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April 17, 2014

Missing Murder Suspect Found Dead

Howard Rudolph, a 79-year-old murder suspect who disappeared after removing his ankle bracelet, has been found dead in his car of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He had been charged with second-degree murder in the August 2013 death of his wife, Earlene. Read more...

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April 16, 2014

Murder Suspect, 79, Disappears

A warrant has been issued for a 79-year-old Arizona man who was on house arrest in the shooting death of his 73-year-old wife. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says Howard Rudolph, of Sun City, went missing after apparently removing his ankle monitoring bracelet. Rudolph did not appear for a court hearing Monday. He is charged with second-degree murder in the August 2013 death of Earlene Rudolph. Read more...

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April 10, 2014

Police Seek Deadly Day Care Driver

Authorities say they want to question a man who has been arrested eight times since 2000 about his possible role in a car's crash into a Florida daycare center that left one girl dead and injured 14 others, mostly children. Police in the Orlando area are searching for 26-year-old Robert Corchado, whom they describe as a "person of interest" in the crash into the KinderCare building in the city of Winter Park. Read more...

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April 07, 2014

Couple Wanted for Murder Arrested

An Ohio couple wanted in connection with the murder of a 45-year-old Ohio man remained in the Volusia County Jail, a day after they were arrested in Daytona Beach Shores. Matthew Dowdle, 24, and Eve Irene Kelley, 33, are being held without bond. The pair were named as suspects in the death of Joseph Strothers, whose body was found last month at a park in Cadiz, Ohio. Read more...

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April 04, 2014

4 Teen Murder Suspects at Large

Police believe that four teenagers wanted in connection with a murder in Tennessee are in a wooded area off of a highway in South Carolina. According to authorities, the suspects should be considered armed and dangerous. Sheriff Lee Foster told the station that they are searching for three white males and one female - all in their teens. The suspects were allegedly involved in a murder that occurred in Greeneville, Tenn. Read more...

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April 01, 2014

Abduction Suspect's Body Found

A 51-year-old suspect in the death of his wife and the abduction of an 8-year-old girl from a homeless shelter has been found in a Washington D.C. park, the victim of an apparent suicide. The body of Khalil Tatum was found in Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens by searchers who were doing a foot search for the missing girl, Relisha Rudd. Read more...

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Police Seek Escaped Maryland Inmate

Authorities are looking for an inmate who escaped from a minimum security prison in Jessup, Md. Officials say it appears as though Larence Godfrey, 30, scaled a perimeter fence at the Dorsey Run Correctional Facility shortly before 5 a.m. by covering razor wire on top of the fence with blankets. Read more...

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March 26, 2014

Gang Member on Most Wanted List

The FBI is offering more than $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of the newest member of its "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list: an alleged MS-13 gang member sought in the murders of his ex-girlfriend and her 2-year-old son. Juan Elias Garcia, 21, has been charged with murder and other offenses in connection to the 2010 New York killings of Vanessa Argueta, 19, and 2-year-old Diego Torres. Read more...




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March 17, 2014

1977 Escapee Caught in Florida

A convicted killer who escaped from a maximum-security military prison in 1977 and lived a quiet life in South Florida for decades has been captured in Pompano Beach by U.S. Marshals. James Robert Jones, who was living under the name Bruce Walter Keith, escaped from Fort Leavenworth nearly 40 years ago. Read more...

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March 06, 2014

Sisters' Suspected Killer Surrenders

Allen Darell Wade, the Pittsburgh man charged in the death of two sisters in the East Liberty section of the city last month, surrendered to police. Wade, 43, a next-door neighbor of the victims, had previously been questioned by police after the bodies of 44-year-old Susan Wolfe and 38-year-old Sarah Wolfe were found in the basement of their home on Feb. 7. The victims were the sisters of Iowa State Representative Mary Wolfe. Read more...

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February 24, 2014

'El Chapo' Guzman Arrested

After 13 years on the run, the head of the world's most powerful and deadly drug cartels has been captured in a raid at a beach resort hotel in Mazatlan, Mexico. Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, boss of the feared Sinaloa cartel, was arrested by Mexican Marines and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents. Read more...

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February 19, 2014

'Catch Me If You Can' Biker Busted

An arrogant biker who was as reckless online as he was on the road was arrested after of week of taunting police in San Antonio, Texas, with smug videos of himself carelessly motoring through traffic with the taunt, "Catch me if you can." Read more...

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February 05, 2014

1977 Escapee Judy Lynn Hayman Arrested

A woman who allegedly escaped from a Midwestern prison 37 years ago was captured in the Balboa Park-area neighborhood where she was living. Acting on information from Michigan corrections officials, San Diego police arrested Judy Lynn Hayman, 60, at her apartment on First Avenue. Hayman initially claimed to be someone else and provided documents bearing her alias, but eventually admitted to her true identity under questioning. Read more...

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February 04, 2014

Escaped Killer Captured in Indiana

A nationwide manhunt has nabbed a convicted killer who escaped from a Michigan prison and used a box cutter to abduct a woman and steal her vehicle. Michael David Elliot, who escaped from the Ionia Correctional Facility, was captured in LaPorte County, Indiana after the woman called 9-1-1 from a gas station restroom. Read more...

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January 30, 2014

Fugitives Arrested Fleeing in Canoe

Police officers arrested two fugitives with outstanding warrants after they tried to flee by canoe down the Withlacoochee River in Florida. Police located Garrett Eure and Jessie Bryant, both 23, after initially seeking out Bryant, who was wanted in St. Lucie County on warrants for burglary of a dwelling with assault, and battery by strangulation. Read more...

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January 22, 2014

Man Arrested in Deaths of Family

A New York man who was the subject of a nationwide manhunt after his wife and two children were found stabbed to death has been arrested on an Interstate highway in Texas. Miguel Mejia-Ramos was apprehended on I-10 between Houston and San Antonio apparently headed to Mexico, police said. Read more...

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January 20, 2014

Fugitive Husband Nabbed in Florida

A fugitive from San Bernardino County in California has surrendered to FBI officials in Tampa, Fla., authorities reported Saturday afternoon. Edly Atherley, age 29, was arrested on a federal warrant to flee prosecution, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said. He was booked by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department. Read more...

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January 17, 2014

San Jose Arson Suspect Arrested

San Jose, California authorities believe they have arrested a 48-year-old man who is responsible for setting a series of at least 13 fires in the downtown area in less than a week. Patrick William Brennan is being held in lieu of $1 million bond at the Santa Clara County Jail. Read more...

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January 16, 2014

Rangers Search for Suspect in Smokies

Rangers in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are searching for a man wanted for murder in Pinellas County, Florida. Investigators believe James Quilliams, 40, may have been dropped off near Gatlinburg by a woman who was arrested for a DUI at 6:45 a.m. by the Pigeon Forge Police Department. Officers alerted local law enforcement agencies to be on the lookout for Quilliams by 9:00 a.m. Read more...

