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Teen Kidnapped by Father as a Boy Pleads with Judge Not to Send Him to Jail: 'I Forgive Him'

Teen Kidnapped by Father as a Boy Pleads with Judge Not to Send Him to Jail: 'I Forgive Him'

Originally posted 04/14/2016 01:40AM

19-year-old Julian Hernandez was kidnapped as a boy, but has since forgiven the man who took him – his father.

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Elizabeth Johnson, Mother of Missing Arizona Boy 'Baby Gabriel,' Arrested for Probation Violation

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Elizabeth Johnson, Mother of Missing Arizona Boy 'Baby Gabriel,' Arrested for Probation Violation

Originally posted 04/08/2016 05:30PM

It was a case that has perplexed authorities for more than 6 years.

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California Couple Falsely Accused of Staging 'Gone Girl' Kidnapping File Lawsuit Against Police, City

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California Couple Falsely Accused of Staging 'Gone Girl' Kidnapping File Lawsuit Against Police, City

Originally posted 03/24/2016 06:15PM

The California couple falsely accused by police of staging their own kidnapping in what was erroneously called the "Gone Girl" case has sued the Vallejo Police Department and the city, PEOPLE confirms.

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Search Continues for Spring Breaker Who Vanished 'Just Like That' After a Concert at a Texas Water Park

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Search Continues for Spring Breaker Who Vanished 'Just Like That' After a Concert at a Texas Water Park

Originally posted 03/23/2016 01:30PM

There have been no developments in the search for missing Texas teen Justin Kirby Walker, who hasn't been seen or heard from since early Saturday morning, PEOPLE confirms.

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Ohio Dad Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping Son Who Discovered His Abduction While Applying to College

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Ohio Dad Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping Son Who Discovered His Abduction While Applying to College

Originally posted 03/15/2016 12:10PM

An Ohio man pleaded guilty on Monday to kidnapping his son away from his mother in 2002 and living with him for 13 years under false identities, according to a statement from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty.

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Richard Simmons, 67, Denies He Is Being Held Against His Will and Vows to Make a Comeback: 'You Haven't Seen the Last of Me'

Richard Simmons, 67, Denies He Is Being Held Against His Will and Vows to Make a Comeback: 'You Haven't Seen the Last of Me'

Originally posted 03/14/2016 08:15AM

Iconic fitness instructor Richard Simmons is denying rumors that he is being held against his will inside his home – and is vowing to make a comeback.

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2 Sisters Found a Year After They Disappeared, Family Friend Charged with Kidnapping

Originally posted 03/11/2016 09:45AM

Two teenage sisters in upstate New York have been found almost a year after they went missing, and a woman described as a "family acquaintance" has been charged with kidnapping them, PEOPLE confirms.

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Jaycee Lee Dugard Announces New Memoir Freedom: My Book of Firsts About Life After Captivity

Jaycee Lee Dugard Announces New Memoir Freedom: My Book of Firsts About Life After Captivity

Originally posted 03/01/2016 12:55PM

Jaycee Lee Dugard has been free for just six years after spending nearly two decades in captivity.

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Hunt for Modern-Day 'Bonnie and Clyde' Couple Accused of Kidnapping and Other Crimes Ends With Man Dead and Woman in Custody

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Hunt for Modern-Day 'Bonnie and Clyde' Couple Accused of Kidnapping and Other Crimes Ends With Man Dead and Woman in Custody

Originally posted 02/05/2016 10:55AM

The search for a "Bonnie and Clyde" couple accused of a multi-state crime spree ended on Friday in Florida with the death of the man and the arrest of the woman, PEOPLE confirms.

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Florida Couple Arrested for Allegedly Holding Woman Hostage For 5 Days While Man Raped Her

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Florida Couple Arrested for Allegedly Holding Woman Hostage For 5 Days While Man Raped Her

Originally posted 02/03/2016 11:20AM

Florida police have arrested a man and woman who allegedly held a woman hostage over a five-day period, during which the man raped her, PEOPLE confirms.

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