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Two women whose fates remain a mystery nearly nine years after they vanished, and the dogged investigators who continue to piece together bits of evidence to try to solve the crime -- that's the focus of Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren's investigation into the disappearance of Tara Grinstead and Jennifer Kesse.

Grinstead, a popular high school teacher and former beauty queen, disappeared from her Georgia home in October 2005.

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Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago — leaving hundreds missing and feared dead — as a high school vice principal who had been rescued from the ferry was found Friday hanging from a tree on Jindo, an island near the wreckage where rescued passengers have been housed.

The vice principal, identified as Kang Min-kyu, was the lead guide for the school trip.

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Saints re-sign Robert Meachem
Friday, 18 April 2014 12:15

Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Friday that team has re-signed wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.

Meachem is a seven-year NFL veteran who was originally the club's first round draft pick in 2007.

The 6'2", 215-pound former University of Tennessee standout has played in 92 regular season games with 33 starts and has posted career totals of 171 receptions for 2,800 yards with 27 touchdowns.

Spending the 2012 season in San Diego, all but 14 of the catches and two of the touchdowns have occurred in a Saints uniform.

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A real estate developer was sentenced Friday to nine months in jail for filling in wetlands near Bay St. Louis

William R. "Rusty" Miller, a real estate developer from Fairhope, Ala., will also serve six months home confinement, pay a $15,000 fine, $19,246 in victim restitution, and serve a one-year term of supervised release upon completion of his sentence.

Miller pleaded guilty in December 2013 and admitted to excavating and filling wetlands on a 1,710-acre parcel of undeveloped property in Hancock County.

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CHEVEL JOHNSON

Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It's a big weekend for Louisiana-grown rapper Lil Boosie, who for the first time since his years long prison stint for a 2009 drug conviction, takes the stage in his home state with performances scheduled in Lafayette and New Orleans.

In an interview with The Associated Press, the rapper - whose real name is Torence Hatch - says he can't wait to get on stage Saturday at Lafayette's Cajundome and the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans on Sunday.

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

Parking and other restrictions will be in place Saturday for the Crescent City Classic 10-K road race.

At 5 a.m., NOPD officers will divert all traffic on Poydras Street from South Claiborne Avenue to Loyola Avenue, including the areas surrounding the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sugar Bowl Drive, West Stadium Drive and Dave Dixon Drive.

Beginning at 8 a.m., the runners will depart from Poydras and Loyola, proceed river-bound on Poydras to S.

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CHEVEL JOHNSON

Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It's a big weekend for Louisiana-grown rapper Lil Boosie, who for the first time since his years long prison stint for a 2009 drug conviction, takes the stage in his home state with performances scheduled in Lafayette and New Orleans.

In an interview with The Associated Press, the rapper - whose real name is Torence Hatch - says he can't wait to get on stage Saturday at Lafayette's Cajundome and the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans on Sunday.

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|President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden say there's sadly nothing "new" about acts of violence that have shaken America in recent years.

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE)—Children's Hospital in New Orleans apologized Thursday for its handling of information about a deadly fungus that claimed the lives of five patients between 2008 and 2009 at the medical facility.

Children's has been responding to news media inquiries and public concerns since FOX 8 News first reported earlier this week that five children died of mucormycosis which contaminated hospital linens. It is an invasive fungal infection with a high fatality rate that tends to affect people with weak or comprised immune systems.

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April 17: A car is removed by Kansas City police from the house, far right, of a Grandview man suspected in a series of shootings that have occurred on area roadways since early March, according to police.AP/The Kansas City Star

GRANDVIEW, Mo. – Police arrested a suspect Thursday in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways over the past few weeks that have wounded three motorists and frightened many more.

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