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January 13, 2014

Reward Offered for Serial Arsonist

A California city is on high alert as a $10,000 reward has been offered for an arsonist who has set fire to 10 homes within a four-day period. The San Jose Fire Department released a sketch of a suspect in the series of fires in the downtown area investigators say were intentionally set from Wednesday to Saturday. Read more...

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January 08, 2014

Road Rage Killer Could Strike Again

The violent driver suspected of running a Maine man off of a Pennsylvania highway, then shooting him dead in his vehicle, could kill again if authorities don't find him and put him behind bars soon, police warned. Pennsylvania State Police, who are working with the FBI and police in neighboring states, are pleading with the public for help nabbing the pickup truck driver believed to have gunned down Timothy Davison on the I-81 median near the Maryland border. Read more...

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January 07, 2014

Hunt Set for Highway Killer

The FBI has joined police in multiple states in the hunt for a pickup truck driver who rammed an SUV off a Pennsylvania highway and into a snowbank, then blew away the victim moments after he had called 911 to say he was being followed by an enraged motorist. The hunt for the killer of Timothy Davison, a 28-year-old Maine resident, has extended from the Keystone State into Maryland and West Virginia, following the shooting along I-81, near Antrim Township in southern Pennsylvania. Davison was making the 1,400-mile trip home to Poland, Me., after spending the holidays with family members in Orlando, Fla., when another driver began tailgating him, according to police. Read more...

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January 06, 2014

Reward Offered for Gang Member

Law enforcement officials are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a member of the Texas Mexican Mafia gang thought to be responsible for a deadly shooting in Corpus Christi in 2008. The Texas Department of Public Safety raised the reward amount for 40-year-old Anthony Gonzales. Read more...

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Killer Escapes Mental Health Facility

A man accused of killing his mother and stepfather in 2006 and deemed not capable of knowing right from wrong has escaped a mental health facility in South Carolina. Jason Mark Carter, 39, has been missing from a mental health hospital in Columbia since Dec. 26. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said Carter should be considered armed and dangerous. Read more...

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December 30, 2013

Triple Killer Caught in Oklahoma

A month-long, nationwide manhunt for a man suspected of killing three Colorado people and setting a fire to cover up the shootings has ended in a motel room in Oklahoma. Harry Carl Mapps was arrested without incident in a Roland, Oklahoma motel room over the weekend, authorities said. Read more...

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December 24, 2013

Survivalist Remains on the Run Seven Months

A survivalist who allegedly killed his wife and two young daughters reportedly remains on the run seven months after the triple killing. Shane Franklin Miller, 45, is the sole suspect in the May 7 shooting deaths of his 34-year-old wife Sandra and the couple's two daughters, 8-year-old Shelby and 5-year-old Shasta, in the rural community of Shingletown in Northern California. The case is one of the few instances of gun violence against children in the United States that remains without an arrest since the Newtown shootings. Read more...

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Fugitive Caught After 36 Years

A Texas woman on the run since 1977 from attempted murder allegations was arrested this week nearly 1,500 miles away in Michigan. Kathlyn Regina Huff, 58, was arrested in Farmington Hills, Mich., a Detroit suburb, more than 36 years after she was indicted in San Antonio, Texas, for allegedly shooting her common-law husband in the head, according to authorities. Authorities took Huff into custody without incident. Read more...

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December 20, 2013

Suspect Sought in 3 Murders

A nationwide search is underway for a former long-distance trucker who is suspected in the deaths of three people in Colorado and is likely on the run rather than hiding out, authorities said. Harry Carl Mapps is wanted on charges of first-degree murder and arson in the Nov. 27 shooting deaths and a fire at the home where the bodies were found, Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor said at a news conference in Pueblo. Read more...

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December 16, 2013

Reward Offered in Fatal Shooting

Los Angeles police and city officials will announce a $75,000 reward for information in the fatal shooting of a reality TV director and writer who was killed in a home-invasion robbery at his Glassell Park home the day before Thanksgiving. James Marcus Howe was attacked Nov. 27 when he answered his front door after hearing a knock, authorities said. When he opened the door, three people stormed into the house, shooting and killing Howe and seriously injuring his wife. Their 6-year-old was not injured. Read more...

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December 11, 2013

Man Wanted for Murder Captured

A man accused of fatally stabbing his fianceé, then burning and burying her body was tracked down and taken into custody, the Leon County Sheriff's Office confirmed. Colt Morgan, 29, had been on the run since killing his fiancée Wende Marshall, burning her body in a fireplace and burying her in the backyard of their Cypress home in late October, police say. Read more...

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November 28, 2013

Kansas Murder Suspect Arrested

A massive manhunt for the suspect in the deaths of a southeast Kansas woman and her three children ended when the man was arrested while walking and talking on his cellphone to a friend who had alerted authorities, police said. The 22-year-old man, who has not been formally charged yet, was arrested in Independence — ending the search that began when 29-year-old Cami Umbarger of Parsons was first reported missing, Independence Police Chief Harry Smith said. Read more...

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November 19, 2013

Knoxville Murder Suspect Caught

A Knoxville woman is custody, and facing a first degree murder charge. Knoxville Police arrested 22-year old Princsteinia Robinson late Friday night. KPD had been searching for her for more than a year after she was listed as a suspect in a shooting at an East Knoxville bar last September. One man, 36-year old Esley D. Clemons, was shot and killed. Read more...

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October 21, 2013

Escaped Florida Inmates Arrested

Florida authorities arrested two convicted murderers who had been on the lam after being released from prison with forged documents, a state agency said. Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins were taken into custody "without incident" atPanama City's Coconut Grove Motor Inn, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said. Read more...

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October 18, 2013

Inmates Released on Forged Papers

The documents that led to the release of two convicted murderers who are still on the loose bore the forged signature of a Florida judge, and an Orange County Clerk of Courts spokesperson says authorities may never be able to determine where the paperwork originated. A manhunt is on for Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins, both 34, who walked out of prison on Oct. 8 and Sept. 27, respectively, after paperwork bearing the forged signature of Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Belvin Perry was sent to the Department of Corrections. Read more...

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October 11, 2013

Man Wanted in 2011 Murder Captured

Police in Forest Park, Ga., say a traffic stop led them to a man suspected in the death of his pregnant girlfriend in Indiana. Authorities pulled a vehicle over and say the driver appeared nervous when officers approached and fled when asked to exit the vehicle. Authorities say the man, identified as 29-year-old Isaiah Barker, hit a police sergeant several times and continued running. Read more...

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September 25, 2013

8 Prisoners Escape in Oklahoma

Authorities say eight prison inmates being transported from Tennessee escaped in a van with a gun in it in western Oklahoma. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Betsy Randolph says the guards in the transport van stopped at a hospital in Weatherford Tuesday afternoon and were inside the hospital when the inmates escaped. Read more...

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September 23, 2013

1992 Fugitive Found in Philippines

The FBI has captured fugitive Santiago Pedroso in the Philippines, 20 years after he allegedly gunned down his wife's friend in a crowded U.S. restaurant. Pedroso, 71, is back in the U.S. to face murder charges in the death of 41-year-old Delores Alvarez. Pedroso's estranged wife, Maria Gomez, had moved in with Alvarez shortly before he ran into them at a restaurant in 1992. Read more...

