thejournal.io | browse concepts or read more news
Bank robbed on North Side Friday morning
A man robbed a Chase Bank branch in the Lincoln Park area Friday morning, according to the FBI.The robbery occurred about 9:20 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Fullerton Avenue, the FBI said.The robber was wearing a black ski mask, blue jeans and a black sweatshirt.Check back for updates.
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Bank robbery Bank Robbery
FBI investigates ‘takeover’ bank robbery on North Side
A bank was robbed Friday morning on the North Side.
1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank robbery Federal Bureau of Investigation Waco Siege Law enforcement agency Bank J. Edgar Hoover
Man accused of robbing Kansas bank to get away from his wife
Ben HooperKANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A man accused of robbing a Kansas bank and surrendering to a security guard told investigators he preferred jail to life with his wife, the FBI said.
163 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Walter Cronkite United States Charlie Chaplin Bank robbery
FBI searching for man who tried to rob a Midtown Houston bank
Agents with the FBI Houston field office are searching for a man who attempted to rob a bank in downtown Houston Thursday morning.
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Facial hair Beard Moustache Bank robbery Crime Goatee Sideburns Wells Fargo
‘I’d rather be in jail’: Kansas man robs a bank to flee ‘situation’ with his wife
Family life has pushed a Kansas man over the edge. After robbing a bank to get away from his wife, the desperate husband told officials he would rather live in jail than at home. Read Full Article at RT.com
307 points by Russia Today | Robbery Money United States dollar Bank robbery Currency Security guard Surveillance Theft
Man charged with robbing bank preferred prison to wife

16 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Federal Bureau of Investigation Bank robbery Kansas City Missouri Kansas United Kingdom United States Marshals Service Lawrence Kansas John Dillinger
Houston man sentenced for Crosby bank robbery
Dominic Renard Lindsey, 32, was sentenced to 11 years and three months in federal prison for a May 18 Crosby bank robbery. 
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Criminal law BBVA Compass Bank robbery Bank Federal government of the United States Cartridge Legal terms Bank of America
Accused Kansas bank robber tells police he prefers jail to living with wife
Lawrence Ripple took money from a bank, then sat down and waited for police to arrive, reports say. Lawrence RippleWyandotte County Detention Center via AP  KANSAS CITY, Kansas -- A man arrested after a bank robbery last week told police that given the choice between going to prison and living with his wife, he'll take prison. Police say Lawrence John Ripple, 70, went to the Bank of Labor on Friday in Kansas City and gave the teller a note claiming he had a gun and demanding money, the Kansas City Star reports. After receiving the money, Ripple sat down in the bank's lobby and waited for authorities to arrive, telling a bank guard, "I'm the guy you're looking for." Ripple later told investigators he had been arguing with his wife and no longer wanted to live with her. "Ripple wrote out his demand note in front of his wife ... and told her he'd rather be in jail than at home," an FBI agent wrote in an affidavit, the Star reports. Ripple was charged in federal court on Tuesday. If you'd like to comment on this story, visit our crime and courts comments section.
280 points by The Plain Dealer | Federal Bureau of Investigation Bank robbery Criminal justice United Kingdom Kansas Kansas City Missouri Law enforcement agency Court
TCF Bank branch robbed in Uptown
A TCF Bank branch was reported robbed on Friday evening in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.
1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank robbery Bank
FBI searching for armed men who robbed Richmond Heights bank (photos)
No one was harmed during the robbery at Cardinal Community Credit Union on Richmond Road, the Cleveland Division of the FBI said. RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Investigators are searching for three men who were armed with semiautomatic handguns as they forced bank employees to their knees during a Thursday robbery in Richmond Heights. No one was hurt during the robbery at Cardinal Community Credit Union on Richmond Road, the Cleveland Division of the FBI said in a news release. The men entered the bank just before noon and pointed semiautomatic handguns at tellers. One of the men corralled bank employees in the lobby and ordered them to their knees, the FBI said. The other two men went to the counter and ordered an employee to give them money. One of the men just over the counter to stop another employee from exiting through a back door, the FBI said. The three men put the cash in a drawstring bag before they ran out of the bank. The men entered two separate getaway cars, which witnesses described as a silver Dodge and a red Hyundai, the FBI said. The FBI on Friday released surveillance photos that show the three men and the getaway cars. The men wore dark-colored hooded sweatshirts that they used to cover their faces, the photos show. Reward money is available to anyone who can provide information that leads to the identification and prosecution of the three men. Tipsters can remain anonymous when they call the FBI or the Richmond heights Police Department. Tips can remain anonymous and can be provided to the Cleveland Division of the FBI or the Richmond Heights Police Department.  Reward money is available for information leading to the successful identification and prosecution of the individuals responsible. If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Friday's crime and courts comments section.
