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Judge won't toss charges in Vietnamese tour leaders killing

Jul. 17, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Criminal charges will stand against a convicted felon facing a death penalty trial in the killings of two Vietnamese tour leaders at a Las Vegas Strip hotel, a judge said Wednesday. Clark County District Court Judge Michelle Leavitt upheld the indictment against Julius Damiano Deangilo...

The Latest: Judge won't toss charges in tour leaders slaying

Jul. 17, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a convicted felon's bid to have charges dismissed against him in the killing of two Vietnamese tour leaders at a Las Vegas Strip hotel (all times local): 10:20 a.m. A judge rejected a bid to throw out a criminal indictment against a convicted felon facing a death penalty...

Man passes out after breaking into bank, officer says

Jul. 17, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say an apparently drunken man fell asleep for nearly three hours inside a Missouri bank after breaking a window to get inside. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that 35-year-old Eric Preston Miller, of Boonville, was charged this week with second-degree burglary in the...

Wichita man sentenced for burglary, shooting at police

Jul. 16, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 22-year-old Wichita man who exchanged gunfire with police during a chase has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison. KAKE-TV reports Elijah Martinez was sentenced Tuesday to 280 months for intentional second-degree attempted murder and three counts of burglary after the...

2 charged, 4 sought in beating of motorist caught on video

Jul. 16, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jersey City police have arrested two women and are seeking four more people in connection with the beating of a motorist following a fender-bender that was caught on video. Bria Exum and Shirley Burrows both face aggravated assault counts, while Exum is also charged with burglary...

Break-ins target 4 west Michigan gun shops in less than week

Jul. 16, 2019 8:39 AM EDT

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say at least four gun shops in western Michigan have been targeted by break-ins during less than a week. The latest break-ins took place early Sunday, when five guns were taken from Armory Valentine in Kentwood. Other break-ins were reported that morning at...

S. Carolina man trafficking fentanyl gets 15-year sentence

Jul. 16, 2019 8:08 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 15 years for trafficking fentanyl and other crimes. News outlets report 38-year-old Troy Carlisle Watt pleaded guilty Monday to trafficking fentanyl, burglary, failure to stop for blue light, assault and battery. A news release from...

Intruder arrested for sexual assault attempt in Phoenix home

Jul. 15, 2019 8:41 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police have arrested a man who allegedly tried to sexually assault a sleeping woman in her Phoenix home. They say 32-year-old Francisco Meza-Beltran was booked into jail Monday on suspicion of sexual abuse, kidnapping, assault, burglary and trespassing. It's unclear if he has a lawyer yet....

Utah appeals court upholds conviction of a former Ogden man

Jul. 14, 2019 12:56 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah appeals court has upheld an aggravated burglary conviction against a former Ogden man. The Standard-Examiner reports Julio Alphonso Dominguez's appeal was struck down by the Utah Court of Appeals in an opinion issued July 5. Dominguez was sentenced to 10 years to life in prison on...

Colorado man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of pills

Jul. 13, 2019 10:00 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to burglarizing a Colorado pharmacy including opioid pills valued at more than $18,000. U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn's office says Dewayne Scott entered his plea this week. Scott is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 26. According to...