• Paris prosecutors to probe 3 Ritz jewel heist suspects

    Updated:
    PARIS (AP) - Paris prosecutor's office says it will take control of three suspects in custody in connection with this week's Ritz Hotel jewel heist in Paris.

    The office said a judicial investigation will be launched Saturday centering on the suspects' links to organized crime, criminal conspiracy, theft and armed robbery.

    Since Wednesday's heist, Paris authorities have recovered all the jewels stolen from the display, which are estimated to be worth several million dollars.

    Though ultimately unsuccessful, the robbery on Wednesday evening raised questions about security in one of the world's most prestigious neighborhoods, the Place Vendome. Its well-guarded buildings include the French Justice Ministry, high-end boutiques and the 19th-century Ritz.

    Next Up:


  • Headline Goes Here

    Paris prosecutors to probe 3 Ritz jewel heist suspects

  • Headline Goes Here

    Thousands protest in Armenia as political talks called off

  • Headline Goes Here

    EU foreign policy chief says Iran nuclear deal should stay

  • Headline Goes Here

    Facebook launches transparency tool before Irish referendum

  • Headline Goes Here

    Danish inventor convicted of reporter's murder, gets life