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  • High-risk sex offender on the run in Houston after discarding GPS ankle monitor

    04/07/2012 9:05:32 AM PDT · by topher · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 7, 2012 | NewsCore
    <p>HOUSTON – A high-risk sex offender was on the loose Friday night after escaping from a Houston halfway house and discarding his GPS tracking ankle monitor, the Houston Chronicle reported.</p> <p>Michael Elbert Young, 42, climbed over a barbed wire fence at the Southeast Texas Transitional Center after last being seen around 9:50pm local time Thursday night.</p>
  • Obama escaped Rezko's orbit

    11/30/2011 9:03:22 AM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/30/11 | David Freddoso
    Although it did not go unreported, convicted Chicago political influencer Tony Rezko's 10-year prison sentence was treated as an afterthought during the short Thanksgiving workweek. Also an afterthought: the amazing facility with which President Obama has completely escaped Rezko's orbit in the liberal mainstream media's standard narrative.
  • Jaguar escaped in hurricane blamed in Belize death

    10/27/2010 7:42:49 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 19 replies
    AP via MSNBC ^ | 10/27/10 | AP
    A jaguar that escaped from its cage at a Belize animal rescue center during Hurricane Richard has been blamed in the mauling death of a U.S. citizen whose body was found on Tuesday. The 4-year-old male jaguar named Max escaped when a tree fell on his cage on Sunday, the same day the Category 1 hurricane hit the country's Caribbean coast with howling winds and rain. Authorities found the victim's body near the animal center on Tuesday. It had bite marks on the forearm and neck, and the man had apparently been attacked the day before and dragged for some...
  • US Marshals Confirm Body Found At Landfill Is Inmate Who Escaped El Paso Jail

    07/09/2010 7:34:21 PM PDT · by OldBullrider · 48 replies
    KVIA.com ^ | July 9, 2010 | By ABC-7 Reporter Ken Molestina
    EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Marshals confirmed to ABC-7 Friday afternoon that a body found in a Sunland Park, N.M. landfill was that of a federal inmate who escaped the El Paso jail earlier in the day. Carlos Roberto Medina-Bailon, 30, of Delicias, Mexico, is believed to have escaped the El Paso County Detention Facility between 4:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Friday by using the garbage disposal system.
  • 13-Year-Old Girl Escapes Miami-Dade Abduction (Two Men Drag Teen Waiting for School Bus...)

    04/08/2010 12:16:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 42 replies · 2,050+ views
    NBC Miami ^ | Thu, Apr 8, 2010 | JEANETTE LOPEZ
    Two men drag teen waiting for school bus into car but she jumps out window A 13-year-old girl was able to get out of a terrifying situation this morning after two men attempted to abduct her in Southwest Miami-Dade. The teen was waiting for her school bus early this morning at Southwest 268 St. and Southwest 139 Ave. when a black car pulled up next to her. According to police, the car was occupied by two black males. The man in the passenger seat stepped out and pulled the girl by her hoodie, forcing her inside the car. When the...
  • Wrong Inmate Released At Osceola Co.(FL)Jail

    03/29/2010 9:30:22 AM PDT · by greatdefender · 1 replies · 189+ views
    WESH 2 Orlando ^ | March 29, 2010
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- More problems are occurring at the Osceola County Jail, which could leave workers without jobs. Alexander Keith, an inmate at Osceola County Jail, passed himself off as someone else to get out of jail. When police arrested Keith several days ago, he didn't have any identification, but he did have the address, Social Security number and birthday of Harry Carter. A fingerprint analysis was done, but no one caught the mistake until just a couple of days ago. A judge let Keith out on a $250 bond. It should have been more than $1,000. This mix-up comes...
  • Escaped prisoner taunts police on Facebook

    12/22/2009 11:24:47 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 13 replies · 692+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 12/22/09
    An escaped prisoner, Craig Lynch, has set up a Facebook page and is using it to taunt police by posting messages about his whereabouts.Craig "Lazie" Lynch vanished from Hollesley Bay Prison in Suffolk in September this year close to the end of a seven-year sentence for aggravated burglary. Instead of hiding away from police Lynch has set up a Facebook account complete with a photograph sticking his middle finger up and boasts about eating 12lb steaks and his home being so warm it feels like the Caribbean.
  • Warlord Targeted in Afghan Strike May Have Survived, Officials Say

    06/11/2009 4:40:46 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 400+ views
    KABUL, June 11, 2009 – An Afghan warlord and Taliban commander believed yesterday to have been killed in a June 9 air strike may have survived the attack, military officials reported today. Initial Afghan and coalition reports said Mullah Mustafa died in the strike, but credible reports surfaced today that Mustafa survived, U.S. Forces Afghanistan officials said. Coalition forces had seen Mustafa moving by vehicle from his compound. When he stopped in a remote, unpopulated area in Afghanistan’s Ghowr province, he was joined by a number of associates. After ensuring there were no civilians present, coalition forces used precision aerial...
  • Triple-killing suspect escaped prior S.F. prosecution (MS-13 gang member / "soccer team member")

    06/27/2008 9:05:16 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 401+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 6/27/08 | Jaxon Van Derbeken
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A suspected gang member accused of killing a father and two sons escaped prosecution in a weapons case earlier this year when the San Francisco district attorney's office concluded it didn't have enough evidence to connect him to a gun that a passenger in his car was carrying, authorities said Thursday. Edwin Ramos, 21, of El Sobrante, who police say is a member of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) street gang, was formally charged late Thursday with three counts of murder in the shooting deaths Sunday of Tony Bologna, 48, and his sons Michael, 20, and Matthew, 16....
  • Inmate found 35 years after escape (Convicted of murdering her husband in 1970)

