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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...

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...

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...

Court rules no privacy for cellphone with 1-2-3-4 passcode

Jun. 13, 2018 3:30 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man serving 18 years in prison in South Carolina for burglary was rightfully convicted in part because he left his cellphone at the crime scene and a detective guessed his passcode as 1-2-3-4 instead of getting a warrant, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. Lawyers for Lamar...

Thefts rise after California reduces criminal penalties

Jun. 13, 2018 8:54 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters' decision to reduce penalties for drug and property crimes in 2014 contributed to a jump in car burglaries, shoplifting and other theft, researchers reported. Larcenies increased about 9 percent by 2016, or about 135 more thefts per 100,000 residents than if...

Study: Reduced criminal penalties contributed to more thefts

Jun. 13, 2018 12:29 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters' decision to reduce penalties for drug and property crimes in 2014 contributed to a jump in car burglaries, shoplifting and other theft, researchers reported Tuesday. Larcenies increased about 9 percent by 2016, or about 135 more thefts per 100,000 residents than...

Kellen Winslow Jr arrested on suspicion of burglary

Jun. 12, 2018 3:31 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating the circumstances of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr.'s arrest on suspicion of burglary. The department told the San Diego Union-Tribune on Monday that Winslow has given inconsistent and varied statements relating to...

Police in Florida charged with framing teen to boost stats

Jun. 11, 2018 2:49 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a former police chief and two officers for a small Florida community framed a teen for several burglaries to improve their arrest statistics. A U.S. attorney's office news release says former Biscayne Park police Chief Raimundo Atesiano and former Officers Charlie Dayoub and...