-1 points by The Plain Dealer | Law enforcement agency Bank robbery Organized crime Crime Police Criminal justice London Federal Bureau of Investigation
U.S. Bank branch robbed in Lincoln Square
A U.S. Bank branch was robbed Thursday afternoon in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the North Side.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Federal Bureau of Investigation United States Special agent Bank robbery White American White people Light Bank
Man suspected in 5 bank robberies strikes again in Alsip
A man suspected in five suburban bank robberies since December struck again Thursday evening in south suburban Alsip.
-2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank robbery Bank Federal Bureau of Investigation Robbery United Kingdom John Dillinger Waco Siege Emmett Till
Investigators searching for man who robbed Woodmere bank (photos)
Investigators are searching for a man in connection with a bank robbery Wednesday afternoon in Woodmere. WOODMERE, Ohio -- Investigators are searching for a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery Wednesday afternoon in Woodmere. No one was harmed in the robbery at PNC Bank on Chagrin Boulevard, the Cleveland FBI said in a news release. The FBI released surveillance photos of the man on Wednesday evening. The photos have been included in this post. The man walked into the bank just after 2:30 p.m. and demanded that a teller hand him cash. The teller did not see a weapon, and the man did not imply he had one, the FBI said. The man ran from the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. Reward money is available to anyone with information leading to the man's identification and arrest. Tipsters can remain anonymous when they contact the Woodmere Police Department or the Cleveland FBI, the FBI said. If you'd like to comment on this post, please visit the cleveland.com crime and courts comments section.
17 points by The Plain Dealer | Bank robbery Crime Federal Bureau of Investigation Law enforcement agency Black-and-white films Cuyahoga County Ohio Criminal justice National City Corp.
Cleveland man charged in connection with two Ohio City bank robberies
A Cleveland man is charged in connection with two recent bank robberies in the city's Ohio City neighborhood. Mark LloydCleveland Division of FBI  CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The FBI is searching for a man wanted in connection with two bank robberies in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood. An aggravated robbery warrant was issued Tuesday against Mark Lloyd, 31, according to court documents. He is accused of robbing Ohio Savings Bank on West 25th Street Jan. 30 and robbing PNC on West 25th Street Feb. 13, an FBI spokeswoman says. Investigators are asking the public for help in tracking down Lloyd, who they say should be considered armed and dangerous. He was last seen in the West 25th Street area, according to the spokeswoman. Lloyd has a gun-shaped tattoo under his right eye, the FBI says. He's 5-feet 9-inches and weighs about 150 pounds. Lloyd walked into the Ohio Savings Bank on Jan. 30 and handed a teller a note that read "Give me $2,500 in cash and I will not shoot you," court documents say. He made off with $918, records say. Lloyd flashed a gun in his waistband during that robbery and also had a gun during the PNC robbery, the spokeswoman says. Anyone with information on Lloyd's whereabouts should contact the Cleveland Division of the FBI, Cleveland police, or Crimestoppers. Tips can remain anonymous and reward money is being offered.  To comment on this story, please visit cleveland.com's crime and courts comments page. 
3 points by The Plain Dealer | Bank robbery Robbery Federal Bureau of Investigation
'Rick James robbers' convicted in federal court
Surveillance footage of Indianapolis bank robbery trio went viral in fall 2015.       
39 points by USA Today | Robbery Indiana Indianapolis Bank robbery Crime Theft Piracy Fort Wayne Indiana
Fifth Third Bank robbed in Naperville
The FBI is investigating a bank robbery Saturday morning in west suburban Naperville.
