We're following breaking news in Haiti tonight were a judge has ruled eight of the 10 Americans accused of child kidnapping have been freed and may be on a plane headed for the U.S. right now.
Two other Americans, Laura Silsby and Charisa Coulter, remain in Haiti. The judge wants to determine why they traveled to the country on an earlier trip, a lawyer said.
The missionaries are accused of trying to take 33 Haitian children to the Dominican Republic 19 days ago without the proper paperwork.
Jim Allen, one of the accused who is coming home, released a statement:
"My faith means everything to me, and I knew this moment would come when the truth would set me free."
"I hope today's actions will allow everyone to focus again on the dire conditions that remain in Haiti. People are still suffering and lack basic necessities. Please find it in your hearts, as I did in mine, to find ways to give to those in need," he added.
"For those whose cases have not been resolved, we will continue to pray for their safe return."
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Tonight we've also uncovered new details on the Alabama professor accused of gunning down three of her colleagues last week.
Another violent incident from Amy Bishop's past has surfaced. It has to do with an incident at an IHOP Restaurant in March 2002 in Peabody, Massachusetts.
Tom Foreman has the details in tonight's Crime & Punishment report.
And, David Gergen joins us with an Insider Briefing on the war in Afghanistan. He met with high-level Obama administration officials today about the fight against the Taliban.
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