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  • Clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian teen found dead in suspected revenge killing

    Clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian teen found dead in suspected revenge killing
    The discovery of a body in a Jerusalem forest on Wednesday raised suspicions that a missing Palestinian youth had been killed by Israelis avenging the deaths of three abducted Jewish teens. Rock-throwing Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces in...
  • Four plead guilty to 'virtual' kidnapping fraud that duped Latino families

    Four people pleaded guilty Tuesday to being part of a "virtual" kidnapping ring that duped 128 Latino families into paying ransom to free relatives from kidnappings that never occurred. The four defendants targeted the families of people from Mexico and...
  • Poquoson man plans to continue to fight armed home invasion charges

    Poquoson man plans to continue to fight armed home invasion charges
    HAMPTON — Robert Via was excited but in disbelief Wednesday when he learned the Virginia Supreme Court had overturned his case. "That's awesome — wow," Via said. "I know everybody back at home is excited." Last week the Supreme Court...
  • Israel strikes Gaza hard as 3 Israeli teens are buried

    JERUSALEM Israeli aircraft carried out more than 30 strikes on militant targets in the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, the army said, as the government weighed a broader response to the killings of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank. Tens of thousands...
  • Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza

    Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza
    Tens of thousands of mourners joined in an outpouring of national grief on Tuesday at the burial of three Israeli teenagers whose kidnapping and killing Israel blamed on the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas. President Shimon Peres, a usually dovish...
  • Mother of missing Israeli teen pleads with U.N. for help

    The mothers of three Israeli teenagers believed to have been abducted in the West Bank took their plight to the United Nations on Tuesday, as Israel moved to downscale the military search for the teens. “It is wrong to take children, innocent boys...
  • Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu vows retribution over slain teenagers

    An 18-day search for three Israeli teenagers who vanished while hitchhiking in the West Bank came to a bitter end Monday in an open field, under a small pile of rocks, with the discovery of bodies presumed to be theirs. The find, which culminated a...
  • Israel debates retaliation after 3 missing teens found dead in West Bank

    JERUSALEM The Israeli government debated possible retaliatory action for the killings of three Israeli teenagers whose bodies were found Monday in the West Bank more than two weeks after the students vanished while hitchhiking home from their religious...
  • Mother walking newborn escapes attempted kidnapping

    Mother walking newborn escapes attempted kidnapping
    Police are looking for a teen who tried to kidnap a mother walking her newborn in a stroller in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday afternoon. The attacker,  a 17 or 18-year-old male, grabbed the victim by the hips and began pulling her down the...
  • State Supreme Court vacates conviction, 128-year sentence of Poquoson man

    HAMPTON — The Virginia Supreme Court vacated the conviction and 128-year sentence Friday of a Poquoson man convicted in an armed home invasion. The Supreme Court ruled that jurors should have been warned about a witness' testimony during Robert...
  • Man tortured, strangled New Smyrna Beach woman, jury says

    Man tortured, strangled New Smyrna Beach woman, jury says
    Joshua Gibson tortured and killed Jennifer Rado. That's what a Volusia County jury decided Thursday. Gibson, 35, was found guilty of first-degree murder and other crimes in the drug-related slaying of the New Smyrna Beach woman in 2011. Circuit Court...