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4:17 PM Sat, Nov. 17th

Blog: Capture of fugitives brings sigh of relief, dodged bullet

By now you've heard (or read) that fugitives John McCluskey and Casslyn Welch were apprehended by authorities Thursday in Springerville, Ariz., after three weeks on the run.

A SWAT team from the Apache County Sheriff's Office arrested the couple at a campground on the edge of the Apache National Forest, near the New Mexico state line, thanks to an observant Forest Service employee.