Kidnapping

June 28, 2017 - 7:21 am
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — Police say a person was shot and killed after forcing a father and son to a Georgia bank at gunpoint. DeKalb County police Lt. Shane Stanfield tells local media that a man broke into the father and son's apartment around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday and forced them to drive to an ATM...
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This undated photo provided by the University of Illinois Police Department shows Yingying Zhang. Police said the FBI is investigating the disappearance of Zhang, a Chinese woman from a central Illinois university town, as a kidnapping. Zhang was about a month into a yearlong appointment at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign when she disappeared June 9, 2017. (Courtesy of the University of Illinois Police Department via AP)
June 27, 2017 - 7:49 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The FBI has located the car that a missing Chinese scholar studying at the University of Illinois was last seen getting into earlier this month, the FBI said Tuesday. The University of Illinois Police Department and the FBI received numerous leads regarding the black Saturn...
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Swedish Foreign Minister, Margot Wallstrom, smiles in front of a picture of freed hostage Johan Gustafsson, centre, and his family at Arlanda airport after his arrival in Sweden on Monday afternoon, during a press conference about the release of Sweden's Johan Gustafsson who was kidnapped in Mali by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in 2011, at the government headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday, June 26, 2017. Gustafsson was flown back to Sweden where he arrived Monday afternoon. (Marcus Ericsson /TT via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 2:24 pm
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Swedish man kidnapped by Islamic militants in northern Mali nearly six years ago has been released from captivity, the Swedish government confirmed Monday. There was no immediate word on the fate of a second hostage, from South Africa, who was also seized in Timbuktu. Swedish...
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June 24, 2017 - 4:39 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Two Dutch journalists who were kidnapped earlier this week by leftist rebels in Colombia have been released unharmed, Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Bert Koenders said early Saturday. Koenders said in a statement that Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender "are doing...
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June 24, 2017 - 3:52 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands' foreign ministry says that two Dutch journalists who were kidnapped earlier this week by leftist rebels in Colombia have been released unharmed. Foreign Minister Bert Koenders said in a statement early Saturday that Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender "are...
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June 21, 2017 - 4:58 am
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Two Dutch journalists believed to have been kidnapped by leftist rebels in a volatile region of northeastern Colombia remained in captivity Wednesday as authorities vowed to secure their safe return. In a Facebook post, the show the journalists work for identified them as...
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Former mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Koppenhaver, aka War Machine, addresses the court before his sentencing at the Regional Justice Center on Monday, June 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. Koppenhaver is ordered to serve 36 years to life behind bars after being convicted of more than two dozen charges, including sexual assault and first-degree kidnapping. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
June 05, 2017 - 9:56 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine was sentenced Monday to 36 years to life in Nevada state prison for kidnapping, beating and sexually assaulting his porn actress ex-girlfriend and attacking her male friend at her Las Vegas home in 2014. Jonathan Paul...
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FILE - In this July 14, 2011 file photo, crime scene investigators collect evidence from the home of Levi Aron, who later pleaded guilty to abducting and killing 8-year-old boy Leiby Kletzky, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. On Friday, June 2, 2017, a law enforcement official said Levi's brother, Tzvi Aron, was found dead, his body bound, wrapped in a blanket and stuffed in a basement closet in the same Brooklyn home where detectives uncovered the remains of the boy. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
June 03, 2017 - 1:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The brother of a man who kidnapped and dismembered a lost 8-year-old boy has been found dead, his body bound, wrapped in a blanket and stuffed in a basement closet in the same Brooklyn home where detectives uncovered the gruesome remains of the boy nearly five years ago. Detectives...
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In this photo taken May 19, 2017, Brooke Covington, a member of the Word of Faith Fellowship church in Spindle, N.C., leaves a hearing at Rutherford County Courthouse accompanied by attorney, Joshua Valentine, in Rutherfordton, N.C. Covington and other church members are accused of kidnapping and assaulting Matthew Fenner, a former church member, because he is gay. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
June 02, 2017 - 1:57 pm
RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (AP) — One of five people charged with beating a fellow church member to expel homosexual demons is testifying she started the physical assault by slapping the man. Sarah Anderson testified Friday that she told other leaders at Word of Faith Fellowship she thought Matthew Fenner...
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May 30, 2017 - 9:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a man suspected of killing a teenage girl and a young woman in Los Angeles County in 2011 (all times local): 6:20 p.m. A Los Angeles man has pleaded not guilty to killing a teenage girl and 22-year-old woman six years ago. Thirty-two-year-old Geovanni...
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