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Alabama Authorities Hunt Escaped Murderer

Daniel Miner escaped from work-release facility

(Newser) - Authorities in Alabama are hunting a 43-year-old man who has been serving a life sentence for murder since he was a teenager. Daniel Miner, who was convicted of a 1993 Marshall County murder in 1994 and sentenced to life with the possibility of parole, escaped from a minimum-security work-release facility... More »

Man Talks to Police in Van, Shoots

Officer survives what officials call 'an assassination attempt'

(Newser) - A New York police officer was wounded Saturday night while sitting in a marked patrol van in the Bronx with another officer. A man walked up to the driver's side of the van and asked for help finding an address, police said. The van was starting to pull away... More »

Fugitive Marine Deserter Found at Mom's Home

Michael Alexander Brown accused of murdering his mother's boyfriend

(Newser) - The Marine deserter recently placed on the FBI's Most Wanted list for allegedly murdering his mother's boyfriend was captured Wednesday morning. Michael Alexander Brown, 22, was taken into custody at his mother's Roanoke, Virginia-area home—the same place the murder is alleged to have taken place, CNN... More »

City on Lockdown as Cops Hunt for Murder Suspect

Marine deserter Michael Alexander Brown believed to be armed in Roanoke, Va.

(Newser) - Schools are closed across Roanoke, Va., Thursday as police search for a Marine deserter accused of killing his mother's boyfriend. Michael Alexander Brown, a 22-year-old combat engineer who reportedly deserted his post at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune last month, is accused in the fatal Saturday shooting of 54-year-old... More »

Mexico Finds Son Wanted in Deaths of ex-NFL Player, Wife

Barry and Carol Bennett were shot to death in their home

(Newser) - The son of a former NFL player and his wife who were found dead in their home has been arrested in Mexico after a manhunt. Dylan Bennett had called a sheriff in Minnesota on Saturday to say he was going to turn himself in to the FBI, ABC reports. But... More »

Damaged Boat a Dead End in Manhunt for Canadian Teens

But divers turned up nothing in the Nelson River

(Newser) - Canadian authorities made clear a week ago that they aren't ending the search for two teens who are suspected of murdering three people in British Columbia , but that search effort has yet again borne no fruit. ABC News reports the Royal Canadian Mounted Police sent an underwater recovery team... More »

Mounties Flood Second Town After Sighting of Fugitives

Bear Clan Patrol members say they spotted murder suspects scavenging at dump

(Newser) - The remote community of York Landing, Manitoba, is on high alert after reports that it is now the center of the manhunt for two fugitive teen murder suspects. Members of the Bear Clan Patrol, a Winnipeg-based indigenous volunteer group that sent members to the area to provide extra security, say... More »

Canada Suspect's Dad Thinks Son Will Die, Says 'RIP'

Alan Schmegelsky claims son Bryer Schmegelsky bought 'his funeral suit'

(Newser) - "Rest in peace, Bryer." That was the message Alan Schmegelsky had Wednesday for his son— one of two suspects wanted for three murders in Canada. "He's going to be dead today or tomorrow," the elder Schmegelsky told CTV News , predicting his son had a "... More »

Cops Investigating Whether This Man Knew 5 Victims

Michael Cummins is arrested in shootout with police after hours-long manhunt

(Newser) - Police are investigating whether a suspect captured after an hours-long manhunt knew five people whose bodies were discovered in two homes in rural Tennessee. Michael Cummins, 25, was taken into custody Saturday night after being shot about a mile away from one of the Sumner County crime scenes, said Tennessee... More »

FBI: Dangerous Teen Flew to Colorado on Monday

'Massive manhunt' is underway for Sol Pais, who is said to be 'infatuated' with Columbine

(Newser) - The FBI says a "massive manhunt" is underway for a Florida woman obsessed with the 1999 Columbine school massacre who flew to Colorado from Miami on Monday night. Dean Phillips, special agent in charge of the FBI in Denver, says 18-year-old Sol Pais bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition... More »

