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  • Store owner robbed at gunpoint: 'I was afraid that he was going to kill me'

    Store owner robbed at gunpoint: 'I was afraid that he was going to kill me'
    By all indications it was a routine closing at a Weston jewelry store — until a two-man team targeted the shop for a robbery that netted hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of rings, diamond earrings and diamond bracelets, according to the...
  • Man killed in gunfire with Costa Mesa police was wanted in 2 states

    A man killed in an exchange of gunfire with Costa Mesa police this week was wanted in two states on allegations including child sexual abuse and assault with a deadly weapon, authorities said. On Thursday, police identified Julius L. Pinson, 48, of...
  • At a violent Florida prison, a death foreshadowed

    MIAMI Jerry Washington's terror began shortly after he filed a grievance claiming that a corrections officer at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution in Milton, Fla., had grabbed his buttocks and called him "sweet cheeks." Within days of his filing a...
  • 'You're being robbed,' man tells Allentown Family Dollar clerk

    'You're being robbed,' man tells Allentown Family Dollar clerk
    An Allentown man pushed aside a Family Dollar store clerk Sunday morning, told her to "back off unless you want to get hurt" and fled with stolen cigarettes, police said. Ted R. Hansley, 31, of the 200 block of North 14th Street, was arrested Monday and...
  • Plumbing employee accused of stealing from Pompano company

    Plumbing employee accused of stealing from Pompano company
    A Pompano Beach man is accused of draining the finances of the plumbing company that employed him, the Broward Sheriff's said. Christopher Michael Jones, 43, was arrested Tuesday and charged with grand theft for going shopping with the company credit...
  • China police chief who let off drunk son charged with graft

    The former police chief of a Chinese city has been charged with corruption, state media said on Thursday, after he was sacked for allowing his son to be set free after attacking a policeman while drunk. Li Yali was the top police officer in Taiyuan,...
  • Medical marijuana applicants come with baggage

    Medical marijuana applicants come with baggage
    As Illinois prepares to authorize its first medical marijuana businesses, applicants seeking the potentially lucrative licenses include people with political connections and blemished backgrounds. A lobbyist for one applicant is the former chief of...
  • Four similar commercial burglaries hit Irving Park, Mayfair

    Four similar commercial burglaries hit Irving Park, Mayfair
    Police are warning business owners on the Northwest Side of a series of burglaries in the area over the past month. Four commercial burglaries occurred in Irving Park and Mayfair neighborhoods between Nov. 23 and Tuesday, according to an alert from...
  • Tennessee police looking for Christmas tree thief

    Police in suburban Nashville are looking for a Scrooge who sawed off a live Christmas tree loaded with decorations in a suspected holiday season theft. All that was left of the 10-foot tree was a tiny stump and a lot of questions as to who made off...
  • Man steals more than $7,000 in jewelry from Patrick Henry Mall kiosk, police say

    Man steals more than $7,000 in jewelry from Patrick Henry Mall kiosk, police say
    Newport News police are searching for a man they said stole more than $7,000 in jewelry items from a Patrick Henry Mall kiosk last month. The theft occurred just before 1:30 p.m. Nov. 24 at the the New York Gold & Diamonds  kiosk, police officer Brandon...
  • Sentencing reform clouds California's inmate firefighting corps

    Battling one of California's first major wildfires of the year, Kevin Black suddenly realized the only way to keep from being engulfed by flames roaring up a hillside toward his team was to finish the buffer line they were hacking through drought-...