32 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank robbery Bank Federal Bureau of Investigation Hoodie John Dillinger Waco Siege Grey
Naperville bank on Ridgeland robbed Saturday morning
A Fifth Third Bank in Naperville was robbed Saturday morning, according to the FBI. The hold-up occurred at 10:10 a.m. at the 1311 Ridgeland Ave. branch, FBI Special Agent Garrett Coon said in an email. The suspect did not take over the facility but no other details are currently available. The...
59 points by Chicago Tribune | Federal Bureau of Investigation Bank robbery Special agent Hoodie U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement FBI Academy Waco Siege Robbery
Bank robbed in Westchester
Authorities are investigating a bank robbery Friday evening in west suburban Westchester.
65 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank robbery Bank
Armed suspect in Brinks robbery wore security guard uniform (photos)
The robbery happened about 10 a.m. Wednesday at the PNC bank branch near the intersection of Harvard Avenue and Lee Road, authorities said. CLEVELAND, Ohio - A man dressed in a security guard uniform robbed a Brinks armored car employee Wednesday morning in the city's Lee-Miles neighborhood, authorities say. The robbery happened about 10 a.m. at the PNC bank branch near the intersection of Harvard Avenue and Lee Road, FBI spokeswoman Vicki Anderson said. The FBI released surveillance images showing the robbery Wednesday evening. The Brinks employee got out of his armored vehicle in front of the bank and carried a canvas bag filled with cash and ATM servicing tools toward the bank, Anderson said. The masked, armed robber - dressed in a METRO security uniform - approached the Brinks employee from behind and pinned him against the front door of the bank, she said. The robber held a pistol to the Brinks employee's head and demanded cash, Anderson said. The canvas bag containing the cash and tools was taken. The masked robber then ran across Harvard Avenue and behind several businesses. He got into the driver's side of a white Ford Fusion on Eldamere Avenue, Anderson said, and drove west toward Lee Road. According to Cleveland police dispatch records, a caller told police that the armed robber was standing at a bus stop just before the robbery. No injuries were reported. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Cleveland police at 216-621-1234 or the Cleveland division of the FBI at 216-522-1400. Tips can remain anonymous, and reward money is available. If you'd like to comment on this post, please visit the cleveland.com crime and courts comments section. 
40 points by The Plain Dealer | Bank robbery Robbery Crime Theft Piracy Security guard
Bank robbed inside Leo Burnett Building
A Chase Bank branch was robbed Tuesday in the Loop.
37 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Chicago River Bank robbery Wacker Drive Bank United Kingdom Chicago
Bedford police, FBI search for U.S. Bank robber
The robbery happened about 4 p.m. Monday at the U.S. Bank on the 600 block of Broadway Avenue, authorities say. BEDFORD, Ohio - Authorities are asking for the public's help to find a man accused of robbing a Bedford bank Monday. The Cleveland branch of the FBI released surveillance images of the robbery, which happened about 4 p.m. Monday at the U.S. Bank on the 600 block of Broadway Avenue. The robber came into the bank alone and passed a note to the teller, FBI spokeswoman Vicki Anderson said. The robber wrote in the note that he was armed, though no weapon was seen, Anderson said. He also told the teller several times to "give me the money" and "hurry up." After the teller handed over the cash, the robber walked southbound on Broadway Avenue. No one was injured, Anderson said. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Bedford police at 440-232-1234 or the Cleveland FBI at 216-522-1400. Tips can remain anonymous, and reward money is available for information that lead to the successful prosecution of the robber. If you'd like to comment on this post, please visit the cleveland.com crime and courts comments section.
46 points by The Plain Dealer | Bank robbery Crime Manhattan English-language films Robbery New York City United States Midtown Manhattan
Chicago man charged with trying to rob Evanston bank
A Chicago man has been charged with trying to rob a Chase Bank branch Saturday afternoon in north suburban Evanston.
9 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank robbery Federal Bureau of Investigation Bank Chicago JPMorgan Chase United States district court Chase Chase
Suspect in custody after Evanston bank robbery
A suspect is in custody after a bank robbery Saturday afternoon in north suburban Evanston.
6 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank Bank robbery Chicago United States JPMorgan Chase
Bank robbed in Lathrop Homes
The FBI is investigating a bank robbery Saturday afternoon in the Lathrop Homes neighborhood on the North Side.