After House Awarded to Ex, Man Tries to Kill Her

'Extremely tense' day in Pa. ends with suspect, his parents dead

(Newser) - The hunt for a Pennsylvania man who cops say shot at his ex-wife, then gunned down his elderly parents on Wednesday is over. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan told reporters Thursday that 59-year-old Bruce Rogal had crashed his minivan into his ex-wife's home earlier that morning, and that... More »

Hatchet Suspect Sought Suture Kit After Attack

He visited urgent-care facility, drug store before Tuesday arrest

(Newser) - Before he was arrested Tuesday, but less than two hours after he's alleged to have killed his former boss with a hatchet in Tennessee, Domenic Micheli visited an urgent-care facility, where he tried to buy a suture kit. The 36-year-old suspect—who police say was limping from a left... More »

Tennessee Fugitive Found 'Laying by Side of the Road'

Sheriff says Steven Wiggins, accused of killing a sheriff's deputy, was captured in Hickman County

(Newser) - An "armed and dangerous" fugitive accused of shooting to death a Tennessee sheriff's deputy has been caught, authorities tell ABC News . "CAPTURED: Steven Wiggins is in custody! More details soon!" the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tweeted around 9am local time Friday, showing pictures of Wiggins after... More »

After Baltimore Cop Is Killed, a Manhunt Is On

1 arrested, 3 sought in death of officer in Perry Hall

(Newser) - Police have charged a 16-year-old boy as an adult and are scouring a Baltimore suburb for three other suspects involved in the "shocking" death of a police officer on Monday. Dawnta Anthony Harris is awaiting a bail hearing. Amy Caprio, a four-year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department,... More »

Fugitive Eluded Thousands of Cops for Weeks—Until Now

Tatsuma Hirao escaped from minimum-security prison on Japanese island, swam to mainland

(Newser) - Over the past few weeks, Japanese cops kept finding socks and cellphones they thought may have been stolen by the No. 1 fugitive on their list—but they couldn't find the fugitive himself. That changed Monday with the recapture of Tatsuma Hirao, who'd escaped an "open" prison... More »

Fugitive Admits Killing Mom: 'Worst Scream I've Ever Heard'

Multistate manhunt is on for Tennessee's Casey Lawhorn, who also confessed to killing best friend

(Newser) - A multistate manhunt for a Tennessee man is underway after he allegedly confessed via Facebook that he'd killed his mother and best friend. The New York Daily News reports Casey Lawhorn, 22 or 23, said Sunday in the now-deleted post that he used a stolen gun early that morning... More »

Manhunt Underway After 3 Killed at Walmart

Colorado cops say suspect fired at random

(Newser) - The man who opened fire in a suburban Denver Walmart Wednesday evening, killing three people, appears to have chosen his victims at random, witnesses say. Police in Thornton say witnesses have told them the man "nonchalantly" walked into the store and begin firing a handgun at people near the... More »

Manhunt Underway After 7-Year-Old, 3 Adults Murdered

Boy's body was found hidden in home where adults were slain

(Newser) - A 7-year-old boy was shot dead and his body apparently hidden in a home where three adults were found fatally shot and a fourth was stabbed, a sheriff said Thursday as a manhunt for the suspect focused on a wooded area near Ohio's southern tip. Authorities had issued a... More »

A Manhunt Is Underway for an Escaped Rape Suspect

Branden Powell overpowered a sheriff's deputy and took his gun

(Newser) - A nationwide manhunt is underway for an Ohio rape suspect who overpowered a sheriff's deputy in a transport van and stole his gun and ammunition, the AP reports. Paulding County Sheriff Jason Landers said Saturday that FBI agents and U.S. Marshals have joined the search for 32-year-old Branden... More »

Inside NC National Forest, Police Hunt This Man

Phillip Michael Stroupe II may have 'survivalist instincts'

(Newser) - North Carolina authorities have been telling visitors to stay away from the Pisgah National Forest as the search continues for an armed suspect believed to be in it. Authorities say the manhunt in the forest is ongoing for 38-year-old Phillip Michael Stroupe II of Weaverville. The Transylvania County Sheriff's... More »

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