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Pawnee Couple Arrested in Nebraska on Sex Abuse Charges
WAHOO, Neb. (AP) -- An Oklahoma couple wanted on suspicion of child molestation and sexual abuse have been arrested in the eastern Nebraska town of Wahoo.
Omaha television station KETV reports that 34-year-old David Ray Meyer Jr. and 30-year-old Kaylynn Dee Meyer were arrested Friday by the U.S. Marshals Metro Fugitive Task Force. Authorities say they were found at a Wahoo home belonging to them.
The Pawnee County Sheriff's Office in Oklahoma says the two have been charged with molestation and permitting child sexual abuse. Officials believe David Meyer had sexually abused three children and that his wife was present and allowed the abuse to happen.
The couple is being held in the Saunders County Jail without bond while awaiting extradition to Oklahoma.
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Posted: Saturday, February 9 2013, 07:38 PM CST
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Teen in devastated Okla. town handing out hugs
May 25, 2013 02:26 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- The people of the Oklahoma town where a deadly tornado struck could use just about everything -- cleaning supplies, food, water, shelter.
Thirteen-year-old Halle Carr thought residents of her hometown could also use a hug after the twister Monday that killed 24 people in Moore.
Halle has been standing on a corner with a white sign that reads: "Need a hug? I am here!" And people are taking her up on the offer.
On Friday, people in work trucks, cars and vans loaded with belongings rolled down their windows and reached out their arms to the girl. Some shouted words of encouragement.
Halle said it makes her feel good to spread a little cheer. She said she'll come out every day, as long as she thinks she's needed.
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