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  • Prosecutors: Woman carjacked from Northwest Side, sexually assaulted

    Prosecutors: Woman carjacked from Northwest Side, sexually assaulted
    A Humboldt Park man was ordered held on no bail Sunday after prosecutors said he kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman before driving her home and giving her his cell phone number. Daniel M. Garcia, 27, of the 3200 block of West Evergreen Avenue,...
  • After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?

    After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?
    The beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were as tragic as they were revolting, but they existed in something of a logical context. Both men were covering a war zone that few journalists (including me) have the guts to cover....
  • Ex-con accused of beating one woman, stalking another in Pompano Beach

    Ex-con accused of beating one woman, stalking another in Pompano Beach
    A man who served prison time in a 1992 attempted murder and kidnapping is now accused in the pummeling of a Pompano Beach woman and the aggravated stalking of another. Frank Lowry, 44, was charged Wednesday with aggravated battery, kidnapping, armed...
  • Man charged in Charlottesville abduction was investigated at CNU

    Man charged in Charlottesville abduction was investigated at CNU
    NEWPORT NEWS — The suspect accused of abducting a missing University of Virginia student and linked to a slain Virginia Tech student was investigated in connection with a possible felony while enrolled at Christopher Newport University 11 years ago....
  • Sabrina Allen, Texas girl kidnapped 12 years ago, found in Mexico

    Sabrina Allen, Texas girl kidnapped 12 years ago, found in Mexico
    Sabrina Allen, a Texas girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her mother more than a decade ago, was found safe in Mexico on Tuesday, ending a 12-year manhunt that was marked by several near misses, authorities said on Wednesday. Sabrina Allen, who was...
  • 'Gotham' episode 2 recap: 'Selina Kyle'

    'Gotham' episode 2 recap: 'Selina Kyle'
    "Whatever you do, don't make friends with anyone that's friendly." That goes double for chipper people under overpasses at night. This episode, "Selina Kyle," wasn’t so much about the titular antihero as it was setting up the dismal world that...
  • Boynton extortion plot foiled at KFC, police say

    After two men spent all their money on drugs and alcohol, they tried to devise a kidnapping plan for some quick cash — $100, according to a Boynton Beach police arrest report. The ill-fated ransom exchange happened Sunday across the street from...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • DA to investigate unfounded report of abduction in Nazareth

    DA to investigate unfounded report of abduction in Nazareth
    The Northampton County district attorney said his office is investigating an unfounded report of a child abduction from the Nazareth park that prompted a massive police response. Charges are likely against the person who called 911 on Sept. 14 and...
  • Kidnapped woman calls 911 while left tied up in trunk of abandoned SUV

    Kidnapped woman calls 911 while left tied up in trunk of abandoned SUV
    A missing woman who was kidnapped was able to call police for help Monday night while she was bound in the trunk of an abandoned SUV, authorities said. It wasn't immediately clear how the woman made the call from inside the Infiniti, which was left...
  • Suspect in Virginia student abduction held without bond in Texas

    Suspect in Virginia student abduction held without bond in Texas
    A man suspected of kidnapping a University of Virginia student will be held without bond in Texas pending his extradition to Virginia, a Texas county judge ruled on Thursday. Jesse Matthew, 32, was arrested in Galveston, Texas, on Wednesday, about 1,100...