TRUE CRIME: A baseball star’s death by shotgun in 1978 changed Indiana’s insanity laws

TRUE CRIME: A boy’s shooting death shakes Gary

GARY — Richard Meadows wanted to one day make it in the Guinness Book of World Records.

The 10-year-old boy wanted to set a record as the first child to write to a million. He only made it to 44,000 before a bullet pierced through the boy’s window and hit him in the head. 

Richard had been sleeping in his bed the morning of Aug. 14, 1993, at his home in the 4700 block of Delaware Street in Gary. The head of the bed had been facing the window of the front of the house. 

His family later recalled Richard got out of bed, went to a hallway and said, “Oh this hurts,” before falling. He later died at an area hospital. 

Richard’s homicide happened during an era when Gary was notoriously referred to as the murder capital. That year alone, the city logged 105 homicides, according

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Pacific News Minute: One of FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists Killed in Philippine Siege

The Philippine Defense Minister confirms the death of the two top leaders of the group that’s battled government troops in the city of Marawi for almost five months. One of the dead, is on the FBI’s most wanted terrorists list, with a $5 million reward for his death or capture. We have more from Neal Conan in today’s Pacific News Minute.

Philippine Army troops continue to squeeze the last few pockets of resistance in the southern city of Marawi and a rebel force once estimated at 800 is now reported down to about 40. One of the problems holding up the troops, is the presence of hostages.

On Saturday, a raid designed to free a group of hostages

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Pacific News Minute: One of FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists Killed in Philippine Siege – Hawaii Public Radio

The Philippine Defense Minister confirms the death of the two top leaders of the group that’s battled government troops in the city of Marawi for almost five months. One of the dead, is on the FBI’s most wanted terrorists list, with a $5 million reward for his death or capture. We have more from Neal Conan in today’s Pacific News Minute.

Philippine Army troops continue to squeeze the last few pockets of resistance in the southern city of Marawi and a rebel force once estimated at 800 is now reported – down to about forty. One of the problems holding up the troops, is the presence of hostages.

On Saturday, a raid designed to free a group of hostages

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Fugitive of the Week: Reward available for information on leading to capture of fugitive

CONNEAUT, Ohio (WKBN) – The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Joshua Gurto.

Gurto is wanted by the United States Marshals Service and the Conneaut Police Department, accused of the aggravated murder and rape of a 13-month-old girl.

Gurto, 37, was described as a white male, about 5’10” tall and weighing 145 pounds. Gurto has ties to Ashtabula County and western Pennsylvania.

If you have any information in reference to Gurto, contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 84711 (tip411). Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

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One of the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists has just been killed in the Philippines

After months of fighting in the southern parts of the Philippines, where a conflict with separatist Islamic insurgents deepened earlier this year, Philippine defense secretary Delfin Lorenzana and other officials said Monday (Oct. 16) that government forces had killed two key ISIL-linked militants: Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute.

Hapilon, who was from the southern Philippines, featured among the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists, and the US agency had offered a $5 million reward for information about him. His crimes, as listed by the FBI, included hostage-taking resulting in death and the murder of a US national outside the United States, and he had been indicted in his absence in Washington, DC. Hapilon was the deputy leader of the Abu Sayyaf group, according to the nonprofit research group Counter Extremism Project (CEP), and was involved in the kidnapping of 20 tourists from a resort on a western Philippine island in 2001;

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One of America’s Most Wanted Terrorists Is Killed as Philippine Battle Nears End

MANILA—One of the U.S.’s most-wanted terrorists was among the last remaining leaders killed Monday after Philippine forces pressed forward with their offensive to retake the southern city of Marawi from Islamic State-linked militants, authorities said.

The bodies of Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute were recovered after the two leaders were killed as they moved between concrete structures and mosques in the city’s old central business district with a few dozen other fighters and hostages, government spokesman Ernesto Abella said…

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Terror Suspect on US Most-Wanted List Slain in Philippines

MANILA—One of the U.S.’s most-wanted terrorists was among the last remaining leaders killed as Philippine forces near victory in a prolonged and bloody battle against Islamic State-linked militants occupying the southern city of Marawi, authorities said.

The bodies of Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute were recovered after the a military operation to retake the militants’ last stronghold early Monday, government spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement.

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Terror Suspect on FBI’s Most-Wanted List Slain in Philippines, Officials Say

MANILA—The last remaining leaders of an Islamic State-linked group occupying the southern Philippines city of Marawi were killed, authorities said, after a prolonged and bloody battle with government forces.

The bodies of Omar Maute and Isnilon Hapilon were recovered after a military operation to retake militants’ last stronghold early Monday morning, government spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement.

The…

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Crime lord from FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list seen at funeral of Russian mafia leader

Officials, businessmen, and prominent figures of the Russian criminal world have come to bid final farewell to an alleged founder of the Solntsevskie OCG, Avera-mladshy (Avera-Junior).

Hundreds of people who came to see Aleksandr Averin (Avera-Mladshy, deceased on October 11) on his way included known businessmen, officials, and major figures of the Russian criminal world.

Eyewitnesses of the funeral service counted at least ten representative cars with AMR series state numbers. According to Pyaty Kanal (Channel 5), even President of the Russian Wrestling Federation, Mikhail Mamiashvili, and unnamed high-ranking employees of Prosecutor’s Office came to say goodbye to the deceased.

As reported by the Telegram channel Oper Slil, which regularly publishes insider information of law enforcement agencies, apart from the alleged leader of the Solntsevskie OCG (Sergey Mikhaylov aka Mikhas’), Averin’s funeral was also attended by Semion Mogilevich, who was included in the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list

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FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list figurant was seen at funeral of Russian mafia leader

Officials, businessmen, and prominent figures of the Russian criminal world have come to bid final farewell to an alleged founder of the Solntsevskie OCG, Avera-mladshy (Avera-Junior).

Hundreds of people who came to see Aleksandr Averin (Avera-Mladshy, deceased on October 11) on his way included known businessmen, officials, and major figures of the Russian criminal world.

Eyewitnesses of the funeral service counted at least ten representative cars with AMR series state numbers. According to Pyaty Kanal (Channel 5), even President of the Russian Wrestling Federation, Mikhail Mamiashvili, and unnamed high-ranking employees of Prosecutor’s Office came to say goodbye to the deceased.

As reported by the Telegram channel Oper Slil, which regularly publishes insider information of law enforcement agencies, apart from the alleged leader of the Solntsevskie OCG (Sergey Mikhaylov aka Mikhas’), Averin’s funeral was also attended by Semion Mogilevich, who was included in the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list

Read More at: https://en.crimerussia.com/organizedcrime/semion-mogilevich-seen-at-funeral-of-solntsevskie-ocg-leader/