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Escaped murderer Buffington recaptured

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 12:36 p.m.
Escaped murderer Buffington recaptured

Escaped murderer Buffington recaptured

A convicted murderer who escaped from an Arkansas prison nearly three months ago has been recaptured in Logan County. Shea Wilson, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, confirmed Buffington was caught but had no further details. Preliminary scanner traffic indica...

Man replacing stop sign hit, killed by truck trailer

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