| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:30 AM
For a week, John and Bridget Etoh searched for their missing daughter. She hadn’t responded to several phone calls, and they feared she was off her medication and wandering the streets of Chicago.
They finally found Olachi Etoh on Wednesday, her...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:46 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Saturday that purported to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.
Reuters could not immediately verify the footage. But the images were consistent with that of the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Nazareth police continue to investigate a report of a possible child abduction Sunday night that prompted a massive police response.
Chief Thomas Trachta said Monday that police have determined there was no abduction and there is no danger to the public....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Authorities announced Tuesday that they have in custody the last of four people they believe participated in a plan to torture and sexually mutilate a Newport Beach man in an attempt rob him of a large amount of cash they thought he'd buried in the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Scott Frank's detective thriller "A Walk Among the Tombstones" is, at heart, a fully old-fashioned pulp potboiler -- set in the convincingly ancient-feeling era of 1999 -- enlivened on one hand by a committed Liam Neeson, playing a more cerebral version...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Sinaloa cartel bosses had a problem. They were holding a hostage and needed to get the $140,000 ransom his family agreed to pay from the United States to Mexico in the form of pesos.
Worried a wire transfer would alert authorities, the drug...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:51 PM
A 53-year-old Colorado man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a missing Hartford teen met the girl online through a children's website two years ago and they continued to communicate online until last month, according to an arrest report....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:28 PM
U.S. government officials repeatedly told James Foley's relatives they could not raise ransom money to secure the journalist's release after he was kidnapped in Syria, Foley's mother said in a CNN interview aired Thursday night.
Foley, a freelance...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 3:24 AM
Two men have been charged with rape, abduction and sodomy after police say they forced a woman to have sex with them.
Police and medics responded at 12:40 a.m. Friday to a call about an intoxicated woman in the Oyster Point area of Newport News,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:43 PM
An Indiana couple has been charged with a flurry of felonies after holding a woman captive for nearly two months, forcing her into a wooden cage and raping her repeatedly, officials alleged.
According to indictments filed by prosecutors in Posey County,...