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American ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller Stood Up to 'Jihadi John' Fellow Captive Reveals

Originally posted 08/24/2016 09:30PM

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos New details about American Islamic State hostage Kayla Mueller's time in captivity will be revealed in an upcoming ABC News 20/20 special report, including a standoff with terrorist Jihadi John.

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Filed Under: Kidnapping, 20/20, ABC News
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South African Woman Who Kidnapped Newborn Child 19 Years Ago Is Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail

South African Woman Who Kidnapped Newborn Child 19 Years Ago Is Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail

Originally posted 08/15/2016 10:45PM

A South African woman has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for kidnapping a baby 19 years ago and raising the child as her own, according to reports.

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Arrest Made in Disappearance of Ohio 20-Year-Old Sierah Joughin, Though She Has Not Been Found

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Arrest Made in Disappearance of Ohio 20-Year-Old Sierah Joughin, Though She Has Not Been Found

Originally posted 07/22/2016 06:40PM

A 57-year-old man has been arrested and charged with abduction in connection with the disappearance of an Ohio woman, PEOPLE has confirmed. The missing woman, 20-year-old Sierah Joughin, has not been found, but authorities said Friday they have "no reason" to believe she is dead.

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3-Year-Old Arkansas Girl Allegedly Kidnapped by Mother Without Custody

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3-Year-Old Arkansas Girl Allegedly Kidnapped by Mother Without Custody

Originally posted 07/15/2016 03:15PM

Police in Arkansas are searching for a 3-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her mother who no longer has custody of the child, PEOPLE confirms.

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Son Still Searching for Missing Mother Days After Alleged Kidnappers Arrested: 'I'm Not Gonna Get Another Mom'

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Son Still Searching for Missing Mother Days After Alleged Kidnappers Arrested: 'I'm Not Gonna Get Another Mom'

Originally posted 07/13/2016 02:30PM

The son of a 57-year-old Northern California woman who has been missing since late last month told reporters during a press conference this week he's confused by his mother's mysterious disappearance – and desperate for her safe return.

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Jaycee Dugard 'Liked' Room But Says Assuming It's Just Like Her Ordeal Is 'Totally False'

Originally posted 07/08/2016 03:45PM

Seven years after she was liberated, kidnapping survivor Jaycee Dugard is reveling in her freedom – and open to finding love. Subscribe now for the exclusive interview and excerpt from her new memoir, only in PEOPLE.

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Surveillance Video Captures Alleged Attempted Abduction of 4-Year-Old From Store

Originally posted 07/07/2016 02:55PM

A Southern California man faces kidnapping charges after being seen on surveillance video allegedly attempting to kidnap a 4-year-old girl from a cellphone store, PEOPLE confirms.

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Parents of Missing 2-Year-Old DeOrr Kunz Say They Are Innocent in the Disappearance of Their Boy: 'We Have a Target on Our Backs'

Originally posted 06/29/2016 10:15AM

Two-year-old DeOrr Kunz vanished in the wilds of Idaho. Subscribe now for an inside look at the search for the little boy and what his parents think happened to their son, only in PEOPLE.

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FBI Confirms New York Teen Who Went Missing in 2009 Was Likely Held Captive and Killed, as Parents Beg Public for Clues

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FBI Confirms New York Teen Who Went Missing in 2009 Was Likely Held Captive and Killed, as Parents Beg Public for Clues

Originally posted 06/09/2016 10:45AM

Officials say an upstate New York teen who vanished while on vacation in 2009 was likely held against her will for several days and then murdered.

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Terrifying Video Shows Florida Man Trying to Drag Teen Girl Out of Grocery Store in Failed Kidnapping Attempt

Originally posted 06/08/2016 09:20AM

Police arrested a Florida man who was allegedly seen on camera dragging a teen girl through a grocery store in a failed kidnapping attempt on Tuesday, authorities say.

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