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  • Man charged with kidnapping 3-year-old girl from family's apartment

    Man charged with kidnapping 3-year-old girl from family's apartment
    A man suspected of snatching a 3-year-old girl through the window of her family’s Newhall apartment was charged Monday with burglary, kidnapping and attempted kidnapping, authorities said.  After taking the screen off the apartment window...
  • Remains of 1 of 43 abducted Mexican student teachers identified: source

    Remains of 1 of 43 abducted Mexican student teachers identified: source
    Tests have identified the remains of one of 43 trainee teachers abducted 10 weeks ago in southwestern Mexico, a source close to the investigation said on Saturday, apparently confirming a feared massacre the government has blamed on drug gang henchmen....
  • Nazareth man faces trial for allegedly making fake child abduction call

    Nazareth man faces trial for allegedly making fake child abduction call
    A Nazareth man will face trial on charges he made up a story about a child abduction from a borough park, which prompted a massive police response that authorities say drained resources from a manhunt for the suspect in the killing of a state trooper....
  • Will Islamic State wring its hands like us over torture? Not likely

    Will Islamic State wring its hands like us over torture? Not likely
    The Islamic State doesn't appear ready to follow our lead, so don't expect it to release its report on the morality of severing American heads any time soon. Though they call themselves a state, they're actually a mob of terrorists in Iraq and Syria....
  • Mother thankful her children are safe after kidnapping, high speed police chase

    Mother thankful her children are safe after kidnapping, high speed police chase
    Crashing into a guardrail along the Pennsylvania Turnpike at more than 100 mph might have been the best possible outcome for Ernestine Pearson and her two young children. A day after allegedly being kidnapped and threatened with death by a former...
  • Montebello father captured, children safe in televised freeway drama

    Montebello father captured, children safe in televised freeway drama
    The first glimpse of Daniel Perez in nearly a week was when he stepped out of a car with dark-tinted windows on a San Diego County freeway Thursday morning, carrying his cell phone and one of his four boys. Another son stood by his side. Sharpshooters...
  • 'I felt like I was crawling into my grave,' crime-spree victim tells judge

    'I felt like I was crawling into my grave,' crime-spree victim tells judge
    After she was abducted at gunpoint, held hostage for hours, taunted and robbed, the Fort Lauderdale woman thought her ordeal was going to end with her death. Her kidnapper eventually ordered her and a male neighbor also being held captive to get into the...
  • More than a dozen Egyptian Copts reportedly kidnapped in Libya

    More than a dozen Egyptian Copts reportedly kidnapped in Libya
    Even as authorities in Cairo said they were investigating the abduction of seven Egyptian Christians in Libya, reports emerged Saturday of more than a dozen other such kidnappings carried out during the day by suspected Islamic militants. Despite the...
  • West Boca nanny murderer on trial in 2003 home invasion case

    West Boca nanny murderer on trial in 2003 home invasion case
    A felon facing a retrial for attempted first-degree murder will again be examined by a psychologist, this time just before a Palm Beach County jury begins hearing from witnesses. It would be the sixth mental health review since 2009 of Jerry Wiggins, who...
  • Montebello father accused of kidnapping 4 sons booked on murder charge

    Montebello father accused of kidnapping 4 sons booked on murder charge
    A Montebello father who allegedly abducted his four sons and then engaged in a dramatic standoff with police on a San Diego Freeway has been booked on suspicion of murder and kidnapping, authorities said Friday. Daniel Perez is being held at the...
  • Hostage killings have given new impetus to even risky rescue attempts

    Hostage killings have given new impetus to even risky rescue attempts
    Under cover of darkness, three dozen U.S. commandos crept up on a walled compound in southern Yemen. Intelligence indicated that Luke Somers, an American hostage, was imprisoned inside. Conditions were far from ideal. Getting to Somers on foot required...