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February 18, 1993 | From Associated Press
It was just another shopping trip on just another day: a woman and her young son heading into a butcher shop. She turned away for just a moment. She never again saw her child alive. But the 2-year-old boy has become hauntingly familiar to millions of Britons who have watched security camera film of James Bulger toddling away from his mother and into the hands of two teen-age boys. Two days later, his body was found.
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July 17, 1994 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Television viewers rejoiced, nurses cried and the police drew sighs of relief Saturday when an infant girl--abducted four hours after her birth in a Nottingham hospital--was returned safely to her parents. The agony for the couple, Roger and Karen Humphries, ended after police raided a house in Nottingham less than a mile from the Queen's Medical Center where the infant, Abbie, was snatched 15 days ago.
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February 23, 1993 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An enraged crowd outside a courthouse in Liverpool tried Monday to attack two 10-year-old boys accused in the brutal killing of 2-year-old James Bulger--a crime that has stunned and outraged Britain. Six persons were arrested when members of the crowd of 300 screamed profanities and rushed two police vans taking the boys back to a detention center after the youngsters appeared in court.
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November 2, 1993 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two 11-year-old boys went on trial in a British court Monday, charged with luring toddler Jamie Bulger from his mother in a Liverpool shopping mall and stoning him to death in a case that drew international attention.
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September 3, 1987
A former nuclear technician accused of treason for allegedly spilling Israeli nuclear secrets testified about how he was transported from England to Israel, his lawyer said. The Jerusalem proceeding was closed, and no details were made public. Defense attorney Avigdor Feldman has demanded that Mordechai Vanunu, 33, be released immediately on grounds that he was brought to Israel illegally and the court therefore has no jurisdiction.
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February 20, 1993 | From Reuters
Two 10-year-old boys were under arrest Friday in the abduction and beating death of a 2-year-old. A police statement said detectives were questioning the pair about the death of James Bulger, who became separated from his mother at a shopping mall in Liverpool a week ago. Security video cameras in the mall recorded the scene as two boys led the toddler away. His body was found with horrific injuries on a railway line two days later.
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February 19, 1993 | From Times Wire Services
Police said Thursday that two boys who kidnaped a toddler were looking for a police station shortly before the boy was killed. Detective Superintendent Albert Kirby, lead investigator in a case that has shocked Britain, said police believe 2-year-old James Bulger was killed last Friday evening, a few hours after he was led away from a shopping center.
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March 2, 1993 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The dirty yellow moving van lumbered down Walton Village Road and nosed out into the flow of traffic on the main street, on its way to another street and town, its destination kept secret from those who stood here by this 50-yard bank of flowers, piled up for the little dead boy, Jamie Bulger. But they saw it going. "Look! They're moving 'em out! You see! Right there! He's one of the ones that did it!"
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July 17, 1994 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Television viewers rejoiced, nurses cried and the police drew sighs of relief Saturday when an infant girl--abducted four hours after her birth in a Nottingham hospital--was returned safely to her parents. The agony for the couple, Roger and Karen Humphries, ended after police raided a house in Nottingham less than a mile from the Queen's Medical Center where the infant, Abbie, was snatched 15 days ago.
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February 22, 1993 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Britain's two most senior government officials, speaking Sunday about the case of two 10-year-old boys charged with the wanton killing of a 2-year-old child near Liverpool, promised a new crackdown on juvenile criminals. Prime Minister John Major, in a newspaper interview, called for a "public crusade" against lawlessness and argued that British society must take a less conciliatory attitude toward offenders.
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May 15, 1993 | Associated Press
Two 10-year-old boys pleaded innocent Friday to the abduction and murder of 2-year-old James Bulger, whose kidnaping in February was recorded by a shopping center video camera. Judge Michael Morland ordered the boys, who cannot be identified because of their age, to remain in custody and to stand trial Nov. 1.
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March 2, 1993 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The dirty yellow moving van lumbered down Walton Village Road and nosed out into the flow of traffic on the main street, on its way to another street and town, its destination kept secret from those who stood here by this 50-yard bank of flowers, piled up for the little dead boy, Jamie Bulger. But they saw it going. "Look! They're moving 'em out! You see! Right there! He's one of the ones that did it!"
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February 23, 1993 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An enraged crowd outside a courthouse in Liverpool tried Monday to attack two 10-year-old boys accused in the brutal killing of 2-year-old James Bulger--a crime that has stunned and outraged Britain. Six persons were arrested when members of the crowd of 300 screamed profanities and rushed two police vans taking the boys back to a detention center after the youngsters appeared in court.
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February 22, 1993 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Britain's two most senior government officials, speaking Sunday about the case of two 10-year-old boys charged with the wanton killing of a 2-year-old child near Liverpool, promised a new crackdown on juvenile criminals. Prime Minister John Major, in a newspaper interview, called for a "public crusade" against lawlessness and argued that British society must take a less conciliatory attitude toward offenders.
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February 21, 1993 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two 10-year-old boys were charged Saturday with the kidnaping and brutal slaying of 2-year-old James Bulger in a depressed suburb of Liverpool--a crime that horrified and outraged Britain. The boys also were accused of attempting to abduct another 2-year-old boy earlier in the day in the same area.
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February 20, 1993 | From Reuters
Two 10-year-old boys were under arrest Friday in the abduction and beating death of a 2-year-old. A police statement said detectives were questioning the pair about the death of James Bulger, who became separated from his mother at a shopping mall in Liverpool a week ago. Security video cameras in the mall recorded the scene as two boys led the toddler away. His body was found with horrific injuries on a railway line two days later.
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February 21, 1993 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two 10-year-old boys were charged Saturday with the kidnaping and brutal slaying of 2-year-old James Bulger in a depressed suburb of Liverpool--a crime that horrified and outraged Britain. The boys also were accused of attempting to abduct another 2-year-old boy earlier in the day in the same area.
NEWS
February 19, 1993 | From Times Wire Services
Police said Thursday that two boys who kidnaped a toddler were looking for a police station shortly before the boy was killed. Detective Superintendent Albert Kirby, lead investigator in a case that has shocked Britain, said police believe 2-year-old James Bulger was killed last Friday evening, a few hours after he was led away from a shopping center.
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February 18, 1993 | From Associated Press
It was just another shopping trip on just another day: a woman and her young son heading into a butcher shop. She turned away for just a moment. She never again saw her child alive. But the 2-year-old boy has become hauntingly familiar to millions of Britons who have watched security camera film of James Bulger toddling away from his mother and into the hands of two teen-age boys. Two days later, his body was found.
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