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Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr pleads not guilty to rape

Jun. 15, 2018 8:08 PM EDT

VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. was jailed without bail Friday after pleading not guilty to multiple counts of kidnapping, rape and other charges. The 34-year-old Winslow was ordered to return to San Diego County Superior Court on June 25 for a preliminary hearing. If...

Document: Faulty door lock found in Vegas hotel where 2 died

Jun. 15, 2018 6:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A broken latch was found on the door of a Las Vegas Strip hotel room where two Vietnamese tourists were killed two weeks ago, according to court documents, but hotel officials said Friday it was not clear if the lock was broken before the slayings. A filing released this week in the...

Rhode Island man charged for 4 Boston-area bank robberies

Jun. 15, 2018 4:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rhode Island man has been charged in connection with four Boston-area bank robberies last year. Federal prosecutors say 55-year-old Stephen Davidow, of Pawtucket, robbed the banks between Dec. 6 and Dec. 11. Police determined the same person was involved in the robberies based on bank...

Marlins Man loses $1.5 million to embezzlement

Jun. 15, 2018 10:53 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Marlins Man got taken deep. A bookkeeper pleaded guilty this week to embezzling $1.5 million from South Florida lawyer Laurence Leavy, who often sits in the best seats at major sporting events nationwide bedecked in his bright orange Miami Marlins visor and jersey. The...

Ex-doctor arrested in 1988 Texas attack, recent death

Jun. 14, 2018 9:44 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — An ex-physician has been charged with capital murder in the February death of a woman who was left incapacitated in 1988 after being sexually assaulted and strangled in a case that a team of prosecutors, investigators and victim advocates funded by a federal cold case grant helped...

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr arrested on rape charges

Jun. 14, 2018 9:16 PM EDT

ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports sheriff's deputies arrested Winslow on Thursday at his home in the San Diego...

Police: 2 sought in break-in at Wayne Newton home in Vegas

Jun. 14, 2018 6:08 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two suspected burglars were being sought Thursday after eluding officers following a break-in at the estate of longtime entertainer Wayne Newton, police in Las Vegas said. Officers responded a little before midnight Wednesday to a burglary call at Newton's home several miles southeast of...

Former Western Michigan basketball player cleared of murder

Jun. 14, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a former Western Michigan basketball player of murder in the shooting death of a fellow student but convicted him of armed robbery and a weapons charge. The Kalamazoo County jury deliberated two days before returning the verdict for Joeviair Kennedy. He faces a...

Men sentenced for robbery alongside rogue police unit member

Jun. 13, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two men have been sentenced to prison for their part in robbing a store alongside a member of Baltimore Police's corrupt Gun Trace Task Force. The Baltimore Sun reports 38-year-old Thomas Finnegan was sentenced to eight years in prison. His co-defendant, 42-year-old David Rahim, was...

Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low

Jun. 13, 2018 3:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of bitcoin fell to a four-month low of $6,370 on Wednesday, days after South Korean digital currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, or almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored. After Coinrail announced the theft, the price of bitcoin...