Category: Crime & Criminals


Authorities search for clues in Washington mall shooting

MARTHA BELLISLE,  LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press, OAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) 09/25 — Investigators on Sunday tried to piece together information on the 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shootings who was apprehended after a nearly 24-hour manhunt.

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ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press, DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) 09/20 — Drug smugglers employ very creative methods to get their loads across the U.S.-Mexico border.

But it’s not every day they use a van outfitted with a 10-foot (3-meter) air cannon to shoot projectiles into the United States.

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By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI (AP) 09/12 — A Florida man was sentenced Monday to more than 11 years in prison for helping plot and carry out the sophisticated armed robbery of gold bars valued at $4.8 million from a truck that was stopped using remote-control devices along a remote stretch of Interstate 95 in North Carolina.

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