Kidnapping

FILE - In this July 13, 2015 file photo, Denise Huskins, left, and her boyfriend Aaron Quinn appear at a news conference in Vallejo, Calif. Matthew Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney, faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Thursday, March 16, 2017, for kidnapping Huskins in a scheme so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. (Mike Jory/The Times-Herald via AP, File)
March 17, 2017 - 12:33 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California woman who was drugged along with her boyfriend and then dragged from their home described the "hell that we have survived" in emotional testimony Thursday before her abductor was sentenced to 40 years in prison in a crime so elaborate and bizarre that police...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2015 file photo, Denise Huskins, left, and her boyfriend Aaron Quinn appear at a news conference in Vallejo, Calif. Matthew Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney, faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Thursday, March 16, 2017, for kidnapping Huskins in a scheme so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. (Mike Jory/The Times-Herald via AP, File)
March 16, 2017 - 7:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday after emotional testimony from his victims in a kidnapping so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. In court, victim Denise Huskins...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2015 file photo, a news crew reports in front of the home of Denise Huskins, who was abducted in Vallejo, Calif. Matthew Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney, faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Thursday, March 16, 2017, for kidnapping Huskins in a scheme so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. (Chris Riley/Vallejo Times-Herald via AP, file)
March 16, 2017 - 7:23 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday after emotional testimony from his victims in a kidnapping so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. In court, victim Denise Huskins...
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March 16, 2017 - 7:57 am
TRUMP-BUDGET UPDATE: WH unveils Trump budget WASHINGTON (AP) — Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump's proposed $1.15 trillion budget, just unveiled this morning. Environmental programs, medical research, Amtrak and an array of international and cultural programs...
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March 16, 2017 - 5:48 am
TRUMP-BUDGET Trump budget slashes agency money to boost defense spending WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the military...
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March 16, 2017 - 3:48 am
TRUMP-BUDGET Trump budget slashes agency money to boost defense spending WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the military...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2015 file photo, a news crew reports in front of the home of Denise Huskins, who was abducted in Vallejo, Calif. Matthew Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney, faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Thursday, March 16, 2017, for kidnapping Huskins in a scheme so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. (Chris Riley/Vallejo Times-Herald via AP, file)
March 16, 2017 - 2:00 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney faces decades in prison during his sentencing Thursday for a kidnapping so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. Federal prosecutors are seeking a 40-year sentence for Matthew...
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In this April 11, 2015 photo, special investigators guard bodies found in mass graves in a wooded area known as Colinas de Santa Fe on the outskirts of Veracruz, Mexico. Veracruz state's top prosecutor, Jorge Winckler, said the clandestine pits appeared to contain remains of cartel victims killed years ago. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
March 14, 2017 - 7:46 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — More than 250 skulls have been found over the last several months in what appears to be a drug cartel mass burial ground on the outskirts of the city of Veracruz, prosecutors said Tuesday. Veracruz state's top prosecutor, Jorge Winckler, said the clandestine pits appeared to...
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March 13, 2017 - 1:47 pm
PENN STATE ABUSE 2 Penn St. ex-administrators plead guilty in abuse case HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two former Penn State University administrators have pleaded guilty in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case, more than five years after the scandal broke. Ex-Athletic Director Tim Curley and former...
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