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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Divers Save Sea Life Off California's Coast

Divers Save Sea Life Off California's Coast

The Ocean Defenders Alliance, a non-profit marine conservation organization, hauls debris out of the ocean to make the sea a cleaner and safer place for marine wildlife.

Hostage Standoff Ends With Suspect in Custody

Hostage Standoff Ends With Suspect in Custody

Hostages held in a Southern California apartment were saved by a SWAT team that streamed in from every location to take a man, who was believed to be armed with a gun, into custody Sunday evening.

Two Children Disappear, Last Seen at Bus Stop in LA

Two Children Disappear, Last Seen at Bus Stop in LA

Two children went missing near a middle school in Southern California Saturday afternoon prompting police to ask for the public's help to find them.

Waves Cause Cruise Ship to Divert 100 Miles South

Waves Cause Cruise Ship to Divert 100 Miles South

The Carnival Imagination cruise ship was deviated to San Diego on Sunday due to inclement weather.

2 Suspects Dead, Guard Shot at Texas Muhammad Art Exhibit

2 Suspects Dead, Guard Shot at Texas Muhammad Art Exhibit

Two armed men opened fire on police outside an event showcasing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in Garland, Texas. Police said two men pulled up in a vehicle and shot a Garland ISD Security guard outside...

Thief Makes Off With "Very Expensive" Watch: LASD

Thief Makes Off With "Very Expensive" Watch: LASD

A dramatic chase of a brazen thief, who stole an "expensive watch" from a Southern California jewelry store, ended in gunshots Sunday afternoon, authorities said.