October 25, 2020

Hotel shooting, car theft, flight on bicycle keep KPD busy | Crime

An Oklahoma man is facing charges following a motel shooting incident in Killeen on Friday.

Blaine Mayo Hines, 31, of Sallislaw, Oklahoma, has been charged with deadly conduct-discharge of a firearm, habitation, building or vehicle.

On Friday Killeen Police Department officers were dispatched to a local hotel in response to shots fired, according to a criminal complaint affidavit. At the scene, the front desk clerk told the officers that the occupants of room 117 had been causing a disturbance and that she had heard gunshots.

When officers approached the room, they observed bullet holes in the walls and doors, along with wooden debris on the floor. The officers knocked and then detained two males inside the room, including Hines, as well as located a firearm near the door. The officers spoke with the two males inside the room and other hotel guests, and Hines admitted firing five rounds from his

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Bicycle Hotel Casino Reopens October 5 With Outdoor Gaming and Poker

The Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens, California has officially reopened after roughly six months of closure due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The legendary Los Angeles card room has resumed offering gaming action as of 8:00 a.m. Monday, with a brand new outdoor gaming area featuring 52 tables, including 17 poker tables ready for cash game action.

A social media post announcing the reopening stated that, “Your health and safety will remain our top priority. Masks and temperature checks will be required. We look forward to seeing you soon!”

The Bike briefly reopened in late June after roughly three months of temporary closure, announcing a sweeping safety plan called the ‘WE CARE’ initiative that was “designed to enhance safety and minimize risk for our

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Limited-time American Express air & hotel offers

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Over the last few weeks, American Express has released a number of limited-time airline, hotel and car rental credit card promotions, with some offers available broadly on most Amex cards and others tied exclusively to the issuer’s personal and business Platinum cards.

The list of promotions starts with a transfer bonus. All Amex cards that are part of the US-based Membership Rewards points program are eligible for a 40% bonus when transferring points to either the Marriott Bonvoy or Hilton Honors hotel programs through October 31.

The standard transfer ratio to Marriott is 1-to-1, while Hilton points normally transfer at a ratio of 1-to-2. Now,

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