Abduction Arrest

Abduction Arrest

A man is accused of raping a girl, forcing her 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.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 09:32 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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Feds Target So-Called Maternity Tourism Industry

Feds Target So-Called Maternity Tourism Industry

Federal agents searched more than a dozen homes Tuesday in a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically...

Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Street Race

Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Street Race

A 21-year-old man accused of involvement in an illegal street race that led to a crash that killed two people and left another injured last Thursday has been charged with murder and other charges and in a street...

Off-Duty Deputy Hurt in Norwalk Crash

Off-Duty Deputy Hurt in Norwalk Crash

An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was hurt Tuesday in a Norwalk crash involving a motorcycle, officials said.

Arrest Made in 12-Year-Old "Cold Case" Kidnap-Murder

Arrest Made in 12-Year-Old "Cold Case" Kidnap-Murder

A girl allegedly coordinated the kidnapping of her friend, watched her being raped and killed by gang members 12 years ago and now faces charges at age 27, authorities said.

Negligence Suit Filed in Isla Vista Massacre

Negligence Suit Filed in Isla Vista Massacre

The families of three young men found stabbed to death inside an Isla Vista apartment are suing the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department and the campus housing company over accusations they never fully...

Trade Commission Warns of Bad Debt Collectors

Trade Commission Warns of Bad Debt Collectors

The Federal Trade Commission is warning about debt collectors who use abusive tactics to get consumers to pay debts they may not even owe.