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Mom of US boy killed by falling sign still unaware

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The mother of a U.S. boy who was killed by a falling airport sign remained unconscious in a hospital with her own injuries, still unaware of her loss.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Child freed, kidnapper dead, in Alabama bunker drama

This photograph released by the Alabama Department of Public Safety shows Jimmy Lee Dykes, a 65-year-old retired truck driver officials identify as the suspect in a fatal shooting and hostage standoff in Midland City, Ala. AP/Alabama Department of Public Safety

A 5-year-old boy held hostage in an underground Alabama bunker for almost a week was rescued Monday in a raid that left the kidnapper dead, authorities said.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Alabama standoff: Negotiators talk to captor

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Heavily armed men come back down the hill from the direction of the suspect's home at the Dale County hostage scene near Midland City, Ala. on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2013. Police SWAT teams and hostage negotiators were locked in a standoff Wednesday with a gunman authorities say intercepted a school bus, killed the driver, snatched a 6-year-old boy and retreated into a bunker at his home. (AP Photo/Montgomery Advertiser, Mickey Welsh)

Speaking into a ventilation pipe, hostage negotiators tried to talk a man into releasing a 5-year-old boy and ending a standoff at an underground bunker in rural Alabama that stretched into its third day.

Posted: February 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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