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  • Released from prison after nearly 40 years and a legal technicality

    Released from prison after nearly 40 years and a legal technicality
    Clifton Boone Jr. craned his neck to look eye to eye with Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez. Dressed in a gray-striped prison outfit, black eyeglasses and metal shackles on both hands, Boone did so to peer around a small scales of justice...
  • Man, 28, confined woman, tried to coerce her into prostitution, police say

    Man, 28, confined woman, tried to coerce her into prostitution, police say
    She moved from New York to South Florida hoping to find a new job, but says she was held captive and forced to perform sex acts by a man who wanted to be her pimp. The man, Livingston Douglas, of Lauderdale Lakes, is now facing charges that include...
  • Man kidnaps, pistol-whips teen after suspecting him in gun theft, deputies say

    Man kidnaps, pistol-whips teen after suspecting him in gun theft, deputies say
    A Pembroke Park man is accused of kidnapping a 16-year-old boy at gunpoint and pistol-whipping him after he suspected the boy of stealing his assault rifle, deputies said. Nahsong Emmauel Wong, 31, confronted the teenager Friday, pulled out a gun and...
  • UPDATE: Virginia Beach police charge teen in Friday robbery, abduction

    UPDATE: Virginia Beach police charge teen in Friday robbery, abduction
    UPDATE: Police have identified and charged a teen over 15 years old in connection to a robbery and abduction in Virginia Beach Friday night. The teen was served with juvenile petitions for two counts of robbery, two counts of use of a firearm in...
  • Amish girls' kidnappers to spend their lives in prison, officials say

    Amish girls' kidnappers to spend their lives in prison, officials say
    An upstate New York couple will spend the rest of their lives in federal prison after pleading guilty to the kidnapping and sexual assault of two young Amish girls near Syracuse, N.Y., last year, law enforcement officials said Thursday. Stephen...
  • Ex-firefighter charged in Montgomery County firehouse hostage incident

    Ex-firefighter charged in Montgomery County firehouse hostage incident
    ELKINS PARK (AP) — Authorities in suburban Philadelphia have filed charges against a just-terminated volunteer firefighter who they said held four firefighters hostage at gunpoint last week, firing one shot into a wall before surrendering an hour...
  • Police continue hunt for alleged kidnapper after California teen found safe

    Police continue hunt for alleged kidnapper after California teen found safe
    Oregon police are continuing to search for a Washington state man in connection with the alleged kidnapping of a California teenager found safe Monday. The 15-year-old, reported missing from Sanger in the Central Valley, entered a McDonald's in Astoria,...
  • Alleged kidnappers, rapist arrested after Pomona police stop

    Alleged kidnappers, rapist arrested after Pomona police stop
    A routine traffic stop by police in Pomona proved more fruitful than anyone expected when officers found a gun, a suspected rape and kidnapping victim, her alleged attacker and arrested three men in connection with her abduction, officials reported. The...
  • Prosecutors: Parolee used fists, hammer to hold woman in car overnight

    Prosecutors: Parolee used fists, hammer to hold woman in car overnight
    A Chicago man is charged with aggravated kidnapping and domestic battery after using his fists and the threat of a hammer to keep a woman he was dating in his car overnight last month, prosecutors said Saturday. James Demus, 32, was arrested Friday...
  • OPD: Second suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

    OPD: Second suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting
    A second suspect is facing charges after an officer-involved shooting earlier this week. Tyree Sims, 19, was arrested on a warrant Thursday. He faces armed carjacking, armed kidnapping and armed robbery charges. Sims is the driver who fled investigators...
  • U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program

    U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program
    The White House is considering revamping its overseas hostage-rescue program after CIA drone strikes that mistakenly killed an American and an Italian held captive by terrorists in Pakistan, the latest incident to reveal gaps in U.S. counter-terrorism...