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  • Police search for man involved in attempted kidnapping

    Police search for man involved in attempted kidnapping
    Police are looking for a man who, using a “sharp object,” attempted to kidnap a 20-year-old woman walking in a Burbank neighborhood early Wednesday morning, police said. Around 1:50 a.m., the woman was walking on the sidewalk near Santa Anita...
  • Courtroom to be sealed for testimony in cyberstalking case

    The judge presiding over a federal cyberstalking trial stemming from a fatal shooting at a Delaware courthouse has granted the government's request to bar the public from the courtroom during testimony by the gunman's granddaughter. The ruling by Judge...
  • Jurors hear about scene of shooting in cyberstalking case

    Jurors in the federal cyberstalking trial of relatives of a gunman who killed his former daughter-in-law at a courthouse in 2013 heard witness testimony about the victim's last moments Friday. Former optometrist David Matusiewicz; his mother, Lenore...
  • Police make arrest in journalists' kidnapping in Somalia

    Canadian police have arrested a Somali man they say was involved in the kidnapping of two foreign journalists who were held in Somalia for more than 15 months before being freed nearly seven years ago. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Assistant Commissioner...
  • Man convicted of kidnapping, robbing woman waiting for bus

    A southern New Jersey man has been convicted of kidnapping and robbing a woman who was waiting for a bus. Camden County prosecutors say 39-year-old Michael Winters, of Camden, faces a life term when he's sentenced Aug. 7. The early morning abduction...
  • Man charged in Lower Macungie killing pleads guilty in Texas kidnapping

    Man charged in Lower Macungie killing pleads guilty in Texas kidnapping
    A man charged in a Lower Macungie killing pleaded guilty Friday in a Texas court to kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and baby son, authorities said Friday. In the Lehigh Valley, Alexander A. Brown is charged in the Oct. 4 killing of Gary Wragg during a...
  • Man convicted of 1st-degree murder in triple slaying

    A man was convicted Tuesday of murder and other charges for the 2012 killings of two men in a drug deal gone bad and for torturing and killing a woman who witnessed the slayings. Jurors deliberated for about 5½ hours over two days before convicting 41-...
  • Berks County man convicted in torture, murder of woman found burning in Salisbury

    Berks County man convicted in torture, murder of woman found burning in Salisbury
    READING (AP) — A Berks County man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the 2012 slayings of two men and the torture-murder of a woman whose burning body was found in Salisbury Township. The Reading Eagle reported that jurors deliberated...
  • Reviews: 'This Strange Wilderness' by Nancy Plain, and 'Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland' by Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus

    "This Strange Wilderness" by Nancy Plain; University of Nebraska Press (112 pages, $19.95) And now it is summer, and the days are longer and lighter, and birds are thinking about doing what birds do building nests, laying eggs, cheeping outside your...
  • Religious group blames 'deprogrammer' for arrests in alleged kidnapping

    After the supposed victim declined to press charges, San Diego authorities decided not to prosecute three people arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a relative from a religious commune, according to commune leaders. The Twelve Tribes Community/Church in...
  • Son of German billionaire kidnapped; released unharmed

    German authorities say a billionaire businessman's son was kidnapped and held overnight before being released unharmed without payment of the millions of euros demanded. Markus Wuerth, the 50-year-old son of the Wuerth tool and hardware company...