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  • Authorities identify 4 children abducted in Boyle Heights

    Authorities identify 4 children abducted in Boyle Heights
    Four children who were abducted from their grandmother's Boyle Heights house on Friday have been identified. Enrique Felix, 7, his brother Justin, 5, and 1-year-old twin sisters Veronica and Janet, were taken from their grandmother's home in the 1400...
  • Amber Alert issued for four missing Boyle Heights children

    Authorities are searching for four children who were abducted Friday from their grandmother's home in Boyle Heights. An Amber Alert was issued by the California Highway Patrol at 4:50 a.m. Saturday after the four children were taken from a home in the...
  • Man pleads not guilty to kidnapping, killing Holly Bobo

    Man pleads not guilty to kidnapping, killing Holly Bobo
    The man accused of kidnapping and murdering a 20-year-old Tennessee nursing student who had been missing for three years pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Holly Lynn Bobo, whose body has not been found, was last seen on the morning of April 13, 2011. Her...
  • Nuns kidnapped by Syrian rebels are freed, reports say

    Nuns kidnapped by Syrian rebels are freed, reports say
    BEIRUT -- At least a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns kidnapped by Syrian rebels near Damascus in December were released on Sunday, according to Syria’s official news agency and Lebanese media reports. The state-run Syrian news outlet reported that the...
  • Authorities rescue 108 people from squalid Houston stash house

    Authorities rescue 108 people from squalid Houston stash house
    Houston police and federal immigration authorities rescued 108 people held against their will for several days in a squalid suspected stash house in south Houston, officials said Wednesday. The 93 males and 15 females, including 17 children, came from...
  • Spanish journalist freed from Syrian rebel captivity

    Spanish journalist freed from Syrian rebel captivity
    BEIRUT -- A Spanish journalist kidnapped by Islamist rebels and held for almost six months inside Syria has been released and was safe in neighboring Turkey, his newspaper reported Sunday. Marc Marginedas, accompanied by Spanish officials, was...
  • Portland teens charged with swastika attack on fellow student

    Portland teens charged with swastika attack on fellow student
    Four Oregon high school students have been charged with kidnapping and assault in connection with an attack on a fellow student that included carving a swastika on his forehead. Dustyn Jae Murrain, 16, was attacked after school in Portland on Feb. 10,...
  • Missouri town shocked by girl's abduction, slaying; coach arrested

    Missouri town shocked by girl's abduction, slaying; coach arrested
    Police said they found Hailey Owens in Craig Michael Wood's basement in the middle of the night. She'd been missing less than 10 hours, but it was already too late. The skinny 10-year-old Springfield, Mo., student had last been seen about a block from...
  • Aunt charged in kidnapping of 6-day-old Wisconsin baby

    Aunt charged in kidnapping of 6-day-old Wisconsin baby
    The aunt of a 6-day-old Wisconsin baby kidnapped the newborn after pretending to be pregnant, federal prosecutors alleged in a complaint filed Friday. Kristen Rose Smith’s cellphone contained emails in which she said she gave birth Wednesday,...
  • Palmdale man pleads not guilty to kidnapping, assaulting girlfriend

    Palmdale man pleads not guilty to kidnapping, assaulting girlfriend
    A Palmdale man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to kidnapping his girlfriend and holding her hostage for nine days, during which prosecutors allege he repeatedly assaulted the woman and broke her jaw. Giovanni Grey McKinnis, 19, faces more than a half-dozen...
  • Palmdale woman rescued, boyfriend arrested in alleged kidnapping

    Palmdale woman rescued, boyfriend arrested in alleged kidnapping
    A woman allegedly assaulted and kidnapped by her boyfriend on Christmas Day was rescued Saturday from a Palmdale apartment, authorities said. The boyfriend, identified as Giovanni McKinnis, 19, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, kidnapping,...