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Hayward Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Kidnapping Of Teenage Girl

HAYWARD (CBS SF) — Police Saturday morning were investigating a report of an attempted kidnapping Friday in Hayward.

The 16-year-old victim told investigators she was walking home from Hayward High School in the area of Fletcher Lane and Walpert Street between 3:45 p.m. 231 more words


Waiting at Mount Katahdin

Mount Katahdin (in Maine) is at the end of the Appalachian Trail (well, if you start in Georgia for a northern thru hike – which is the most common approach). 230 more words

Causal Models

Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings by Michelle Knight

I’ve honestly been avoiding reviewing this book since I finished reading it.  I didn’t find the subject matter too heavy (at least for me) or find that it was poorly written.   280 more words


The Anniversary Dinner

Ellen sat across from her husband and tried to soak in as much of the scene around her as possible. The crisp white table cloth. The elegant dishes. 498 more words

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Police accuse California woman of faking her own abduction

VALLEJO, Calif. – Investigators in Northern California say they were suspicious from the start of a boyfriend’s report of the violent abduction of his girlfriend for an $8,500 ransom, yet had to take it seriously for the two days she was missing. 719 more words


The Cellar Coming late 2015

Night Vision… I eyed the shadowy figure that loomed over me in night vision glasses. Everything in me wanted to scream out that it wasn’t fair; it wasn’t fair that he knew all of me. 61 more words


Bound by the reality and limitations of our place in space and time

Not a lot to talk about lately – have been working on development of the inference rules for determining what I will call the “minimal abduction set.” The minimal abduction set will be similar to the “minimal adjustment set” for inductive reasoning through a casual structure to determine what information you need to know for the induction to avoid bias and confounding. 309 more words

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