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January 14, 2019 7:59 PM Jayme Closs kidnapping: Killer blasted front door with shotgun, say investigators

Jake Thomas Patterson allegedly killed Jayme Closs' parents before taping her hands and ankles and throwing her in a car boot. Jake Thomas Patterson blasted open the family's front door with a shotgun before shooting the couple dead and then kidnapping the 13-year-old last October, investigators said. According to authorities, Jayme and her mother hid in the bathroom 131

January 11, 2019 7:33 PM Jayme Closs: Man charged with kidnapping after 13-year-old escapes following 88-day ordeal

A MAN has been charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and murdering her parents after the teenager escaped three months of captivity. Jayme Closs had been missing since her parents were found shot dead in their rural Wisconsin home in October. Following a nationwide search, the girl managed to flee from a remote cabin where she was being held. Police 113

November 11, 2018 1:51 AM DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Death toll passes 200

More than 200 people have now died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to health officials. About half the victims were from Beni, a city of 800,000 in the North Kivu region, the national health authority said. However, health minister Oly Ilunga said armed rebels were continuing to harass medical teams 49

October 29, 2018 2:47 AM ISIS RETURNS as militants MURDER four at Libya police station in savage attack

ISIS militants have savagely murdered four people - including the son of a local official - at a Libyan police station in a callous attack, it has been confirmed. News of the latest attack in Syria comes after the heinous terrorists took 700 hostages in Syria in an area controlled by US-backed forces. Putin disclosed the details of the kidnapping after 58

October 25, 2018 2:06 PM Khashoggi murder: Shock new footage of killers released

TURKEY has released images of two Saudis allegedly linked to Jamal Khashoggi’s murder carrying large cases. The footage has sparked speculation they could have contained the journalist’s body. The journalist’s murder has sparked a global outcry and the Saudis have given conflicting accounts of what happened to him. On October 2, he walked into the Saudi 69

October 19, 2018 10:58 AM Australian man pleads guilty to raping British tourist during 'terrifying' ordeal

Police say the 22-year-old woman from Liverpool was held against her will and subjected to a "horrific and terrifying" experience. The woman, from Liverpool, was rescued by police in Queensland last year after they stopped a 4x4 she was driving. On Friday, Marcus Allyn Keith Martin appeared before the Cairns District Court via video link and pleaded 64

October 16, 2018 12:07 PM Russell Bishop 'murdered two Brighton schoolgirls in 1986'

A man has gone on trial for the second time accused of murdering two nine-year-old girls 32 years ago. Russell Bishop, 52, strangled Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway who were found dead in woods near Brighton in October 1986, the Old Bailey heard. He was cleared of their murder after a trial in 1987, jurors were told. The court heard three years later 58

September 7, 2018 7:50 AM Prankster who faked own kidnap and demanded £80 ransom from pregnant girlfriend is jailed

Prankster who faked his own kidnap and demanded £80 ransom from his terrified pregnant girlfriend so he could go drinking with his friends... is JAILED for 16 weeks after huge police operation costing £30,000 A man who faked his own kidnapping and demanded ransom from his pregnant girlfriend so he could go drinking was jailed after he admitted wasting 47

July 28, 2018 12:12 AM Six held after 'kidnapping' leaves man seriously hurt in Merseyside

The victim's condition has been described as serious but stable, and six men have been arrested on suspicion of multiple offences. Officers visited a property in Huyton at about 6.30pm on Friday following reports that a man had been kidnapped and assaulted. The victim, who was in his 30s, was found inside with multiple injuries. Merseyside Police says he has been taken 31

July 4, 2018 6:03 AM US woman, 92, kills son to avoid being sent into care home

A 92-year-old US woman shot and killed her son, 72, in order to avoid being sent into a care home, police say. Anna Mae Blessing, who is charged with murder, contemplated her son's intentions to put her into care for days, according to court documents. "You took my life, so I'm taking yours," she reportedly said as she was escorted out of the Arizona 49