Kidnapping and Hostages

2nd man arrested in kidnapping, rape of Maryland woman

2nd man arrested in kidnapping, rape of Maryland woman

3 hours ago   |   WRAL

Authorities in Maryland and Washington, D.C., say a second man accused in the kidnapping and rape of a Maryland woman has been arrested in North Carolina.
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Police searching for suspect in Bronzeville attempted kidnapping

9 hours ago   |   ABC

Chicago police are looking for a man they said tried to kidnap a woman in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood Sunday night.
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Sneaky Search? Accused Champaign killer claims feds secretly tossed jail cell

12 hours ago   |   ABC

In an emergency motion filed a man accused of kidnapping and slaying University of Illinois scholar Ying Ying Zhang says the FBI unlawfully searched Brendt Christensen's jail...
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$7.9 million settlement reached in Delnor Hospital hostage incident

12 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A Delnor Hospital nurse held hostage and sexually assaulted by a hospitalized jail inmate received $7.2 million in a lawsuit settlement agreement with Kane County. Four nurses...
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Protester who climbed Statue of Liberty found guilty on all counts

Protester who climbed Statue of Liberty found guilty on all counts

13 hours ago   |   New York Post

A woman who took the Statue of Liberty hostage on the Fourth of July to protest the separation of families at the Mexican border has been convicted on all counts by a Manhattan...
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The frightening story behind new Mets catcher Wilson Ramos' kidnapping

The frightening story behind new Mets catcher Wilson Ramos' kidnapping

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

Any turmoil the Mets have gone through in their history pales in comparison to the peril new catcher Wilson Ramos faced and survived early in his major league career. The Mets'...
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Drug Dealer Reported Fake Kidnapping of Infant Son to Exact Revenge Against Rivals: Cops

15 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Mitchell Dutz was charged by Fulton County prosecutors with several charges after calling 911 on Dec. 15 to fib a report that his infant son was kidnapped by three drug dealers...
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Kidnapped relative of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez freed

18 hours ago   |   ABC News

A relative of the late Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been freed after being kidnapped and held for ransom for over three months
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Man who used child as human shield in 34-hour standoff gets 41 ½-year prison term

Man who used child as human shield in 34-hour standoff gets 41 ½-year prison term

18 hours ago   |   WLWT

A 31-year-old man who held a young boy hostage in a lengthy standoff has been sentenced to 41 1/2 years in prison.
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Cops: Man made up kidnapping that triggered Amber Alert as revenge for drug deal gone bad

Cops: Man made up kidnapping that triggered Amber Alert as revenge for drug deal gone bad

18 hours ago   |   WCVB

Police in Illinois say the kidnapping story that triggered an Amber Alert was fabricated.
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