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Suspect in Star Cyclist's
Murder Is Caught
Jun 30, 2022 11:28 AM CDT
Suspect in Star Cyclist's Murder Is Caught
Kaitlin Armstrong is arrested in Costa Rica
- A woman accused of killing a star cyclist is in custody after six weeks as a fugitive. US Marshals say Kaitlin Armstrong, 34, was tracked to a hostel in Costa Rica and taken into custody, reports KVUE . She is now awaiting deportation to the US. Investigators say Armstrong fatally shot...
Upon Fugitive's Arrest, 'the
Only Thing to Do Was Smile'
in case you missed it
Jun 12, 2022 8:28 AM CDT
Upon Fugitive's Arrest, 'the Only Thing to Do Was Smile'
'Atavist' examines the wild life of Howard Farley Jr., former Nebraska drug king
- The life of Howard Farley has been irresistible fodder for writers since Farley's dramatic 2020 arrest in Florida at age 66. Dramatic because everybody in Florida—including his Vietnamese wife—knew Farley as "Tim Brown." Friends and neighbors didn't know that Farley assumed his "Brown"...
Escaped Missouri Inmate
Recaptured in Wyoming
Jun 9, 2022 9:50 AM CDT
Escaped Missouri Inmate Recaptured in Wyoming
2 others are still at large
- An escaped inmate from Missouri was recaptured Wednesday more than 900 miles away, near Casper, Wyo., authorities say. The Mills Police Department says Christopher Blevins was captured after local law enforcement was informed he could be at a truck stop in the area, NBC News reports. The 37-year-old inmate, who...
Tied to $7.2M
COVID Relief Plot
Jun 8, 2022 8:07 AM CDT
Authorities: Japanese Fugitive Tied to $7.2M COVID Relief Plot
Mitsuhiro Taniguchi is now in custody in Indonesia and set to be deported
- For a week or two, Mitsuhiro Taniguchi was holed up in the home of an Indonesian fish trader, trying to convince him of his plan to invest in local fisheries. That won't be happening now, though, as he's been nabbed by authorities over the money he was perhaps...
Escaped Murderer Kills Family
of 5 at Their Vacation Home
Jun 3, 2022 12:16 AM CDT
Escaped Murderer Kills Family of 5 at Their Vacation Home
Gonzalo Lopez was later shot dead by police
- A convicted murderer on the run since escaping a prison bus after stabbing its driver on May 12 was shot dead late Thursday after he killed a family of five and stole their truck from a rural weekend cabin, a Texas prison system spokesman said. Gonzalo Lopez, 46, was "...
'Pretty Strange' Demand for
Fugitives' Motel Room
May 24, 2022 2:20 PM CDT
'Pretty Strange' Demand for Fugitives' Motel Room
There's a waiting list for room in Ind. motel where Casey White, corrections officer Vicky White stayed
- Escaped Alabama fugitive Casey White and the late Vicky White, the corrections officer who went on the run with him, holed up in an Indiana motel room for nearly a week before authorities finally tracked them down earlier this month. Now, that refuge in the Hoosier State has become a...
for One of 'World's
Most Brutal Killers' Ends
May 15, 2022 4:15 PM CDT
20-Year Search for One of 'World's Most Brutal Killers' Ends
It turns out Protais Mpiranya has been dead since 2006
- He's one of the "world’s most brutal killers," in the
telling, and he's eluded authorities for 20 years. But Protais Mpiranya has now been found—dead. The Rwandan fugitive allegedly played a big part in the country's 1994 genocide as commander of...
911 Call Holds
May 11, 2022 12:51 PM CDT
911 Call Holds Vicky White's Final Sentences
'Airbags are going off!' the woman's voice is heard saying
- Once officials traced former jail boss Vicky White and inmate Casey White to Evansville, Indiana, and tracked down the car they were using, they began surveilling the local motel that car was parked outside of. CBS News reports the couple soon left their room, with Vicky White wearing a wig,...
Sheriff Says Fugitive Planned
Shootout With Officers
May 10, 2022 7:25 PM CDT
Sheriff Says Fugitive Planned Shootout With Officers
Casey White, Vicky White spent 6 days holed up in Indiana motel
- Authorities chasing two fugitives from Alabama Monday afternoon "basically rammed the vehicle and pushed it into a ditch," a sheriff in Indiana said Tuesday—and the move may have saved the lives of multiple officers. Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding said recaptured murder suspect Casey White has told...
Casey White as
He Was Captured:
'Y'all, Help My Wife'
May 10, 2022 6:23 AM CDT
Casey White as He Was Captured: 'Y'all, Help My Wife'
Vicky White ultimately succumbed to her injuries
- Within hours of the capture of an escaped Alabama inmate and the corrections officer who allegedly helped him facilitate that escape, the officer had died of injuries sustained during or just after Monday's high-speed chase. Vicky White, 56, was driving as officers closed in on the Cadillac carrying her...
