- Police: Not enough evidence to prosecute suspects Updated: May-28-15 9:56 am
HASTINGS, Nebraska - Southern Nebraska authorities say four people accused of pretending to kidnap children to scare them won't face charges due to a lack of sufficient evidence.
- Bentonville man gets death sentence for raping, killing girl Updated: May-28-15 7:47 am
BENTONVILLE, Arkansas - A Bentonville man convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing a 6-year-old girl has been sentenced to death.
- 2 Cleveland women abducted as teen participate in graduation Updated: May-28-15 3:06 am
CLEVELAND - Two women who were abducted as teenagers and held captive in a Cleveland house for a decade have been awarded the high school diplomas they missed out on.
- Man arrested on kidnapping and sexual assault charges Updated: May-28-15 12:14 am
BELLMAWR, New Jersey - A Missouri man has been arrested in New Jersey for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting his estranged girlfriend.
- 2nd kidnapping count filed in stolen baby case Updated: May-27-15 6:49 pm
ANDERSON, Indiana - Prosecutors have added a kidnapping count against a Gary woman already charged with killing a baby's mother and trying to pass off the newborn as her own.
- Police: Woman who gave workers kidnap note is alive and well Updated: May-27-15 4:34 pm
ATLANTA - Atlanta police say they've found a woman who disappeared after giving employees of a fast-food restaurant a note saying she was being held against her will and needed help.
- Correction: FBI Agent Wounded story Updated: May-27-15 3:58 pm
NEW ORLEANS - In a story May 26 about the wounding of an FBI agent during the rescue of a kidnapped child in Louisiana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the kidnapping suspect was shot and killed by a member of an FBI task force. Police in the suspect's hometown said the suspect died, but they did not say who killed him.
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- Mother of man charged with holding wife: She chose to stay Updated: May-27-15 4:28 am
RUTLAND, Vermont - The mother of a man charged with holding his wife captive in the bedroom of their home says the woman wanted to be locked in by her husband.
- Police arrest Meridian man following reported kidnapping Updated: May-25-15 2:05 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A Meridian man police say might have been involved in the kidnapping of a 19-year-old woman has been taken into custody.
- Kids on their own among migrants who arrived in Indonesia Updated: May-24-15 11:53 pm
KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia - It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. For nearly three months, the siblings comforted each other when rolling waves thrashed their boat, when their empty bellies ached and when they were beaten for trying to stand up to stretch their legs.
- Wash. man accused of abducting Calif. girl pleads not guilty Updated: May-24-15 1:07 pm
ASTORIA, Oregon - An Everett, Washington, man accused of abducting a 15-year-old California girl he met online, sexually assaulting her and finally letting her go in Oregon has pleaded not guilty to 12 felony charges.
- Missouri suspect in killing of woman, teen son is dead Updated: May-23-15 5:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A man accused of holding his former girlfriend captive in a crate at their home in western Missouri then fatally shooting her and her teenage son, was shot and killed Saturday, authorities said.
- Police investigate attempted kidnapping of boy Updated: May-23-15 9:23 am
NASHUA, New Hampshire - Police are investigating the report of an attempted kidnapping of a 12-year-old boy in Nashua.
- Police: Man sought in death of woman kept in box likely near Updated: May-23-15 2:01 am
SEDALIA, Missouri - A man suspected of killing a former girlfriend and her teenage son, weeks after he was charged with restricting her to a crate in their western Missouri home, is likely still near his hometown, authorities said Friday.
- San Francisco Bay Area police arrest 2 in kidnapping Updated: May-22-15 9:14 pm
OAKLAND, California - Oakland police say they have arrested two suspects in connection with a kidnapping for ransom after a man was found bound in the trunk of the suspects' car.
- Suspect in kidnapping, death of Texas clerk indicted Updated: May-22-15 10:28 am
BRYAN, Texas - A suspect in the March abduction and eventual death of a Central Texas store clerk has been indicted on murder, kidnapping and aggravated robbery counts.
- Central Ohio man sentenced to 95 years in torture case Updated: May-22-15 3:19 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A judge has sentenced an Ohio man to 95 years in prison in the kidnapping and torture of three people two years ago.
- Former Boko Haram captives still held - by Nigerian military Updated: May-21-15 5:05 pm
YOLA, Nigeria - The accusations against a woman who was rescued from Boko Haram abductors came from fellow former captives during a group counseling session.
- At kidnapping trial, dad says he took daughter out of fear Updated: May-21-15 8:41 am
WILKINSBURG, Pennsylvania - A western Pennsylvania man accused of kidnapping his 2-year-old daughter says he took her because he feared for her safety.
- Man charged in Tenn. with killing wife arrested in W.Va. Updated: May-21-15 7:37 am
BRIDGEPORT, West Virginia - West Virginia authorities have arrested a Tennessee man charged with running over and killing his wife with a pickup truck.
- Man accused of kidnapping woman, holding her captive Updated: May-21-15 4:28 am
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - A Greenville man is accused of kidnapping a woman and holding her captive for days while she was beaten and assaulted.
- 2 men sentenced in kidnapping, jewelry store burglary Updated: May-21-15 4:09 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Two men are heading to prison in the kidnapping of a western New York couple as part of a plan to rob the jewelry store where the couple worked.
- 3rd man charged with murder in nursing student's death Updated: May-20-15 9:26 pm
DECATURVILLE, Tennessee - Prosecutors say a third man has been charged with murder in the death of a Tennessee nursing student reported missing in 2011.
- 3rd man charged with murder in nursing student's death Updated: May-20-15 8:32 pm
DECATURVILLE, Tennessee - Prosecutors say a third man has been charged with murder in the case of a slain Tennessee nursing student.