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  • Police back woman's harrowing account of being held captive for decade

    Police back woman's harrowing account of being held captive for decade
    The attorney for a man accused of kidnapping a girl and holding her captive for 10 years ago strongly denied his client did any wrong and treated the alleged victim "like a queen." Isidro Garcia's attorney, Charles Frisco said the woman, now 25, was...
  • Trying a killer took patience

    Trying a killer took patience
    When the phone rang, the beating in the Lawndale motel stopped. Howard Bloomgarden, a 26-year-old college grad and self-styled mobster, was calling from Miami. He was checking on a cross-country manhunt that was reaching its climax on this night in 1994...
  • Nigeria says it knows location of kidnapped girls

    Nigeria's military has located more than 270 girls kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram, the country's chief of defense staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, said Monday. "The good news for the parents of the girls is that we know where they are, but...
  • Ex-church worker admits to fondling 2 more children

    Ex-church worker admits to fondling 2 more children
    A former volunteer at a northwest suburban church has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two more developmentally disabled boys, prosecutors said. Robert Sobczak, 20, of Hoffman Estates, was sentenced in Cook County court Tuesday to seven years in...
  • Probe of GPS monitoring of suspected serial killers sought

    Probe of GPS monitoring of suspected serial killers sought
    SACRAMENTO — The leader of the state Senate is seeking an investigation into how two sex offenders being monitored by parole agents and tracked by GPS devices were allegedly able to rape and kill four women without being detected. The two sex...
  • Senate leader calls for GPS investigation after O.C. serial killings

    SACRAMENTO -- The leader of the state Senate is seeking an investigation into how two sex offenders being monitored by parole agents and tracked by GPS devices were allegedly able to rape and murder four women without being detected. The two sex...
  • Authorities rescue 108 people from squalid Houston stash house

    Houston police and federal immigration authorities rescued 108 people held against their will for several days in a squalid suspected stash house in south Houston, officials said Wednesday. The 93 males and 15 females, including 17 children, came from...
  • Spanish journalists freed after six months in captivity in Syria

    AMMAN, Jordan -- Two Spanish journalists taken hostage in Syria more than six months ago have been freed, their newspaper said. Javier Espinoza, a staff writer at Spain’s El Mundo daily newspaper, and Ricardo Garcia Vilanova, a photographer,...
  • Parents accused of kidnapping children in Boyle Heights surrender

    Parents accused of kidnapping children in Boyle Heights surrender
    The parents accused of abducting their four children from Boyle Heights surrendered at the U.S.-Mexico border early Sunday, nearly two weeks after their children were found safe, police said. Enrique Felix and Rosa Chairez, both 28, were back in Los...
  • Parents plead not guilty to kidnapping children from Boyle Heights

    Parents plead not guilty to kidnapping children from Boyle Heights
    A couple accused of abducting their children from Boyle Heights and taking them to the U.S.-Mexico border have pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and other felony charges. Enrique Felix and Rose Chairez, both 28, were arraigned Tuesday on two counts of...
  • Amber Alert: Girl, 3, abducted in Fresno County, CHP says

    Amber Alert: Girl, 3, abducted in Fresno County, CHP says
    A statewide Amber Alert was issued Monday for a 3-year-old who authorities say was abducted from a small town in Fresno County. Tanya Ruiz is 3 feet tall, weighs 33 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes, according to the California Highway Patrol....