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  • Man dies after Georgia bank standoff with police

    July 7, 2017 12:30 PM

    2:10 p.m. MARIETTA - A man who claimed to have a bomb inside a suburban Atlanta bank has died after a standoff with police. Cobb County Police Chief Mike Register told reporters Friday that the unidentified man had died but did not offer further... more »
  • Man wounded by police responding to Mississippi bank robbery

    March 14, 2017 11:23 PM

    RIDGELAND, Miss. - A 16-year-old bank robbery suspect in Mississippi was wounded after being shot by at least one police officer. Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal says the suspect was hospitalized with wounds that are not considered life-threatening. Neal says a masked person robbed a branch of BancorpSouth about 2... more »
  • Woman arrested for trying to cash fraudulent checks, using fraudulent bank accounts

    March 9, 2017 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A woman was arrested for attempting to cash fraudulent checks from bank accounts that she opened using a 60-year-old's identity. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 31-year-old Lacey Bonaventure for forgery, bank fraud, attempted monetary instrument abuse and theft of assets from an aged/disabled person.... more »
  • Baby sitter pleads guilty in Colorado bank robbery

    February 11, 2017 6:44 PM

    GREELEY, Colo. - A baby sitter accused of using two children in her care to rob a Colorado bank has pleaded guilty to theft, forgery and attempted robbery. The Greeley Tribune reports Rachel Einspahr was sentenced to six years in prison after entering her plea Friday. Einspahr was charged with... more »
  • Two face federal charges for bank robberies in New Orleans area

    January 27, 2017 1:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two men are facing federal charges after they were accused of being involved in bank robberies in New Orleans and Slidell. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite's office says 22-year-old Dwayne Anthony "Butter" Winans Jr. and 21-year-old Bryson Tuesno are charged together in connection with the Aug. 15 robberies.... more »
  • Mortgage company donates $15,000 to local food bank

    January 25, 2017 11:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Local mortgage company Assurance Financial donated $15,000 to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank in December. The donation was funded in part by an annual "Jeans Fund," which allowed team members to wear casual dress attire to work in exchange for contributing to the donation. ... more »
  • Kansas man admits to robbing bank to escape his wife

    January 23, 2017 6:23 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A 70-year-old man who told investigators after robbing a Kansas bank that he'd rather be imprisoned than with his wife has admitted carrying out the holdup. Lawrence Ripple pleaded guilty Monday in Kansas City, Kansas, to a federal bank robbery count. He faces up to 20... more »
  • Woman wanted for Chase Bank robbery on Florida Boulevard

    January 23, 2017 4:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police Detectives are trying to identify a woman wanted for robbing the Chase Bank in the 10000 block of Florida Boulevard on Saturday. The robbery happened around 11:30 a.m. when the woman entered the bank and approached the teller window with a note demanding... more »
  • Foreclosed Pa. mall once valued at $190M is auctioned for $100

    January 18, 2017 4:13 PM

    TARENTUM, Pa. - A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has been auctioned off for $100. Wells Fargo Bank was owed the money from a 2006 loan and submitted the winning bid for the 1.1 million-square-foot Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills on Wednesday.... more »
  • Residents still dealing with "bank walkaways" damaged by August flood Play Video

    January 9, 2017 11:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A sign hangs in the front of Leroy and Karen Aucion's home that reads "You can't wash us away." It's a message to the August flood. But the Aucions, along with other residents in Woodlawn Acres neighborhood, are facing a disturbing reminder of the flood.... more »
  • Police in Illinois shoot suspect using man as 'human shield'

    December 27, 2016 8:40 PM

    NORTH RIVERSIDE, Ill. - Police in suburban Chicago have shot a man they say tried to rob a bank, then ran into a nearby store and held an elderly man at knifepoint. North Riverside Police said in a statement Tuesday that the suspect attempted to use the older man as... more »
  • Man wanted for afternoon bank robbery on Coursey Blvd

    December 8, 2016 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say one man is on the run after robbing a bank at gunpoint on Coursey Blvd. Thursday afternoon. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Casey Hicks, the incident happened at the United Community Bank around 3:26 p.m. The armed man fled the area... more »
  • Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank receives $1.4 million grant for restoration

    December 7, 2016 2:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank received a $1.4 million grant from FEMA to help in restoring flood-related damages. The grant reimburses expenses to dispose of debris, clean and disinfect property and equipment along with restoring refrigeration and freezing at the Choctaw Drive distribution facility damaged... more »
  • Central residents receive free Thanksgiving meals Play Video

    November 22, 2016 6:36 PM

    CENTRAL – Residents impacted by the August flood received free Thanksgiving meals Tuesday. Sherri Hedges received a dinner and said she is thankful for the meal she received at the food bank since she was not sure about what her family was going to have a holiday meal. ... more »
  • FBI, Kentwood Police investigating Monday morning bank robbery

    November 21, 2016 11:25 PM

    KENTWOOD - The FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crime Task Force and the Kentwood Police Department are looking for help in identifying the individual who robbed the First NBC Bank in Kentwood Monday morning. According to the FBI, on Nov. 21 around 9:45 a.m., a lone male entered the... more »
  • Baton Rouge food bank returns to warehouse after last month's flood Play Video

    September 14, 2016 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank lost about 600,000 pounds of food in last month's historic flood and moved to a temporary location, but now the organization is returning to its warehouse and beginning its normal operations. The food that was able to be salvaged during... more »
  • Four branches of Capital One open on Monday after severe weather

    August 15, 2016 12:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Capital One announced that four branches in East Baton Rouge and Ascension parish will be open on Monday for customers in the flooding region. The following branches are open on Monday: Baton Rouge Main Office , 301 Main St., Baton Rouge Burbank Drive-Up , 9817... more »
  • EBRSO: Suspect in Bluebonnet Blvd. bank robbery in custody

