(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- A Northern California woman who pleaded guilty to orchestrating an elaborate hoax about being kidnapped and even seared with a branding iron by her abductors was ordered to serve 18 months in prison Monday, more than double the amount of time... Read More.
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- A Northern California woman who pleaded guilty to orchestrating an elaborate hoax about being kidnapped and even seared with a branding iron by her abductors is scheduled to be sentenced Monday. Sherri Papini, 40, is facing a sentence of eight months when... Read More.
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- As Memphis, Tennessee authorities released new details in the kidnapping of jogger Eliza Fletcher, the suspect in the fatal abduction appeared in court Wednesday to face murder charges. The suspect, Cleotha Abston Henderson, 38, appeared in Shelby County Criminal Court to answer... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A six-year-old girl in Ohio is speaking out for the first time since she saved herself from an apparent kidnapping attempt right outside her home. Ken'Adi Nash was taking out the trash when the incident unfolded. She described how she narrowly escaped... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A man arrested with a loaded AK-47 assault rifle outside the Brooklyn, New York home of an outspoken Iranian writer is due in federal court Monday amid questions about his intent. Khalid Mehdiyev was charged with possessing a firearm with an obliterated... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Authorities say they believe a man accused of holding a woman captive at his California home and torturing her for several months may have other victims. Peter Anthony McGuire, 59, was arrested Saturday after a woman reportedly told deputies he had been... Read More.
(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- A family friend is among the three suspects accused of taking a 3-month-old baby boy from his Northern California home in what police believe was a premeditated kidnapping, authorities said Wednesday. The baby was found safe and in good condition Tuesday,... Read More.
(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- A 3-month-old baby boy was found safe and in good condition Tuesday, one day after he was taken from his Northern California home in what police believe was a premeditated kidnapping. The three suspects were identified by police on Wednesday as:... Read More.
(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- A 3-month-old baby boy has been found safe Tuesday after he was taken from his Northern California home in what police believe was a premeditated kidnapping. One suspect is in custody, police said. Brandon Cuellar's kidnapping was reported around 1 p.m. Monday... Read More.
(FERNLEY, Nev.) -- A suspect in the alleged kidnapping of a Nevada teenager who was last seen in a Walmart parking lot has been arrested, authorities said Friday. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office said it has also impounded a pickup truck that was "possibly involved" in... Read More.
(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) -- A second man charged in a bizarre plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty Wednesday and has agreed to testify for the prosecution at the federal trial of four other defendants. Kaleb Franks, 27, of Waterford, Michigan, admitted in... Read More.
(BALTIMORE) -- Two former Maryland police officers are now the subject of a manhunt by their former boss, and police said they should be considered armed and dangerous. The alleged crimes began at a home in York County, Pennsylvania, this week, when former Baltimore County... Read More.