By COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MILAN (AP) 03/20 — A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones Wednesday, ordering the children’s hands to be bound and threatening them with death during the drive,
By STEVE KARNOWSKI and TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press GORDON, Wis. (AP) 01/12 — The man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents with a shotgun nearly three months ago appears to have led an unremarkable existence until that fateful night,
By JEFF BAENEN and GRETCHEN EHLKE, Associated Press BARRON, Wis. (AP) 01/12 — The grandfather of a northwestern Wisconsin girl who was abducted during a home invasion that left her parents dead said Saturday that the family has no connection to the suspect and doesn’t understand why he targeted her,
BARRON, Wis. (AP) 01/11 — The Latest on a Wisconsin teenager who was found alive three months after disappearing following her parents’ deaths (all times local):
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) 01/07 — A Vermont man who is reported to have escaped from from a substance abuse rehabilitation center, forced a woman and her child into a car in New Hampshire,
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) 12/22 — A man once accused of plotting to kidnap retired talk show host David Letterman’s son and nanny has been released from a Montana prison for a second time after serving additional years for violating parole.Read more »
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 12/12 — A North Carolina prosecutor says authorities failed to act last year on evidence linking a 2016 rape to a released felon now accused of raping and killing a 13-year-old girl.Read more »
Associated Press, LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 12/08 — Police have arrested and charged a man with killing a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped last month from a North Carolina mobile home park.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) 12/07 — Brazilian authorities say that at least 12 people have been killed in two attempted bank robberies.
Military police in the northeastern state of Ceara say the attempted heists began around 2:30 a.m.
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 11/12 — A total reward of $20,000 is being offered in the case of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park.Read more »
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/14 — Elizabeth Smart says a woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted should be committed to a mental-health facility after she’s released from prison next week.
DALLAS (AP) 07/06 — A woman shot a man in the head and injured him after he tried to steal her sport utility vehicle with her two children inside,Read more »
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/26 — Each time notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman appears in court in his U.S.
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) 05/03— A fiery explosion rocked a Connecticut town while police were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife hostage,
By LORI HINNANT, Associated Press TREBES, France (AP) 03/24 — A French police officer who offered himself up to an Islamic extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage died of his injuries,
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JANIE HAR, Associated Press YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (AP) 03/10 — Three women who devoted their lives to helping traumatized veterans were killed by a patient who had been kicked out of their Northern California treatment program,
By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/06 — A military investigation into the Niger attack that killed four American service members concludes the team didn’t get required senior command approval for their risky mission to capture a high-level Islamic State militant,
MEXICO CITY (AP) 02/08 — Authorities in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz announced charges Thursday of “forced disappearance” against 19 current or former state police officials and officers,Read more »
By MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 01/30 — A Texas death row inmate is asking the federal courts to keep him from being executed for the 1999 slaying of his ex-girlfriend while he already was on parole for killing his estranged wife.
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 01/22 — Mexico posted its highest homicide rate in decades, with the government reporting Sunday there were 29,168 murders in 2017,