| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:43 PM
An Indiana couple has been charged with a flurry of felonies after holding a woman captive for nearly two months, forcing her into a wooden cage and raping her repeatedly, officials alleged.
According to indictments filed by prosecutors in Posey County,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The hunt for an Alabama man accused of ambushing, kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 30-year-old woman and her 8-year-old daughter came to an end in a Boynton Beach hospital room Monday.
It was four days earlier when police in Ozark, a city in...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:40 AM
For nearly three decades a 45-year-old Broward woman lived with the worst of secrets: her abduction and rape by two men at age 16.
Now, as her own daughter turned 16, she summoned the courage to ask police, yet again, whether her assailants had ever been...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Beneath the wheat and watermelon fields surrounding this farm community just outside the Gaza Strip lies a threat that helps explain the overwhelming public support in Israel for the war against the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
A little over a week...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:35 PM
TEL AVIV, Israel When word went out Friday that Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant in a squad dismantling tunnels in the Gaza Strip, had been captured by Hamas-affiliated gunmen, one name immediately came to Israeli minds: Gilad Shalit, the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:42 AM
MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria, loading them onto trucks and driving them off, witnesses who fled the violence said on Friday....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:28 AM
A New York couple accused of kidnapping two Amish girls lured them to their car with an offer to pet a dog before shackling the sisters with the intent of enslaving them, according to the sheriff's office.
Nicole Vaisey, one of the suspects, told...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 11:05 AM
BAGHDAD Hatem Abu Hazal lives between two frightening forces in northeast Iraq.
On one side, he fears Sunni militants from the Islamic State who've been trying to seize territory near his home in Diyala Province for months.
On the other, Hazal is just...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:19 AM
GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday condemned "appalling, widespread" crimes being committed by Islamic State forces in Iraq, including mass executions of prisoners and "ethnic and religious cleansing".
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:33 AM
ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - A New Mexico woman who texted her sister to say she was being kidnapped in a car by a man with a weapon was rescued by police who used the message to track down and arrest the driver after a high-speed chase through central...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell.
Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...