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  • Sex offender booked with violent attack against teen

    October 23, 2015 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 31-year-old overnight Friday in connection with a violent attack against a 15-year-old girl earlier this week. Robert Jacobs, 31, was booked on charges of sexual battery and rape. Police said he tied up and gagged the girl. She was found in woods near... more »
  • New: 911 tapes released in deadly kidnapping crash Play Video

    March 26, 2015 10:37 AM

    PORT ALLEN - The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office told WBRZ's Chief Investigator, Chris Nakamoto , that Albert Harris III kidnapped his girlfriend from a home they apparently shared on Maryland Drive in Baton Rouge. Harris was killed in a crash Thursday morning; the woman who was being held,... more »
  • Family saves 3-year-old from abductor

    January 9, 2015 3:06 AM

    SANTA CLARITA, CA - Authorities in Santa Clarita, California, say a 3-year-old is safe after family members chased down her abductor. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a man reached through the girl's bedroom window last night, grabbed her and ran down the street with her. Family members ran... more »
  • Jackson police capture man in missing teen case, victim missing Play Video

    September 2, 2014 5:47 AM

    JACKSON, MS - Jackson police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula Green says officers captured 19-year-old Dewayne Thomas about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. She said charges would be filed, but she didn't immediately say what they would be. The... more »
  • More women and boys abducted in Nigeria

    June 24, 2014 4:01 AM

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Witnesses say Islamic extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys from villages in northeast Nigeria. Security forces denied the kidnappings. Nigeria's government and military have been widely criticized for their slow response to the abductions of more than 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped... more »
  • Nigerian leader visiting town of abducted girls

    May 16, 2014 3:22 AM

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - A community leader of the town from which Islamic extremists abducted more than 300 schoolgirls a month ago say an expected visit from Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is "better late than never." Chibok residents have expressed anger at the failure to rescue the girls whom the militants... more »
  • Creepy school bus driver faces charges

    May 15, 2014 6:09 AM

    HOUSTON, TX - A longtime Texas school bus mechanic and substitute driver is off the job and in handcuffs. A 12-year-old girl says Carlos Guzman held her against her will. She claims she missed her stop on the bus, so she asked him to take her home at the... more »
  • Grand jury could see weekend shooting

    November 11, 2013 12:00 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The district attorney in Lafayette will decide if the case of a shooter of a kidnapping suspect will go to a grand jury. Twenty-nine-year-old Scott Thomas of Leonville was shot Friday at a vacant house where kidnap victim Bethany Arceneaux was rescued. Arceneaux had been stabbed multiple... more »
  • Suspect in 2 RI homicides found; tot still missing

    August 11, 2013 3:06 PM

    JOHNSTON, R.I. - Massachusetts State Police say the suspect in a double homicide and kidnapping in Rhode Island has been captured, but the toddler is still missing. State police spokesman Dave Procopio tells WPRI-TV that Malcolm Crowell was apprehended Sunday afternoon in Fall River after a nationwide Amber Alert was... more »
  • Defense offers kinky photos in NY cannibal case

    January 31, 2013 10:52 AM

    NEW YORK - Lawyers for a New York City police officer charged with seeking to kill and eat women want potential jurors to see kinky photos they say were part of their client's fantasy world. One staged Internet photo shows a nude woman hog-tied and served up on a roasting... more »

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