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Drive-Thru Robbery of Lubbock Burger King [NBC11]
Police recovered what was left of the cash register around the corner.

Three charged in Alton drive-by killing [WQAD]
Until his arrest, Everage was known best for his act of heroism in April. On Easter Sunday, Everage punched out a knife-wielding robber at the McDonalds restaurant in Alton and held him down until police could arrive.

KFC Robber Puts Manager In Freezer [WLKY]
Police said he had a gun and locked the manager in a freezer and stole her car.

Florida Pizza Hut Worker Fired for Shooting at Robbers [MyFoxKC]
A Florida Pizza Hut employee says he feared for his life when he shot at armed robbers. But the company says he violated policy and fired him.

Pakistan: KFC Restaurant Ransacked [Stratfor]
At least six people were hurt when hundreds of residents from Karachi, Pakistan, ransacked a KFC restaurant and two banks

17-year-old shoots carjacker who pulled gun on youth’s mother [WBRZ]
Fortunato said the 53-year-old woman was in line at an Arby’s Roast Beef Restaurant about 1:30 a.m. Monday when Chestnut walked up and pointed a gun at her, demanding their money and the car.

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