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  • Police seek father who may have abducted Phillipsburg son, 3

    Police seek father who may have abducted Phillipsburg son, 3
    Police are searching for a 29-year-old man who they believe abducted his 3-year-old son in Phillipsburg on Monday and fled in a silver Kia soul car, according to police radio reports. Police in the area were alerted at 7:15 p.m. Monday that a man...
  • Missing woman sparks concern after series of attacks at Cal State San Bernardino

    Missing woman sparks concern after series of attacks at Cal State San Bernardino
    Authorities are concerned about the disappearance of a 22-year-old woman after a recent string of attacks near California State University San Bernardino. Sahray Astina Barber was last seen about 6 a.m. Monday in the 1500 block of West Northpark...
  • South African mother on baby's abduction: 'It just hurts so much'

    South African mother on baby's abduction: 'It just hurts so much'
    A South African mother whose stolen baby was found 17 years after being abducted spoke Monday of the pain of losing all but a few months of her daughter’s childhood. “It hurts to know that 17 years have been taken; it just hurts so much,"...
  • Mayor escapes ambush as violence surges in Mexico's Tamaulipas state

    The mayor of the Mexico-U.S. border city of Matamoros survived an ambush by gunmen, authorities said Monday, the latest attack in surging violence in northeastern Mexico that has claimed dozens of lives and triggered a wave of kidnappings. Mayor Leticia...
  • Man Charged In Brutal East Windsor Rape Is Arraigned

    Man Charged In Brutal East Windsor Rape Is Arraigned
    ENFIELD — A South Windsor man accused of brutally raping a woman at knifepoint last week appeared in court Monday to face charges of sexual assault, kidnapping and strangulation. A judge ordered James Polk, 43, held on $1 million bail and...
  • Uganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits

    This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive: On Feb. 21, 2004, as the sun dipped below the horizon, rebels walking single file approached the Ugandan refugee camp in which she lived. At the shrill sound of a whistle, one of the worst...
  • DNA clears Lake County man serving 20 years for abduction, rape

    DNA clears Lake County man serving 20 years for abduction, rape
    Lake County prosecutors plan to exonerate a man who has spent 20 years in prison for rape and abduction, a move that would lengthen the list of the county's criminal convictions wiped away by DNA evidence. State's Attorney Mike Nerheim said he will go...
  • South African teen stolen as infant found after befriending sister

    South African teen stolen as infant found after befriending sister
    Every year, on Zephany Nurse’s birthday, her parents got a cake to honor their first daughter, who was stolen from her mother in a Cape Town maternity unit as a newborn. Gathered around the cake each April 28, Zephany’s younger brothers...
  • Officials say gunmen kidnap 31 suspected criminals in Iraq

    Gunmen dressed all in black abducted 31 Shiite men Saturday from their homes in eastern Baghdad, an attack police described as targeting suspected criminals, Iraqi officials said. Separate attacks in the capital killed six people, authorities said. The...
  • Movie review: �Heineken� kidnapping brews up a generally flat film treatment

    Anthony Hopkins ferments a fine rage, perhaps at the "dying of the light," in "Kidnapping Mr. Heineken." As mega-rich Dutch brewery mogul Alfred "Freddy" Heineken, his quicksilver flashes of temper are worthy of other Hopkins creations, even the demigod...
  • Jury convicts Maine man in social media killing of teen girl

    A Maine man was convicted Friday of using a bogus Facebook profile to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death in a botched plot to look like a hero. The jury in Penobscot County Superior Court took less than an hour to find Kyle Dube, 21, of Orono, guilty...