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Man released in ‘doppleganger’ case facing return to prison

Nov. 14, 2019 5:28 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 43-year-old Kansas City man previously freed from prison in a case of mistaken identity is facing a possible return to confinement after pleading guilty to illegal possession of a firearm. The Kansas City Star reports Richard Anthony Jones pleaded guilty Thursday. He wasn’t...

More cases tied to man accused of groping kids at Disney

Nov. 8, 2019 8:48 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man charged with molesting two children at Disney World is now accused of molesting two other children at the theme park. The Orange County sheriff's office announced on Thursday that 50-year-old James Anthony Jones now faces additional lewd or lascivious molestation charges....

Florida International beats UTEP 32-17

Oct. 19, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Anthony Jones ran 15 times for 102 yards and a touchdown and caught one pass for 61 yards to help Florida International beat UTEP 32-17 on Saturday. Jones' 3-yard TD run made it 25-7 in the first minute of the fourth quarter, and Napoleon Maxwell stretched it 32-10 with a 10-yard TD run with...

Police: Toddler finds mom's gun, accidentally shoots self

Oct. 17, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

MOORESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police in central Indiana say a toddler found his mother's unsecured gun while she was out of the room and accidentally shot himself to death. The Morgan County Sheriff's Department says the shooting occurred Wednesday morning at a home outside Mooresville, about 15 miles (24...

Oklahoma death row inmate loses US Supreme Court appeal

Oct. 16, 2019 5:13 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The appeal of an Oklahoma death row inmate convicted of the shooting deaths of two men in 2006 has been rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Oklahoman reports that the nation's highest court Tuesday declined to review the case of 39-year-old Kendrick Simpson, whose appeal was...

Jones with 4 TDs as FIU beats Charlotte 48-23

Oct. 12, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Anthony Jones ran for three touchdowns and caught a pass for another as Florida International scored 21 points in the second quarter to help beat Charlotte 48-23 on Saturday. Jones had 117 yards rushing on 16 carries for the Panthers (3-3, 1-2 Conference USA). James Morgan threw for 160 yards...

Florida International rides big first half to rout of UMass

Oct. 5, 2019 10:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — James Morgan passed for 263 yards and two touchdowns, Anthony Jones rushed for 115 yards and a score and Florida International routed Massachusetts 44-0 on Saturday night. Maurice Alexander returned a punt 90 yards for a touchdown and totaled 140 yards on two returns for FIU (2-3). The...

Coast Guard lieutenant pleads guilty to gun and drug crimes

Oct. 3, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling weapons and targeting Supreme Court justices, prominent Democrats and TV journalists pleaded guilty Thursday to gun and drug charges. Christopher Hasson’s guilty plea to all four of the counts he faced resolves a case in which...

Judge refuses to toss Coast Guard officer's gun charges

Sep. 20, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss gun charges against a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of being a domestic terrorist who stockpiled weapons and drafted a hit list of prominent Democrats and TV journalists. U.S. District Judge George Hazel rejected defense attorneys'...