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September 12, 2013

1997 Fugitive Arrested in Arizona

The U.S. Marshals Service says a man convicted in South Dakota of firearms charges and on the run for more than 15 years has been arrested in Arizona. The service says members of a task force arrested Steve Charles Durant without incident in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa. He was living under an assumed identity. According to the Marshals Service, Durant had been a fugitive since 1997, when he escaped from a community transition program after being released from prison. Read more...

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September 10, 2013

Inmate Stabs Deputy, Escapes

Authorities say an inmate briefly took a deputy hostage, stabbed another and carjacked a motorist while escaping from a downtown Detroit courthouse. Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon tells the Detroit Free Press that the inmate escaped from a courtroom. Napoleon says the deputy was stabbed in the neck and was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital for treatment. Read more...

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August 26, 2013

Fugitive Arrested at Jersey Shore

Philadelphia police say a wanted fugitive has been arrested at the Jersey Shore. Philadelphia police say 37-year-old Dennis Woods, who also goes by the name Dennis Boyce, was taken into custody Friday afternoon at the Aruba Motel in North Wildwood. Woods was identified by authorities as the alleged mastermind of a string of ATM robberies and pharmacy break-ins earlier this month. Police have connected the group to the robbery of 10 ATMs at banks in the city, and say they have gotten away with more than $100,000 in cash along with prescription drugs. Read more...

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June 10, 2013

Man Who Fled 1979 Murder Charge Arrested

A man who fled the U.S. in 1979 after being charged with killing a man in Chicago has been arrested at O'Hare International Airport. The Cook County sheriff's office says 65-year-old Ata Yousef El Ammouri was taken into custody after arriving on a flight from Jordan, where he has been living. He was traveling to the United States to attend a graduation. El Ammouri is accused of shooting 31-year-old Joe Harris in July 1979 after Harris walked out of his store without paying for a can of beer. Read more...

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May 24, 2013

Deputy's Shooting Video Released

A Montague County deputy who was shot by a wanted Colorado man says he only remembers bits of what can be seen in video from his dashboard camera. Evan Spencer Ebel, who was suspected in the slaying of Colorado's prisons chief and a pizza deliveryman, shot Deputy James Boyd three times at point-blank range during a traffic stop. Montague County Sheriff Paul Cunningham released dash-cam video of the March 21 shooting. Watch video...

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May 16, 2013

New Orleans Shooting Suspect Nabbed

New Orleans police and federal agents say they have taken the suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded into custody. Authorities said they arrested 19-year-old Akein Scott between 10 p.m. and 10:20 p.m. Wednesday night in the Little Woods section of eastern New Orleans. Scott was wanted in connection with the shootings of 19 people, two whom were children, at a Mother's Day parade in the city last Sunday. Read more...

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May 13, 2013

Manhunt Intensifies in Family Killings

A northern California region marked by towering redwood trees and mountains rising out of the Pacific is the focus of an intensive search for a suspect in the shooting deaths of his wife and two young daughters. Shane Franklin Miller, considered armed and dangerous, grew up in coastal Humboldt County and authorities say that his ability to fortify himself in an area so remote it's called the "lost coast" makes searchers vulnerable. Read more...

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May 10, 2013

One of New York's Most-Wanted Found

A fugitive wanted in New York after vanishing in the wake of a 2004 hostage taking has been arrested in England, where he had been working in a supermarket. Sean Lopes, 47, had been living in Chatham, about 30 miles southeast of London, when he was arrested, Kent Police said. He was "wanted on charges of attempted murder and kidnapping in the United States" involving a 22-year-old woman dating June 2004, according to Kent Police. Read more...

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May 06, 2013

Murder Suspect Mistakenly Freed

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials blamed understaffing for the mistaken release of a murder suspect from jail last month. The department waited nearly a month before alerting the public that Johnny Mata was on the loose. Mata was set free April 4 from the Sheriff's Department's Inmate Reception Center in downtown Los Angeles, according to Capt. Chuck Antuna. "A clerical error occurred and he was released," Antuna said. Read more...

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April 27, 2013

Inmate Missing Since 1999 Surrenders

After 14 years on the run from the FBI and tips from witnesses in two countries, David Lee Kemp turned himself over to authorities in southwest Oklahoma, local authorities said. Kemp, of Lawton, Okla., was the only inmate to elude capture after escaping with eight other inmates on March 11, 1999, while awaiting trial on two first-degree murder counts in the killings of his ex-wife and her boyfriend. Comanche County Sheriff Kenny Stradley said Kemp told police he was done running. Read more...

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April 25, 2013

Child Kidnapper-Rapist Arrested in Mexico

A convicted felon suspected in the kidnapping and rape of a 10- year-old California girl who was snatched from her bedroom last month was arrested early in Mexico and returned to Los Angeles, FBI officials said. Tobias Dustin Summers, also a reputed member of a white supremacist street gang in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, was wanted on 37 criminal counts stemming from the March 27 kidnapping, the FBI said. The girl was abducted from her home in the middle of the night, driven to various locations in two vehicles and raped before being dropped off near a hospital, according to police. Read more...

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April 12, 2013

Interstate Shooter Nabbed in Columbia

A fugitive wanted in the 2006 shooting of a motorist along Interstate 81 in northeastern Pennsylvania has been captured in South America. U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane of Scranton says that John Caro was arrested in Medellin, Colombia. Police say Caro argued with a woman at a Luzerne County strip club in December 2006, then followed her after she left. Caro allegedly pulled alongside the woman's car in Lackawanna County and shot at her from his vehicle. The victim was treated for gunshot wounds in the face and neck. Read more...

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April 09, 2013

Deputy Helped Dangerous Inmate Escape

The sheriff's department in Denver says a deputy has been arrested after he was accused of helping a fugitive who left the county jail wearing a deputy's uniform. The deputy was identified as Matthew Andrews, a two-year veteran of the department. He's accused of assisting the escape, a class-three felony. Andrews was arrested at Denver police headquarters. Read more...

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April 08, 2013

Fugitive Seen Entering Mexico

Los Angeles police say a video camera recorded the main suspect in last month's abduction of a 10-year-old girl crossing the border into Mexico. Police spokesman Kevin Maiberger said the video of 30-year-old Tobias Summers was recorded at the Tecate border crossing east of San Diego. The kidnap victim vanished from her home in the early morning hours of March 27 and was dropped off hours later at a hospital. Read more...

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April 05, 2013

Two Jail Escapees Captured

A capital murder suspect and a convicted drug offender who escaped an East Texas jail have been apprehended. Authorities say Brian Allen Tucker and John Marlin King were caught in the town of Cooper, about 20 miles from the jail. Hopkins County sheriff's Deputy Alvin Jordan says the inmates were being returned to the Hopkins County Jail in Sulphur Springs. Read more...

