris’ busy Orly Aiport shot and killed a man who wrestled one of their colleagues to the ground and tried to steal her rifle Saturday,
TOM McELROY, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/17 — A New York emergency medical technician and mother of five who authorities say was “bravely doing her job”
SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) 02/21 — A California bank robber who used a hostage as a human shield in a deadly shootout with police following the heist and a wild car chase was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison during an emotional hearing.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) 02/18 — Tucson police say Mayor Jonathan Rothschild wasn’t injured when he was carjacked at gunpoint.
Police Sgt. Pete Dugan says a male suspect pointed a handgun at Rothschild and demanded his car keys as Rothschild walked to his car Saturday.
REYNOLDS, N.D. (AP) 02/05 — The Latest on the manhunt for a suspect accused of shooting at a North Dakota state trooper, stealing a car with a baby inside (all times local):
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) 02/04 — A crime spree by a man who fired at a state trooper and then stole a car with a baby inside it is over.
ATLANTA (AP) 12/30 — Police say the driver of a Hummer turned parts of Atlanta into a demolition derby on a work day, crashing into at least eight cars before being shot by a passenger in a Porsche.