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  1. FBI searching for teen victims, some in Texas, of online 'sextortionist'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    Federal investigators are renewing a search for an estimated 250 young victims of a serial extortionist who obtained sexually explicit photographs and videos from hundreds of teen-age girls, then threatened to publicly identify them if they did not comply with his demands. Since 2010, when the FBI raided the Jacksonville, Fla., home of then 26-year-old Lucas Michael Chansler, investigators and analysts have located 109 victims in 26 states, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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  2. Louisiana residents among victims in a sextortiona scheme; FBI asking others to come forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Advocate

    People in at least three parts of Louisiana are victims of an international extortion scheme to produce child pornography, and additional victims are being asked to come forward, the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday. The man behind what's been dubbed "sextortion" is 31-year-old Lucas Michael Chansler, formerly of St. Johns, Florida, who was sentenced to 105 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to nine counts of child pornography August 13, 2014.

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  3. Carlsbad man gets nearly 5 years in firearms, probation violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    A federal judge sentenced a Carlsbad man to almost five years in federal prison for illegal firearms possession and violating his probation. Eduardo Lerma Jr., 32, was sentenced Tuesday morning in federal court in Las Cruces on charges of being "a felon in possession of a firearm and for violating the terms of his supervised release on a prior federal conviction," according to a news release from the Department of Justice.

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  4. FBI seeks victims in 'sextortion' caseRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The indictments allege the Chinese hackers targeted U.S. Steel Corp., Westinghouse, Alcoa, Allegheny Technologies, the United Steel Workers Union and SolarWorld. The FBI is looking for more victims in the case of an online predator who authorities said used sexual extortion.

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  5. Illegal Immigrant Pleads Not Guilty To Murder In San Francisco Pier 14 Shooting DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    SAN FRANCISCO - An undocumented immigrant accused of fatally shooting a woman at a San Francisco pier pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder with malice aforethought, with his defense attorney arguing that the shooting was likely accidental. Matt Gonzalez, the chief attorney at the San Francisco Public Defender's Office, said at Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez's arraignment Tuesday afternoon that the death of Pleasanton native and San Francisco resident 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle was tragic but that "very likely this was an accidental shooting."

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC 33/40

    Gov. Robert Bentley's spokeswoman says state auditor Jim Zeigler owes the governor an apology after making what she calls false statements about Confederate items being removed from the Capitol gift shop. Jennifer Ardis on Tuesday said Bentley didn't order items removed from the Goat Hill Museum Store and said written statements issued by Zeigler are inaccurate.

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  7. Crime Stoppers 7-7-15: Paul Reed HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC 33/40

    Investigators have checked out every tip received about the death of a 20 year old. None lead to an arrest.

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  8. Bethany before and after her CBD oils treatment.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WBTV

    Two months ago Hospice was called in to evaluate this Charlotte 6-year-old. She hadn't been able to walk or talk in May, but today could not stop singing into the radio microphone on WBT's Keith Larson Show.

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  9. FBI seeks to identify victims in international sextortion caseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WOIO

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks the public's assistance to identify additional victims of convicted online predator Lucas Michael Chansler. Chansler, 31, formerly of St. Johns, FL, was sentenced to 105 years in federal prison for engaging in an extortion scheme to produce child pornography.

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  10. Pier shooting suspect pleads not guilty amid more outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    A Mexican national at the center of a national immigration controversy pleaded not guilty to murder charges Tuesday as lawmakers voiced criticism over the way he was released before being accused of shooting a woman at a popular city pier. Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez is charged with first-degree murder in last week's shooting of Kathryn Steinle, 32, while she was walking with her father.

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  11. FBI seeking victims in 'sextortion' caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    The FBI says 350 teenaged girls have been victimized by Lucas Michael Chansler in a sextortion case, but agents are still working to identify hundreds of them. During the course of 7 years, the FBI says 31-year-old Lucas Michael Chansler targeted hundreds of teenagers on the Internet.

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  12. Feds search for victims of serial 'sextortionist'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    Lucas Michael Chansler was sentenced last year to 105 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to nine counts of child pornography production. Feds search for victims of serial 'sextortionist' Lucas Michael Chansler was sentenced last year to 105 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to nine counts of child pornography production.

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  13. Pics released of Myrtle Beach bank robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WMBF

    LUMBERTON, NC - Lumberton residents have offered potential solutions for the crime-ridden area.Written suggestions were given Tuesday as some people handed out brochures at a meeting.Members from town hall said they wanted to find solutions on the increased crime rate and talked about how they can start in schools and teach young children about living a crime-free life.The meeting Tuesday is the fourth town hall meeting held.

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  14. SC Democrats want clean Confederate flag bill with no amendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WMBF

    In a press conference early Tuesday afternoon, House Democrats gathered to make their intentions known about the incoming Confederate flag bill. Democrats were initially aware of one amendment that had about 50 supporters that want to put up a different flag in the place of where the current flag is standing.

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  15. $5M bail set for Mexican felon charged in S.F. killingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    An undocumented Mexican felon deported five times but released from a city jail in April was ordered held Tuesday on $5 million bail after he pleaded not guilty to killing a young woman on San Francisco's scenic Embarcadero waterfront. ?Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez? is charged with murder for allegedly gunning down 32-year-old Kathryn "Kate" Steinle on July 1 as she was walking with her family.

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  16. FBI launches national campaign against 'sextortion' after Saint Johns ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation released Tuesday the screen names, email addresses and social media profiles used by a Saint Johns man sentenced to 105 years in federal prison for coercing and threatening about 350 girls to send him pornographic material of themselves. The 31-year-old pleaded guilty to nine counts of sexual exploitation of a minor last summer and was sentenced in November in one of the largest "sextortion" cases ever prosecuted, said Jacksonville FBI Special Agent in Charge Michelle Klimt.

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  17. Rowlett man sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for making child pornRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    The investigation began when a man found a cell phone memory card at the Buck and Deer Hunting Club lease in Marion County and turned it in to the county sheriff's department. The card had multiple nude photos of the 3-year-old girl and multiple sexually explicit videos of prepubescent children that were recorded at Walker's former residence on Willowbrook Drive in Rowlett, authorities said.

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  18. Source: Gun used in S.F. killing belonged to federal agentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The gun used in the killing of Kate Steinle in San Francisco belonged to a federal agent, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN's Sara Sidner. The undocumented immigrant who's accused in the killing earlier told CNN affiliate KGO-TV that he found the gun wrapped inside a T-shirt.

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  19. FBI Searches For More Victims Of 'Sextortion' Scheme Targeting Underage GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    NEWARK, N.J. - The FBI has launched an international campaign to stop a new Internet crime targeting both teenage girls and boys. As CBS2's Christine Sloan reported, teens are tricked into giving predators compromising pictures of themselves online, in what is known as "sextortion."

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  20. San Francisco Pier shooting suspect pleads not guilty amid more outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Laguna Niguel News

    Francisco Sanchez enters court for an arraignment with San Francisco public defender Jeff Adachi on Tuesday in San Francisco. Francisco Sanchez plead not guilty to charges that he shot and killed 32 year-old Kathryn Steinle as she walked on Pier 14 in San Francisco with her father last week.

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