SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A construction contractor says the primary suspect in the killing of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck approached him in April about building a secretive and soundproof room under a front porch.Read more »
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 06/28 — A Utah college student missing 11 days was abducted and killed and her remains burned in the yard of a man now facing aggravated murder and other charges,
By AMY FORLITI and TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press BARRON, Wis. (AP) 05/24 — A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents after the girl told the judge she that wanted him “locked up forever”
RIVERDALE, Md. (AP) 05/17 — A missing Maryland teen has been found dead in a Riverdale creek, where authorities say she was beaten with a baseball bat and stabbed with a machete by teens involved with MS-13.Read more »
By DAN SEWELL and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 04/05 — A 23-year-old ex-convict accused of pulling a cruel hoax by pretending to be a long-missing Illinois boy was charged Friday with making false statements to federal authorities.
By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 03/30 — The man accused of killing a woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride had activated the child locks in his backseat so the doors could only be opened from the outside,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 03/28 — A 19-time felon suspected of escaping from authorities, getting shot by Las Vegas police and leading a wild chase in a stolen truck stood before a judge the next day,
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.