Stories tagged: abduction
UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2020
The body of a missing Mexican congresswoman from the western state of Colima has been found in a hidden grave more than a month after armed men abducted her, President …
Sat., May 2, 2020
New light is being shed on efforts to locate a military contractor from Illinois who was captured in Afghanistan
Thu., March 5, 2020
The ruler of Dubai conducted a campaign of fear and intimidation against his estranged wife and ordered the abduction of two of his daughters, a British judge ruled in documents …
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019
A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages’ lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinieri …
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018
The mysterious fate of Morgan animated an uneasy alliance of cranks and ambitious politicians and formed the basis of the first third party in the United States. The Anti-Masonic Party …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
Authorities believed that Cleopus Viens, alias Lewis Parkes, was hiding out with abducted Catherine Pluym, 11, in the hills west of Lake Coeur d’Alene and near Mica Peak. The sheriff …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
A “veil of mysticism” surrounded the disappearance of Catherine Pluym, 11, said the Spokane Daily Chronicle. The mystery began two days earlier when little Catherine disappeared while walking to Sunday …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
The Washington State Patrol says a reported a possible abduction at a downtown Olympia park was a hoax.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018
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.
Thu., March 22, 2018
The mother of the only Nigerian schoolgirl still in Boko Haram captivity after the extremists released 104 classmates said Thursday her daughter was blocked from boarding the vehicle to freedom …
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017
Hundreds of people gathered outside a federal courthouse Monday as the suspect in the kidnapping of a Chinse scholar at the University of Illinois made his first court appearance since …
Thu., May 18, 2017
Spokane Police have placed an officer on administrative leave after he was contacted by a suspect and victim in a purported abduction.
Sun., March 19, 2017
Nearly a week after Congo’s government announced the kidnapping of two United Nations experts along with their translator and drivers, no trace of them has been found. Their abduction in …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017
Police on Wednesday questioned an Iraqi journalist who was abducted last week from her Baghdad home, after she was released by her captors the previous night.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
The abductors of a California woman who was held captive for three weeks branded her with a message before she was dropped along the side of a freeway on Thanksgiving, …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016
The FBI and local law enforcement agencies are looking for a Washington state woman after she was abducted from her Kennewick home and a ransom was demanded.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016
South Dakota authorities say two children taken from their Washington state home by their father are safe, and the father has been charged.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016
Five gunmen wearing Afghan military uniforms have abducted an American and an Australian in Kabul, a security official said Monday. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the abduction.
Mon., July 4, 2016
A 3-year-old child was found safe Sunday afternoon after the car the child was riding in was stolen and taken for a ride from Wenatchee to East Wenatchee.
Tue., April 12, 2016
Two men have been arrested after girls reported an attempted abduction in Idaho.
Thu., April 7, 2016
In a brazen assault near the Syrian capital, Islamic State militants abducted 300 cement workers and contractors from their workplace northeast of Damascus on Thursday, as fighting against the extremist …
Sun., Feb. 28, 2016
WOLF POINT, Mont. – A missing 4-year-old girl was found Sunday on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Montana, just a few miles from where she was reportedly abducted while …
Sat., March 14, 2015
DAVENPORT, Wash. – The 15-year-old boy accused in the attempted abduction of a toddler from Sprague’s town park this week was denied bail on Friday. The teenager pleaded not guilty …
Fri., March 13, 2015
A 15-year-old boy from Sprague was ordered held in jail without bail during a court hearing Friday in Lincoln County over the objections of his attorney, Christian Phelps.
Fri., March 13, 2015
SPRAGUE, Wash. – This normally sleepy town – thrust into the national spotlight this week by sensational footage of a child abduction – on Thursday honored the local heroes of …
UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2015
DAVENPORT, Wash. – The 15-year-old arrested Wednesday in connection with the attempted abduction from the town park in Sprague was investigated last summer after a mother reported that he tried …
Fri., Sept. 6, 2013
An AMBER Alert was issued this evening for a five-year-old girl from Idaho Falls. Police believe the girl is being taken to Mexico by her grandparents.
Fri., June 29, 2012
Police say a man tried to lure a 12-year-old boy into a motor home in the parking lot of a north Spokane store on Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 26, 2011
Moses Lake police have arrested a man in connection with the abduction and rape of a 19-year-old student at a Moses Lake community college.
Fri., Oct. 8, 2010
Three boys allegedly abducted by their father were found safe Thursday in a hotel in Butte with their father, 33-year-old Chad Phillips, police say.