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  • Elias Abuelazam arrested: four famous modern manhunts

    On Wednesday night, after a multistate manhunt involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation, US resident Elias Abuelazam was nabbed at the Hartsfield-Jackson international airport in Atlanta before getting on a flight to Tel Aviv. He is suspected of 18 stabbings across three states, killing five. The manhunt holds a special place in crime annals for a simple reason: They provide a combination of imminent danger to the public with folk-hero lore – embodied by movies like "The Fugitive." Here are four memorable (and real) modern manhunts:
    08/12/2010 08:04 pm

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  • Obama deportation policy could be 'nightmare' for law enforcement

    The Obama administration says its new deportation policy will focus only on the worst criminals, not college kids and maids. But that could make the jobs of law enforcement – from local cops to federal agents – much more complicated.
    08/19/2011 05:07 pm

  • Elias Abuelazam arrested: four famous modern manhunts

    On Wednesday night, after a multistate manhunt involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation, US resident Elias Abuelazam was nabbed at the Hartsfield-Jackson international airport in Atlanta before getting on a flight to Tel Aviv. He is suspected of 18 stabbings across three states, killing five. The manhunt holds a special place in crime annals for a simple reason: They provide a combination of imminent danger to the public with folk-hero lore – embodied by movies like "The Fugitive." Here are four memorable (and real) modern manhunts:
    08/12/2010 08:04 pm

  • College student and illegal immigrant: Should she stay or go?

    Jessica Colotl is a college student at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. She’s also an illegal immigrant, which was revealed during a traffic stop. Her case raises tough questions about immigration laws.
    05/14/2010 07:31 pm

  • Bullying and teen suicide: How do we adjust school climate?

    Teen suicide attributed to bullying has educators and parents examining how school climate contributes to and can be changed to help the problem.
    04/28/2010 02:08 pm

  • Debt-collection tactics under scrutiny

    At issue: Coercing debtors into waiving rights they don't know they have.
    06/10/2009 01:00 am

  • As home values fall, property tax revolt brews

    In many cities across the US, homeowners are filing record numbers of assessment appeals, wanting their property taxes to reflect their shrinking value of their houses.
    04/02/2009 01:00 am

  • Budget debate launches new tea party

    Tax protesters gather around the country. Is it a GOP put-up job?
    02/27/2009 12:00 am

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