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Wayne Newton tells Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled

Jun. 18, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a Nevada jury on Tuesday that he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars that he and his wife and their teenage daughter encountered during a second burglary in 10 days at their home a year ago. "My wife was in hysterics and crying,"...

The Latest: Newton tells jury he fired shot as burglars fled

Jun. 18, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a 22-year-old Nevada prison inmate accused of burglarizing the home of Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton and his family in June 2018 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two...

Thou shalt not steal thy neighbor's surveillance camera

Jun. 18, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

HAUGHTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities say a burglar effectively caught himself red-handed, unwittingly livestreaming his theft of a neighbor's new surveillance camera. The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office says the neighbor watched the crime unfold in real time, and recognized the culprit as 43-year-old...

Venezuela's misery doesn't even spare the dead in Maracaibo

Jun. 18, 2019 7:25 AM EDT

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — Even the dead aren't safe in Maracaibo, a sweltering, suffering city in Venezuela. Thieves have broken into some of the vaults and coffins in El Cuadrado cemetery since late last year, stealing ornaments and sometimes items from corpses as the country sinks to new depths of...

Burglary suspect caught, had machete wound inflicted by boy

Jun. 16, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina burglary suspect who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete was caught Sunday, nearly two days after he slipped away from the hospital where he was treated for a head wound. His capture came after a manhunt and finger-pointing about who was to blame for...

Police: Suspect killed, 3 arrested after gun store burglary

Jun. 14, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say police responding to a burglary at a Maryland gun store killed one suspect and arrested three others. Montgomery County police also said in a news release Friday that one officer is on administrative leave pending review. Police say an officer responded to the burglary...

Officials: 5-year-old shoots toddler in head, uncle charged

Jun. 13, 2019 7:57 PM EDT

GRAY, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children's uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children found the gun in the home Wednesday and were playing with it when it discharged. The Jones County Sheriff's...

Maryland gun shop robbery leaves 1 dead; 4 at large

Jun. 13, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland Police responding to a burglary at a Rockville gun shop say one person is dead and four others are at large and "armed and dangerous" after a clash with authorities. News outlets report five men used a stolen vehicle to smash into the gun shop early Thursday morning....

Fake nurse who landed jobs at 3 facilities sentenced

Jun. 12, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man who used fake nurse credentials to get jobs at three health care facilities has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison. Benjamin Danneman of Eureka pleaded guilty in March to health care fraud, aggravated identity theft and Social Security fraud. He was sentenced...

Suspect arrested after woman found chained in basement

Jun. 10, 2019 10:21 PM EDT

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A suspect is in custody after police in New York say a woman was found chained in a basement. Police in Niagara Falls tell WIVB that Michael Ciskiewic was arrested Monday on charges of kidnapping, burglary, rape, assault and menacing with a weapon after he was found hiding in a...