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Brothers, ages 14 and 12, accused of abducting 2 children in Md.

LOTHIAN — A 12-year-old and a 14-year-old boy have been accused of abducting two young children from a playground in Anne Arundel County and tying them up in a nearby barn. County police say the suspects are brothers and have ...

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Suspect’s uncle is focus of investigation into 1975 slayings

Bedford County, Va. Sheriff Mike Brown speaks at a news conference in Wheaton in July with Commonwealth Attorney Randy Krantz, second from left, to discuss developments in the investigation of the disappearance of 10-year-old Katherine Lyon and 12-year-old Shelia Lyon in 1975.  Authorities on Wednesday announced first-degree murder charges against an imprisoned sex offender in the disappearance of two sisters from a suburban Maryland mall in 1975, bringing some clarity to the baffling case that made parents question whether to allow children out of their homes alone.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

WASHINGTON — A day after charges were announced in the 40-year-old kidnapping and slayings of two sisters from Maryland, investigators are turning their attention to the suspect’s uncle and others they say were involved in the crime and subsequent cover-up. ...

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Does Ky. killer get new sentencing hearing?

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed unsure Wednesday on whether it should order a new sentencing hearing for a man who confessed to kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in Kentucky. The justices heard arguments over Robert Keith Woodall’s ...

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