| May 5, 2014
| 10:47 AM
For 11 years, Michelle Knight was repeatedly raped while being held captive in a Cleveland house, impregnated at least five times by her abuser, Ariel Castro, who beat and starved her to terminate the pregnancies.
In an interview Monday, Knight said she...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:13 PM
It’s a nasty business, this abduction of 270 teenage girls in Nigeria by the Boko Haram terrorist group. But should dealing with these terrorists be our business too?
The White House said Tuesday that it was, at least a little bit. The U.S. is...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:42 AM
The attorney for a man accused of kidnapping a girl and holding her captive for 10 years ago strongly denied his client did any wrong and treated the alleged victim "like a queen."
Isidro Garcia's attorney, Charles Frisco said the woman, now 25, was...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:39 PM
A Miramar man is accused by Pembroke Pines police of the armed kidnapping and robbery of a cellphone business owner who had expected to buy $38,000 in Apple electronics.
Eric Hylton, also known as "Biggie," is being held without bond in a Broward jail...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:47 AM
"The Sweet Hereafter" isn't the only good film on Canadian writer-director Atom Egoyan's resume. But it has been too long since Egoyan, a Cannes Film Festival favorite, asserted his talent in strong dramatic fashion.
We'll have to wait a while longer....
| May 15, 2014
| 4:41 PM
As American military and intelligence specialists joined the hunt for Nigeria’s missing schoolgirls, U.S. officials expressed frustration Thursday with the country’s inability to act on fresh intelligence about the Boko Haram extremists who...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
A cousin of abducted Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar said Monday that the family “definitely supports” the Santa Clara County district attorney’s decision to seek the death penalty against her alleged captor and killer, saying they are...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:55 PM
On a summer night a decade ago, a 15-year-old girl who had just arrived in Santa Ana from Mexico disappeared from a park near her mother's apartment.
Police launched a missing-persons investigation. But the case went cold — until this week, when...
| May 8, 2014
We are witnessing the dark ages of Islam. ("U.S. to help Nigeria search for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram," May 6)
For the Boko Haram, the Islamist radical group in Nigeria, to casually kidnap more than 270 schoolgirls under the cover of darkness...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:45 PM
The case against a man who authorities say kidnapped a teenage girl a decade ago and forced her to marry him and have his child was sparked earlier this week when the now-25-year-old woman walked into a police station to report a domestic violence...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Gunmen abducted 20 women from a remote settlement in northeastern Nigeria as 272 schoolgirls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram continued to languish in captivity, according to news reports Monday.
The latest abductions follow dozens of...