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The Latest: Chinese envoy accuses UK, US of interference

Nov. 18, 2019 12:51 PM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 9 p.m. China’s ambassador to Britain has accused the U.K. and U.S. of interfering in the internal affairs of China and Hong Kong as authorities in the semi-autonomous territory struggle to contain months of protests. Liu Xiaoming...

Arrest made in attempted assault of 11-year-old

Nov. 18, 2019 12:26 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls police say they’ve arrested a man who entered a family’s home and attempted to sexually assault an 11-year-old girl. Police spokesman Sam Clemens said Monday the 26-year-old Sioux Falls man is being held on possible charges of burglary, attempted rape and...

Police: Homeowner with gun confronts suspect with ax

Nov. 18, 2019 8:44 AM EST

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A homeowner with a shotgun has fended off a man who police say tried to break into the home using an ax. A news release from Burlington police says the suspect identified as 29-year-old William Lawrence Cowan tried to enter the house through a back door on Sunday morning, with an ax...

Sentence upheld for man who broke into home, raped woman

Nov. 18, 2019 8:41 AM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — An appellate court has upheld the convictions of sentences of a man who broke into a Louisiana home and recorded himself raping a female at gunpoint. The American Press reports part of the video was played for jurors at the 2017 trial of 23-year-old Javonta Jermel Harrison. He was...

Man convicted in shooting death of dog

Nov. 16, 2019 11:08 AM EST

WINTER HARBOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine man has been convicted of breaking into his employer’s home and killing the man’s dog. The Bangor Daily News reports a judge on Thursday found 24-year-old Justin Chipman guilty in the August 2018 shooting death of Franky, a pug. Chipman was convicted on...

19-year-old arrested in double homicide in Topeka

Nov. 15, 2019 1:14 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old in a double homicide in Topeka. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Larry Huggins III, of Topeka, was booked Thursday night into the Shawnee County Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery. Bond is...

Southeast Texas police fatally shoot a burglary suspect

Nov. 14, 2019 6:19 PM EST

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a police officer in Southeast Texas fatally shot a burglary suspect who tried to attack the officer with a screwdriver. Beaumont police say the incident happened at a restaurant on Interstate 10 shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday. A police statement says arriving officers...

SC teen to be tried as adult in 71-year-old’s sexual assault

Nov. 14, 2019 6:58 AM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in South Carolina have announced that a 16-year-old accused of sexually assaulting a 71-year-old woman will be tried as an adult. The 15th Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office announced Wednesday that Nicholas O. Rios will be prosecuted as an adult on attempted murder,...

Husband of woman killed objects to proposed plea agreement

Nov. 12, 2019 4:29 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The husband of a woman who was shot and killed during a burglary in rural eastern Arizona objected Tuesday to a proposed plea agreement for the now 16-year-old defendant. Ernest Collins Jr. said the proposed agreement submitted to a judge would allow the suspect to plead guilty to...

Student expelled after bringing stolen gun to school

Nov. 12, 2019 4:13 PM EST

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine high school student who was arrested for bringing a stolen handgun to school has been expelled. Police say Bangor High School employees searched the student's belongings on Oct. 31 because they suspected the student had been using marijuana. The student was charged with theft...