| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:42 PM
A man and a woman were arrested in connection with the kidnapping of two young Amish sisters from their family farm stand near New York's border with Canada, the county district attorney said Friday.
Law enforcement officials confirmed Saturday that the...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Two Amish girls who were kidnapped this week were sexually assaulted during the 24 hours they were held captive, law enforcement officials told the Los Angeles Times on Saturday.
St. Lawrence County Dist. Atty. Mary Rain said the victims, a 12-year-...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:12 PM
A New York couple were arrested Friday night and charged with kidnapping two young Amish girls this week, law enforcement officials said.
St. Lawrence County Dist. Atty. Mary E. Rain told the Los Angeles Times that Stephen Howell II, 39, and Nicole...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Thursday's reported abduction of an 18-year-old Monroe County (Mich.) woman, which set off a massive police search, "did not take place, as originally reported," authorities said Sunday.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has closed the investigation...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:35 PM
HEBRON, West Bank Ghada El-Hemouni is an all but unnoticed figure in the bloodshed that has claimed nearly 2,000 lives as Israel and Hamas battle in the Gaza Strip.
A 38-year-old mother of seven, El-Hemouni hasn't been to her home in a month. Now the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:00 PM
An apparent robbery of a marijuana-growing operation in Fresno resulted in a fatal gunfight Thursday that left two suspects dead and a 15-year-old girl being used as a human shield by fleeing robbers.
Two of the alleged gunmen who broke into the house...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:30 PM
A registered sex offender was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison for kidnapping an 8-year-old girl who was walking with her family in a park.
Robert Sok, 28, of Long Beach, pleaded no contest to kidnapping the girl and failing to update his sex...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Two young Amish girls who were abducted near their family home in upstate New York were found unharmed Thursday night, and police are now trying to determine who kidnapped them and why.
St. Lawrence County Dist. Atty. Mary Rain told the Los Angeles...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:56 PM
At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wednesday, by a bombardment Israel said may be just the start of a lengthy offensive against Islamist militants whose rockets struck deeper than ever before into Israel.
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Violent protests sparked by the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager spread to Arab villages in Israel on Saturday, presenting a new challenge to the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israel has stayed silent on the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns, a security source said on Sunday.
With tensions high along the Gaza border, Israel...