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Calling Michael Melillo a liar, a federal judge sentenced the former lawyer to more than 24 years in federal prison Tuesday for his thwarted plan to kidnap a wealthy, elderly Palm Beach County businessman for a $20 million ransom. Melillo's own words...
The Hartford CourantAlpesh Kalaria still wonders why a stranger kidnapped and killed his wife, Trupti Patel, as she arrived home from work in 2004, leaving a blood-smeared trail of evidence in the basement of the couple's East Hartford apartment building. He didn't get...
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Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Two college students are charged with kidnapping a woman from a bar, carrying her nearly unconscious into an apartment, and sexually assaulting her. City police say a tip from a taxi driver led them to the apartment, where they...
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ReutersTOKYO, May 29 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he believed North Korea's young leader was capable of making the right decision to resolve a dispute over kidnapped Japanese citizens, repeating he was open to a summit if it...
ReutersMEXICO CITY, June 6 (Reuters) - Mexican troops have rescued 165 people, mostly Central Americans including children and pregnant women, who were kidnapped by a gunman in Mexico's northeast and held captive less than a mile from the U.S. border, the...
The Osceola County Sheriff's Office charged three people in a drug-related kidnapping of a Kissimmee man on Sunday. Rami Maswadeh, 19, Bridgett Schoen, 21, both of Kissimmee, and Carl Pate, 20, of Intercession City were charged with kidnapping an adult...
ReutersThe man famous for helping three women held captive for about a decade in a Cleveland house -- and his animated interviews that followed with references to his appetite for Big Macs -- will never have to buy a hamburger in his hometown again. More than...
Three women who had been missing as long as 11 years were rescued from a Cleveland home on Monday, police said, an announcement that rocked the city and prompted celebrations in the street. Cleveland police said Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle...
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Three women who vanished separately up to 11 years ago were rescued from a Cleveland home Monday, police said, and three men were arrested. The announcement rocked the city and prompted celebrations in the street. Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle...
Bahamas: An American was shot and killed in an armed robbery in Nassau on May 17, bringing the island nation's murder count to 40 for this year. Police reports show that armed robbery is on the rise in the Bahamas. Since the beginning of 2013, several U....
The $20 million kidnapping plan was chilling and played out like a B-movie. Former lawyer Michael Melillo thought he'd been duped out of a few hundred thousand dollars in rigged, illegal poker games and he wanted his money back — with a side...
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