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  • 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...
  • Couple accused of Amish sisters' kidnap charged with child sex exploitation

    Couple accused of Amish sisters' kidnap charged with child sex exploitation
    The couple accused of kidnapping two Amish sisters in northern New York state in August were charged on Thursday in federal court in Syracuse with sexual exploitation of children and child pornography possession. Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicole...
  • Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute

    Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute
    When the woman he had been pimping out had the nerve to flee his control, federal prosecutors say Shaun McKinley ambushed her, kidnapped her and beat her up. Then, authorities said, he calmly stopped to buy a cigar at a Hollywood gas station, leaving...
  • Hunt for Alabama man ends in Boynton hospital, deputies say

    The hunt for an Alabama man accused of ambushing, kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 30-year-old woman and her 8-year-old daughter came to an end in a Boynton Beach hospital room Monday. Four days earlier police said David Pitts, 43, of Ozark, Ala.,...
  • The NFL's willful ignorance on domestic violence

    The NFL's willful ignorance on domestic violence
    A lot of attention has been paid lately to the long-term damage NFL players suffer from concussive hits that are inherent to the game. But the league has consistently turned a blind eye to blows sustained by women at the hands of many NFL players over the...
  • Remembering Steven Sotloff

    Remembering Steven Sotloff
    "I am Shirley Sotloff. My son, Steven, is in your hands." So began Shirley Sotloff's emotional appeal to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, the leader of the terror group ISIS, on Aug. 27. The terror group had just released a video of a British-accented fighter...
  • Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman

    Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman
    Shaun McKinley admitted under oath Wednesday that he is a crack cocaine and heroin dealer but, he assured the jury, he is not a pimp and never kidnapped or beat up a prostitute. Though federal prosecutors say the abduction — and the woman's lucky...
  • Arrest made in teen's rape, nearly 30 years ago

    Arrest made in teen's rape, nearly 30 years ago
    For nearly three decades a 45-year-old Broward woman lived with the worst of secrets: her abduction and rape by two men at age 16. Now, as her own daughter turned 16, she summoned the courage to ask police, yet again, whether her assailants had ever been...
  • Gaza tunnel network threat leaves Israelis shaken

    Gaza tunnel network threat leaves Israelis shaken
    Beneath the wheat and watermelon fields surrounding this farm community just outside the Gaza Strip lies a threat that helps explain the overwhelming public support in Israel for the war against the Palestinian militant group Hamas. A little over a week...