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• L'Jean McKneely Jr., a Baton Rouge police sergeant, said an 11-year-old boy faces multiple charges after he stole a bus from a Head Start center parking lot and led officers on a chase during which he careened into three vehicles and crashed into a tree.

• Nicholas Mitchell, 38, of Dover, N.H., accused of putting razor blades into fresh pizza dough made by a company where he once worked, faces charges after a grocery store chain recalled all Portland Pie dough and cheese products sold at stores in five states between Aug. 1 and Sunday.

• Mark George, coordinator of the Mary Turner Project, a group that researches lynchings in Georgia's Lowndes and Brooks counties, said a historical marker at the spot of a 1918 lynching has been removed after it was shot at and hit several times by an "off-road vehicle."

• William Whited, 38, of Bryant, Ala., accused of killing a 39-year-old man who disappeared in Tennessee four years ago, was indicted by a grand jury in Chattanooga on charges of first-degree murder, felony murder and aggravated robbery, prosecutors said.

• Gerald Darmanin, France's interior minister, said police arrested a man suspected of spray-painting in red about 20 swastikas near the Louvre museum in the center of the French capital, with Darmanin describing the vandalism as "hideous graffiti."

• Kerry Roberts, a Republican state senator from Springfield, Tenn., is recovering at a hospital where he's been described as "stable and alert" after suffering an aneurysm, which is a bulge or ballooning of a blood vessel.

• Marian Kotleba, the head of the far-right "People's Party Our Slovakia" who was convicted of illegal use of neo-Nazi symbols by presenting three families with checks for 1,488 euros, a number with symbolic meaning for white supremacists, was sentenced to four years and four months in prison, prosecutors said.

• Nigel Wright, 45, a British sheep farmer convicted of trying to extort nearly $2 million from a supermarket chain by planting bottles of baby food laced with metal shards on store shelves, was sentenced to 14 years in prison, prosecutors said.

• Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York, observed Columbus Day by dedicating a statue in lower Manhattan of the Italian-American saint known as Mother Cabrini, who was canonized in 1946 and is considered the patroness of immigrants.

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