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 as...

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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Caught on Camera: Thieves Smash Cell Phone Store Window

Caught on Camera: Thieves Smash Cell Phone Store Window

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Yosemite Entrance, Camping Fees Might Go Up

Yosemite Entrance, Camping Fees Might Go Up

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Gov. Brown: CA Needs Long-Term Vision on Water

Gov. Brown: CA Needs Long-Term Vision on Water

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SDSU Student With Meningitis Off Life Support

SDSU Student With Meningitis Off Life Support

A San Diego State University student who contracted meningococcal meningitis has been taken off life support, university officials said Monday.

Lawsuit: Wife of Bell Gardens Mayor Is "Cold Blooded Killer"

Lawsuit: Wife of Bell Gardens Mayor Is "Cold Blooded Killer"

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Couple to Stand Trial in Alleged Hit-and-Run Death of Judge's Son

Couple to Stand Trial in Alleged Hit-and-Run Death of Judge's Son

A Palms area couple was ordered Monday to stand trial in the alleged hit-and-run that killed a federal judge's son in Pacific Palisades two days after Christmas.