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:
The National Popular Vote movement to bypass the Electoral College would fracture American politics and undermine important safeguards of our individuals rights.
Former US Rep. Nathan Deal is the GOP nominee for Georgia governor, after 'mama grizzly' Karen Handel concedes. Republican voter turnout was high, indicating an invigorated GOP base.
Tuesday night in the 2010 primaries produced a mixed outcome – establishment victories for the Democrats and tea party victories for the Republicans.
Sarah Palin endorsed Karen Handel in Tuesday's runoff in the Republican primary for Georgia governor. Palin and her fellow 'mama grizzly' have taken aim at the state's GOP establishment.
Fingerprint-sharing program aimed to deport of the 'worst of the worst' criminal immigrants, but about a quarter of those deported did not have criminal records.
Polls show both establishment candidates in the Colorado Senate race – Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican Jane Norton – trailing opponents ahead of Tuesday's primary.
Global warming and the BP oil spill have helped rehabilitate nuclear energy in the eyes of the public – and some environmentalists.
Many states are implementing a tax holiday in the coming weeks, hoping to boost retail sales and let struggling families get more for their money in a down economy. Experts are divided as to whether the scheme actually drives more shoppers to make purchases
Bill Haslam won almost 48 percent of the vote in the Tennessee GOP primary for governor. Like some other Republican moderates, he prevailed over 'tea party' candidates and is self-funded.