    February 18, 2016 5:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies have arrested a man suspected of robbing a Capital One Bank on Bluebonnet Boulevard back in November. 29-year-old Timothy Pugh was located by EBRSO detectives in Zachary and taken into custody without incident. Deputies believe he is the man that walked into the bank... more »
  • Photo released of bank robbery suspect

    January 11, 2016 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a photo of the man who detectives said robbed a Baton Rouge bank Monday and left behind a suspicious device. Baton Rouge Police said the man went into the Chase Bank at 3012 Government Street around 9:40 a.m. and went to a teller's window,... more »
  • November 18, 2015 Morning News Pop Play Video

    November 18, 2015 8:05 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Gov. Bobby Jindal suspends presidential campaign Catholic charities received death threats over refugee Bank robber caught on camera, still on the loose Rapid improvements Updates all day, every day: FACEBOOK | TWITTER more »
  • School no longer on lockdown after reports of nearby bank robbery Play Video

    November 17, 2015 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Administrators said a private school was locked down Tuesday morning after law enforcement responded to reports of an armed robbery at a Baton Rouge bank. Sheriff's deputies said a bank robbery was reported just before 11 a.m. at the Capitol One Bank on Bluebonnet across from... more »
  • Woman with bat, knife arrested at bank

    September 16, 2015 6:37 PM

    SLIDELL – Police in Slidell said they were able to calm down a woman who went into a city bank armed with a bat and knife, and disarmed her without any injuries. According to the Slidell Police Department the woman entered a Chase Bank on 350 Gause Blvd carrying... more »
  • Two Baton Rouge women wanted for bank fraud

    July 28, 2015 5:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are looking for two women accused of bank fraud and theft. Police say Jontell Poole and Geneal Shavers went to the Pelican State Credit Union in June and deposited three checks worth about $1,350. According to police the checks were written from Poole's... more »
  • McConnell disputes Cruz claims of 'special deal' on bank

    July 26, 2015 3:03 PM

    WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says there's no "special deal" to allow a vote on reviving the federal Export-Import Bank. That's contrary to claims made by Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. McConnell never mentioned Cruz's name as he opened a rare Sunday Senate session with a... more »
  • Baton Rouge man robs Mississippi bank

    July 19, 2015 4:56 PM

    GLOSTER, Ms. - Police say a man from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is accused of robbing a bank about 50 miles north in Gloster, Mississippi. Amite County Sheriff says 47-year-old Roger Dale White Jr. was caught with the cash less than three hours after the robbery Friday. The sheriff's office says... more »
  • Banks seeks foreclosure sale on proposed River District development

    July 17, 2015 8:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A New York bank wants to auction the site of the proposed River District mixed-use development and additional real estate in New Iberia to collect $58.4 million it alleges it is owed by Lafayette businessman Michel Moreno. The River District development is on 34 acres between downtown Baton... more »
  • Police: Wisconsin state trooper shot and killed

    March 25, 2015 2:16 AM

    FOND DU LAC, WI - Authorities say a Wisconsin state trooper was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a person who matched the description of a bank robbery suspect. Police said the suspect also was killed. Fond du Lac police said late Tuesday that the incident occurred... more »
  • Tennis tourney to support veterans Play Video

    February 24, 2015 8:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Great news for tennis enthusiasts! It's time for the annual Iberville Bank Team Tennis Challenge. Proceeds from the tournament benefit 'Support Our War Heroes". The tournament runs Friday, March 6th - Sunday, March 8th. Organizers say 300 players are expected to participate. There's also a gala... more »
  • Police: Man took $500 from bank drive-thru left by another

    February 9, 2015 12:09 PM

    CLEARFIELD, PA - Police say a Pennsylvania man hoping to pass a fraudulent check instead stole $500 when he found that much money left behind by another customer at a drive-thru bank window. Twenty-eight-year-old Randy Gillen Jr. was in the Clearfield County Jail on Monday, awaiting a Feb. 11 preliminary... more »
  • Thousands of cards deactivated over ATM skimmers Play Video

    January 26, 2015 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police confirmed Monday local, state, and federal authorities are looking into a major compromise of ATMs along the I-10 corridor from Baton Rouge to New Orleans. The investigation reportedly centers around devices called "skimmers" which were placed on dozens of ATMs at Whitney Banks.... more »
  • Suspect in bank robbery arrested

    January 16, 2015 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies caught up with a suspected bank robber in Tangipahoa Parish overnight who's accused of holding up an East Baton Rouge Parish bank earlier this week. Deputies arrested 46-year-old William Mathis in Hammond Thursday night with the help of Livingston and Tangipahoa Parish deputies. He's... more »
  • Suspect identified in EBR bank robbery

    January 15, 2015 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies named a suspect Thursday in this week's bank robbery in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said a tip identified the robber as 46-year-old William Mathis. Investigators said Mathis is originally from Albany, La., but believed to currently be in Florida. Investigators said Mathis... more »
  • Photos released of EBR bank robber

    January 14, 2015 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos of a man who robbed an East Baton Rouge Parish bank Wednesday afternoon. Detectives said the man went into the Regions Bank at 2121 O'neal Lane at 3:40 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money. After the teller gave... more »
  • Wal-Mart launching mobile checking account

    September 24, 2014 6:08 AM

    PASADENA, CA - Wal-Mart is launching a mobile checking account for its customers that will eliminate some of the fees charged by banks. The company said Wednesday that the GoBank checking account through Green Dot Corp. has no minimum balance requirements or overdraft fees. A monthly membership charge of $8.95... more »

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