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  • Kidnapped Philadelphia woman found safe in Maryland

    Kidnapped Philadelphia woman found safe in Maryland
    A woman who was abducted from a Philadelphia street in an assault caught on surveillance video was found safe in Maryland on Wednesday, three days after the incident, police said. Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, was located in Jessup, Maryland,...
  • Police release images, video in Philadelphia woman's abduction

    Police release images, video in Philadelphia woman's abduction
    As relatives of a 22-year-old woman abducted in Germantown made an emotional plea for her return, authorities on Tuesday released photos of a man using the missing woman's ATM card to withdraw money from a PNC Bank office in Maryland. It's unclear...
  • Suspected Islamist fighters in Mali kill two children, abduct 10

    Suspected Islamist fighters kidnapped 10 children and killed two others who tried to escape near two towns in Mali on Saturday, capping a week of violence in the West African country's desert north, a senior Malian military official said. Al Qaeda-linked...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Delvin Barnes indicted in Philadelphia kidnapping case

    Delvin Barnes, who is accused of kidnapping 22-year-old Carlesha Freeland-Gaither in Philadelphia this month, was indicted Wednesday in the case. The indictment by a federal grand jury says Barnes "knowingly, willfully and unlawfully seized, confined,...
  • Family of woman abducted in Philadelphia offers thanks to 'whole world'

    Standing before a City Hall crowd, Carl Freeland glanced over at the detective who returned his daughter to her family three days after she had been violently abducted while walking in Germantown and offered thanks to "the whole world." Earlier, Joe...
  • Search on for victim of suspected kidnapping attempt in Santa Clarita

    Search on for victim of suspected kidnapping attempt in Santa Clarita
    Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are searching for the victim of an attempted kidnapping that occurred Wednesday morning, authorities said. About 8:30 a.m. a driver reported seeing a man grab and attempt to kidnap a teenage...
  • Man accused of kidnapping woman in Philadelphia given public defender

    Man accused of kidnapping woman in Philadelphia given public defender
    The man accused of violently abducting a 22-year-old woman from a Germantown street in Philadelphia last week was appointed a federal defender in his first appearance in federal court Wednesday afternoon. Delvin Barnes, 37, spoke only once, to ask U.S....