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This undated identification photo released Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, by the Vermont State Police shows Everett Simpson, 41, apprehended in Pennsylvania after a car chase on Sunday. Police said Simpson is suspected in the Saturday abduction of a woman and her child outside the Mall of New Hampshire in Manchester, N.H., and then drove them to Vermont. (Vermont State Police via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 8:27 am
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — A man forced a woman and her child into a car in New Hampshire, drove to Vermont, sexually assaulted the woman, and was apprehended in Pennsylvania after a manhunt and car chase, authorities said. Everett Simpson, 41, forced a woman and her child into their car outside the Mall...
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January 06, 2019 - 2:18 pm
SAN ANTONIO (1080 KRLD) - 8-Month-old King Jay Davila was taken from a West Side Convenience Store in San Antonio Friday night in what police believe was a planned abduction. Christopher Davila, the boy's father, has been arrested on child endangerment charges. Davila knows the woman who took King...
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FILE - This 2016 photo provided by the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office shows Wanda Barzee. Barzee, who helped kidnap Utah's Elizabeth Smart, is living a couple of blocks away from an elementary school in Salt Lake City following her release from prison in September. Utah's online sex-offender registry lists 73-year-old Barzee as living in a house near a school for kids ages pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Federal probation officers didn't return a phone message, but Barzee's supervised release guidelines don't seem to prohibit the arrangement. (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
December 31, 2018 - 5:48 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart is living several blocks from a Salt Lake City elementary school following her release from prison in September, according to Utah's sex-offender registry. Wanda Barzee, 73, is listed in the registry as living in an apartment near the...
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December 25, 2018 - 4:22 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A regional governor in Cameroon says armed English-speaking separatists attacked a French-speaking town, killing one person, kidnapping 15 others and burning 86 homes in the country's restive North West region. Governor Augustine Awah Fonka said the attack on Monday was the...
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December 12, 2018 - 4:29 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A wealthy Brazilian couple were sentenced Wednesday to minimal U.S. prison terms for helping their daughter keep her son in Brazil for the past five years in violation of the terms of her divorce to the boy's American father. Carlos Guimaraes, 68, was sentenced in Houston federal...
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Murtaza Ahmadi, a Lionel Messi fan, poses with Lionel Messi's shirt, at his relative's home in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. A young Afghan soccer fan who shot to fame after he was photographed in a Messi shirt made from a plastic bag has been forced to flee with his family to the capital after criminal gangs and the Taliban threatened to kill or kidnap him, his mother said Friday. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
December 07, 2018 - 10:51 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A young Afghan soccer fan who shot to fame after he was photographed in a Messi shirt made from a plastic bag has been forced to flee with his family to the capital after criminal gangs and the Taliban threatened to kill or kidnap him, his mother said Friday. Since...
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November 24, 2018 - 10:57 am
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The official death toll has risen in an attack on a police station in the southeastern Libyan oasis town of Tazirbu, which authorities are attributing to Islamic State radicals. In a Saturday statement, the United Nations said at least eight civilians were killed in the...
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November 24, 2018 - 4:31 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police have identified three suspects in the kidnapping of an Italian woman and are offering a reward of one million shillings ($9,750) for information leading to their arrest. There has been no claim of responsibility for the first kidnapping of a foreigner in the East...
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A Kenyan police officer talks on his phone inside the compound of the command centre that is directing operations in the search for kidnapped Italian volunteer Silvia Costanza Romano, in Malindi, Kenya Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Gunmen firing indiscriminately on Tuesday kidnapped Romano, a 23-year-old volunteer working with Kenyan students, from the village of Chakama in Kilifi county. (AP Photo)
November 23, 2018 - 3:23 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kenyan authorities are optimistic they will find an Italian woman kidnapped by gunmen this week, the national police chief said Friday, citing "very valuable information" given by people in custody. Three "persons of interest" are among 20 people held as police investigate...
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