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Big Reward For Cop Killer In Cuba
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Justice Department is offering a $1 million reward for the capture of a convicted cop killer who escaped from a New Jersey state prison in 1979. The FBI says Joanne Chesimard was serving a life term before she escaped and fled to Cuba, where she's lived under the name Assata Shakur. Chilly relations between the U.S. and Cuba have made the island nation a haven for fugitives, but the climate is changing. Just last month, a Florida couple who allegedly kidnapped their children and sailed to Cuba were sent back to the U.S.