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April 04, 2013

Two Charged in Kidnapping of 10-Year-Old

Two men with criminal pasts were charged in the kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl who was abducted at knifepoint and sexually assaulted after being taken from her Los Angeles home in the middle of the night. Prosecutors filed nearly three dozen counts of sexual assault against 30-year-old fugitive Tobias Summers. He also faces kidnapping and burglary charges along with suspected accomplice Daniel Martinez. Authorities believe Martinez waited in a car outside the girl's home and drove a short distance with Summers and the girl after they emerged from the house. Martinez then left and wasn't involved any further, prosecutors said. Read more...

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Gang Members Sought in Prisons Chief Death

Authorities investigating the death of Colorado's prisons chief are telling law enforcement officers to be on the lookout for two known associates of a white supremacist prison gang. El Paso County sheriff's Lt. Jeff Kramer said an officer safety bulletin was sent out regarding James Lohr, 47, and Thomas Guolee, 31. Lohr and Guolee aren't being called suspects in the death of Colorado Department of Corrections chief Tom Clements, but their names have surfaced during the investigation, Kramer said. He wouldn't elaborate. Read more...

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March 30, 2013

Suspects Sought in Abduction of Girl, 10

Los Angeles police are asking the public's help in finding two men suspected of forcing a 10-year-old girl from her bedroom and holding her for nearly 12 hours before leaving her miles away near a hospital. More than 20 detectives are working on the abduction case and have located one of the two vehicles believed to have been used, LAPD Cmdr. Andrew Smith said. The men, who were strangers to the girl, took her to several different locations after she was taken Wednesday morning, Smith said. Read more...

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Convicted Rapist Captured After 35 Years

Police say Gary Allen Irving, a Massachusetts man who disappeared while awaiting sentencing for three rapes 35 years ago, has been arrested in Maine, where he'd married and started a family while living under an assumed name. Irving, who worked installing telephones in businesses, was living in Gorham using the name Gregg Irving when he was arrested by a team of Massachusetts and Maine state police. Read more...

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March 23, 2013

Father and Son Fugitives Sought

Police are searching for a father and son wanted in the stabbing death of a man at a local restaurant on March 9. Surveillance video shows 53-year-old Rigoberto Rodriguez and his 23-year-old son Mario getting into a confrontation with the victim. Police say the suspects exited the restaurant, followed shortly by the victim, 26-year-old Paul Garcia. One of the suspects then chased Garcia across the street and assaulted him. Read more...

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March 20, 2013

Released Robbery Arrested Again

A suspected bank robber released from jail earlier this month is back in custody again after being arrested in Vallejo, officials said. Gary Fite Jr. was arrested without incident by a team of 12 FBI agents, local police and sheriff's deputies. Fite, 22, of nearby Oakland, had been wanted since he walked out of a Contra Costa County jail on March 5. Immediately after his release, officials said he had been released by mistake. But sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said that Fite had been released because he had "timed out," or since charges had not been filed within a legal deadline, he could no longer be held. Read more...

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March 13, 2013

Grandparents Killer Captured in Oregon

Police ended a daylong standoff and stormed into a motel room in Oregon, capturing a Washington state man suspected of killing his grandparents. Michael Boysen, 26, was taken into custody after being treated for self-inflicted cut or stab wounds at an area hospital. Police told the station that Boysen was found lying on the floor on his back. Officers had spent much of the day trying to persuade Michael Boysen to surrender. Read more...

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March 11, 2013

Authorities Search for the 'Luger Bandit'

The FBI and local authorities in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties are searching for a man dubbed "the Luger Bandit" who is believed to have robbed two banks earlier this year and attempted to rob a third Friday while brandishing a pistol that resembles a German-made Luger. The first robbery took place Jan. 3 at a Wells Fargo branch in the Granada Hills neighborhood of the San Fernando Valley, according to a statement forwarded by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. The same man is believed to have robbed a Wells Fargo in Fontana on Feb. 18 and attempted to rob a Wells Fargo in San Dimas on March 8. Read more...

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March 07, 2013

Two Arrested in Christmas Eve Slaying

Two fugitives have been arrested in the Christmas Eve slaying of a man during a robbery in north Houston, according to police. Dwayne Dede, 24, and Kendall Allen, 21, each face a felony capital murder charge in the Dec. 24 shotgun slaying of Donald Williams at an apartment complex, Houston police investigators said. Dede was arrested in Fort Worth, and Allen is in custody in Louisiana. Read more...

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February 22, 2013

Suspect Tried to Kidnap 2 Girls

Investigators say a man grabbed an 11-year-old girl who was walking alone near a Southern California park and shoved her into the back seat of a car, where he was holding a sobbing 7-year-old against her will during brazen midafternoon kidnapping attempts. Whittier Police Officer Brad White says the older girl accosted managed to get out of the car and free the 7-year-old, and both girls ran in different directions to escape the clutches of the 6-foot suspect. Read more...

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February 21, 2013

Suspect in Florida Manhunt Found Dead

One of the two suspects who was the subject of an intense manhunt following a shootout with detectives at a West Kendall, Fla., home has been found dead in an apparent suicide, police said. Miami-Dade Police confirmed that the body of Dell Peter DiGiovanni was found in the area of Southwest 48th Terrace and Southwest 147th Place, as officers conducted a massive manhunt following the Tuesday night shootout. Read more...

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February 16, 2013

Dorner Died of Self-Inflicted Gunshot

Christopher Dorner, the former LAPD police officer who carried out a vengeful rampage against his fellow ex-cops and others, died of a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at the end of an intense firefight with police in rural Big Bear, Calif., authorities said. Authorities had been unsure whether Dorner killed himself, had been struck by a deputy's bullet or had died in a fire that engulfed the cabin during the shootout. The coroner's finding still must be finalized. Read more...

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February 15, 2013

Guzman is Chicago's 'Public Enemy No. 1"

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is being singled out for his role as leader of the powerful Sinaloa cartel, which supplies the bulk of narcotics sold in the city, according to the Chicago Crime Commission and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. "Not since the Chicago Crime Commission's first Public Enemy No. 1 has any criminal deserved this title more than Joaquin Guzman," J.R. Davis, president of 94-year-old Chicago Crime Commission, said. It was the Chicago Crime Commission that designated Capone Public Enemy No. 1 in 1930. The non-government body that tracks city crime trends called other people public enemies, but Capone was the only one to ever be its No. 1. Read more...

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Big Bear Cabin Owner Watched It Burn

Candy Martin turned on her television Tuesday to see her family's vacation compound near Big Bear at the center of a standoff between law enforcement officers and a man believed to a fugitive ex-police officer wanted in connection with a string of revenge-style slayings. "At first it was just utter shock," Martin told NBC 4. "And we're looking and we say, 'Oh these are cabins, these look like,' and there's no doubt that those are my cabins." Martin said it was "surreal" to see the Seven Oaks Mountain Cabins on the news as the purported hiding place for a man believed to be former LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner. Read more...

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February 14, 2013

Tied-Up Mom, Daughter Key to Ending Manhunt

The chase, shootout, standoff and inferno that ended the search for ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner began when a mother-daughter team startled the suspect in his mountainside hideout. When the pair arrived to tidy a rental cabin not far from a police command post, they found the alleged cop killer holed up inside. Dorner, the target of the biggest manhunt in LAPD history, then tied them up, swiped a purple Nissan and left, said officials with the California Fish and Wildlife Department. Read more...

