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Police Retrace Steps of Suspected Serial Killer

Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed to strangling one woman, told police where to find ...

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Bodies of 7 Women Found in Northwestern Indiana

The bodies of seven women have now been found in northwestern Indiana after a man confessed to killing one woman who was found strangled at a motel and led investigators ...

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Police in 3 Washington Towns Targeted by Gunfire

A day after dozens of gunshots were directed at police in three Snohomish County towns, law enforcement officials said little about what prompted the rampage.

City & County

Your Turn: On the Conditions at East Mississippi Correctional Facility

We the members of Mississippi Religious Leadership Conference wish to express our concern about recent reports regarding East Mississippi Correctional Facility just outside of Meridian.

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In Mexico, Parents Hold Vigil for 43 Disappeared

Two weeks after 43 students disappeared in a clash with police in rural southern Mexico, dozens of anxious parents have gathered at a teachers' college that was supposed to be ...

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Stop Blaming the Victims

In the past few weeks, I have watched countless victim blamers come out to ask why Ray Rice's wife, Janay, stayed rather than focused on his violence. The truth is, ...

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The Great Spanking Debate

Many child advocates say that the negative effects associated with corporal punishment elevate spanking from one parent's business to a public-safety issue, especially in circumstances where the punishment has escalated ...

City & County

WAPT: Grand Jury Calls Sheriff Tyrone Lewis 'Incompetent' to Run Jail

After a hastily convened meeting of the Hinds County Board of Supervisors, officials took no action on a grand jury report that reportedly states that Sheriff Tyrone Lewis is incompetent ...

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Teaching Men a Thing or Two About Domestic Violence

When discussing domestic violence in our politically correct culture, it's common for people to use gender-neutral terms in describing victims and abusers. But the data confirm that women are by ...

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Jackson Crime Tip System to Roll Out Soon

The Jackson Police Department announced today that it will launch a new anonymous crime-tip system on Oct. 15.

Justice

Lawyers Seek Class Status for Miss. Prison Lawsuit

Lawyers suing the state over conditions at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Meridian have asked a federal judge to certify them to represent all inmates there.

Crime

3 Dead: Fired UPS Worker Kills Colleagues and Self at Alabama Facility

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man wearing his work uniform started shooting at his former colleagues inside a UPS sorting facility in Alabama a day after he was fired from ...

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Accused White House Intruder to Appear in Court

Following an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints ...

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Governor to Speak About Hunt for Ambush Suspect

Authorities have had no confirmed sightings of the survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a police barracks 10 days ago, but they said they found an assault rifle he ...

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Search for Ambush Suspect Centers on Dense Woods

On the seventh day of a manhunt for a survivalist suspected of killing a state police trooper, scores of police were trying to flush him out of the dense, swampy ...

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