WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man accused by authorities of sexually assaulting a teenage boy has entered a plea agreement.
WVIR-TV reports 24-year-old Michael Wayne Dill pleaded guilty...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A jury has convicted two men of robbing an Anchorage credit union.
Thirty-year-old John Pierce and 46-year-old Michael Wayne Moore were convicted Tuesday in federal...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A man has pleaded not guilty in a decades-old attack against two older women in Starkville, Mississippi.
The Commercial Dispatch reports Michael Wayne Devaughn pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of capital murder and sexual battery. He was indicted this week in the 1990 slaying of 65-year-old Betty Jones and rape of 81-year-old Kathryn Crigler, who died from her injuries.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Prosecutors may pursue the death penalty in a decades-old attack that left two women dead in Starkville, Mississippi.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A northeast Mississippi man has been indicted in the 1990 killing of one woman and rape of another, after he was arrested in August.
Oktibbeha County grand jurors on Monday indicted Michael Wayne Devaughn of Rienzi on one count of capital murder in the stabbing death of 65-year-old Betty Jones and one count of sexual battery in the rape of 81-year-old Kathryn Crigler.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi police say they have charged a man in the Labor Day 1990 killing of one woman and rape of another, using DNA to connect him to the crime scene.
Michael Wayne Devaughn, 52, of Rienzi is charged with capital murder in the slaying of 65-year-old Betty Jones and sexual battery in the rape of 81-year-old Kathryn Crigler, Starkville Police Sgt. Bill Lott said at a news conference Monday.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Carlsbad's Labor Day parade was canceled when members of the southeastern New Mexico city's fire department were the only would-be participants to show up.
The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that parade promoter Michael Wayne Smart and Fire Chief Rick Lopez expressed disappointment with the lack of participation and resulting cancellation Monday.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama have filed murder charges in the death of a store clerk who authorities say was killed while trying to stop the theft of beer.
Tuscaloosa authorities say 32-year-old Dewan Latrell Hampton and 52-year-old Michael Wayne Burrell are charged in the death of 56-year-old Shelia Corley Britton.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man on death row for nearly 31 years for the slaying of a woman and her 2-year-old son has accepted a plea deal giving him back-to-back life prison terms.
A federal appeals court two years ago upheld a judge's finding that Michael Wayne Norris deserved a new punishment hearing because jury instructions during the punishment phase at his 1987 trial were improper.
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his former boss at a traveling carnival nearly two decades ago was executed Thursday night after dropping his appeals and asking to be put to death.
Michael Wayne Eggers, 50, died at 7:29 p.m. CDT after receiving a lethal injection at a southwest Alabama prison.
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the planned execution of Michael Wayne Eggers (all times local):
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Alabama has executed a man who killed his employer at a traveling carnival decades ago and later dropped appeals and asked for the death sentence to be carried out.
Authorities say 50-year-old Michael Wayne Eggers was pronounced dead at 7:29 p.m. CDT Thursday after an injection at the state prison in Atmore.
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Federal authorities say a North Carolina man who paid a teenager to buy him an AR-15 rifle has been sentenced to prison for selling drugs near a high school.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday that 42-year-old Michael Wayne Radetski was sentenced on Wednesday to 120 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release.
PHOENIX (AP) — A former truck driver for a Phoenix company who was indicted for dumping thousands of gallons of sewage into a school's storm drainage system has been sentenced to nine months in prison.
The Arizona Attorney General's Office says Michael Wayne Higgins pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful discharge last month and will pay nearly $4,000 in cleanup costs.
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say an ex-truck driver for a Phoenix company who was indicted for dumping thousands of gallons of sewage into a school's storm drainage system has pleaded guilty and is facing prison time.
The Arizona Attorney General's Office says Michael Wayne Higgins pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful discharge and will pay nearly $4,000 in cleanup costs.
Higgins faces between six months and 2 ½ years in prison when he's sentenced on Dec. 4.
