| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:51 PM
A grand jury on Monday indicted the suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student with attempted murder, abduction and sexual assault in a 2005 attack.
The suspect, Jesse Matthew Jr., 32, is jailed in Charlottesville, Virginia,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Kidnapping, armed robbery, auto theft and resisting law enforcement charges have been filed in Lake Superior Court against a Hammond man stemming from an alleged abduction on Sunday in Munster.
Parris Da-von Edward Tillotson, 23, of 3812 169th St., is...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 1:29 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Jesse L. Matthew Jr., who was charged with abduction with intent to defile in the September disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham and a 2005 sexual assault in Fairfax County, had a local tie.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Police with search dogs on Friday arrested a Utah man accused of trying to abduct a sleeping 5-year-old girl from her bed in the dead of night in a kidnapping foiled only because the child's stepfather awakened to the sound of the front door opening....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Tests have identified the remains of one of 43 trainee teachers abducted 10 weeks ago in southwestern Mexico, a source close to the investigation said on Saturday, apparently confirming a feared massacre the government has blamed on drug gang henchmen....
| Dec 10, 2014
The Islamic State doesn't appear ready to follow our lead, so don't expect it to release its report on the morality of severing American heads any time soon.
Though they call themselves a state, they're actually a mob of terrorists in Iraq and Syria....
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:15 PM
A Colorado man convicted of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl while posing as an immigration facility doctor to gain access to her family's home was sentenced on Wednesday to 23 years to life in prison, prosecutors said.
Kenneth Dean Lee,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:03 PM
A man accused of abducting a sleeping 5-year-old Utah girl from her bed before being quickly apprehended was charged on Wednesday with felony charges of child kidnapping and burglary, authorities said.
Troy Morley, 48, was arrested before dawn on Friday...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:36 PM
Nestora Salgado, a Mexican American woman who returned home to the violent state of Guerrero to run an ad hoc community police force and whose clashes with local authorities landed her in prison, may soon be freed.
Something of a cause celebre in...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:16 PM
A police officer testified Wednesday that a man accused of trying to kidnap a young Utah girl from her bedroom rambled on after his arrest about drug cartels, the FBI and voices coming from a radio.
The testimony by Sandy Police Detective Robert Webb...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 6:35 PM
The high-profile disappearance last year of an 11-year-old Dundalk girl has inspired a new Facebook feature. The most widely used social networking site on Tuesday announced the launch of an Amber Alert system to distribute information about abducted...