Kidnapping and Hostages

From Syria, IS slips into Iraq to fight another day

7 hours ago   |   National Post

BAGHDAD - Islamic State fighters facing defeat in Syria are slipping across the border into Iraq, where they are destabilizing the country's fragile security, U.S. and Iraqi...
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Everett Simpson indicted by federal grand jury

Everett Simpson indicted by federal grand jury

8 hours ago   |   WMUR

A federal grand jury has indicted the man charged with kidnapping a woman and her 5-year-old son in New Hampshire and later sexually assaulting the woman in Vermont.
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Nintendo of America's new president is named Bowser, and everyone is making the same jokes

Nintendo of America's new president is named Bowser, and everyone is making the same jokes

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Doug Bowser will be the president of Nintendo of America, taking over for Reggie Fils-Aime, who will retire on April 15th. Bowser, also known as King Koopa, is also the name of...
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Minneapolis Man Accused Of Holding American Journalist Hostage In Somalia

15 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A Twin Cities man has been indicted for allegedly helping co-conspirators hold a journalist captive for more than two years. Abdi Yusuf Hassan, who moved to...
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Man arrested after abducting Lyft driver for hours

18 hours ago   |   ABC

The 19-year-old reportedly abducted the woman for more than three hours, stealing her money and other belongings.
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Trial of man accused of kidnapping, killing Yingying Zhang, a U of I scholar from China, could begin in July

21 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Attorneys for a man accused of kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China say they could be ready for a trial to begin July 1. A judge already denied a...
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Man, 2 others, kidnap woman from Upstate CVS, force her to take money out of bank, deputies say

Man, 2 others, kidnap woman from Upstate CVS, force her to take money out of bank, deputies say

21 hours ago   |   WYFF

Greenville County deputies are trying to identifying the man accused of kidnapping a woman from a CVS parking lot and forcing her to take money out of the bank.
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18 members of white supremacist prison gang indicted

22 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

A federal indictment in Tulsa charges 18 members of a white supremacist prison gang with racketeering, drug conspiracy and kidnapping that resulted in at least six homicides...
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Jussie Smollett Is Arrested And Carolyn Bryant, The Woman Who Falsely Accused Emmett Till, Is Still Living Her Life In Mississippi

23 hours ago   |   News One

Over 60 years ago on August 28, 1955, Carolyn Bryant Donham , a White woman, told a lie that got a fourteen year-old boy killed. Emmett Till was kidnapped, tortured, and...
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Female suspect in standoff, hostage situation involving UPS truck in San Jose arraigned

1 day ago   |   ABC

The woman whom police say shot at undercover sheriff's deputies after carjacking a UPS truck last week made her first courtroom appearance Wednesday in a San Jose Courtroom.
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Jussie Smollett reportedly went back to the 'Empire' set after appearing in...

Jussie Smollett reportedly went back to the 'Empire' set after appearing in court and told colleagues: 'I swear to God, I did not do this'

Jussie Smollett returned to the "Empire" set hours after posting bond and being released from jail after he was charged with filing a false police report, according to multiple... Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Chicago's vast camera network helped solve Smollett case

Chicago's vast camera network helped solve Smollett case

Chicago's vast network of surveillance cameras helped track down brothers who discredited Smollett attack Read more ...

Moscow court extends detention of ex-Marine held for spying

Moscow court extends detention of ex-Marine held for spying

MOSCOW - A Moscow court has extended the detention for the American arrested at the end of December for alleged spying. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, was detained in a... Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous Las Vegas welcome sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

How Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin Built an Empire-And a Legacy

How Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin Built an Empire-And a Legacy

Friday would have been Steve Irwin's 57th birthday. In celebration of Irwin's life and legacy, Google is featuring the late conservationist and zookeeper in a Google Doodle... Read more ...

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Ecuador's Border With Peru

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Ecuador's Border With Peru

The earthquake's epicenter was far inland, away from the country's main highways that run along mountain ranges. Read more ...

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in 2 transfer windows

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in 2 transfer windows

ZURICH - FIFA has banned Chelsea from signing players until the 2020 offseason transfer window for breaching rules covering young players. Read more ...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed during the government shutdown

Judith Smith, of Bayonne, New Jersey, and her children, William Kenneth Smith and Sarah Jude Smith, were announced as lottery winners on Wednesday. They won the the $29.5... Read more ...