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Bank Robbery

How One Man Went From Honor Student To Felon To Filmmaker

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.13.2014 | Black Voices

What drives a young, 16-year-old honor student to commit robbery, and how can he repent once the deed is done? Filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe explor...

'AK-47 Bandit' Wanted In String Of Bank Robberies

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.01.2014 | Crime

An illusive serial bank robber dubbed the "AK-47 Bandit" is believed to have struck again, police said. The mysterious suspect, who allegedly shot ...

Bank Teller Trolls Would-Be Robber

Posted 02.24.2014 | Weird News

Old and busted: Rock, paper, scissors. New hotness: Teller, glass, meat cleaver. Glass always beats meat cleaver, and teller always wins. A video ...

Accused Bank Robber Left Keys At Crime Scene

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.17.2013 | Weird News

An accused bank robber might have gotten away with the crime if not for a key piece of evidence: his car keys. Andrew Frank Laviguer, 57, was arres...

Bank Robber Guilty Of Having Most Ridiculous Name Ever

Posted 08.13.2013 | Weird News

If he was shooting for jail time, he lived true to his name. Ulysses Corwin Nevermissashot -- yes, that's his real name -- was arrested Tuesday in ...

The Dog to Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival: True Story Behind Dog Day Afternoon

Kristin McCracken | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
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On August 22, 1972, John Wojtowicz and two accomplices attempted to rob a bank in Brooklyn. Things didn't go as planned: first, one of the accomplices ran out, not able to go through with it.

Man Robs Bank For The Comforts Of Jail

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | Weird News

MOULTON, Ala. -- Police in one Alabama city didn't have to go far to find a man suspected of robbing a bank: He was sitting on a bench in the shade of...

65-Year-Old Marine Thwarts Bank Robbery

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.28.2013 | Weird News

An alleged bank robbery in Cocoa, Fla., was nipped in the bucks by a 65-year-old retired Marine, who tussled with the accused thief and kept him from ...

Father Killed While Chasing Bank Robber

AP | Posted 06.20.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania bank robber fatally shot a supermarket customer who ran after him and tried to stop his getaway car, police said. S...

Search For Getaway Driver In Midtown Bank Robbing Spree

Posted 06.14.2013 | New York

A bank robber was busted trying to make a getaway by foot through the Lincoln Tunnel Thursday. Cops say 20-year-old Maverick Madore, who's believe...

Charges Brought In Boyfriend's Alleged Bank Heist

AP | Posted 07.20.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A man was charged Monday with a $565,000 bank robbery in which his girlfriend – an assistant bank manager – was forced...

Woman Robbed Bank With Spaghetti Sauce: Cops

Newser.com | Posted 04.08.2013 | Crime

The woman, about 60, put a bag on the counter at a Michigan Fifth Third Bank, said it contained a bomb, and demanded money. "It did look like there wa...

Utah Couple Allegedly Brings Kids To Bank Heist

AP | Posted 03.13.2013 | Weird News

TOOELE, Utah -- Police in Utah say they've arrested a husband and wife bank robbery team that took their two children along for the illegal excursion....

LOOK: Bank Robber Uses Mitt Romney Mask

Posted 12.15.2012 | DC

View more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com. WASHINGTON -- A man wearing a Mitt Romney mask robbed a Wells Fargo bank branch in Sterling, Va., o...

'Stringer Bell Bandit' Arrested By Cops On Bicycles

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.03.2012 | Crime

Chicago police apprehended an alleged serial bank robber who authorities said had a striking resemblance to a character on the HBO show "The Wire." ...

Family Fallen On Hard Times Allegedly Turns To Robbing Banks

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.21.2012 | Crime

Police in Texas arrested a family suspected of pulling off several bank robberies while disguised as blue-collar workers in two states. Ronald Catt...

Accused Bank Robber Returns To Alleged Scene Of Crime To Complain He Was Shortchanged

AP | Posted 10.23.2012 | Crime

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Going back to a bank you just ripped off to claim you'd been shortchanged isn't likely to end well. That's what police say led to a...

Lucky Break Helps Capture Alleged 'Bucket List Bandit'

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 09.15.2012 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Authorities knew they would need a lucky break to catch a middle-aged bank robber who pulled off a dizzying number of heists in a thr...

'5K Bandit' Strikes SAME BANK For Third Time

Posted 09.13.2012 | Crime

California cops are on the hunt for a man who robbed the same bank for the third time in just over a year. The '5K Bandit' -- named by Los Alamitos...

WATCH: Fleeing Bank Robbery Suspects Fling Cash Out Of The Car

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.12.2012 | Los Angeles

A car full of suspected armed bank robbers led police on a high-speed chase after robbing a Bank of America branch in the Santa Clarita, Calif. area W...

FBI Questions Bank Manager Forced To Rob Own Bank

Posted 09.06.2012 | Crime

FBI officials questioned a Los Angeles bank manager on Wednesday after she was strapped to a supposed bomb and forced by two thieves to steal money fr...

Guilty Conscience Gets The Best Of Bank Robber

AP | JAMES MacPHERSON | Posted 08.29.2012 | Crime

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Kent Anthony Clemens returned home to Kansas after a short stay in North Dakota's booming oil patch with a stack of crisp $50 bills,...

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University of Kentucky Employee Charged With Four Bank Robberies

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.01.2012 | Crime

Authorities have charged a University of Kentucky employee in connection with the robbery of four Lexington banks. According to the Lexington Divis...

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NOT SO HONEST: Abe Lincoln Bank Robber Wanted By FBI

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.02.2012 | Crime

The Abraham Lincoln look-alike pictured here is no zombie slayer or vampire hunter, but he is responsible for the recent robbery of a Houston bank, ac...

Bare Armed And Dangerous: FBI Distributes PHOTOS Of 'Muscular' Bank Robber

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.21.2012 | Crime

A burly thief has been nicknamed the "Bare Arm Bandit" for wearing tank tops during two recent bank robberies in Southern California. In an effort...