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February 13, 2013

Massive Manhunt Ends in Flames

The massive manhunt for a former Los Angeles police officer charged with murder of a LAPD officer has apparently come to a fiery end at a cabin near Big Bear Lake. Christopher Dorner, who vowed to seek revenge on those he believed were responsible for his wrongful termination from the LAPD, was believed to be barricaded inside a cabin that burned to the ground after a deadly shootout with law enforcement. Read more...

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Prisoner Stabs Police Escort, Escapes

A manhunt is under way for a prisoner convicted in two violent sexual assaults who stabbed one of two police escorts and escaped in the Dallas area as he was being transferred from Florida to Nevada, police said. Alberto Morales, 42, somehow obtained a sharp object and stabbed one of the officers once in the neck and three times in the back Monday night outside a Walmart in Grapevine, city police Lt. Barry Bowling said. Miami-Dade Police Detective Jaime Pardinas, a 54-year-old who has been on the force for 28 years, is in serious but stable condition, authorities said. Read more...

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February 11, 2013

$1 Million Reward Offered for Ex-Cop

Authorities in Los Angeles have offered a $1 million reward for information leading to the capture of a fired LA police officer sought in connection with a series of killings and threats against his former colleagues and their families. The reward was announced even as investigators continued to comb the snowy mountains around Big Bear Lake, where Christopher Dorner's burned out truck was found on Feb. 7, and hundreds of officers patrolled the neighborhoods where people live who were threatened by Dorner in an online screed. Read more...

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February 09, 2013

Fugitive Ex-Cop Eludes Snow-Swept Manhunt

Heavy snow hampered the second day of a mountaintop manhunt for a fugitive former policeman wanted as a suspect in three California murders and accused of declaring war on police in an Internet manifesto that railed against his 2008 firing. As investigators sought clues to whether Christopher Dorner was holed up in the rugged San Bernardino mountains east of Los Angeles or had slipped away undetected, police across the region continued to chase down unconfirmed sightings and dead-end leads. Read more...

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February 07, 2013

Escapee Caught After 16 Years

A Texas prison escapee on the run for almost 16 years has been captured in Mexico and awaits extradition to the U.S. to finish serving his sentence on charges of attempted capital murder of a police officer. Texas Department of Criminal Justice officials say Juan Salaz was caught last week by authorities in Mexico. The 37-year-old American citizen had been sought for years by authorities on both sides of the border. Read more...

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February 02, 2013

Killer Mistakenly Freed Recaptured

Authorities have recaptured a convicted murderer mistakenly released after a Chicago court appearance on drug and armed violence charges. The Cook County Sheriff's Department says Steven L. Robbins of Indiana was recaptured late Friday night in Kankakee, Ill. Officials received various leads and interviewed family and friends in helping to coordinate his capture. Read more...

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February 01, 2013

Murder Convict Mistakenly Released

Police were hunting for a convicted murderer after he was mistakenly released from custody in Chicago, where he was sent to face a drug charge while serving a 60-year prison sentence in Indiana. Indiana Department of Corrections officials said Steven L. Robbins, 44, was sent to Cook County Circuit Court on Tuesday to face a drug charge. The charge was dropped, "but for reasons yet unknown, the offender was released by Illinois authorities without being held for return," the department said. Read more...

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January 04, 2013

Search Called Off for 1969 Escapee

He was once among Michigan's most-wanted criminals. Now, they've stopped looking for him. Jerry Bergevin, who would be 80 if he is alive, escaped from a Michigan prison camp in April 1969 while serving time for burglary. Now, nearly 44 years later and with no idea whether Bergevin is dead or alive, the Michigan Department of Corrections officially called off the search, granting him an administrative discharge because of his age and the length of time that has passed since anyone last heard from him. If he is alive, he is a free man. Read more...

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January 02, 2013

Missing Montana Woman Arrested in L.A.

A Helena woman who had been missing for three weeks was arrested in Los Angeles. Helena Police Chief Troy McGee says 22-year-old Angelica Melody Gray was arrested on a Montana warrant alleging she violated her probation in a drug case by abandoning her two children at the YWCA, where they had been living. She was reported missing on Dec. 12. Read more...

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December 28, 2012

Fugitive Georgia Man Arrested

Atlanta police say a man wanted in the slaying of his ex-wife has been apprehended at a motel in Union City after a brief struggle. The U.S. Marshals Service announced the arrest of 58-year-old John Stephen Kristofak. Police say Kristofak is wanted on charges of aggravated assault and murder in the death of his 48-year-old ex-wife, Donna Nations Kristofak. Read more...

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December 24, 2012

Ex-Husband Wanted in Murder

Cobb County Police investigators are searching for a man they say murdered his ex-wife in the Marietta home they used to share. Police say authorities resonded to a 911 call and found Donna Nations Kristofak, 48, unresponsive. She was transported to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, where she died a short time later. According to Officer Mike Bowman, the victim's ex- husband, John Stephen Kristofak, 58, is facing charges of aggravated assault and His whereabouts remain unknown. He was last seen driving a late-model, brown Chevrolet Equinox with the Georgia tag BUV 2635. Read more...

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December 13, 2012

Defendant on Trial for Rape, Disappears

The rape trial against the son of a CHP assistant chief came to a startling stop. The 20-year-old suspect is now missing under a cloud of suspicion and detectives spent most of the morning in Squaw Valley searching for clues. Spencer Scarber was facing a maximum of 112 years to life in prison if he was convicted and prosecutors had just finished making their case against him. In fact, the defense was taking over and Scarber was supposed to testify. Instead, he vanished. Read more...

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December 12, 2012

Police Release Surveillance Video of Shooting

Police have released surveillance video of the suspect wanted in the execution-style slaying of a man near Columbus Circle in New York City at the height of the holiday shopping season. Police said they were still searching for the gunman who walked up behind Brandon Woodard as he walked through busy midtown Manhattan and shot him in the back of the head outside a Catholic school just before 2 p.m. Authorities have said they believe the shooting was planned in advance. Read more...

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December 03, 2012

Fugitive Ex-Prosecutor Caught in New Mexico

More than two weeks ago, Maine's former top drug prosecutor cut off the electronic monitoring bracelet that had tracked his whereabouts for 14 months, got into his tan-colored 1999 Audi A6 and drove more than 2,000 miles to Albuquerque, N.M. That's where the nationwide manhunt for 50-year-old James Cameron ended, when federal marshals arrested him as he emerged from a bathroom at a store that specializes in the sale of books, movies, videos and video games. Read more...

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November 28, 2012

Men Arrested in Georgia Fair Shooting

Police say three of the six men wanted in a shooting at a fair in Savannah have been taken into custody. Savannah-Chatham police say Shawn Sibert, 21, was arrested without incident. Police say Sibert and 21-year-old Lajuan Sloman were involved in a shootout with each other at the Coastal Empire Fair in Savannah Nov. 3. Eight people were injured, and police say Sloman remains at large. Read more...

