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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Suspected Car Thief Surrenders After Rooftop Standoff

Suspected Car Thief Surrenders After Rooftop Standoff

A suspected car thief tracked down using a LoJack system surrendered after holding police in a tense, hours-long rooftop standoff in Fullerton on Tuesday night, police said.

Man Wanted in Sex Crimes Case in UK Kills Self in LA: Feds

Man Wanted in Sex Crimes Case in UK Kills Self in LA: Feds

A violin teacher wanted in a sex abuse case in the United Kingdom fatally shot himself as federal agents served an arrest warrant at his Sherman Oaks home Tuesday, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

American Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

American Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

American Catholics are markedly tolerant of non-traditional families, with large majorities open to divorced, single, unmarried and gay parents, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Wednesday in...

Residents Talk Trash about L.A.’s Pickup Promise

Residents Talk Trash about L.A.’s Pickup Promise

Neighbors are expressing frustration with the City of Los Angeles' response to illegal trash dumping.

Firefighter Stabbed in Hospital Emergency Room

Firefighter Stabbed in Hospital Emergency Room

A firefighter was stabbed in a Boyle Heights hospital emergency room Tuesday night, police said.

Deputies Face Charges in Horseback Pursuit Takedown

Deputies Face Charges in Horseback Pursuit Takedown

Three Southern California sheriff's deputies will face criminal charges in the beating of a man after he tried to escape on horseback in a high desert chase captured by NewsChopper4, District Attorney Michael...