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  • After president's first year, Mexico still a mess by many measures

    MEXICO CITY — To President Enrique Peña Nieto's supporters, his first year in office has been a time of bold promises kept as he pursues an ambitious agenda of reforms designed, in the long term, to bring peace and economic growth to Mexico. But...
  • Woman pleads guilty in execution-style shooting of teen in Howard Co.

    The third and final defendant in the Marriottsville shooting pleaded guilty on Monday in connection with the kidnapping and execution-style shooting of a 15-year-old boy in a Howard County field in 2012. Laura Christian Karr, 26, of the 400 block of...
  • Mother accused of kidnapping 10-year-old son from foster home

    Mother accused of kidnapping 10-year-old son from foster home
    Law enforcement authorities Tuesday night were looking for 39-year-old woman suspected of kidnapping her 10-year-old boy outside his Palmdale foster home. Nisshawn Murphy was ordered by a court to relinquish her parental right because she has several...
  • Police still seeking mother accused of abducting her three children

    Police still seeking mother accused of abducting her three children
    A 39-year-old woman who allegedly kidnapped her three children remained at large Thursday, a day after the siblings were found safe. Nisshawn Murphy was being sought after she failed to heed a judge's order to relinquish custody of her children due to...
  • Rebel group in Syria is holding nuns, Arab newspaper reports

    Rebel group in Syria is holding nuns, Arab newspaper reports
    BEIRUT — Syrian rebels are demanding the release of 1,000 female government detainees in exchange for the freedom of a group of Greek Orthodox nuns being held by opposition forces, according to an account published Friday in a pan-Arab newspaper....
  • Tucson couple to face kidnap, abuse charges in imprisonment case

    TUCSON -- A couple accused of imprisoning three sisters for up to two years in their bedrooms will go straight to trial, Pima County Attorney officials announced Tuesday. A Pima County Grand Jury indicted Sophia and Fernando Richter, the girls'...
  • Syrian opposition lawyer, three colleagues are kidnapped

    BEIRUT -- A prominent Syrian opposition activist lawyer, Razan Zeitouneh, and three of her colleagues have been kidnapped in a mostly rebel-controlled suburb of Damascus, according to fellow activists and media accounts Tuesday. Also Tuesday,...
  • Prosecutors: Loyola cafeteria robbery planned for months

    Prosecutors: Loyola cafeteria robbery planned for months
    Two men, including a dining hall employee, were charged with aggravated robbery after a cafeteria manager at Loyola University Chicago was held at gunpoint early Friday and forced to hand over money from a safe, police and prosecutors said. Rodrick L....
  • Polk kidnapper to cops: 'I have enough ammunition to kill her,' myself

    Polk kidnapper to cops: 'I have enough ammunition to kill her,' myself
    A kidnapping that started in Lakeland ended when the suspect shot at police before killing himself on Interstate 95 in Brevard County. Lakeland police say 28-year-old Brett Lee Curtis allegedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend, 26-year-old Elizabeth Rae...
  • Neighbors on alert after girl, 12, reportedly beaten during abduction attempt

    Neighbors on alert after girl, 12, reportedly beaten during abduction attempt
    Parents in south suburban Orland Hills were watchful as school let out this afternoon, after a 12-year-old girl said she was beaten by masked men who tried to abduct her as she walked home from her bus stop on Monday. Reports the girl had been...
  • Man charged with allegedly trying to kidnap girl with his toddler son in back seat

    Man charged with allegedly trying to kidnap girl with his toddler son in back seat
    A 25-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly attempted to kidnap a teenage girl in Ontario while his 3 1/2-year-old son was in the back seat, police said. The suspect, identified as Jonathan Medina of Ontario, allegedly drove up and...