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

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 07:46 PM PDT

Kidnap Accuser "Has Her Own Motives": Attorney

Kidnap Accuser "Has Her Own Motives": Attorney

An attorney for Isidro Medrano Garcia calls the accusations involving his client lies and attributes them to a break-up.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 01:49 PM PDT

Abducted Woman "Found the Courage": Prosecutors

Abducted Woman "Found the Courage": Prosecutors

Accounts from the Orange County District Attorney's Office and police provide a timeline of events that led to an arrest in a decade-old disappearance.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 09:35 PM PDT

Rape, Kidnap Charges in Decade-Long Abduction Case

Rape, Kidnap Charges in Decade-Long Abduction Case

A Southern California man accused of kidnapping a woman when she was 15 and of holding her captive and abusing her for 10 years was charged Thursday, a day after word of his arrest stunned neighbors.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 07:49 AM PDT

MAP: Kidnap Victim's 10-Year Ordeal

MAP: Kidnap Victim's 10-Year Ordeal

Tracking the movements of Isidro Garcia and his alleged kidnapping victim during the 10 years police say she was held captive.

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.

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