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Man enters plea in fatal shooting of high school athlete

Aug. 11, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man charged with fatally shooting a West Virginia high school athlete a month before he graduated has agreed to a plea deal in the case. Dekotis Elijah Thomas, 20, entered a Kennedy plea Wednesday, which means he did not admit guilt but agreed that the...

Man gets 12 years in case that tested broad search warrants

Aug. 11, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison on federal bank robbery charges in a case that tested the constitutionality of broad search warrants that use Google location history to identify people who were near the scene of a crime. Okello...

Dad gets home detention for bribing Georgetown coach

Aug. 11, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to bribing a Georgetown University tennis coach to get his daughter into the school was sentenced Thursday to about a month in home detention. Robert Repella, a former pharmaceutical executive, agreed to pay then-Georgetown...

Police: Glendale woman accused in boyfriend's stabbing death

Aug. 11, 2022 14:32 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A Glendale woman has been arrested in connection with the death of her boyfriend, according to authorities. Glendale police said 24-year-old Raeann Tyree Antonio remains jailed on suspicion of second-degree murder and is being held on $1 million bail. ...

Authorities say case of missing New Hampshire girl, Harmony Montgomery, is now being treated as a homicide

Aug. 11, 2022 14:26 PM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say case of missing New Hampshire girl, Harmony Montgomery, is now being treated as a homicide.

Officials: NH missing girl case shifts to homicide probe

Aug. 11, 2022 14:23 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The search for Harmony Montgomery, a New Hampshire girl who disappeared in 2019 at age 5 but was not reported missing until late last year, is now considered a homicide investigation, authorities said Thursday. Authorities have concluded that Harmony was...

Indiana officer critically wounded in traffic stop shooting

Aug. 11, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana police officer was critically wounded and a man was injured in a shootout following a traffic stop and search for possible narcotics, authorities said. Richmond Police Department Officer Seara Burton responded to a call about 6:30 p.m....

2 indicted in shooting outside Cincinnati bar that wounded 9

Aug. 11, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two men were indicted Thursday on numerous charges stemming from a shooting that wounded nine people outside a Cincinnati bar last weekend. Diablo McCoats, 29, faces 16 counts of felonious assault and a single weapons charge, while Jarvis Barnes, 34, faces seven...

Jury convicts Wisconsin man in fatal hate crime crash

Aug. 11, 2022 13:37 PM EDT

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A jury in Wisconsin has convicted a man accused of intentionally targeting a motorcyclist in a fatal crash because of the victim's race, in a two-phase trial that will eventually determine the defendant's mental state at the time. Daniel Navarro, a...

Hostage standoff at Beirut bank ends with gunman's arrest

Aug. 11, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — A gunman demanding a Beirut bank let him withdraw his trapped savings to pay his father’s medical bills took up to 10 people hostage in a seven-hour standoff Thursday before surrendering in exchange for what a family lawyer said was $35,000 of his money. Bassam...