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NEW YORK (AP) Investigators in New York have arrested a suspect in the vicious slaying of a psychologist who was hacked in her office with a meat cleaver and knife. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says David Tarloff was taken into custody after investigators matched his fingerprints with prints found at the bloody crime scene.

RENO, Nev. (AP) Police in Reno, Nevada, say they fear that a serial rapist who strangled an abducted college student may strike again. Police say an autopsy has confirmed that a dead woman found in a field on the city's south side was Brianna Denison. Police say they have several cases linked through DNA.

ACCOKEEK, Md. (AP) Police in Maryland say eight people are dead after a car plowed into a crowd that had gathered to watch a drag race. Police say at least five others were injured. The car was not involved in the street race but drove into the crowd of about 50 people, apparently by accident.

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) A hotel manager near Northern Illinois University says a gunman who shot and killed five students earlier this week checked into the hotel three days before the shootings.

Authorities say they found a duffel bag, with the zippers glued shut, that the shooter had left in the room.

JOHNSON, Ark. (AP) A college student is being taken back to Arkansas to answer a theft charge after being arrested for allegedly stealing a briefcase containing more than $140,000.

Police say the briefcase was taken from the home of the chairman of Tyson Foods.