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  • Drone collateral deaths are major strikes against morality

    Drone strikes, by their nature, are bound to kill innocent civilians. It is all too easy to ignore this ugly fact — and the dubious morality of the whole enterprise — until the unfortunate victims happen to be Westerners. Only then does...
  • Drone killings reopen debate on U.S. hostage policy

    Drone killings reopen debate on U.S. hostage policy
    It wasn't until three months after a U.S. drone blasted a suspected al-Qaida compound in Pakistan that America's spies figured out that an aid worker from Rockville had been killed, the White House said this week. The deaths of Warren Weinstein, who...
  • Man accused of holding woman hostage for 10 years ordered to stand trial

    Man accused of holding woman hostage for 10 years ordered to stand trial
    A Bell Gardens man accused of holding hostage a 15-year-old girl who was abducted a decade ago was ordered Friday to stand trial. After a preliminary hearing, Orange County Superior Court Judge Robert Fitzgerald ordered Isidro Garcia to answer to the...
  • '24 Days' a gripping, anguished account of a kidnapping

    '24 Days' a gripping, anguished account of a kidnapping
    Knowing the outcome behind the true-life tragedy "24 Days" doesn't diffuse the horror, the tension or the sadness of watching one family's drama unfold day after agonizing day when a son is kidnapped and hope dies. French director Alexandre Arcady,...
  • Man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting 2-year-old girl

    Man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting 2-year-old girl
    A 36-year-old man from Torrance has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 2-year-old girl kidnapped from a car wash, police said Wednesday. Michael Ikeler is accused of snatching the toddler on April 2 from a self-service car wash in...
  • Police: Seal or sea lion pup abducted from Los Angeles beach

    Police: Seal or sea lion pup abducted from Los Angeles beach
    Whoever snatched a seal or sea lion pup from a Los Angeles beach early Sunday should not be fooled by the animal's cuteness — they could suffer a vicious bite, an animal rescue expert said. A witness to the abduction said four people wrapped the...
  • Details emerge in death of mother, alleged kidnapping of baby

     Details emerge in death of mother, alleged kidnapping of baby
    On his way to Griffith to see Samantha Fleming's sister, Anderson police Detective Scott Sanderson finally obtained an address for the woman last seen with Fleming and her newborn daughter, missing since April 6. So instead of the interview, Sanderson...
  • Gary woman charged with murder, kidnapping in woman's death

    Gary woman charged with murder, kidnapping in woman's death
    The nursery in Geraldine Jones' Tolleston home was ready for a newborn baby girl, all pink and bright and new. Jones, 36, had convinced family and friends she had given birth in March, police said. She named her baby Bella but claimed she was stressed...
  • The 'free-range kids' debate in an urban environment

    The 'free-range kids' debate in an urban environment
    Fifth-grader Aiden Coldsmith has memorized the streets around his family's Waverly home. He knows every mud puddle, the homes of dogs both friendly and fierce, a park where a group of middle school girls hang out. The 11-year-old walks alone the few...
  • Allentown man gets 14 years for Connecticut jewelry store heist

    William Davis escaped from a state correctional facility twice in early 2013 while serving a sentence for forgery and theft. It was during those flights that the 27-year-old Allentown man took part in a pair of armed robberies, kidnapping the...
  • Drug dealer-turned-government witness given 40 years in prison

     Drug dealer-turned-government witness given 40 years in prison
    Saul Rodriguez was a one-man crime wave, ordering the killings of at least three men, kidnapping nearly 30 drug dealers to steal their cash and narcotics, and trafficking in thousands of kilograms of cocaine, federal prosecutors say. Rodriguez even had...