1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank robbery Bank Federal Bureau of Investigation White American United States White people United Kingdom White
Good Samaritan was unwitting getaway driver for alleged bank robber
A Pennsylvania man who thought he offered a tipsy stranger a ride home from a bar actually served as an unwitting getaway driver for a bank robber, according to reports. The man, identified in Lancaster Online as Greg Kreiser, offered a lift to Shannon Eric Steckbeck Monday afternoon as the pair had a drink at...
132 points by New York Post | Robbery Bank robbery Leo White Fred Goodwins Jess Robbins Crime Automobile English-language films
Fifth Third Bank branch robbed in Elgin
A Fifth Third Bank branch was robbed Friday evening in northwest suburban Elgin.
31 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Denim Bank robbery Bank White people Black White American White Cincinnati
Person of interest arrested in connection with Shaker Heights bank robbery
Detectives have arrested a person of interest in connection with a Thursday bank robbery in Shaker Heights. SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio - Detectives have arrested a person of interest in connection with a Thursday bank robbery in Shaker Heights. The man arrested Friday afternoon in Shaker Heights has not been charged in the robbery at Huntington Bank on Chagrin Boulevard, police said. Detectives are still investigating the incident but released bank surveillance photos on Friday. Bank employees reported at 12:43 p.m. that a man passed a note to a teller. The note demanded that the teller hand over cash, police said. The man had been inside the bank for a short time but let other customers pass him in line, police said. Witnesses did not see the man holding a weapon. The note did not mention a weapon, either, police said. The man ran from the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. Detectives have not provided any information on the investigation that led to the person-of-interest's arrest. If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Friday's crime and courts comments section.
-2 points by The Plain Dealer | Crime English-language films Bank robbery Cuyahoga County Ohio American films Police Black-and-white films Criminal Investigation Department
2 Ohio men sentenced for bank robbery, taking family hostage
ONTARIO, Ohio (AP) - Two men accused of holding an Ohio bank manager's family hostage at gunpoint and forcing him to help steal nearly $195,000 from his bank have been sentenced to decades in prison. Federal authorities alleged that a 19-year-old Galion man broke into the family's home and held ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Federal Bureau of Investigation Court Bank robbery Crime Robbery Police United Kingdom
Baltimore County police arrest suspected serial bank robber
Baltimore County police on Monday arrested a man they believe is responsible for nine bank robberies in the last month. The suspect the FBI dubbed the "Winter Hat Robber" because he wore a series of different winter hats is believed to have robbed bank branches that included a Wells Fargo in Catonsville,...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Robbery Bank robbery Theft Crime Carjacking
Alleged 'winter hat robber' nabbed in Baltimore County
FBI believe Catonsville man a suspect in Eldersburg bank robbery
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Robbery Bank robbery Federal Bureau of Investigation Baltimore County Maryland Theft Bank
Clinton office hostage-taker to plead guilty in Manchester robbery case
The man who made national headlines in 2007 for taking hostages at a Hillary Clinton campaign office is scheduled to plead guilty next week to robbing a Manchester bank.Leeland Eisenberg, who most recently lived in Concord, filed his intent to plead guilty in U.S. District Court to one count each of...
1 points by Concord Monitor | Bank robbery Plea Crime Law enforcement agency Pleas Hillary Rodham Clinton Police Dye pack
‘Surreal moment’: 7yo finds bank robber’s stash in South Carolina
A seven-year-old boy made an amazing discovery after uncovering a bag full of cash in a South Carolina gas station bin that could help catch an elusive serial bank robber. Read Full Article at RT.com
98 points by Russia Today | Bank robbery Bank Robbery Dye pack Money Conway South Carolina Andy Summers Horry County South Carolina
Alec Baldwin compares buying faux art to a bank robbery
Baldwin sued Boone in September, claiming she tricked him into buying a forgery of Ross Bleckner’s 1996 “Sea and Mirror.”
47 points by New York Post | Bank robbery Robbery United States New York City Money Jury Bank New Jersey
“Scream Mask Bandits” convicted of armed bank robbery in Lakewood
Three men who were armed and wore "Scream" masks while robbing a Lakewood bank have been convicted of multiple criminal counts.
