06:49 AM EDT 08/28/2014
Originally posted 08/27/2014 11:50AM
Family members and U.S. officials say the Islamic State militant group has been holding a young American woman hostage in Syria since last year.
Originally posted 08/16/2014 05:00PM
A couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters were prowling for easy targets and may have also planned to abduct other children, a sheriff said Saturday.
Originally posted 08/13/2014 07:15AM
When Sunny, a 1-year-old Pomeranian, ran out of his Chicago backyard and into an alley, the pup's owner tried to chase after him, but the dog scampered away too fast. She caught up just in time to see a woman escaping with Sunny under her arm.
Originally posted 07/30/2014 07:00PM
Police are searching for a suspect in the slaying of a Michigan teen who was killed while walking her dog.
Originally posted 07/29/2014 06:30PM
Abigail "Abby" Hernandez, the New Hampshire teen who returned home last week after disappearing in October, sat in the front row of a courtroom on Tuesday as her accused kidnapper, Nathaniel Kibby, appeared before a judge.
Originally posted 07/28/2014 07:00PM
A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home last week after vanishing nine months ago.
Originally posted 07/15/2014 08:00PM
A father's self-defense lessons might have saved the life of a 15-year-old boy who courageously fought off a would-be kidnapper who attempted to abduct him Friday.
Originally posted 06/23/2014 05:30PM
It was a tale straight out of a French thriller.
Originally posted 05/22/2014 04:15PM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr The lawyer for a man charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old girl and holding her captive for 10 years expressed doubts about the woman's claims.
Originally posted 05/21/2014 06:15PM
A Southern California man has been arrested for kidnapping, rape and false imprisonment for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old girl and holding her for a decade.
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