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November 26, 2012

10 Most Wanted Fugitive Arrested in Mexico

One of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives was arrested in Mexico and will be returned to Los Angeles to face charges of murder, kidnapping and rape, U.S. officials said. Reputed Los Angeles gang member Joe Luis Saenz was taken into custody in Guadalajara following a joint operation with the Mexican government, said Bill Lewis, assistant director in charge of the FBI's Los Angeles office. Mexican officials expect extradition proceedings to begin in the coming days. Read more...

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November 19, 2012

Suspect Sought After Officer Shot in Head

An Arizona police officer is in critical condition after being shot in the head during a robbery at a home. Sgt. Robert Carpenter is recovering following surgery at UAMC, Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villasenor said. The suspect in the shooting is described as a Hispanic male, 20 to 30 years old, about 160 pounds, and wearing a dark blue jersey with "43." He also was wearing blue jeans, Villasenor said. Read more...

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November 17, 2012

Man Sought in SC Barrel Deaths

The man investigators think killed two people more than a month ago and stuffed their bodies in barrels before dumping them into a South Carolina lake is on the run, authorities said. Deputies charged John Michael Young with two counts of murder Friday after searching his home not far from Lake Hartwell, taking away a chainsaw and machetes, Anderson County Sheriff's spokesman Chad McBride said. Authorities said in arrest warrants that Young killed 52-year-old Tony McGinnis in September and 37-year-old Andrea Mitchell in October by beating them in the head in woods near his home. Investigators didn't give a motive, but said the victims weren't killed at random. Read more...

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November 12, 2012

Arizona Jail Escapee Back in Custody

Authorities apprehended a man who had escaped from an Arizona jail hours earlier while being held on attempted murder and robbery charges. Adan Orduno Jr., 26, was captured in Phoenix, said Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Authorities were still investigating how he broke out. Orduno was being housed in the county jail's psychiatric unit when he was discovered missing Read more...

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November 07, 2012

Murder Suspect Mistakenly Released From Jail

A murder suspect set to go on trial is on the run after a paperwork mix-up mistakenly allowed him out of jail. Quinton Jones walked out the front door of the Fulton County Jail two weeks ago, even though he was being held without bond on murder charges. Jones was charged in the June 2011 death of 29-year-old Lamarice Westbrook, who was found dead near an Atlanta concert venue. Read more...

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October 31, 2012

Escaped Killer on the Run

Authorities are searching for a convicted killer who escaped from a maximum-security prison in Arkansas. Curtis Reese, Jr., 33, was serving a 40-year sentence at the Tucker Unit prison when he escaped with another inmate by hiding in an empty water tank atop an 18-wheel tractor-trailer, spokeswoman Shea Wilson said. The other inmate, 40-year-old James Ryan, was back in custody Monday afternoon. Read more...

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September 26, 2012

Mississippi Escapee Captured in Georgia

Michael Blan Dowda, a convicted killer who escaped from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman over the weekend, has been captured in Georgia. The U.S. Marshal's Service took Dowda into custody in Macon, Ga. He faces extradition to Mississippi and multiple charges including escape. Read more...

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September 25, 2012

Police Use Helicopters, Hounds in Search

North Carolina authorities are using a helicopter and bloodhounds to search for a convicted killer who walked away from a state prison farm. James J. Ladd was first noticed missing after the tractor he had been operating was found abandoned in a field outside the minimum security Tillery Correctional Center. The 51-year-old was serving three life sentences for the 1980 robbery and shooting deaths of two men in Yadkin County. Read more...

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September 24, 2012

Convicted Killer Escapes Mississippi Prison

A man serving life in prison for killing his girlfriend has escaped from the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, and visitation there is closed. Corrections spokeswoman Jasmine Cole says 48-year-old Michael Blane Dowda is considered armed and dangerous. She says officials realized Saturday afternoon that he was missing from a maintenance detail. He allegedly stole a white 2005 Silverado truck with Yalobusha County disability tag number 0922 and drove out. Read more...

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September 20, 2012

Remains of Fugitive Found in Virginia Woods

The remains of the prime suspect in a 2009 double murder and one the U.S. Marshals' most wanted fugitives were found in a wooded area in Virginia. Authorities said the remains of Beacher Hackney were found in Bath County when two people stumbled across them Sept. 3. A DNA test confirmed that it was the suspect who led law-enforcement on an exhaustive manhunt for more than three years. Read more...

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September 12, 2012

US Marshals Capture Escaped Rapist

A federal official says a man who fled his trial before being convicted in the repeated group sexual assault of an 11-year-old Texas girl has been captured by authorities. U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Alfredo Perez says Eric McGowen was arrested after he was found in an apartment in northeast Houston. Perez says members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force arrested McGowen without incident. Read more...

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August 20, 2012

Fugitive Arrested in Mexico 12 Years Later

A Virginia man charged with sex crimes involving underage girls is back in custody after spending 12 years on the lam. Wesley Thomason was 27 in 2000 when he was arrested, accused of enticing underage girls with illegal drugs to have consensual sex with him, said Fairfax County Police Officer Bud Walker, according to the station. Read more...

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August 16, 2012

Ohioan Wanted in NC Murder Arrested

Federal agents arrested an Ohio man at a motel in the killing of his on-and-off girlfriend during a vacation to North Carolina's Outer Banks earlier this summer, ending a monthlong nationwide manhunt. The U.S. Marshals Service said agents surprised Nathan Summerfield at the northeast Ohio motel where he had checked in a day before and took him into custody without any resistance. He was wanted on a murder charge in the death of 33-year-old Lynn Jackenheimer of Ashland, Ohio, who disappeared around July 4 while vacationing on the Outer Banks with Summerfield and her children. Read more...

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July 30, 2012

Miami Police Search for Man Who Shot 3

Police in Miami were searching Sunday for a man accused of shooting at least three people in an apparent domestic dispute and who has said he will not surrender. After wounding three victims, who were being treated at Jackson Memorial Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, officials were concerned he would wound more victims on the streets. Erin Cash, 23, was wanted on charges of attempted murder. Read more...

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July 16, 2012

'Most Wanted' Fugitive Caught in Cancun

One of the U.S. Marshals Service's 15 most wanted fugitives has been captured in the Mexican beach town of Cancun after 24 years on the run. Vincent Legrend Walters, 45, was apprehended early Friday morning and is being held on an extradition request. Walters, who faces murder, drugs and weapons charges, hid in plain sight and reportedly boasted he was a wanted fugitive, according to the U.S. Marshals Office. Read more...

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Sketch Released in Lesbian Teen Shooting

The lone survivor of a shooting that left her girlfriend dead has made "exceptional progress" in her recovery and worked with the Texas Rangers to refine a sketch of the suspect, police said. Mary Kristene Chapa worked with a forensic artist from the Rangers to update the drawing of the man who attacked her and Mollie Judith Olgin on June 22 in Portland, Texas. The initial sketch she made with an artist was released July 4. Read more...

