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Merrill Newman In North Korea

Palo Alto Man In North Korea Oversaw Guerilla Group, Ex-Members Say

Six decades before he went to North Korea, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.

12/03/2013

North Korea's government is believed to be holding Palo Alto native Merrill Newman (Palo Alto Weekly)

Family Of Palo Alto Man Held In North Korea Concerned About His Health

Merrill Newman’s family in California released a statement Monday saying they remain concerned for his wellbeing. The Newmans asked North Korean authorities to quickly confirm that he has received his medication.

11/25/2013

North Korea's government is believed to be holding Palo Alto native Merrill Newman (Palo Alto Weekly)

North Korea Acknowledges Detaining American, Likely Palo Alto Man

State Department says North Korea acknowledges it is holding an American citizen but hasn’t granted diplomats consular access so the person’s identity is not yet confirmed.

11/22/2013

(CBS)

Napa Homeowner Tackles, Detains Prowler After Attempted Burglary

Police arrested a prowler in possession of methamphetamine early Tuesday morning after a resident saw him peering into his home and tackled him, police said.

06/12/2013

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