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  • Mother of missing Israeli teen pleads with U.N. for help

    The mothers of three Israeli teenagers believed to have been abducted in the West Bank took their plight to the United Nations on Tuesday, as Israel moved to downscale the military search for the teens. “It is wrong to take children, innocent boys...
  • A mystery on the West Bank

    A mystery on the West Bank
    Three teenage boys disappear without a trace, apparently while hitchhiking. If this happened somewhere in the Midwest, it would be an agonizing mystery and a police matter. Shift the incident to the Mideast, and you have a far more complex and dangerous...
  • Mother walking newborn escapes attempted kidnapping

    Mother walking newborn escapes attempted kidnapping
    Police are looking for a teen who tried to kidnap a mother walking her newborn in a stroller in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday afternoon. The attacker,  a 17 or 18-year-old male, grabbed the victim by the hips and began pulling her down the...
  • Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu vows retribution over slain teenagers

    An 18-day search for three Israeli teenagers who vanished while hitchhiking in the West Bank came to a bitter end Monday in an open field, under a small pile of rocks, with the discovery of bodies presumed to be theirs. The find, which culminated a...
  • Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza

    Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza
    Tens of thousands of mourners joined in an outpouring of national grief on Tuesday at the burial of three Israeli teenagers whose kidnapping and killing Israel blamed on the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas. President Shimon Peres, a usually dovish...
  • Conviction of Maryland alum -- dubbed 'cannibal cop' -- is overturned

    Conviction of Maryland alum -- dubbed 'cannibal cop' -- is overturned
    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered New York's "cannibal cop" released from jail after overturning the former city police officer's conviction for plotting to kidnap, kill and cook women. U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe in Manhattan threw out the...
  • Four plead guilty to 'virtual' kidnapping fraud that duped Latino families

    Four people pleaded guilty Tuesday to being part of a "virtual" kidnapping ring that duped 128 Latino families into paying ransom to free relatives from kidnappings that never occurred. The four defendants targeted the families of people from Mexico and...
  • Clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian teen found dead in suspected revenge killing

    Clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian teen found dead in suspected revenge killing
    The discovery of a body in a Jerusalem forest on Wednesday raised suspicions that a missing Palestinian youth had been killed by Israelis avenging the deaths of three abducted Jewish teens. Rock-throwing Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces in...
  • Two Plea Deals Struck In Shoreline Kidnapping And Shootout Case

    MIDDLETOWN — Two remaining defendants linked to an April 2013 kidnapping, armed robbery, police chase and shootout along the Connecticut shoreline in which a suspect was killed and a state police trooper was wounded struck plea deals Tuesday in...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Dearest'

    As if the subject of child abduction weren't enough to get anyone's blood boiling, throw in China's one-child policy (no replacements allowed without a death certificate) and you have the makings for high-stakes melodrama. For its first hour, Peter Ho-Sun...
  • Police: Attempted kidnapping of boy in Azusa never happened

    A dramatic account of a kidnapping attempt involving an 11-year-old boy who supposedly fought off his assailant in Azusa earlier this week was not true, police said Wednesday. In a short statement, Azusa police said they were “confident no...