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Latvian ATM thief finishes prison time, deported from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Latvian man who robbed several ATMs in 2016 has completed his prison term in Taiwan and was deported Monday evening (Aug. 30), according to the National Immigration Agen...

History of abuse for Mexican police unit in migrant massacre

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — When state police in northern Mexico allegedly shot 19 people, including at least 14 Guatemalan migrants, to death in late January near the border with Texas, it was a t...

Convicted sex offender captured after armed robbery in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A convicted sex offender who local media dubbed the "taxi wolf" was arrested in Kaohsiung on Tuesday (March 3) after he sawed off his ankle bracelet, fled his re...

Hearing to be held on condemned man's request for DNA test

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A judge plans to hear legal arguments Wednesday on whether to order DNA testing on evidence from a 1987 killing for which a death row inmate in Georgia is scheduled to be execute...

Indonesian caregiver steals Taiwanese boss's safe with NT$2.08 million inside

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian woman stole her employer's safe containing NT$2.08 million (US$68,000) and tried to make away with the loot on an e-bike with her boyfriend, but they wer...

Two people slashed by wanted man in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two people suffered knife wounds during the course of a robbing spree of three different scooter drivers carried out by a wanted man in Taoyuan City on Wednesday night (May 29)...

Woman gives man who stole NT$100,000 from her 5 weeks to return it

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a woman discovered a man had stolen NT$100,000 (US$3,243) from her bag, she generously decided to give him five weeks to return the money before pressing charges, prompti...

Stolen cash: Scottish isle reports first crime in 20 years

LONDON (AP) — The peace and tranquility on the island of Gigha off the western coast of Scotland has been shattered by a burglary said by locals to be the first serious crime in about 20 years. ...

Police: Man robs South Portland bank armed with toy gun

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a 70-year-old man robbed a bank while armed with a toy gun. South Portland Police say the man, identified as Donald Sturton, entered ...

Policeman denies trying to launder stolen cash at casino

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston police officer charged with stealing about $2,000 in bank robbery cash from the police department's evidence room and trying to launder it at a casino has pleaded not guilty. ...