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...

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Photos Show Alleged Abuse of Bell Gardens Mayor's Wife

Photos Show Alleged Abuse of Bell Gardens Mayor's Wife

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Two Indio Officers Face Charges in Use of Force Case

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Ex-Coach Pleads Not Guilty to Student Sex Charges

Ex-Coach Pleads Not Guilty to Student Sex Charges

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Man Charged in Crash That Killed Boy in OC

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Gunman Opens Fire on Metro Bus in South LA

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SoCal Edison Warns of Utility Bill Scam

SoCal Edison Warns of Utility Bill Scam

SoCal Edison officials are warning of scammers calling customers and threatening to shut off their power if they don’t pay $500 in prepaid debit cards.