    10/16/2007 8:47:17 AM PDT · by Stoat · 54 replies · 1,722+ views
    Yahoo News / AP ^ | October 16, 2007
    Inmate found 35 years after escape 19 minutes ago   PULASKI, Tenn. - A convicted murderer who escaped from an Indiana prison 35 years ago was found living quietly in a small Tennessee town, authorities said Tuesday. Linda Darby, 64, was arrested Friday in Pulaski, a small city near the Alabama border where she was going by the name Linda Joe McElroy. Giles County Sheriff Kyle Helton said he was acquainted with Darby and thought she had been living in Pulaski for at least 30 years."As far as I know she never had any criminal history after she came...
  • Escaped Golf-course Grass Frees Gene Genie In The US

    08/09/2006 3:42:28 PM PDT · by blam · 49 replies · 1,521+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 8-9-2006 | Andy Coghlan
    Escaped golf-course grass frees gene genie in the US 09 August 2006 Andy Coghlan A nondescript grass discovered in the Oregon countryside is hardly an alien invasion. Yet the plant - a genetically modified form of a grass commonly grown on golf courses - is worrying the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) enough that it is running its first full environmental impact assessment of a GM plant. It is the first time a GM plant has escaped into the wild in the US, and it has managed it before securing USDA approval. The plant, creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera, carries a...
  • CTF 150 Assisting Yemenis in Hunt For Escaped Terrorists

    02/09/2006 8:40:36 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 290+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Feb 9, 2006 | Commander U.S. Naval Forces Public Affairs
    MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- The Dutch-led coalition of maritime Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 is supporting the efforts of the government of Yemen to recapture suspected terrorists who escaped from a Yemeni prison Feb 5. Escapees include Jamal Ahmed Badawi, mastermind of the bomb attack on USS Cole (DDG 67) in 2000, and Fawaz Al-Rabeei, one of those responsible for attacking the French tanker Limburg in 2002. Ships from CTF 150 are monitoring international waters along the coast of Yemen in an attempt to either block possible maritime escape routes or capture the suspected terrorists if they make this attempt....
  • Interpol Launches Global Alert for Escaped Terrorists

    02/06/2006 5:57:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 259+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb 6, 2006 | Gerry Gilmore
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2006 – The International Criminal Police Organization, known as Interpol, issued a worldwide alert yesterday for 23 prison escapees, including 13 convicted al Qaeda terrorists, according to an Interpol news release. The criminals escaped last week from a Yemen jail. They include Jamal al-Badawi, a terrorist convicted of masterminding the Oct. 12, 2000, bombing of the USS Cole in Aden, Yemen, news reports said. Terrorists pulled alongside the anchored Cole and detonated an explosive-loaded boat. The blast killed 17 U.S. sailors and wounded 39 others. The two terrorists in the boat also were killed. Pentagon spokesman Bryan...
  • Pentagon: Top al-Qaida operative escaped

    11/01/2005 6:22:54 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies · 1,207+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 11/01/05 | Alicia A. Caldwell - ap
    FORT BLISS, Texas - A man once considered a top al-Qaida operative escaped from a U.S.-run detention facility in Afghanistan and cannot testify against the soldier who allegedly mistreated him, a defense lawyer involved in a prison abuse case said Tuesday. Omar al-Farouq was one of Osama bin Laden's top lieutenants in Southeast Asia until Indonesian authorities captured him in the summer of 2002 and turned him over to the United States. A Pentagon official in Washington confirmed Tuesday evening that al-Farouq escaped from a U.S. detention facility in Bagram, Afghanistan, on July 10. The official spoke on condition of...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 728 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Police on Lookout for Monkey on Lam

    04/22/2003 6:14:13 PM PDT · by petuniasevan · 13 replies · 256+ views
    Posted Apr. 22, 2003 Police on lookout for monkey on lamGannett Wisconsin NewspapersGREEN BAY — So a lady walks into a bar, and she’s got this monkey on her shoulder… No, this isn’t a joke setup. It’s a story about a missing monkey and a custody battle that likely will ensue if and when it’s found. Tracie Cornelius of Green Bay walked into the Rock City Pub on E. Main Street Saturday, and she had Jasper, a Capuchin monkey, on her shoulder. Cornelius, 30, who describes herself as Jasper’s “mom,” had done this before, and Jasper normally would leave her...
  • He escaped Chemical Ali

    04/12/2003 8:54:18 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 3 replies · 183+ views
    The Times of India ^ | April 12 2003 | AUNOHITA MOJUMDAR
    NEW DELHI: "In a war you cannot guarantee anything" says Delhi-based Syrian journalist Dr Waiel S H Awwad, who has been reporting for the Al Arabiya channel on the Iraq war. Dr Awwad should know. His quest for `the other side' of the story led to his capture by Iraqi forces until a fortuitous escape, hours before he was to be handed over to 'Chemical Ali.' Covering the war from Southern Iraq, there was only one option - to embed with the US troops. Awwad and his team of two Lebanese journalists were briefed about safety as well as given...
  • State investigating prison after escapes

    08/17/2002 8:43:48 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 3 replies · 258+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | Saturday, August 17, 2002 | Brandon Masuoka
    <p>Waiawa Correctional Facility has for years struggled to adequately staff some work shifts, but the minimum-security prison had enough guards last Saturday and Tuesday nights when three inmates escaped, the warden said this week.</p> <p>Some work shifts at the facility have dipped to minimum staffing levels within the last three or four years, and that has curtailed weekend visitations, but it has not jeopardized safety at the facility or contributed to escapes, said Waiawa warden J. Phillip Tumminello.</p>