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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Cosby Said He Got Drugs to Give to Women for Sex: Docs

Cosby Said He Got Drugs to Give to Women for Sex: Docs

Bill Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

1 of 3 Charged in Red Shoes Murder Pleads Not Guilty

1 of 3 Charged in Red Shoes Murder Pleads Not Guilty

A 24-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to the gang-related murder of a 19-year-old mentally disabled man who was gunned down near a South Los Angeles car wash, apparently over his red shoes.

Deputies Shoot, Kill Father in Hawaiian Gardens: Family

Deputies Shoot, Kill Father in Hawaiian Gardens: Family

A man identified by his family as a grandfather was shot and killed by deputies Sunday night in the side yard of a Hawaiian Gardens residence, officials said.

Gunman Shoots, Kills Woman Walking With Boyfriend

Gunman Shoots, Kills Woman Walking With Boyfriend

A man with a shotgun walked up behind a woman walking with her boyfriend and fatally shot her in the head Sunday night near Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood in what police said appears to be a random act of...

Dalai Lama Celebrates Birthday in Irvine

Dalai Lama Celebrates Birthday in Irvine

Celebrating his 80th birthday, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama spoke of living with compassion to a crowd of about 3,500 people in Irvine Monday.

Judge: Deposition of LAPD Chief in Ezell Ford Lawsuit Can Go Forward

Judge: Deposition of LAPD Chief in Ezell Ford Lawsuit Can Go Forward

Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck must answer questions posed by attorneys for the family of an unarmed, mentally ill black man who was shot dead by LAPD officers last summer, a federal judge ruled Monday.