| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Prosecutors plan to ask a judge to chemically castrate a 47-year-old Putnam County man found guilty Wednesday of abducting a woman in Daytona Beach, then raping and torturing her at his home.
It took just 20 minutes for the jury to reach a verdict in...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
What began as a traffic stop by Laurel police early Tuesday resulted in the arrest of two men in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping.
Donte Powell, 27, of Washington, and Douglas Mention, 26, of South Carolina, are charged with armed robbery,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:25 AM
By Andrius Sytas
VILNIUS, Feb 6 (Reuters) - A Ukrainian anti-government
activist who fled the country after being abducted said on
Thursday he had been forced under torture to declare himself an
Dmytro Bulatov, leader of a protest group...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:28 AM
Early Friday morning an Amber Alert was issued for two children that were abducted in Lancaster City Pennsylvania.
According to an Amber Alert notification, Erielys Ahorrio, 3, and John Ahorrio, 4, were abducted from a residence at gunpoint following an...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:45 PM
HARLINGEN, Texas — They come from Central America with slips of paper sewn into their pockets bearing names they are sometimes too young to spell. Parents send them with Bibles, rosaries and small wooden crosses in their backpacks.
The flood of...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Four Oregon high school students have been charged with kidnapping and assault in connection with an attack on a fellow student that included carving a swastika on his forehead.
Dustyn Jae Murrain, 16, was attacked after school in Portland on Feb. 10,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Police said they found Hailey Owens in Craig Michael Wood's basement in the middle of the night. She'd been missing less than 10 hours, but it was already too late.
The skinny 10-year-old Springfield, Mo., student had last been seen about a block from...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Police in Springfield, Mo., believe they have found a girl's body at the home of a school coach who is suspected of abducting 10-year-old Hailey Owens.
"While she has not positively been identified, we have a high degree of confidence that it is our...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 12:09 PM
A man who was charged with shooting a 15-year-old girl and her mother outside of their Romeoville home this week had threatened to rape and kidnap the girl last year and was ordered by a judge to stay away from them, according to court documents.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:19 PM
A Cuban immigrant was executed by lethal injection Wednesday for the 1995 kidnapping, rape and murder of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce, a spokesman for the governor said.
Juan Carlos Chavez, who confessed to the murder of Ryce, who lived in south Miami-Dade...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:50 PM
STARKE, Fla. Juan Carlos Chavez, the South Miami-Dade sex predator who kidnapped, raped and killed 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce in an infamous 1995 murder, was executed Wednesday night.
Officials at Florida State Prison pronounced him dead at 8:17 p.m. on a...