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VIDEO: Mom Stops Son from Robbing Store

VIDEO: Mom Stops Son from Robbing Store

ABC News(BRANDON, Miss.) — A Mississippi man is in time out at the Rankin County Jail after his mother foiled his attempt to rob a convenience store, police said.Roy Mitchell, 22, of Flowood, Miss., faces one charge of attempted armed robbery after he…

Teeth Thief Hits Graves of Great Composers in Austria

Teeth Thief Hits Graves of Great Composers in Austria

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(VIENNA) — Dentures of two of the world’s most famous composers have allegedly been stolen from their graves by a Slovak man who boasts of his crimes on YouTube saying he intends to use the purloined choppers to start a mus…

Bank Robbery Does Not Pay Well, Study Finds

Bank Robbery Does Not Pay Well, Study Finds

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Bank robbers always seem to do so well after a major heist, at least in the movies.  But a recent study in Significance, the journal of Britain’s Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association,…

Las Vegas Bellagio Heist Foiled

Las Vegas Bellagio Heist Foiled

George Rose/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — A band of hapless thieves with no Ocean’s 11-like finesse were foiled while allegedly attempting to rob the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, leaving behind a wig, sunglasses and $115,000 in casino chips.The botc…

Man Lies to Police, Gets Manslaughter Charge After Police Shoot Suspect

Man Lies to Police, Gets Manslaughter Charge After Police Shoot Suspect

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(PASADENA, Calif.) — An alleged robbery victim has been arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter after his 911 call falsely claiming he was robbed at gunpoint led police to shoot an unarmed suspect, prosecutors charge…

Florida Con Artist Asks Woman for Date, Robs Her Home

Florida Con Artist Asks Woman for Date, Robs Her Home

Comstock/Thinkstock(CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.) — Lonely hearts be warned, police are looking for a con artist who asked an 18-year-old woman on a lunch date and allegedly arranged for someone to rob her home while they ate.The suspect also stuck the woman w…

Arkansas Grandmother Bomb Plot: Suspect Knew Victims

Arkansas Grandmother Bomb Plot: Suspect Knew Victims

ABC News(FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.) — Investigators have learned that the Arkansas man being held on suspicion of strapping what he called a bomb to a 73-year-old grandmother and forcing take money from her account is a longtime acquaintance of the woman’s h…

Marine Veteran Shot in Craigslist Robbery Plugged Wounds Himself

Marine Veteran Shot in Craigslist Robbery Plugged Wounds Himself

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — A U.S. Marine veteran is recovering from a Craigslist transaction gone bad in which he was shot by customers who turned out to be theives. Doctors say his military background taught him a trick which saved his life: …

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