By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A businessman was snatched from a New York City street in broad daylight, then held captive for more than a month in a warehouse where he was bound and burned with acid as he was held for a $3 million ransom his family back in Ecuador did not have,
By MARIA SUDEKUMAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Two inmates who fled a Kansas prison face several charges in Missouri where they're accused of trying to ambush the officers pursuing them and of attempting to kidnap the mayor of the small town where they were eventually captured after
By THOMAS J. SHEERAN and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - As relatives of the Cleveland kidnapping and rape suspect recounted claims of his unnerving paranoia and violent outbursts, DNA testing confirmed the man accused of holding three women captive for nearly a decade is the
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Police were trying to determine if there's a link between a man accused of breaking into an apartment in Placerville and trying to kidnap a toddler, and the killing of an 8-year-old girl about 45 miles away in Calaveras County, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Two young boys seem unaware their parents kidnapped them and believe their sailboat trip to Cuba was only a vacation, not an attempt by their mom and dad to flee U.S. authorities, the children's grandparents said Thursday.
Patricia and Bob
By MIKE SCHNEIDER and KELLI KENNEDYAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Florida parents charged with kidnapping their boys from their grandparents and sailing to Cuba on a boat called "Salty" to elude authorities were expected to face a judge Thursday for the first time since they were forcibly
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - The real-life murder, torture and kidnapping case from South Florida that's behind the coming movie "Pain & Gain" indeed reads like a script - just not a funny one.
The fact that the film, starring Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, is
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The knifepoint kidnapping and sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl started as a burglary, until the suspect apparently changed his mind and took the child from her San Fernando Valley bedroom, police said.
New details in the case were released
By LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A prosecutor argued Thursday that the FBI had to stop a New York City police officer last year before he could go forward with a macabre scheme to abduct and cannibalize women, while his lawyer dismissed the supposed plot as "no more
By TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The defense has notified the judge that a New York police officer charged with conspiring to kill and eat women will not testify at his Manhattan trial.
The defense for Officer Gilberto Valle (VAL'-ee) began Tuesday with the