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Officials have identified a man found dead when fire engulfed his South Carolina home last week.
The Greenville County Coroner's Office said in a news release the victim of Friday afternoon's fire was 60-year-old Michael Wayne England of Simpsonville. England was pronounced dead at the scene.
The coroner's office said the cause of death is still under investigation.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials have released the name of the man who police say fired a gun at three officers before he was shot and killed.
Police say 35-year-old Michael Wayne Marin of Montrose was taken to a hospital, where he died following the Saturday shooting at an apartment complex in Parker, a town on the outskirts of Denver.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee inmates who escaped from a road work crew have been recaptured following a police chase.
Lebanon Police Department Public Information Officer PJ Hardy says 23-year-old Jordan Bradley Langford and 21-year-old Michael Wayne Flanigan Jr. were arrested Friday after they crashed into a Lebanon boutique. The Putnam County inmates fled on foot before being captured. Flanigan was bitten by a police dog and taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
PHOENIX (AP) — A truck driver for a Phoenix company has been indicted for allegedly dumping thousands of gallons of sewage into a school's storm drainage system.
The Arizona Attorney General's Office says a state grand jury indicted Michael Wayne Higgins on one count each of unlawful discharge and criminal damage.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A mentally distressed ex-Marine who pointed a fake handgun at police in the Orlando International Airport and shouted "kill me" said he wanted to speak to the president, according to an arrest affidavit released Wednesday.
Michael Wayne Pettigrew, 26, was arrested after the almost three-hour standoff that ended peacefully Tuesday night. Police have called it an attempted "suicide by cop."
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Marine who was armed with a fake gun attempted a "suicide by cop" Tuesday night during a nearly three-hour standoff with police at the Orlando International Airport, authorities said.
No one was hurt and no shots were ever fired, but the standoff caused confusion and anxiety among travelers who were uncertain about what was going on. Part of the airport was evacuated as hundreds of officers stormed the area, some with their guns drawn.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on an armed man at the Orlando International Airport (all times local):
Authorities believe a gunman reported at the Orlando International Airport was attempting to commit "suicide by cop."
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A former college football player charged with violating North Carolina's sports agent law has received probation in a deal with prosecutors.
Michael Wayne Johnson Jr., 28, was charged in 2013 with three felony counts of athlete-agent inducement from 2010. Under terms of the conditional discharge agreement Tuesday, those charges were reduced to misdemeanors and will be dismissed if he complies with all terms over the 12-month probationary period.
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A Georgia man will serve time behind bars for assaulting a West Virginia State Trooper in 2015.
The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/2jRHH1m) 55-year-old Michael Wayne Lowery of Carrolton, Georgia, was sentenced Monday to two to five years for the unlawful wounding of a government employee and one to five years each on charges of assaulting and obstructing a police officer.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Boise man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex trafficking.
Michael Wayne Wade on Thursday was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to recruiting a 15-year-old girl for sexual services.
Wade had only been released from prison for a month when he contacted the victim, who he told he could make a "goddess" if she came and worked for him as a prostitute. The 31-year-old had served a five-year sentence for failing to register as a sex offender.
TONOPAH, Nevada (AP) — Authorities have identified three people who died in a head-on crash about 10 miles south of Tonopah.
The Nevada Highway Patrol on Thursday said 80-year-old driver Dan Haskon Norcom and 78-year-old passenger Diane Celestine Atencio, both of Goldfield, died on U.S. Highway 95 Wednesday when a pickup truck pulling a trailer crossed into oncoming traffic and hit their car head-on.
Troopers say the pickup driver, 47-year-old Michael Wayne McKinnis of Tonopah, also died.
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — The Robeson County Sheriff's Office says a man killed in a mobile home fire is the second person to die in a blaze in two days.
Local media outlets report 61-year-old John Terry Smith was killed Wednesday when the fire gutted his mobile home.