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Stories tagged: robbery

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017

Police searching for two people accused of robbing convenience store in northeast Spokane

Police are looking for a man and a woman suspected of robbing a convenience store early Wednesday morning.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017

Coeur d’Alene police looking for man suspected of snatching 91-year-old’s purse

A 91-year-old woman had her purse stolen in Coeur d’Alene Sunday afternoon.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017

Post Falls police search for man accused of tying up elderly couple and robbing them

Post Falls police are searching for a man they believed tied up an elderly couple in their home and stole their SUV and other items.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017

FBI numbers show national increase in murders; Spokane reports spike in rapes and assaults

Violent crime in America rose for the second straight year, largely driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but the crime numbers released Monday by the FBI …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017

Police arrest suspect in Coeur d’Alene grocery robbery

Coeur d’Alene police have arrested a man they believe robbed Jordan’s Grocery on Wednesday.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017

Man robs Coeur d’Alene grocery

Coeur d’Alene police are searching for a man who robbed a grocery store Wednesday night.

Entire Philippine city police sacked over killings, robbery

A Philippine official said he has ordered the relief of an entire city police force in metropolitan Manila after some of its members were suspected in the gruesome killings of …

Two men arrested for assaulting, stealing person’s prosthetic leg on Spokane’s South Hill

Two men were arrested Saturday afternoon for assaulting and robbing a person on Spokane’s South Hill, including stealing the victim’s prosthetic leg.

Trial set for ‘AK-47 bandit’ suspect

A federal trial has been scheduled in Nebraska for a man suspected of being the “AK-47 bandit,” who investigators believe robbed banks in five states.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017

Sour grapes: Robbers empty Paris cellar of vintage wines

A Paris wine collector returned from holiday this week to a nasty surprise, finding a hole in his cellar and emptiness where his valuable collection of vintage wines had been.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017

Two troopers wounded in robbery investigation; suspect killed

A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017

Man accused of assaulting ‘Deadliest Catch’ cast member sought for fleeing from Spokane County deputy

Jorel Fultz, the man accused of robbing and assaulting former “Deadliest Catch” cast member Jake Harris late last year, is back under the spotlight of local law enforcement after he …

100 years ago in Butte, Montana: Wobbly lynched by masked mob

The anti-Wobbly sentiment in the Northwest took a murderous turn. Frank Little, an official of the Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies), was kidnapped from his Butte boarding house by …

UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017

‘The Juice’ will be loose: O.J. Simpson is granted parole

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing …

UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017

O.J. Simpson to face Nevada parole board with freedom in sight

O.J. Simpson will plead for release from the Nevada prison where he’s spent more than eight years for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.

100 years ago in Spokane: Robber impersonating police officer tries to assault woman at Manito Park

William Crampton approached a couple seated on a bench at Manito Park, flashed his policeman’s star, and ordered the man to leave at once. The man, a soldier, did as …

Armed robbers targeting Portland taverns

Police are investigating a string of armed robberies at Portland taverns.

Man robbed, handcuffed after responding to escort ad

Hillsboro police say a man was robbed and later fired upon after arranging to meet a prostitute though an online ad.

UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017

Armed robber hits credit union inside Shadle Safeway

Police are searching for a man who robbed the Alaska USA Credit Union inside the Shadle Safeway at 2507 W. Wellesley around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017

Court records: Father stops carjacking attempt, chases suspect with baseball bat

A carjacking attempt was disrupted Sunday morning when the victim pulled the suspect from the driver’s seat of the moving vehicle and proceeded to chase him through backyards in Spokane’s …

Naked man charged in theft at Oregon coffee shop

Police arrested a naked man whose discarded clothing matched that of the suspect in a burglary west of Portland.

UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017

Spokane Valley robbery suspect turns himself in

The second suspect in an armed robbery that left a victim with stab wounds last week has turned himself in, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office reported.

UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017

Spokane Sheriff’s Office seeks suspect in armed robbery

Richard A. Rod, 32, is suspected of involement in a robbery Tuesday morning that left a victim with stab wounds. Another suspect, Blain M. Peterson, was apprehended early Friday.

UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017

Philippine police seek casino attacker’s identity

Philippine police say the attacker was a tall, English-speaking white man with a mustache. They say he carried an assault rifle, and that he used gasoline to start a casino …

Boy, 16, dies after Vancouver drug robbery turns deadly

Two teen boys are facing murder charges after a robbery lead to the death of a 16-year-old boy in Vancouver.

Man robs Dollar Tree in Coeur d’Alene

Coeur d’Alene police are searching for the man who robbed a Dollar Tree Sunday evening. The man approached two workers at the cash register at the Dollar Tree, 406 W. …

UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017

Juvenile suspect of convenience store robbery arrested after shooting in Spokane Valley Tuesday

A juvenile male who is

UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017

Robber fires at customer in north Spokane

A robber armed with a shotgun fired at a customer Sunday night at a north Spokane convenience store. Police were called to Hai’s Mini Market, 5112 N. Crestline, about 7:30 …

UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017

Kim Kardashian: Gunpoint heist ‘meant to happen to me’

She says she was “definitely materialistic” before being robbed, but now she says she doesn’t care about things like jewelry.

UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017

Man admits robbing Hayden bank with a hatchet

A Hayden man faces 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing a bank with a hatchet in November.