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BOMB SUSPECTS PLANNED NEW YORK ATTACK – Saturday April 27 2013

– The two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings planned to drive to New York City after the April 15th attack and set off more explosives in Times Square, mayor Michael Bloomberg said. The FBI informed the city of … Continue reading

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THE BLOODY HUNT FOR BOSTON BOMBERS – Sunday April 21 2013

– As their photographs spread rapidly across the internet, the Tsarnaev brothers decided to make their move. Not waiting for police to find them, they gathered guns and homemade explosives for what became a final, bloody rampage on a community … Continue reading

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SONS OF GOD – Monday April 8 2013

– The Special Operations Group is Victoria Police’s last line of defence. “They are the last port of call,” Superintendent Ross Guenther said. “If they can’t deal with the situation, we need to call in the firepower of the Army.” … Continue reading

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GUILTY PLEA OVER KIDNAP AND RAPES – Monday March 25 2013

– A former aeronautical engineer who meticulously planned the abduction, imprisonment and repeated rape of a woman he chained up in a purpose-built soundproof room at a secluded Gippsland property has pleaded guilty to multiple offences. Michael Allen Pilgrim, 34, … Continue reading

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ALABAMA CHILD SAW POLICE SHOOT HIS KIDNAPPER – Thursday February 14 2013

– The  mother of a US boy snatched off a school bus and held hostage in an underground bunker says her son saw officers shoot his kidnapper dead. Jennifer Kirkland’s comments about her son, Ethan Gilman, came in an interview … Continue reading

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BOY FREE AFTER RAID ON BUNKER – Wednesday February 6 2013

– A six-day standoff between an angry and violent survivalist, who held a five-year-old boy hostage in a bunker, and a legion of law-enforcement officials ended on Monday with the death of the kidnapper and the freeing of the boy. … Continue reading

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BUNKER SIEGE ENDS IN DEATH – Wednesday February 6 2013

– Officers stormed an underground bunker in Alabama where a five-year-old boy had been held hostage for almost a week, rescuing the child and leaving his abductor dead. FBI spokesman Steve Richardson said yesterday that negotiations with Jimmy Lee Dykes, … Continue reading

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MORE SHOOTINGS KEEP GUN CONTROL ON US AGENDA – Tuesday February 5 2013

– It has been a bloody few days in America. There is no evidence that it has been any bloodier than usual, but some of the crimes committed have been unusual enough to have added even more fuel to the … Continue reading

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WITNESS HELD HOSTAGE WITH TEENAGED MURDER VICTIM PRUE BIRD, COURT TOLD – Tuesday February 5 2013

– Melbourne teenager Prue Bird is believed to have been held hostage in a backyard shed after she was abducted, and later murdered by infamous child killer Leslie Alfred Camilleri and an accomplice 21 years ago, a court has heard. … Continue reading

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ALABAMA TOWN UNITED IN PRAYER AS CHILD HOSTAGE DRAMA ENTERS NEW DAY – Saturday February 2 2103

– Many things hold little Southern towns together. There is a common love of the region, the peace that comes with rural life and, often, prayer. In this town of 2300 in the heart of peanut country, people drew on … Continue reading

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