| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:22 PM
San Diego County teenager Hannah Anderson has shared more details about her kidnapping ordeal, telling NBC's "Today" show that abductor James DiMaggio made her play Russian roulette before taking her to Idaho.
The interview, scheduled to air Thursday,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:45 PM
What does a son say when his father becomes one of the most reviled criminals in modern American history?
If you're Ariel Anthony Castro, who shares a first and last name with the man who kidnapped and kept three young women in captivity for about a...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:35 PM
San Diego County teenager Hannah Anderson says her abductor, James DiMaggio, "had a crush" on her and sent text messages accusing the teenager of trying to avoid him.
Her comments in an interview with NBC's "Today" show that aired Thursday came two...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 2:14 PM
BEIRUT -- Gunmen waylaid a humanitarian convoy in northern Syria on Sunday and abducted seven people working with the International Committee of the Red Cross, the aid group said.
It was the latest in a series of kidnappings of both foreign nationals...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:54 PM
A Laguna Hills man pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations that he plotted to have an underage teenage relative — who he allegedly raped — kidnapped and taken to Mexico, according to the Orange County Superior Court website.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:17 AM
BEIRUT -- Three kidnapped International Committee of the Red Cross staff members and a volunteer from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent were released Monday, a day after they were seized in northern Syria, ICRC officials said.
Three other Red Cross workers...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Costa Mesa police have arrested a man accused of kidnapping and assaulting his estranged wife, whom he suspected was in a relationship with another man.
Martin Neas, 36, allegedly stalked his wife — who had a restraining order against him —...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:06 PM
A judge Wednesday ordered two men accused of kidnapping a 10-year-old Northridge girl from her home this year to stand trial, authorities said.
One of the men, Tobias Dustin Summers, faces about three dozen counts, including sexual assault....
| 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....