SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) 12/22 — A convicted Colorado robber who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released decades before serving his 98-year sentence asked a judge Wednesday to set him free again,
AVENTURA, Fla. (AP) 12/20 — Authorities say a South Florida Uber driver acted in self-defense when he fatally shot a would-be robber.
Aventura police spokesman Chris Goranitis says the driver was taking a passenger to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport early Sunday when a van driven by 24-year-old Kevin DeVincent Johnson cut him off.
AVENTURA, Fla. (AP) 12/19 — Police say an Uber driver fatally shot a would-be robber who tried to ambush him near an upscale South Florida mall.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) 12/18 — Philadelphia police say two would-be robbers became the victims when they were shot in separate incidents.
Police say a 30-year-old man who attempted to rob an auto repair shop was shot three times by the shop’s owner.
MALVERN, Pa. (AP) 12/14 — Police say a Philadelphia man signed himself out of a Chester County drug and alcohol rehab center, took a cab to a nearby bank and robbed it using a note scribbled on his discharge papers.
PITTSBURGH (AP) 12/07 — Police say a Pittsburgh man left his five kids home alone in squalid conditions while he robbed a convenience store.
Police say 36-year-old Anthony Heard robbed the CoGo’s early Tuesday,
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) 12/01 — After an armed robbery suspect put a gun to the back of one hostage’s head, SWAT team members resolved at the first chance they had Thursday to storm a north Florida credit union where nearly a dozen people were being held,
NEW YORK (AP) 11/25 — Talk about a memorable trip to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The New York Police Department says an officer who was shot on duty last year proposed to his girlfriend at Thursday’s parade.
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) 11/23 — Police have charged a man, his mother and his girlfriend in connection with the botched robbery of a suburban Philadelphia pizza shop that left one of the suspects dead.
BOSTON (AP) 11/18 — A bank robber dubbed the “spelling bee bandit” because the notes he’s passed to tellers contain the same misspelling is being sought for four robberies in Massachusetts.
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) 11/16 — A pizza shop customer armed with a gun shot and killed one robber and injured another as they tried to hold up the Pennsylvania restaurant,
PHILADELPHIA (AP) 11/13 — New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof fought with and restrained a burglary suspect he found in his Philadelphia hotel room who tried to steal his wife’s purse.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) 11/11 — Officials say a retired New York City Police detective wounded two suspects who tried to rob her in Newark.
Police say the 43-year-old,