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July 07, 2012

Teen Wanted for Assault Still on the Run

A 17-year-old accused of using a Ford-150 pickup to run over another youth after a fight may be heading to Canada with his mother, the Paulding County Sheriff's Office said. Diante Andre Rosado will face a felony aggravated assault charge when he's captured. Rosado and a 15-year-old boy got into a physical fight on Hope Drive in the Twelve Oaks Subdivision off East Paulding Drive, Henson said. Witnesses told deputies that when the fight was over, Rosado got into the truck and ran over the other teen before leaving the area. Read more...

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June 14, 2012

Metallica Helps FBI Try to Track Down Killer

Metallica is helping law enforcement authorities try to find the killer of a Virginia Tech student who disappeared from an October 2009 concert by the heavy metal band in Charlottesville, Va. As part of an FBI multimedia campaign, Metallica lead singer James Hetfield appears in an online video appealing to the public for tips in the death of Morgan Harrington. Harrington, 20, was last seen leaving a Metallica concert on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville on Oct. 17, 2009, and trying to hitch a ride. Her skeletonized body was found three months later in a hayfield on a remote farm in Albemarle County, Va., about 10 miles south of the concert venue. Read more...

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June 13, 2012

Auburn Killing Suspect Surrenders

A man accused of killing three people at a party near Auburn University turned himself in after a three-day manhunt that included a tense but fruitless search of a Montgomery home by police tactical units. A Montgomery defense attorney said she arranged for Desmonte Leonard to surrender after getting word that his family wanted her help. Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson said the suspect was taken into custody at 7:57 p.m. by a U.S. Marshal at the federal courthouse in Montgomery. Read more...

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June 08, 2012

Reward Offered for Murder Suspect

U.S. Marshals, helping with the hunt for murder suspect Deandra Marquis Lee, are now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. This is in addition to another $5,000 reward offered by Montgomery resident Mark Kitchens. Selma Chief of Police William T. Riley said dozens of law enforcement agents are working leads within Selma. Lee is wanted in connection with the killing of 9-year-old twins, Jordan and Taylor Dejerinett and 73-year-old Jack Mac Girdner. Read more...

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June 07, 2012

Kings Offer Reward for 1-Year-Old Boy's Killer

Los Angeles authorities and the L.A. Kings are offering a $100,000 reward for information that leads to the capture the bicyclist who shot and killed a 1-year-old boy Monday while he was in his father's arms. Police Chief Charlie Beck called the shooting of Angel Mauro Cortez-Nava by a teenage assassin wearing a hoodie an "awful tragedy." The boy's father, Mauro Cortez, 24, was also injured in the shooting near their home. Read more...

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June 02, 2012

Fugitive From Indiana Dead in Oregon

Fingerprint comparison has confirmed that a 62-year-old man who died from a gunshot wound after a confrontation with officers in southeast Oregon was a fugitive who disappeared from Indiana 12 years ago. Oregon State Police Lt. Gregg Hastings identified the man as Phillip Ferguson. An autopsy conducted by Oregon state Medical Examiner Dr. Karen Gunson found the cause of death was a single gunshot wound to the head from a small-caliber weapon. Read more...

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June 01, 2012

Arkansas Jail Escapees Captured

Two murder suspects who used a hacksaw to break out of their second-story cell in an Arkansas county jail were apprehended after a four-day manhunt, authorities said. The Miller County Sheriff's Office said on Thursday that murder suspect Quincy Vernard Stewart, 36, and his cell mate Cortez Rashod Hooper, 23, were back in the county jail, but gave scant details on how they were tracked down. Read more...

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Man Interviews for Job, Gets Arrested

A Washington, D.C., man was detained for first-degree murder when a background check for a new job revealed an outstanding warrant in one of the oldest cold case murders in Montgomery County. Bobby Coley, 63, of southeast Washington, was applying for work as a temp, when a background check uncovered an outstanding warrant in his name. When Coley went to the sheriff's office to clear his name and land the job, he had no idea the warrant was for murder. Read more...

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May 31, 2012

Police Arrest Suspect's Mother After Jail Break

Arkansas authorities have arrested a woman accused of helping two murder suspects escape jail by sneaking in hacksaw blades. Officials believe that Charlene Stewart, 55, of Texarkana, passed up to four hacksaw blades to her son, Quincy Vernard Stewart, 36, Chief Deputy Duke Schofield of the Miller County Sheriff's Department said. Schofield said Charlene Stewart was arrested and is in a Texarkana jail facing felony charges of furnishing prohibited articles and implements of escape. Read more...

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May 30, 2012

Suspect in Teen's Death Arrested in Oklahoma

A Washington state man wanted in connection with the death of his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend who was found in a burning home was arrested in Oklahoma City, authorities said. Jarod Lane, 19, was picked up by Oklahoma City police and Oklahoma state troopers after his abandoned vehicle was spotted on the shoulder of Interstate 35 about 18 miles north of Oklahoma City, and a television news crew reported seeing him on the road, said Betsy Randolph, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Read more...

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May 29, 2012

Killers Use Hacksaw to Escape From Jail

Two men who are facing murder charges have escaped from the Miller County Jail. Officials say the men used a hacksaw to cut bars on a window, then jumped from a second-floor window. They went under a 10-foot-high razor-wire fence to get free. Deputies are looking for 23-year-old Cortez Rashod Hooper and 36-year-old Quincy Vernard Stewart. Read more...

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May 25, 2012

'Most Wanted' Fugitive Arrested in Toronto

A man wanted by the FBI and featured on the TV show "America's Most Wanted" has been caught in Toronto. Toronto police say the fugitive squad arrested Kujtim (Timmy) Lika through a joint investigation between city police and the Canada Border Services Agency. Police say the 47-year-old Lika is wanted for alleged offences related to organized crime and conspiracy to distribute narcotics. Read more...

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May 18, 2012

Search Continues for Killer Groom

Police and FBI officials were poring over more than 100 tips as they hunted for a man accused of stabbing his new wife to death and leaving her body in her bathtub, still clad in the silver sequined cocktail dress she wore to celebrate their wedding. More than 30 law enforcement agencies had joined federal agents in the manhunt for Arnoldo Jimenez, who secretly married Estrella Carrera on Friday night at Chicago City Hall and allegedly killed her just hours later. Police would not say in which states they were looking for him, but that it was "all over the country." Read more...

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May 11, 2012

Adam Mayes Dead, 2 Sisters OK

A Mississippi man accused of kidnapping a Tennessee woman and her three daughters has died as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and two of the sisters have been found alive. Adam Mayes shot himself in the head in the woods near Guntown where he had been holding the two girls, whom he may have believed were his biological daughters. Authorities said Alexandria Bain, 12, and Kyliyah Bain, 8, were suffering from dehydration and exhaustion, but otherwise appeared okay. Read more...

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Mayes Thought Kidnapped Girls Were His

The Mississippi man on the run from a double-slaying thought he might be the father of the two girls he's now accused of kidnapping, his mother-in-law said. Authorities said they think the missing girls, Alexandria Bain, 12, and Kyliyah Bain, 8, are still with Adam Mayes, nearly two weeks after he fled with them. Mayes' mother-in-law, Josie Tate, said he thought the missing sisters might actually have been his daughters and that it caused problems in his marriage to her daughter, Teresa Mayes, who is jailed in the case. Read more...

