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Arizona’s Most Wanted episode 5: Suspects in Chandler crime spree

The Arizona’s Most Wanted podcast delves into some of the most infamous unsolved crimes around the state. New episodes are released on Tuesdays. 

Episode 5: Chandler crime spree suspects

A crime spree through Mesa and Chandler, suspects aiming guns at an off-duty cop, and a chase through a busy mall. The three brazen suspects have never been found.

It started with a carjacking. A man was stuffed into his own trunk by a man with a distinctive tattoo. A few hours later, that same man was spotted robbing another driver in Chandler, then led an off-duty cop on a chase through a busy mall parking lot before confronting him with a

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Crime Stoppers fugitive of the week

Springfield, Mo. — (11/14/17) The Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the week is Kyle Hughes. Hughes is wanted for a Parole Violation with an original offense of 2nd Degree Statutory Rape. He is a white male, 6’0, 170 lbs, with numerous tattoos. He could be clean shaven or wearing contacts. Note the distinct tattoo on his left cheek. Hughes is known to abuse drugs and be violent.

Please contact Crime Stoppers with any information about Hughes’ whereabouts. 417-869-TIPS or www.p3tips.com. 

(Media Release)

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TRUE CRIME: A Region armed robber and ‘master of disguise’ who kept trying, and failing, to escape custody

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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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

Read More at: http://www.niagara-gazette.com/true-crime-a-baseball-star-s-death-by-shotgun-in/collection_c18fec80-bd49-5ebd-bd28-1aad87ead24c.html

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

Read More at: http://www.stwnewspress.com/true-crime-a-baseball-star-s-death-by-shotgun-in/collection_7581dd34-53f2-58c0-9e10-74f5bbc01025.html

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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Crime Stoppers tip leads to fugitive’s arrest

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TRUE CRIME: A suspect’s sister helps police find the killer of an 8-year-old Gary boy – Cleburne Times

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 to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report. 

The homicide

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True Crime Tales Are on the Rise Across Broadcast and Cable

True crime has always been a part of TV in some form– newscasts, news magazines, TV movies, docu-series, as well as the inspiration for fictional scripted shows. But with the success of the podcast “Serial,” HBO’s “The Jinx,” Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” and FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” true crime content proliferates at a greater rate now than in the recent past.

“True crime used to be a staple in the TV movie business, which doesn’t really exist anymore,” says FX original programming president Eric Schrier. “We didn’t get into it for any specific reason. It was really about the material and the auspices.”

“American Crime Story” executive producer Brad Simpson says true crime docu-drama on cable outlets for the past 10 years, coupled with the rise of the anthology limited series, gave rise to the current spree. And the current political

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