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  • Two downtown L.A. kidnapping victims found safe; suspect at large

    Two downtown L.A. kidnapping victims found safe; suspect at large
    Two people have been found after they were kidnapped Wednesday and held for ransom in downtown Los Angeles, police said. Details about their recovery, including information about where they were found, were not immediately released because of the...
  • Cops: Man accused of sexually assaulting, kidnapping child

    Cops: Man accused of sexually assaulting, kidnapping child
    A Seminole County man was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting and kidnapping a child, according to the Winter Springs police department. Benjamin Worthy, 42, forced the girl into his van Wednesday evening while she was playing at a park by a pool,...
  • Seminole County man accused of sexually assaulting child

    Seminole County man accused of sexually assaulting child
    A Seminole County man was arrested Thursday for sexually assaulting and kidnapping a child under the age of 12, according to the Winter Springs police department. Benjamin Worthy, 42, forced the girl into his van Wednesday evening while she was...
  • Hampton jury trial set for next month in armed home invasion case

    Hampton jury trial set for next month in armed home invasion case
    HAMPTON — A Poquoson man whose case was overturned by the Virginia Supreme Court will face a jury for the second time next month. Robert Via, 22, is charged in the September 2010 armed home invasion on Arlington Terrace Road in Hampton. Via's jury...
  • Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances

    Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances
    Turkey's president said the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani was "about to fall" on Tuesday as Islamic State fighters pressed home a three-week assault that has cost a reported 400 lives and forced thousands to flee their homes. The prospect that the town...
  • Man admits mailing ricin-laced card

    Man admits mailing ricin-laced card
    A Hatboro man with a history of mental-health treatment admitted Monday to sending a scratch-and-sniff birthday card laced with the deadly poison ricin to a man dating his ex-girlfriend. And Nicholas Todd Helman's journey through the Bucks County...
  • Colombia suspends talks, seeks help as it hunts for kidnapped general

    Colombia’s defense minister headed to a remote northwestern state Monday to direct search and rescue operations for an army general whose kidnapping over the weekend by suspected rebels prompted the government to suspend peace talks with the...
  • Deputies locate girl who fled would-be kidnapper in Santa Clarita

    Deputies locate girl who fled would-be kidnapper in Santa Clarita
    Authorities have located a 13-year-old girl who they say was a victim of a kidnapping attempt Wednesday in Santa Clarita. A driver spotted the attempted kidnapping about 8:30 a.m. in the area of Sierra Highway and Jakes Way, yelled at the suspect and...
  • No bail for man charged in domestic shooting at Norridge mall

    No bail for man charged in domestic shooting at Norridge mall
    A judge denied bail Saturday for a 31-year-old Chicago man who was charged with multiple counts of attempted murder and kidnapping, accused of shooting a woman and her male cousin in the parking lot of the Harlem-Irving Plaza mall in Norridge after...
  • Dozens of boys killed in latest attack on schoolchildren in Nigeria

    Dozens of boys killed in latest attack on schoolchildren in Nigeria
    In a war against education, the casualties are the young and ambitious. In northern Nigeria, it has become dangerous to drink in a street bar, play gospel music in a public place or watch televised soccer matches at sports bars and big-screen viewing...
  • A sneak peek at new movies during the holidays

    NOV. 5 Interstellar As mankind's time on Earth comes to an end, astronauts travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Written by Jonathan Nolan and...