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      Judge rules for death penalty in Pleau case

      The death penalty willstand as a possible punishment in the case of accused killer Jason Pleau.

      A federal judge on Mondayrejected Pleau's challenges to the constitutionality of the federal deathpenalty law.

      Rhode Island does notauthorize capital punishment.

      Authorities said Pleaushot and killed gas station manager David Main outside a Woonsocket bank in2010.

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