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Brother Clings to Sister's Legs to Save Her from Would-Be Kidnapper: 'I Had to Keep Pulling as Hard as I Could'

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Brother Clings to Sister's Legs to Save Her from Would-Be Kidnapper: 'I Had to Keep Pulling as Hard as I Could'

Originally posted 07/15/2015 10:40AM

A young girl has her brother to thank for helping her thwart her would-be kidnapper.

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Harvard-Educated Lawyer Charged in 'Gone Girl' Kidnapping That Cops Initially Called a Hoax

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Harvard-Educated Lawyer Charged in 'Gone Girl' Kidnapping That Cops Initially Called a Hoax

Originally posted 07/14/2015 07:55AM

A Harvard-educated lawyer and former Marine has been charged in the mysterious "Gone Girl" kidnapping case that police had initially accused a couple of staging.

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Kidnapper Mom Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charges

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Kidnapper Mom Genevieve Kelley Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charges

Originally posted 06/17/2015 08:00PM

Genevieve and Scott Kelley pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of custodial interference in a New Hampshire courtroom on Wednesday – bringing an end to a decade-long saga.

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Cops: Wisconsin Boy Fought Off Kidnapper, Search Underway for Suspect

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Cops: Wisconsin Boy Fought Off Kidnapper, Search Underway for Suspect

Originally posted 06/08/2015 09:10AM

Menasha, Wisconsin, police are searching for a man who tried to kidnap a 12-year-old on Sunday.

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Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Receive Honorary Diploma: 'There Were Lots of Tears'

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Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Receive Honorary Diploma: 'There Were Lots of Tears'

Originally posted 05/29/2015 10:25AM

Cleveland kidnapping survivors Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus did not have the chance to graduate with their high school classmates when they should have, but school officials changed that on Wednesday when they gave them honorary diplomas and an afternoon filled with pomp and circumstance.

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Man Reunites with Biological Mom 41 Years After He Was Taken as a Baby

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Man Reunites with Biological Mom 41 Years After He Was Taken as a Baby

Originally posted 05/26/2015 12:00PM

Travis Tolliver burst into tears as he held his biological mother Nelly Reyes for the first time – 41 years after they'd last laid eyes on each other.

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'Kidnapper Mom' Genevieve Kelley Reunites with Husband After 6-Month, Court-Ordered Separation

'Kidnapper Mom' Genevieve Kelley Reunites with Husband After 6-Month, Court-Ordered Separation

Originally posted 05/20/2015 02:55PM

When Genevieve Kelley surrendered to authorities in November after being a fugitive for more than a decade, she had no idea the court would prevent her from seeing her husband Scott as part of her bail conditions.

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Kidnapper Mom Genevieve Kelley Talks About Hiding for a Decade to Protect Her Daughter

Originally posted 05/18/2015 12:50PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20923969" "" "peoplenow" "auto"] In 2004, Genevieve and Scott Kelley had been married for only two years when they were forced to make a life-changing decision.

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Quick-Thinking Nanny Foils Kidnapping Attempt in Central Park

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Quick-Thinking Nanny Foils Kidnapping Attempt in Central Park

Originally posted 05/16/2015 12:00PM

A quick-thinking nanny thwarted a would-be kidnapper in Central Park earlier this week, boldly approaching a woman who allegedly snatched her 2-year-old charge off a swing.

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