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  • 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...
  • Kidnapping suspect, woman seemed to live normal lives, neighbors say

    Kidnapping suspect, woman seemed to live normal lives, neighbors say
    The young woman and her husband lived what looked like a normal life in Bell Gardens, working long hours, celebrating birthdays, even taking trips to Disneyland and Universal Studios with their young daughter, neighbors say. But authorities say the...
  • Amber Alert: Police say man kidnapped daughters in Pomona

    An Amber Alert was issued late Friday after a man allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend and kidnapped his daughters in Pomona. The California Highway Patrol said Pete Adame took the three after 7 p.m. Friday. He allegedly released the ex-girlfriend...
  • 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...
  • An un-captivating 'Captive' at Cannes

    An un-captivating 'Captive' at Cannes
    "The Sweet Hereafter" isn't the only good film on Canadian writer-director Atom Egoyan's resume. But it has been too long since Egoyan, a Cannes Film Festival favorite, asserted his talent in strong dramatic fashion.  We'll have to wait a while longer....
  • As troops scour Hebron for abducted Israelis, Netanyahu blames Hamas

    Israeli troops tightened their clampdown on the West Bank city of Hebron and its environs Sunday, hoping to find three Jewish teens missing and presumed abducted by Palestinian militants. About 80 Palestinians were arrested overnight, mostly from the...
  • Israeli forces kill Palestinian refugee in search for missing teens

    Israeli soldiers on a search-and-arrest mission in the West Bank on Monday shot and killed a 24-year-old Palestinian at a refugee camp north of Ramallah, threatening heightened tensions in the region already in turmoil over the Palestinians' newly...
  • Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed proves to be required summer reading

     Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed proves to be required summer reading
    No tale of survival quite compares to the story of Cleveland kidnapping victim Michelle Knight. She was abducted on Aug. 22, 2002 by Ariel Castro, a horrid monster who selected her to be the first of three girls he set out to repeatedly starve, beat,...
  • 'White Knuckles,' 'The Beauty of Sharks' and 'White Shadows' Among Standouts at Paris Coproduction Village

    PARIS -- Pia Marais' South African drama "White Knuckles," Karim Ainouz's French Riviera-set thriller "The Beauty of Sharks" and Fabio Mollo's psychological suspenser "White Shadows" were the standout projects pitched at the inaugural of Paris...
  • Michelle Knight: Ohio sex slave forgives her abuser, Ariel Castro

    For 11 years, Michelle Knight was repeatedly raped while being held captive in a Cleveland house, impregnated at least five times by her abuser, Ariel Castro, who beat and starved her to terminate the pregnancies. In an interview Monday, Knight said she...