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  • Aging mobster acquitted in 1978 heist retold in 'Goodfellas'

    November 12, 2015 3:24 PM

    NEW YORK - An aging mobster has been acquitted of charges he helped plan the 1978 Lufthansa heist that was retold in the hit Mafia movie "Goodfellas." A New York City jury reached the verdict Thursday at the federal racketeering trial of Vincent Asaro. The 80-year-old Bonanno crime... more »
  • Trial revisits 'Goodfellas' heist

    October 17, 2015 12:11 PM

    NEW YORK - An aging mobster is set to go on trial on charges he had a role in an infamous mob heist immortalized in the hit movie "Goodfellas." Opening statements are scheduled Monday in federal court in Brooklyn in the case against Vincent Asaro. Asaro's name hadn't been associated... more »
  • Brazen intruders hit jewelry store in the middle of the day Play Video

    July 14, 2015 3:35 PM

    GONZALES - Police are looking for a team of four suspects who made off with diamonds and cash after a Tuesday morning jewelry store heist in Gonzales. According to investigators, four individuals entered the business in the 1000 block of N. Airline Hwy at around 10:50 a.m. and used... more »
  • Police investigate two gun store heists Play Video

    July 6, 2015 2:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Thieves have successfully burglarized two gun stores in the last month, making off with an undisclosed number of firearms. Most recently, Meaux's Guns on Mammoth Avenue was hit overnight. Police said the crooks swiped multiple guns. The store location was formerly Red Jacket Firearms. Police did... more »
  • Police search for trio involved in credit card heist

    December 16, 2014 9:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for help to trackdown three suspects they claim made unauthorized transactions using a stolen credit card. The incident happened on Black Friday. According to BRPD, the trio entered Poise'n Ivy Woman's Boutique in the 7200 block of Highland. Investigators say the two women... more »
  • $5k stolen from daycare was an inside job

    November 12, 2013 11:25 PM

    CENTRAL- Deputies arrested two people for a heist at a daycare where the tuition drop box was stolen. Investigators said $5000 was inside and was taken. They called it an inside job since someone working for Lil Wildcats Daycare on Joor Road helped. Michael Carter and Michael Bigham... more »
  • Convicted bank robber accused in third heist

    September 25, 2013 2:00 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A repeat bank robber was indicted Wednesday for a third heist. Scott Coats, 44, is accused of hitting the First NBC Bank on August 16th. Prosecutors say he was able to swindle $1500 during the robbery. Coats was out of prison for less than a year... more »
  • 8 men wanted in Brussels diamond heist

    February 19, 2013 7:20 AM

    BRUSSELS - Police are looking for eight men who drove onto the tarmac of Brussels international airport and robbed millions of dollars worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane. Officials say the armed and masked men crashed through the security perimeter fence around the airport with two... more »

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