Robbery

In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018 photo workers clean up a home where a homeowner shot and killed an intruder and was then killed by police responding to calls of a disturbance in Aurora, Colo. just outside Denver. Police have released few details about the shooting so far, saying they need to balance transparency with ensuring a credible investigation. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin)
August 01, 2018 - 9:44 pm
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A decorated Vietnam War veteran woke up to the sound of his front door crashing in and saw a naked intruder attack his grandson, so he acted to protect his loved ones, according to his family's lawyer. As the man tried to choke and drown the boy in the bathroom, Richard Black...
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July 28, 2018 - 2:08 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A popular Texas mall not far from the Mexico border was locked down briefly Saturday due to a report of shots being fired, but authorities say the sound was actually glass cases being shattered during an attempted robbery at a jewelry store. In a statement that the city of...
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July 28, 2018 - 1:56 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on police reports of an active shooter at a Texas mall (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Authorities say an attempted robbery at a jewelry store prompted a heavy police response following initial reports of an active shooter at a Texas mall. McAllen police Chief Victor...
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July 26, 2018 - 8:57 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The grandfather of Jelena Djokovic, the wife of Novak Djokovic, has been found tied up in a field after unknown assailants broke into his house in central Serbia. Djokovic's press team says in a statement on Thursday the family is in "complete shock over what happened" to 85...
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July 24, 2018 - 7:04 pm
A Topeka man was sentenced to 14 years in prison for driving a getaway car in an armed robbery. A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Jermaine Tyrell Patton, 30, for participating in a November 2016 robbery at an Oakmark Convenience Store. The U.S. Attorney's General office says when Patton pleaded...
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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
June 13, 2018 - 1:47 pm
A 65-year-old woman was abducted and robbed Tuesday afternoon in the northeast part of Wichita, by a couple working together. At about noon, the victim was in the parking lot of the Walmart at 29th & Rock, when a woman approached asking for a ride to the Walgreens at 37th & Woodlawn. The...
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Dreamstime
June 13, 2018 - 1:18 am
Wichita Police is asking for the community's help in solving a robbery of a woman by two suspects in northeast Wichita. Officer Charley Davidson says the incident started around 4:15 Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart in the 3000 block of North Rock Road. A 66-year-old woman told...
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Wichita Police
June 12, 2018 - 5:57 pm
Wichita Police is asking for the community’s assistance in solving a Bank Robbery that occurred earlier this month. On Mon. Jun. 4 at approximately 11:20 a.m. Officers responded to a bank robbery call at Valley State Bank, 5310 S. Broadway. Pictured is a photograph of the suspect and the suspect...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
May 01, 2018 - 2:07 pm
Early Monday evening, a 23-year-old man in Wichita was abducted, stripped, robbed, and shot in the 1200 block of S. Lulu. The victim told investigators he and a friend went to a car wash at Harry & Washington; they were meeting two people to buy some weapons from them. The victim told...
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April 28, 2018 - 10:12 am
A Topeka man who pleaded guilty to killing a drug dealer during an attempted robbery has dropped his efforts to withdraw his plea. Court records show 25-year-old Kelsey Lee Fairchild abandoned the plea change this week. A hearing on the plea change had been scheduled for Friday. WIBW-TV reports...
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