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America: Prisoner freed 90 years early appeals sentence

In this May 7, 2014 photo, Rene Lima-Marin sits for an interview with The Associated Press about the circumstances of his sentencing and incarceration, in a meeting room inside Kit Carson Correctional Center, a privately operated prison in Burlington, Colo. 648 more words

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Young Man Kidnaps, Robs And Shoots At 2 Victims In Martinez

(CBS SF) — Two victims were kidnapped, robbed and shot at in Martinez on Wednesday night, police said.

Dispatchers received a call around 8 p.m. from a man saying he was a victim of a robbery, according to Martinez police Sgt. 193 more words

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French war correspondent kidnapped in Ukraine

A French citizen Yuri Yurchenko, poet and playwright, was taken into captivity on August 20 in the city of Ilovajsk in Donetsk People’s Republic.

Yuri came to Donetsk to cover events in the Donbass region truthfully to the European public. 130 more words

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Virtual Kidnapping: Taking the Phone Scam up a Notch

http://www.ksat.com/content/pns/ksat/news/2014/08/07/fbi-says–virtual-kidnapping–scams-now-targeting-doctors.html 

Phone scams are nothing new; they have been around about as long as the phone has been in existence. But criminals are an adaptive species of virus; constantly looking for new ways to exploit human frailties. 349 more words

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These are the stories that journalist James Foley risked his life to tell

James Foley, a journalist who disappeared in Syria nearly two years ago, has reportedly been murdered by members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. 478 more words

Santa Rosa Man Reconvicted On Rape Charges In Kidnapping Case After Appeal

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A Sonoma County jury deliberated four hours Monday before reconvicting a Santa Rosa man of rape in concert with a kidnapping allegation in 2006 and 2009, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said. 245 more words

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Top 10 Abduction Prevention Tips

By Christian Horvath

Friends, did you know? Per a recent Department of Justice report:

797,500 kids under the age of 18 were reported missing in a one-year period, which included runaways, kids who went missing for a few hours, or who were late for custody drop-offs, etc.; 620 more words

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