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U.K. police arrest 10th suspect in soldier’s slaying

U.K. police arrest 10th suspect in soldier’s slaying

May 27th, 2013 6:57 pm by SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press

LONDON — British police arrested a 10th suspect Monday in connection with the vicious street killing of a soldier in London, an apparent Islamic extremist attack that has horrified the country and heightened racial tensions.

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Experts question death penalty in case of Cleveland man accused of kidnapping women

Experts question death penalty in case of Cleveland man accused of kidnapping women

May 26th, 2013 6:17 pm by Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A prosecutor faces numerous obstacles as he weighs whether to bring death penalty charges against a man accused of kidnapping three women capital punishment experts say.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

May 26th, 2013 12:35 am by Staff report

A look at some of the top crime stories from the past week

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Scott County man may face life sentence for break-in, abduction

Scott County man may face life sentence for break-in, abduction

May 25th, 2013 9:40 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Scott County man could spend life in prison after being convicted of holding his estranged wife against her will at gunpoint after breaking into their residence last year.

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Teen girls' murder plot transfixes W.Va. town

Teen girls' murder plot transfixes W.Va. town

May 25th, 2013 1:45 pm by VICKI SMITH, Associated Press

For months the people of Star City, W.Va., saw the face of 16-year-old Skylar Neese everywhere, beaming at them from missing-person fliers. Police finally got a break in the case when one of Neese's friends admitted plotting with another girl to kill her.

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Erwin man allegedly holding woman hostage in N.C. shot by officers

May 24th, 2013 6:22 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

ERWIN — An Erwin man is in the custody of Mitchell County, N.C. authorities following a Thursday hostage standoff in which the man allegedly held an Erwin woman hostage at a Mitchell County trailer park.

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Bean Station shooter made his victims kneel before killing them

Bean Station shooter made his victims kneel before killing them

May 24th, 2013 2:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

A former police officer accused of shooting up a pharmacy in Bean Station, Tenn. made his captives kneel down before killing them, according to a police report from the Bean Station police department.

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Kingsport police seek help in theft investigation

May 24th, 2013 11:15 am by Nick Shepherd

The Kingsport Police Department is seeking help in identifying two white male suspects allegedly involved in two felony thefts.

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Older brother held in deaths of 2 younger siblings

Older brother held in deaths of 2 younger siblings

May 24th, 2013 11:10 am by PAUL FOY, Associated Press

WEST POINT, Utah (AP) — A 15-year-old boy is in custody after authorities investigating the stabbing deaths of his younger adopted brothers found him miles away with traces of blood on him, officials said.

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Judge OKs mental evaulations for Telford couple in child abuse case

Judge OKs mental evaulations for Telford couple in child abuse case

May 24th, 2013 11:00 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Attorneys for a Telford couple charged in what Washington County sheriff’s investigators said is the worst case of child abuse they’ve seen asked a judge Thursday to approve mental evaluations for their clients.

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