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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Mother, Child Leap From Balcony to Escape Fire

Mother, Child Leap From Balcony to Escape Fire

Two people were hospitalized after leaping from a balcony to escape a house fire in Rancho Cucamonga late Tuesday.

Seismologist Tweets "San Andreas" Film Premiere

Seismologist Tweets "San Andreas" Film Premiere

The disaster film "San Andreas" received a real-time fact check from one of Southern California's foremost seismologists during its premiere Tuesday night in Hollywood.

Ex-LAPD Officer Wanted on Murder Charge Arrested

Ex-LAPD Officer Wanted on Murder Charge Arrested

A former Los Angeles Police Department officer charged in the shooting death of a man in California was arrested by authorities in northern Mexico, the FBI confirmed Tuesday night.

Drunken Man Attacks Co-Worker With Machete

Drunken Man Attacks Co-Worker With Machete

A drunken man repeatedly hacked at a colleague's head with a machete after they got into an argument, according to police.

FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

Nine FIFA officials and five other corporate executives have been indicted on racketeering, conspiracy and corruption charges linked to the organization's oversight of the World Cup and other international...

Audit Reveals "Staggering" Overtime at DOT

Audit Reveals "Staggering" Overtime at DOT

City officials vowed Tuesday to control overtime hours in the Transportation Department in the wake of a city controller's audit that turned up unusually high overtime hours being reported by some employees.