80 points by The Denver Post | Crime Robbery Theft Federal Bureau of Investigation Crimes Bank robbery Law enforcement agency Criminal law
Chicago man arrested after Glencoe bank robbery
A Chicago man has been arrested following a weekend bank robbery in Glencoe after being found with more than $30,000 at his home, according to the FBI.Glencoe detectives, working jointly with the Chicago office of the FBI, arrested Michael Rivers, 23, of the 8700 block of S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago,...
17 points by Chicago Tribune | Federal Bureau of Investigation Bank robbery Police Pleading Law enforcement agency Cause of action United States United States Department of Justice
Bank robbery suspect: Jail beats living with wife
A man accused of robbing a bank in Kansas told investigators he would rather be imprisoned than live with his wife       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Bank robbery United Kingdom Associated Press Federal Bureau of Investigation Copyright All rights reserved Kansas Lawrence Kansas
Hunt on for spelling-challenged bank robber in Massachusetts
BOSTON (AP) — A bank robber dubbed the "spelling bee bandit" because the notes he's passed to tellers contain the same misspelling is being sought for four robberies in Massachusetts.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Bank robbery Major League Baseball
FBI seeks spelling-challenged serial bank robber
BOSTON (AP) - Authorities are offering a reward for information that leads to the capture of a serial bank robber dubbed the "spelling bee bandit" because the notes he's passed to tellers at four Massachusetts banks contain the same misspelling. The FBI says the man's notes have just one word: ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Bank robbery Robbery Crime Federal Bureau of Investigation Bank Highwayman English-language films Major League Baseball
Reno man, 76, pleads not guilty to armed bank robbery
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A 76-year-old homeless man accused of robbing a Reno bank with a steak knife entered a not guilty plea after an unusual exchange with his public defender. Tommy Ray McAdoo has been in out of prison since 1964 so he knew the drill when he appeared ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Federal Bureau of Investigation Bank robbery Plea Judge Lawyer Arraignment Federal government of the United States United States
FBI seeking suspect in five Baltimore-area bank robberies
Federal authorities are searching for a suspect in five bank robberies in the Baltimore area in the last two months — including two in the span of about a half-hour Wednesday. In the first known incident, the suspect robbed the BB&T Bank at 15125 Town Center Place in Pikesville about 2:30 p.m....
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Federal Bureau of Investigation Bank robbery Crime Robbery John Dillinger Law enforcement agency J. Edgar Hoover Baltimore County Maryland
Police arrest Canton bank robbery suspect

33 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Crime Automobile Robbery Bank Transport Walking Bank robbery Sustainable transport
Bank robbed in Grayslake
A bank was robbed Tuesday afternoon in north suburban Grayslake.
21 points by Chicago Sun-Times | United States Bank robbery Jeans Light Bank United Kingdom Chicago
Man charged with robbing Clarendon Hills bank at gunpoint
A west suburban man has been charged with robbing a bank at gunpoint in Clarendon Hills, and is suspected of at least six other bank robberies.
2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank robbery Robbery Federal Bureau of Investigation Bank Theft
“Wicked Wig Bandit” robs 5 Denver metro banks in monthlong spree
A woman dubbed by the FBI as the Wicked Wig Bandit has robbed five banks over the past month in the Denver metro area.
19 points by The Denver Post | Bank robbery English-language films Crime Safeway Inc. Grocery store Federal Bureau of Investigation Wells Fargo Supermarket
Armed man in Batman mask robs Glen Ellyn bank
A masked man armed with a handgun robbed a bank Thursday afternoon in west suburban Glen Ellyn.
10 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bank robbery United Kingdom Bank Waco Siege
Bank robber strikes twice in Birmingham
Birmingham Police have in their custody a 22-year-old Illinois man who reportedly robbed a bank and credit union within a matter of minutes Friday.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Oakland County Michigan Federal Bureau of Investigation Crime Robbery Bank robbery Bloomfield Hills Michigan Bank Theft
Suspected serial bank robber strikes again
The FBI and the Philadelphia Police Department are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspected serial bank robber in connection with his latest strike - the TD Bank branch on South 11th St. Sunday.
2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Bank robbery Robbery Bank Abuse Bullying Federal Bureau of Investigation Theft Philadelphia