(CBS/AP) VALDOSTA, Ga. - A federal judge sentenced the Florida trio known as the Dougherty siblings, accused in a cross-country crime spree that included a bank robbery in Georgia and a shootout with Colorado police, to more than 35 years in jail.Continue »
Officer Willie Hall, 27, was shot during a hostage standoff Tuesday, but his cellphone deflected the bullet away from his chest, enough that Hall wasn't seriously injured, according to a report in the Albany Herald.Continue »
(CBS/AP) Walsenburg, Colo. - At a preliminary hearing yesterday, the Dougherty siblings revealed that they had planned to head to Mexico with money stolen in a Georgia bank robbery, then obtain fraudulent documents and elude authorities, a detective said.Continue »
(CBS/AP) WALSENBURG, Colo. - State prosecutors will present their case today against the three siblings accused in a cross-country crime spree that began in Florida and ended with a police chase and gunplay in southern Colorado.Continue »
Lee Grace Dougherty, 29 and her brothers Ryan Dougherty, 21, and Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26, were charged in a criminal complaint issued out of Huerfano County, Colorado, where they were apprehended two weeks ago.
Each member of the alleged, "Dougherty gang" now faces four counts of second degree attempted murder among others. Lee Grace has been slapped with more charges than her brothers. She is facing 29 counts. Ryan is facing 24 counts while Dylan is facing 23 counts, according to court documents.
The three were fugitives from Florida and Georgia when they were spotted in Colorado. They were arrested on Aug. 10 after a high-speed car chase across two counties and a gun battle that ended when the fugitives crashed their car.
The crew made national headlines when they became the targets of a nationwide police hunt after allegedly shooting at a Florida police officer and robbing a Georgia bank.