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Woman Jumps out of Car Trunk to Escape Alleged Kidnappers

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Woman Jumps out of Car Trunk to Escape Alleged Kidnappers

Originally posted 10/26/2015 01:50PM

A 22-year-old Michigan woman sustained minor injuries last weekend after leaping from the trunk of a speeding car and into highway traffic – all in a successful bid to escape her alleged kidnappers.

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After 18 Years, Oklahoma Police Arrest Neighbor in Girl's Disappearance: 'We Are Still Looking for Kirsten'

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After 18 Years, Oklahoma Police Arrest Neighbor in Girl's Disappearance: 'We Are Still Looking for Kirsten'

Originally posted 10/14/2015 01:30PM

Nearly two decades after an 8-year-old girl disappeared from her Oklahoma home, police have arrested one of her neighbors on suspicion of first-degree murder and kidnapping.

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VIDEO: 17-Year-Old Girl Jumps Out of Moving Car to Escape Her Would-Be Kidnapper

Originally posted 10/08/2015 09:00AM

A 17-year-old girl's daring escape was captured on video after someone tried to abduct her while she was on the way to school in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on Monday.

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Reportedly Violent Oregon Fugitive on the Run for More Than 20 Years is Captured in Mexico

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Reportedly Violent Oregon Fugitive on the Run for More Than 20 Years is Captured in Mexico

Originally posted 10/01/2015 12:50PM

For more than 25 years, an Oregon fugitive was on the run after jumping bail subsequent to his arrest for allegedly kidnapping, torturing and raping two young women with his half-brother in the basement of their Oregon home.

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Ali Landry's Father-in-Law and Brother-in-Law Found Dead in Mexico 16 Days After Kidnapping

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UpdatePosted 09/27/2015 01:10PM

Ali Landry's Father-in-Law and Brother-in-Law Found Dead in Mexico 16 Days After Kidnapping

Originally posted 09/24/2015 07:20AM

The father-in-law and brother-in-law of former Miss USA Ali Landry were found dead in Veracruz, Mexico, on Saturday, roughly two weeks after they were kidnapped from their home in nearby Tamaulipas.

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Florida Mom Accused of Kidnapping Daughter to Avoid Vaccination Caught After a Year in Hiding

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Florida Mom Accused of Kidnapping Daughter to Avoid Vaccination Caught After a Year in Hiding

Originally posted 08/04/2015 10:55AM

A Florida mom who allegedly kidnapped her daughter to avoid having her vaccinated was finally arrested in Palatka on Monday, officials said.

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As Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper Gets Parole, Victims Speak Out: 'I Only Felt Safe When They Were Behind Bars'

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As Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper Gets Parole, Victims Speak Out: 'I Only Felt Safe When They Were Behind Bars'

Originally posted 08/04/2015 10:20AM

"How long of a prison term is long enough for your child who was kidnapped and buried alive?"

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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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