| Sep 29, 2013
It's difficult to say what's more disturbing about the system for protecting Floridians from sexual predators:
It could be the fact that Sun Sentinel reporters Sally Kestin and Dana Williams found that during the past 14 years, 594 known deviants...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:23 AM
Spies, drones, runaways, yoga and kidnapping: episode five had it all.
The episode was framed by Saul’s duck-hunting trip with the old boys network of DC. Invited by the White House chief of staff, Saul assumes that he was there to network with...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Bail was set today at $500,000 each for two of eight suspects accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting three teenage girls last weekend in the Austin neighborhood, authorities said.
Cook County Criminal Court Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil set bail...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:19 PM
WASHINGTON — Two Americans were taken hostage by pirates who attacked their ship off the coast of Nigeria, U.S. officials said Thursday.
The captain and chief engineer of the C-Retriever, a U.S.-flagged oil supply ship, were kidnapped in the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Dominik Neubauer stared into the camera, the steel barrel of an assault rifle pointed at his head.
A Yemeni "tribe" had taken him hostage, the 26-year-old Austrian student said in English, a tear rolling down his left cheek. If they...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:58 PM
BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages freed after being held by Syrian rebels for more than a year arrived to a tumultuous welcome in Beirut late Saturday, capping a complex deal that also resulted in the release of two Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon...
| Sep 22, 2013
There were 8,953 robberies and 320 kidnappings last year in Los Angeles.
Numbers like that have always felt abstract to me. But I realize now that behind each of those robberies and kidnappings, there's a story. I say this with some authority because at...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:12 AM
BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages held for more than a year by Syrian rebels have been released, according to multiple reports late Friday, ending a protracted crisis that heightened regional sectarian tensions and was linked to the subsequent...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Like the kidnapping at the tortured heart of "Prisoners," once this chilling thriller about a parent's worst nightmare grabs you, it refuses to let go.
Even if the film wasn't coming out just months after the May rescue of three kidnapped women in...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:00 PM
No one's a stranger in Aberdeen, residents say, and concerns about crime are rare. So, it's hard enough for many to believe an elderly woman would be threatened at gunpoint, much less on two separate occasions.
That the victim would be the matriarch...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Wichita Police say a 9-year-old girl made up a story about a man who tried to kidnap her at gunpoint on her way to school Wednesday morning.
The girl told police a man pointed a gun at her near Caldwell Elementary, and told her to get into the car....