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May 10, 2012

Adam Mayes on FBI's Most Wanted List

The FBI has added Adam Mayes to its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List after he was charged in the killing of a Tennessee mother and her teen daughter and the kidnapping of her two younger children. First-degree murder charges were filed earlier against Mayes and his wife, Teresa, suspected of killing Tennessee mother Jo Ann Bain and her teenage daughter, Adrienne. Authorities said at a news conference they are doing all they can to find Adam Mayes, who is suspected of fleeing with Bain's two younger girls, Alexandria Bain, 12, and Kyliyah Bain, 8. Read more...

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Adam Mayes Wife, Mother Charged

Police have arrested the wife and mother of Adam Mayes, the man suspected of killing a Tennessee woman and her oldest daughter and kidnapping the woman's two youngest daughters, authorities said. Adam Mayes' wife, Teresa Mayes, is charged with four counts of aggravated kidnapping and his mother, Mary Francis Mayes, is charged with four counts of conspiracy to commit aggravated kidnapping. They were arraigned Tuesday morning. Read more...

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May 08, 2012

Con Artist Couple Caught After 12 Years

An Illinois couple who spent a dozen years on the run after fleeing a conviction for running a Ponzi scheme has been captured in a small community west of Phoenix, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Nelson Grant Hallahan, 65, and wife Janet Hallahan, 54, were arrested by deputy marshals Saturday afternoon in Tonopah, an unincorporated desert community 50 miles west of Phoenix. Matt Hershey, a supervisory deputy U.S. Marshal, said the Hallahans were living apart and were arrested at separate rural homes. Read more...

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May 02, 2012

Manhunt Launched for Florida Shooter

A massive manhunt has been launched for a 58-year-old Florida man after his wife, pregnant daughter and his daughter's boyfriend were found shot at his Kissimmee home. Kevin Satterfield's wife and the daughter's boyfriend died as a result of their gunshot wounds. Heather Satterfield, 22, was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical condition. She gave birth to a baby girl and is recovering from surgery. She was 8 months pregnant. Read more...

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April 25, 2012

Armored Car Killer Caught in Florida

A Pittsburgh armored car guard who shot his partner and stole an estimated $2.3 million then disappeared has been arrested in Pompano Beach, Florida. Authorities said Kenneth Konias Jr. was arrested with two firearms and approximately $1.5 million found in the house and a nearby storage unit. Konias is accused of shooting Garda Cash Logistics guard Michael Haines on February 28 in Pittsburgh before fleeing with money from the truck they were guarding. Read more...

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April 23, 2012

'Mountain Man' Kidnapper on Run Again

The "mountain man" who helped his father abduct world-class athlete Kari Swenson in 1984 is reported to be on the run again in Montana. The U.S. attorney's office in Montana has filed federal drug and weapons charges against Dan Nichols, alleging he participated in a statedwide marijuana distribution ring. Read more...

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April 19, 2012

Inmates, Including Murderer, At Large

Four prisoners, including a man convicted of double murder, escaped from a central Kansas jail before dawn, authorities said. One was quickly apprehended, and another was caught at 5:30 p.m. The other two, including the convicted murderer, remain at large. The men, described as "armed and dangerous," escaped from the Ottawa County Jail, where they were being kept as prisoners of the Kansas Department of Corrections, said Jeremy Barclay, department spokesman. Read more...

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April 16, 2012

Alabama Student in Shooting Case Arrested

An Alabama teenager accused of killing his middle school classmate was arrested in Texas after police tracked his mom's cellphone to find them, police said. Hammad Memon, 16, and his mother, Safia Memon, were arrested just before 6:30 p.m. in Dallas, said Madison police Lt. John Stringer. The teenager is accused of the fatal shooting of 14-year-old Todd Brown at Discovery Middle School in February 2010 in Madison, Ala. He was out of jail, having been released to his parents' custody on a $75,000 bond in October 2010. He faced trial as an adult June 18. Read more...

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March 15, 2012

'Whitey' Bulger's Girlfriend Pleads Guilty

A 60-year-old woman who helped Boston mobster James 'Whitey' Bulger avoid capture for 16 years, has entered guilty pleas to all federal charges filed against her. Catherine Greig pleaded guilty to conspiracy to harbor a fugitive, identity fraud and conspiracy to commit identity fraud. Her sentencing is scheduled for June 7. Read more...

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March 05, 2012

Accidentally Freed Killer Has Been Caught

A convicted murderer who was accidentally released from custody while awaiting a court appearance in South Carolina has been apprehended, the York County Sheriff's Office said. Thomas Aaron Whitlock, a 31-year-old with an "extensive" criminal history, was let go Monday afternoon from the York County Detention Center -- which only realized the mistake nearly 24 hours later when arrangements were being made to return him to prison in Windsor, N.C., according to the Sheriff's Office. Read more...

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March 01, 2012

Murderer on the Run After Mistaken Release

Authorities were searching for a convicted murder with an "extensive" criminal history who was accidentally released from custody while awaiting a court appearance in South Carolina, the sheriff's office says. Thomas Aaron Whitlock, a 31-year-old convicted of second-degree murder in 2009, was let go from the York County Detention Center -- which only realized the mistake nearly 24 hours later when arrangements were being made to return him to prison in Windsor, N.C., according to the York County Sheriff's Office. Read more...

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February 28, 2012

Fugitive Hells Angel Member Arrested

A Hells Angels member missing since October has been arrested on suspicion of gunning down a fellow member of the biker gang at a funeral for the local chapter's president, police said. Steve Ruiz surrendered after San Jose police surrounded his motel in Fremont, according to police Sgt. Jason Dwyer. Ruiz, 38, had been the subject of a widespread manhunt since Steve Tausan was shot and killed during memorial services for Jeffrey "Jethro" Pettigrew on Oct. 15. Police believe that Ruiz shot Tausan when a fight broke out at the San Jose funeral, which was monitored by police. Read more...

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January 28, 2012

Dougherty Sibling Planned Colorado Escape

One of three siblings who was part of a multistate crime spree and nationwide manhunt planned to escape from a Colorado jail with his sister, telling the FBI in a letter that he had enjoyed his stay, authorities said in a document. Dylan Dougherty, 26, got out of his cell in Walsenburg, Colo., and wrote a note to his sister telling her he was going to break her out of jail, officials said. Dylan Dougherty is now being held at the Pueblo County Jail, some 45 miles north of the jail in Walsenburg where he was being held, along with his two siblings. Read more...

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January 23, 2012

Suspect Sought in Huckabee Relative's Death

Authorities in Arkansas were searching for a suspect wanted in a homicide and kidnapping case involving a distant relative of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Police issued an arrest warrant for Donald Hux after investigators found the body of Sandy Carl Huckabee at his home in Arkadelphia, which is about 70 miles southwest of Little Rock. Former Huckabee spokesman Jim Harris said Sandy Huckabee's father was the first cousin of former presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee's father. Read more...

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