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One arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and robbery connected to abducted girl

Vancouver police officers arrested a man Sunday suspected in a robbery and kidnapping connected to the alleged abduction of a 4-year-old girl by her mother last week.


Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison

A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart and stood by as the Utah girl was sexually assaulted was released from prison Wednesday amid concerns that she remains a threat 15 …


Elizabeth Smart outraged 1 of her kidnappers to be freed

A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart in 2002 will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected, a surprise decision that …


UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 8:45 p.m.

Bail set at $100,000 for man accused of kidnap near T.J. Meenach Bridge

A man accused of trying to abduct a woman as she walked home near the T.J. Meenach Bridge early Sunday morning had bail set at $100,000 Monday afternoon.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 8:45 p.m.

Pasco killing suspect accused of rape, kidnapping in Spokane in 1999

When Theodore Milam, 54, was released from jail late last year in Spokane County, his DNA was uploaded to a nationwide law enforcement database. On Jan. 31, it found two …


Egypt’s ex-auditor says attack on him linked to election

The government’s former top anti-graft fighter who was seriously injured in an apparent kidnapping attempt last month said he believed the attack was connected to his role in the campaign …


Turkey denies report of plan to kidnap cleric Gulen from U.S.

Turkey on Sunday dismissed as “ludicrous and groundless” a report that Turkish officials may have discussed kidnapping a U.S.-based Muslim cleric in exchange for millions of dollars.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 9:20 p.m.

In a deal, remains of Lebanon soldiers kidnapped by IS located

The remains of eight Lebanese soldiers kidnapped by the Islamic State group three years ago were located Sunday, a senior Lebanese official said, in a negotiated deal that followed a …


Review: ‘Kidnap’ is a snoozefest

Halle Berry stars as a woman who pushes her minivan – and her psyche – to the limit while retrieving her young son from abductors in the scanty thriller “Kidnap.” …


UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:27 p.m.

4-year-old Montana girl’s rapist gets 42-year prison sentence

A federal judge handed down a 42-year prison sentence Wednesday for a Montana man who chased down and kidnapped a 4-year-old girl, then brutally raped her and left her for …


Authorities warn virtual kidnapping scams are on the rise

On Tuesday, police and federal agents warned that so-called virtual kidnappings are on the rise, and dozens of people already have found themselves terrorized into giving money to con artists.


Canada calls for release for kidnapped couple in Afghanistan

Officials in Canada called Monday for the unconditional release of a Canadian man and his American wife after a new video appeared to show them begging their governments to intervene …


U.S. Supreme Court rejects Clark Elmore’s death penalty appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the death penalty appeal of Clark Elmore, who was convicted in 1995 of raping and killing his girlfriend’s 14-year-old daughter in …


Spokane man jailed after weekend standoff in Walla Walla

Bail was set at $50,000 this morning for a Spokane man suspected of several felonies in Walla Walla, including first-degree assault, first-degree kidnapping and possession of a dangerous weapon.


Wide Trail Of Suspicion Led Police To Baby Woman Accused Of Abduction Claimed Pregnancy For Years

Trish Nicole Shockey holds her two-day-old daughter, Carlie, on Friday after being reunited in Kansas City, Kan. Photo by Associated Press


20-Year Term Sought For Rapist Of Teen

A man has pleaded guilty to first-degree rape in an attack on a 13-year-old girl abducted at a Federal Way bus stop in September. Jonathan Mark Swanson, 33, also pleaded …


Letter Leads To Woman’s Freedom Helps Her Escape Family That Abducted Her

The mail and a small-town grocery clerk made the difference between captivity and freedom for a woman who says she was held prisoner in the eastern Idaho woods. Elizabeth Tuttle …


Man Arrested In Abduction, Rape

A man was arrested Thursday in the abduction and rape of a 13-year-old girl. A citizen called authorities after spotting a man matching the suspect’s description near the intersection of …


Woman Says Pair Tried To Take 3-Year-Old

A Spokane Valley woman believes two strangers tried to abduct her 3-year-old daughter while they were shopping in the Spokane Valley Mall, Sheriff’s deputies said. The 28-year-old woman was walking …


Return Of Lost Wallet Earns Reward For Sixth-Grader

The honesty of Trevor Mabbott, a Westview Elementary sixth-grader, was rewarded last week when he turned in a lost wallet containing $70 in cash. Mabbott found the wallet in downtown …


Trial Date Set In Abduction Of Toddler Fifth Defendant’s Arraignment Continued Until Next Tuesday

A June 18 trial is scheduled for four of five people arraigned Tuesday in the abduction of an Oregon toddler whose captors demanded $50,000 and cocaine. The arraignment of the …


Peru Hostages Rescued All But One Of 72 Held Get Out Alive; Peruvian Swat Teams Kill The 14 Guerrillas

Peruvian soldiers help hostages escape from the Japanese ambassador’s residence in Lima, Peru, Tuesday. Photo by Associated Press


Jailed Kashmir Rebel Joins Appeal For Captives’ Release Donald Hutchings, Two Others Kidnapped Nearly Two Years Ago

Relatives of foreigners kidnapped by Kashmiri separatists persuaded a jailed rebel leader Friday to appeal for their freedom. Julie Mangan, whose husband Keith is among the missing men, and Bob …


Boy Kidnapped After Dad, 2 Others Stabbed, Bound

Police searched Sunday for a 13-month-old Pasco boy abducted by five men who first stabbed and bound the boy’s father and two other male relatives. The boy was taken from …


Inmates Free Hostage As Jail Crisis Continues

Inmates released a prison secretary as a good faith gesture Monday to negotiators trying to end a standoff involving 12 other hostages. The prisoners released Hilda Rivero late Monday evening, …


Mother Chases Car, Rams It, Rescues Son

A woman whose 6-year-old son was abducted from their front yard chased the suspect in her car and repeatedly rammed his car until he set the boy free. With mother …


Three Michigan Men Charged In Inept Kidnapping Of Two Girls

Teresa Hainer, 9, and her sister, Jessica, 6, are all smiles back in the arms of their dad, Jesse Hainer, as they prepare to go home. Photo by Associated Press


Pact To End Hostage Crisis Said To Be On Table Mediators Suggesting Letting Rebels Go, Chance For Early Parole For Jailed Comrades

Mediators between the Peruvian government and leftist rebels holding scores of hostages have outlined a tentative agreement to end the standoff, by which the rebels would give up their captives …


Peru Has Secret Plan To Attack Rebels Military Would Assault Residence Only If Hostage Talks Break Down

Details of a secret Peruvian plan to rescue the 72 hostages being held at the Japanese Embassy residence in Lima emerged Sunday as talks to find a peaceful solution to …


American Abducted, Believed Being Held By Colombia Rebels

Gunmen kidnapped a U.S. oil engineer and his pilot at a fishing camp in western Venezuela, U.S. and Venezuelan authorities said Sunday. National guard Gen. Dagoberto Rodriguez Losada said the …