- Kidnapping suspect's sister files claim vs. FBI Updated: Jul-30-15 7:01 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The sister of a man killed in the Idaho wilderness after he was suspected of kidnapping a teen girl and killing her mother and brother in California has filed a claim seeking $20 million from the FBI.
- Nigeria rescues 71, mostly women and girls, from Boko Haram Updated: Jul-30-15 4:51 pm
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Nigerian soldiers rescued 71 people, almost all girls and women, in firefights that killed many Boko Haram militants in villages near the northeastern city of Maiduguri, the military said Thursday.
- Governor weighs parole for California school bus hijacker Updated: Jul-30-15 3:02 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California's governor will decide whether to allow parole for one of three men convicted in the kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver nearly 40 years ago.
- Attempted kidnapping reported in Athena, Oregon Updated: Jul-30-15 2:59 pm
PENDLETON, Oregon - Sheriff's deputies in Umatilla County are searching for two men after a woman said they tried to force her into a car.
- Al-Qaida abducts US-backed rebels in northern Syria Updated: Jul-30-15 2:24 pm
BEIRUT - The leader of a U.S.-backed rebel group and several of his men have been abducted in northern Syria by the al-Qaida-affiliated Nusra Front, the rebel group and opposition activists said Thursday.
- Laurel police arrest man in kidnapping, rape case Updated: Jul-30-15 6:22 am
LAUREL, Mississippi - Laurel police have arrested a 35-year-old man accused of kidnapped his ex-girlfriend at knife-point on Sunday. Police say the victim was held against her will at the man's home until Tuesday when she was able to make her escape.
- 3 men charged with 2002 kidnap-murder of girl, 15 Updated: Jul-29-15 9:01 pm
LOS ANGELES - Three reputed gang members are charged with killing a 15-year-old Southern California girl who was kidnapped on her way to school in 2002.
- Suspect in teen kidnapping accused of threatening prosecutor Updated: Jul-29-15 4:06 pm
OSSIPEE, New Hampshire - The man accused of kidnapping a 14-year-old girl and raping her over the course of nine months was indicted on new charges that he threatened the lead prosecutor in the case.
- Sioux City 18-year-old pleads not guilty to kidnapping Updated: Jul-29-15 7:04 am
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - An 18-year-old Sioux City man has pleaded not guilty to kidnappings linked to a dispute over drug dealings.
- Connecticut man pleads guilty in brutal assault of woman Updated: Jul-29-15 4:46 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut man accused of brutally assaulting a woman earlier this year has pleaded guilty to charges of sexual assault, kidnapping and strangulation.
- 6 with gang ties held on $75K bond in St. Martin kidnapping Updated: Jul-29-15 4:13 am
ST. MARTIN, Mississippi - Six people with gang ties have had bond set at $75,000 each after being accused of kidnapping a 30-year-old St. Martin woman and beating her for hours.
- Rapides mother accused of falsifying child kidnap story Updated: Jul-29-15 4:08 am
DEVILLE, Louisiana - A Deville mother has been accused of reporting an attempted kidnapping that deputies say never happened.
- Former ASU professor accused of abducting daughter in 1990 Updated: Jul-28-15 9:47 pm
PHOENIX - An ex-Arizona State University professor has been arrested for allegedly abducting her daughter from California 25 years ago.
- Man, mom accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, their baby Updated: Jul-28-15 7:17 pm
MINEOLA, New York - A man and his mother have been charged with kidnapping his former girlfriend and their infant son and holding them captive for five days, stabbing and beating her before she escaped, police said Tuesday.
- Man accused of abducting teen to be extradited to New Mexico Updated: Jul-28-15 4:55 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A Rio Rancho man accused of abducting a 16-year-old girl and taking her to Indiana will be extradited back to New Mexico.
- Man kidnaps car salesman during California test drive Updated: Jul-28-15 10:14 am
CONCORD, California - Authorities say a car salesman who was kidnapped during a San Francisco Bay Area test drive escaped and police arrested the man behind the crime.
- Croatian man kidnapped in Egypt; said to be energy worker Updated: Jul-24-15 11:37 am
ZAGREB, Croatia - A Croatian man has been kidnapped in Egypt by an unidentified armed group, Croatia's foreign ministry said Friday.
- Man charged with aiding, abetting in kidnapping, slaying Updated: Jul-23-15 8:20 pm
CENTERVILLE, Alabama - Authorities say a second arrest has been made in the abduction of a Bibb County woman and the slaying of her sister.
- Death penalty considering in death of Kansas girl, 5 Updated: Jul-23-15 7:25 pm
LEAVENWORTH, Kansas - Federal prosecutors are considering whether to seek the death sentence for a 31-year-old man accused of killing a 5-year-old Kansas girl.
- Police say gun connects suspect to 2 Missouri's deaths Updated: Jul-23-15 11:11 am
CLINTON, Missouri - Police say evidence from a gun proves that a western Missouri man killed a former girlfriend and her teenage son weeks after he was charged with forcing her to stay inside a wooden crate at their home.
- South African aid group works to free hostages Updated: Jul-23-15 9:16 am
JOHANNESBURG - A video showing a South African and a Swedish hostage alive in Mali after three years, is a sign that their captors are willing to negotiate, the founder of a South African humanitarian organization said Thursday.
- Police: Woman rescued after being held captive in closet Updated: Jul-22-15 10:26 pm
RICHMOND, California - Authorities said Wednesday they rescued a human trafficking victim who told police she was kept in a closet and sexually and physically abused almost daily for a year.
- Victim: Police could have prevented Maine shooting spree Updated: Jul-22-15 4:04 pm
BENEDICTA, Maine - The young woman who police say was kidnapped last week by a former convict said Wednesday that she believes law enforcement could've prevented the shooting spree that killed her boyfriend and another man.
- Jury convicts man of murder, kidnapping charges Updated: Jul-22-15 11:54 am
BOISE, Idaho - A 22-year-old man convicted by a jury of kidnapping and murder charges will be sentenced in September.
- 'Bicycle bandit' suspect wants trial moved Updated: Jul-22-15 9:26 am
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - A man accused of being the "bicycle bandit" who fled a dozen Virginia bank robberies on two wheels wants his trial moved after his high-profile alleged escape.