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40 Years After Plane Hijacking, Fugitive Could Face Terrorism Trial

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 07.12.2012 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- A fugitive murderer from New Jersey could be tried as a terrorist today because he helped hijack an airliner in 1972, a former FBI agent...

A Black Radical's 41-Year Run From The Law

AP | By ALAN CLENDENNING and BARRY HATTON | Posted 11.21.2011 | Black Voices

LISBON, Portugal -- On a spring day in 1976, while hiding out in Paris, an American member of the Black Liberation Army panicked. Newspapers were tru...

Captured Fugitive Claims He Has New Identity

AP | By BARRY HATTON | Posted 12.02.2011 | Crime

By BARRY HATTON, Associated Press LISBON, Portugal -- Captured American fugitive George Wright will claim a new identity to prevent the U.S. from e...

Fugitive Hijacker Hid In Idyllic Portugese Hamlet

AP | BARRY HATTON | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

ALMOCAGEME, Portugal — He lived the sweet life for decades. But nobody knew he was on the run. After breaking out of a New Jersey prison 41 year...

After More Than 40 Years On The Run, Fugitive Behind 1972 Airplane Hijacking Caught In Portugal

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 11.27.2011 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. — A 1970s militant who escaped from a murder sentence in New Jersey and carried out one of the most brazen hijackings in U.S. histo...