Missing Jailer, Escaped
Murder Suspect Had
May 4, 2022 12:01 AM CDT
Missing Jailer, Escaped Murder Suspect Had 'Special Relationship'
Video shows the moment they left the jail together
- Surveillance video is out showing the moments when Alabama jail supervisor Vicky White and inmate Casey White left Lauderdale County Jail together in what authorities now say appears to have been an escape they planned together . Eight minutes after they drove off Friday morning, Vicky White's patrol vehicle...
Missing Corrections Official
Charged With Aiding Escape
May 2, 2022 5:02 PM CDT
Missing Corrections Official Charged With Aiding Escape
Authorities say Casey White, Vicky White are both fugitives
- A search for an Alabama fugitive and the corrections official who claimed she was escorting him to a court hearing is now officially a search for two fugitives. A felony arrest warrant was issued Monday for Vicky White, the Lauderdale County assistant director of corrections, AL.com reports. Sheriff Rick...
Story of Escaped
Inmate, Missing Prison
Official Gets Weird
May 2, 2022 12:05 AM CDT
Story of Escaped Inmate, Missing Prison Official Gets Weird
It's not clear whether prison official participated in escape willingly, or was coerced
- The US Marshals Service is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that helps them capture Alabama fugitive Casey White . White, who disappeared along with prison official Vicky White (not related) as she escorted him to a courthouse Friday, is charged with two counts of capital murder...
He Spent 4 Years on Run,
Will Spend Far More in Prison
Feb 11, 2022 7:40 AM CST
He Spent 4 Years on Run, Will Spend Far More in Prison
California multimillionaire Peter Chadwick pleaded guilty to second-degree murder
: A wealthy California man who spent years on the run after killing his wife has been sentenced to 15 years to life—and he won't be getting credit for the more than two years he spent in county jail awaiting trial after Mexico sent him back to the...
FBI: He Thought 'Time and
Distance' Were on His Side
Feb 5, 2022 6:00 AM CST
FBI: He Thought 'Time and Distance' Were on His Side
Octaviano Juarez-Corro, on FBI's 'Most Wanted' list for murder, caught after 16 years on the run
- Octaviano Juarez-Corro's time on the lam has come to a close. The 47-year-old from Milwaukee, a double-murder suspect on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list who's been on the run for 16 years, was caught and arrested Thursday in Zapopan, Mexico, the FBI announced Friday,...
Scotland Jails Fugitive
Has Already Run
Jan 21, 2022 3:42 PM CST
Scotland Jails Fugitive Whose Obituary Has Already Run
Sheriff declares American Nicholas Alahverdian untrustworthy
: A wanted man who evaded capture for years after, authorities say, faking his death, was jailed Friday without bail in Scotland when the court decreed he "cannot be trusted." Nicholas Alahverdian was picked up after failing to show up for an extradition hearing, the AP reports. He'...
to Store to
Dec 30, 2021 3:56 PM CST
Father Took 14-Year-Old to Store to Kill: Police
Richard Acosta is in custody, but his son is being sought in the fatal shootings
- The getaway driver for a teenager who shot to death three teenagers at a Texas convenience store on Sunday was his father, police said. Richard Acosta, 33, and his son have been charged with capital murder, ABC News reports. The father turned himself in and is being held on $1...
Guy Spotted at
Oct 9, 2021 7:00 AM CDT
Guy Spotted at Dodgers Game Wasn't Actually Fugitive
Authorities had sought public's help in search for John Ruffo, on the run for 23 years
Sorry, it's not him. That's the final word from authorities on a mystery man spotted at a 2016 MLB game who looked just like a fugitive who's been on the run for 23 years. The US Marshals Service says the man seen in video footage at...
Fugitive of 30 Years Surrenders
Because Pandemic Life Sucks
Sep 15, 2021 9:10 AM CDT
Fugitive of 30 Years Surrenders Because Pandemic Life Sucks
Homeless and jobless, Darko Desic was done sleeping on an Australian beach
- An unfortunate consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic is that many people have been turned out of their homes. Fortunately for Australian authorities, one of those people is a 29-year fugitive who decided he'd rather have a roof over his head, even if it was in prison. Darko Desic had...
Local News Crew Spots
Escaped Murder Suspect
Apr 30, 2021 3:36 AM CDT
Local News Crew Spots Escaped Murder Suspect
Man was recaptured after Atlanta airport escape
- A local TV news crew in Atlanta became part of the story Thursday night as they reported on an escaped murder suspect. WSB-TV reports that its reporter Matt Johnson and photojournalist Joe Booker were preparing their story on fugitive Jsaan Carlos Strover when the man ran past their truck and...
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