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3 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine months ago sometime after she left Kennett High School in Conway.

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Related Topix: North Conway, NH, Law

7 hrs ago | Post and Courier

S.C. mom's arrest sparks child care debate

Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, Law, Parenting

8 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC

A fugitive task force and a sex-assault suspect got into a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Law, San Diego County, CA

11 hrs ago | Daily World

New York knows where your license plate goes

Traffic heads east on Interstate 490 near Alexander Street in Rochester. Anytime you are on the road, therea?'s a chance the license plate on your vehicle could be photographed and saved in a police database.

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Related Topix: New York, Law, Prison

15 hrs ago | SILive.com

Man dressed as 'Spider-Man' charged in Times Square scuffle

A man dressed as Spider-Man has been arraigned on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in New York's Time Square.

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19 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Trio jailed for 'excruciating' murder

Wollongong lawyer Katie Foreman died an "excruciating" death in a blaze that was lit in her bedroom at the behest of her calculating boyfriend.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Poll: Prisons struggling with inmate rehab

Wisconsin's criminal justice system is doing an average job, at best, at rehabilitating prisoners, according to most voters who responded to a recent Marquette University Law School poll.

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Related Topix: Prison, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Law

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Police: Family of 5 dead in Maine

The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed their stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, has entered its third day, with investigators saying they're hopeful the suspects will soon be caught.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Washington DC, Law

Merced Sun-Star

US attorneys turn up heat on health care fraud

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to devote "significant time" to investigating medical fraud.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Sioux Falls, SD, Medicine, Medicare, Health

590ktie.com

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Prisons, Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City, Prison

Canada.com

Confession to undercover cops in investigation of Calgary murder broke open Saskatchewan cold case

Sonja Muzika was out for her regular evening walk on Preston Avenue, heading south toward Saskatoon's Market Mall, when she witnessed something she said looked like a scene from a TV show.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada, Law

News 4 Jax

Tortoise video teen appears in court

VIDEO: Jennifer Greene made her court appearance and listened to the charges held against her.

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Related Topix: Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Jackson Sun

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues Company accused of knowingly shipping drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/money/business/2014/07/26/fedex-charges-raise-online-pharmacy-issues/13222763/ In this 2005 file photo, a FedEx delivery truck leaves a FedEx ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transportation, FedEx, Air Courier, Law, Prison, US News

Whittier Daily News

See the video: Pomona man arrested while filming Covina investigation, officer under scrutiny

William David Robin, 23, of Pomona, is about to be taken down by Covina police Officer Ken Counts on June 30, 2014, in a video that Robin himself filmed.

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Related Topix: Pomona, CA, Covina, CA, Law

The Town Talk

Questions linger after missing teen returns home

In this file photo taken Tuesday July 22, 2014, a missing person poster of Abigail Hernandez displayed in a storefront window in North Conway, N.H., shows Hernandez has been found.

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Related Topix: Conway, NH, North Conway, NH, Law

NewsOn6 Tulsa

'Hobbit' cast tease trailer, bloopers at Comic-Con

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Kids, Law

KSWO

Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 file photo, former Virginia Gov. RICHMOND, Va.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison

KSFO AM 560

One Dead in Pennsylvania Hospital Shootout

A patient opened fire at a hospital campus in Pennsylvania on Thursday, killing his case worker and wounding a psychiatrist, according to police.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Law

Cybercast News Service

Feds 'closely monitoring' NY police custody death

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the Justice Department is "closely monitoring" New York City's investigation into the death of a man who was placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer arresting him on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Law

KHOU-TV Houston

US judge denies Spanier bid to halt criminal case

A federal judge in Pennsylvania said Friday she will not halt the criminal case against former Penn State president Graham Spanier, who is accused of a criminal cover-up of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

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Related Topix: Law, Dauphin County, PA

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