LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators are seeking a transient who has a long criminal record in the kidnapping of a 10-year-old who was snatched from her San Fernando Valley home before dawn last week and abandoned hours later in front of a hospital, police said.
By Greg Risling, Associated Pres
, March 31, 2013
PARSONS, Tenn. (AP) — Police searched thick brush and rugged terrain in western Tennessee on Thursday for a blonde-haired 20-year-old nursing student, a day after her older brother told authorities he saw a man in camouflage dragging her body toward the woods.
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard and her two young daughters will be spared from having to testify in open court any time soon following a grand jury indictment of the couple charged with kidnapping and holding her captive for 18 years, a prosecutor said Friday.
FARGO — When 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped at gunpoint in front of witnesses not far from his St. Joseph, Minn., home in October 1989, the crime prompted a collective public gasp.
That kind of thing just didn’t happen.
Or, if it did, it didn’t happen in Minnesota — or North Dakota.
By Dave Olson, Forum Communications Co.
, July 02, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee newborn kidnapped in a knife attack on his mother was placed in foster care with his three siblings after allegations arose that a family member tried to sell the infant, sources familiar with the case said Monday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tips and evidence were being analyzed that police hope lead to a newborn whose wounded mother said was snatched from their home in a crime that had some worried Thursday about the vulnerability of Nashville's immigrant communities.
ATLANTA (AP) — The boyfriend of a Georgia woman who vanished near her parents' home said he overheard a struggle as the two talked by cell phone, and police are investigating whether her former job as a probation officer played a role in the disappearance.
Authorities are looking for a 23-year-old man accused of abducting a woman in North Dakota and holding her against her will for two days.
Anoka County Sheriff’s Lt. Paul Sommer said the 25-year-old woman, who was abducted in Fargo, was sexually assaulted and tortured during the two days and has injuries consistent with her report.
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