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Examiner, readers notch capture
of 50th ´Most Wanted´ fugitive

Washington Examiner, by Scott McCabe

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Posted By:Judy W., 12/20/2012 7:08:11 AM

The popular “Most Wanted” feature in The Washington Examiner reached a milestone this week when readers helped U.S. Marshals nab the 50th fugitive profiled in the newspaper. The weekly feature, which first ran in July 2008, was inspired by the FBI´s "most wanted" posters that appear in post offices. Editors weren´t sure the idea would work. They knew stories about the D.C. area´s most dangerous fugitives would make for lively reading. But would they actually lead to arrests The answer came quickly. Within weeks, tips from readers resulted in three captures, including one violent offender who vowed not

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I only read the Examiner online from following links, so I never knew about this cool feature.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Felixcat, 12/20/2012 8:21:51 AM     (No. 9075839)

The Washington Examiner (in paper form) is available free to Metro subway users, etc. I read it everyday (of the work week). It also carries a lot of local (DC, MD and VA) news and also reports on animal abuse cases along with a This Day in Crime History regular feature.

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