A man is accused of forcing a girl into marriage and motherhood during a decade-long kidnapping

Friday, May 23, 2014 at 02:40 AM PDT

Smart: Don't Ask Why Kidnap Victim Didn't Escape

Smart: Don't Ask Why Kidnap Victim Didn't Escape

A California woman who was allegedly abducted by her mother's boyfriend 10 years ago shouldn't feel pressured to share her story right away, kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart said Thursday, as she urged the...

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 07:17 AM PDT

Neighbors Recall Mother’s Search for Abducted Teen

Neighbors Recall Mother’s Search for Abducted Teen

Residents of a Santa Ana apartment complex said they remember a mother’s frantic search for her daughter after the teenager vanished 10 years ago.

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 01:42 PM PDT

Timeline: Kidnapped Woman's Ordeal

Timeline: Kidnapped Woman's Ordeal

A timeline of the 10-year ordeal of a woman who was allegedly kidnapped by her mother's ex-boyfriend and forced to marry him.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 12:35 PM PDT

Alleged Kidnapper, Victim Called "Perfect Couple"

Alleged Kidnapper, Victim Called "Perfect Couple"

A nanny who cared for the daughter of a woman who police said was kidnapped, raped and held for 10 years said she never suspected the accused abductor would commit such a crime The nanny, identified only...

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 05:47 AM PDT

Man Arrested in Decade-Long Kidnap, Sex Assault: Police

Man Arrested in Decade-Long Kidnap, Sex Assault: Police

A man was in custody on suspicion of kidnapping his girlfriend's teenage daughter nearly 10 years ago in Santa Ana and holding her captive for a decade, during which he repeatedly physically and sexually...

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Three Hurt in West LA Bank Robbery

Three Hurt in West LA Bank Robbery

Police are looking for three men who injured three people in a violent takeover bank robbery in West Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.

New Credit Card Warning: Don't Give Up Your Code

New Credit Card Warning: Don't Give Up Your Code

The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers of a new scam targeting credit card holders' security codes.

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Arson in Da Vinci Fire

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Arson in Da Vinci Fire

A man accused of setting fire to an under-construction apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles, causing tens of millions of dollars in damage, pleaded not guilty in court Thursday to arson charges.

Beach Tar Ball Cleanup to Continue Into Weekend

Beach Tar Ball Cleanup to Continue Into Weekend

Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo beaches remained closed Thursday after tar-like globs ranging from the size of golf balls to footballs began washing ashore.

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted on federal charges Thursday for allegedly structuring the withdrawal of nearly one million dollars in cash from banks in a way to avoid reporting...

Bill Robles: Painting Pictures of a Murder Case

Bill Robles: Painting Pictures of a Murder Case

Just before Charles Manson was set to go on trial for multiple murders in 1970, a young up-and-coming artist was looking for a job.