08:21 PM EDT 11/25/2014
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.
Originally posted 05/12/2014 07:30AM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr In a first purported sighting of the victims, a 27-minute video was released Monday by Boko Haram, the terror group claiming responsibility for the kidnapping of more than 250 Nigerian girls from the northern Nigerian town of Chibok on April 13.
Originally posted 05/09/2014 09:40AM
There's a hard life – and then there's the stuff of nightmares. Before Aug. 22, 2002, Michelle Knight was living the former. After growing up poor on Cleveland's rough west side and suffering long-standing sexual abuse at the hands of a relative, she had run away, lived for a time under a bridge and given birth to a son who'd been placed in foster care.
Originally posted 05/09/2014 07:15AM
Their brazen cruelty in Nigeria, including the kidnapping last month of more than 250 schoolgirls, has shocked the world and brought international notoriety to the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram.
Originally posted 05/07/2014 08:00AM
Michelle Knight spent nearly 11 years of her life inside a house of horror where she was chained, tortured, raped and beaten. Despite the nightmarish conditions she endured, she wants everyone to know one thing – she's a survivor.
Originally posted 05/07/2014 07:00AM
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. will do everything it can to help Nigeria find nearly 300 teenage girls missing since they were kidnapped from school three weeks ago by an Islamist extremist group that has threatened to sell them.
Originally posted 05/06/2014 05:10PM
Angelina Jolie is speaking out to condemn the mass kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls three weeks ago, adding her voice to the worldwide outrage over the shocking crime.
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