Fugitives

February 15, 2019 - 8:34 am
ROME (AP) — Italian police say they have nabbed a fugitive kingpin cocaine dealer who hails from a feuding crime clan involved in the 2007 trattoria massacre in Germany. Carabinieri paramilitary police on Friday said they arrested Francesco Strangio a day earlier in a hideout in the town of Rose,...
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Briton Jack Shepherd sits behind glass in a court room in Tbilisi, Georgia, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. A court in the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia has ruled to keep Shepherd a fugitive British man for three months behind bars pending possible extradition. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
January 25, 2019 - 7:00 am
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia has ruled to keep a fugitive British man for three months behind bars pending possible extradition. Jack Shepherd has fled Britain while on bail over the manslaughter of a 24-year-old woman who died when Shepherd's speedboat hit a...
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Italian fugitive Cesare Battisti arrives at Ciampino military airport, in Rome, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Battisti a left-wing Italian militant who was convicted of murder three decades ago is heading home to serve a life sentence, after his life as a celebrity fugitive came to an abrupt end with his arrest in Bolivia by a team of Interpol agents. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
January 14, 2019 - 10:32 am
ROME (AP) — A left-wing Italian militant who was convicted of murder three decades ago arrived in Rome on Monday to begin serving life in prison, after his time as a celebrity fugitive came to an abrupt end with his arrest in Bolivia. An Italian military aircraft carrying Cesare Battisti landed at...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2012 file photo, Italian Cesare Battisti attends the presentation of his book about his experience in prison in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Italy sent an aircraft to Bolivia on Sunday Jan. 13, 2019, to pick up fugitive communist militant Cesare Battisti after he was captured there nearly three decades after he was convicted of murder, setting the stage for a climax to one of Italy’s longest-running sagas. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
January 13, 2019 - 1:47 pm
ROME (AP) — A left-wing Italian militant who was convicted of murder in his home country nearly three decades ago was arrested in Bolivia, authorities said Sunday, setting the stage for a climactic end to one of Italy's longest-running efforts to bring a fugitive to justice. The Italian government...
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In this frame grab taken by a video released by the Italian Police, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, Italian fugitive communist militant Cesare Battisti walks in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Italy sent an aircraft to Bolivia on Sunday to pick up Battisti after he was captured there nearly three decades after he was convicted of murder, setting the stage for a climax to one of Italy’s longest-running sagas.(Italian Police Via AP)
January 13, 2019 - 11:59 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Italian fugitive militant Cesare Battisti, who has been detained in Bolivia (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Italy's premier says fugitive militant Cesare Battisti will return to Italy "in the coming hours" on a direct flight from Bolivia to serve his sentence for four murders...
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This undated Clark County Detention Center booking photo shows Krystal Whipple, 21, of Las Vegas. Police said Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 that Whipple is sought as the suspect who used a stolen rental car to run over and kill nail salon owner, Ngoc Q. Nguyen, 51, of Garden Grove, Calif., who chased her for failing to pay for a $35 manicure on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Clark County Detention Center/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
January 11, 2019 - 3:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 21-year-old woman sought for almost two weeks by authorities in Las Vegas after allegedly skipping out on a $35 manicure and using a stolen car to run over and kill a manicurist has been arrested in Arizona, police said Friday. Krystal Whipple was taken into custody by a team of...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 file photo a police officer stands guard at Korydallos Prison, in western Athens. Greek police have launched a manhunt for two inmates who escaped from Greece's largest prison of Korydallos, west of Athens, apparently by cutting the bars of their cell and scaling the prison walls. Prison authorities discovered the prison break on Wednesday, Jan. 2 , 2019 morning during roll-call. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
January 02, 2019 - 8:56 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police have launched a manhunt for two inmates who escaped from Greece's largest prison at Korydallos, west of Athens, apparently by cutting the bars of their cell and scaling the prison walls. Police said Wednesday the two men, brothers who were convicted of thefts and...
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December 28, 2018 - 1:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prosecutor is suing the U.S. Department of Justice over its refusal to provide information about how officers shot 59 bullets into a schizophrenic college student. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said Friday that federal authorities have blocked his prosecutors...
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December 23, 2018 - 11:01 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities handed preliminary terrorism charges Sunday to a fugitive extremist who is suspected of fighting U.S. forces in Iraq and helping to organize the 2015 shooting attack at satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people. Peter Cherif, who recently was...
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November 30, 2018 - 12:16 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio jury has found that a treasure hunter cheated investors out of gold found in a shipwreck off the South Carolina coast. The Columbus Dispatch reports the Franklin County jury on Wednesday awarded $19.4 million to Dispatch Printing Company and a court-appointed receiver...
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